Phonography; or the Writing of Sounds. In two parts, viz. locography, or universal writing of speech; and musicography, or symbolical writing of music; with a short hand for both.

By: De STAINES, V.D.:

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Tall 8vo. In dark green cloth blind embossed covers with gilt to spine. In very good condition. Spine slightly faded. Corners slightly bumped. Occasional small marks and foxing spots. Many pages uncut/unopened. Else a very clean and tight copy. 208pp. With 9 plates. This rare book covers the nature and history of the recording of sound in writing. The author describes the development of speech, writing, and alphabets and proposes a new series of characters to improve accuracy. The second part of the book is concerned with music, and again, the author proposes an improved method.

Title: Phonography; or the Writing of Sounds. In two parts, viz. locography, or universal writing of speech; and musicography, or symbolical writing of music; with a short hand for both.

Author Name: De STAINES, V.D.:

Categories: Miscellaneous Subjects,

Publisher: London: Effingham Wilson. 1842 2nd edition.:

Seller ID: 65029

Keywords: Miscellaneous Subjects V.D.De STAINES, Phonography, Writing of Sounds, locography, speech, musicography, music, short hand, 2nd edition,