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  1. Elements of Speech:

    Elements of Speech:

    An Essay of Inquiry into The Natural Production of Letters: with An Appendix Concerning Persons Deaf & Dumb.
    First Edition. Holder (1615/6-1698) was a clergyman and natural philosopher, one of the first members of the Royal Society. "In 1660 at Bletchingdon he achieved considerable fame by teaching a deaf mute, Alexander Popham, to speak ‘plainly and distinctly, and with a good and graceful tone'" (ODNB). This publication was based on the paper Holder delivered to the Royal Society the previous year. Learn More
    £1,500

    Date of Publication: 1669

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    Stock Code: 32216

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