Author Burgh, James
Title The Art of Speaking
Publishing Location London
Year 1761
Publisher T. Longman [etc.]
Edition I
Number of Pages in-8, 371
Publishing Country GBR
Publishing Language ENG
Notes

COMPLETE TITLE: The Art of Speaking: Containing I. An Essay; in which are given Rules for expressing properly the Principal Passions and Humours, which occur in Reading, or Public Speaking; and II. Lessons taken from the Antients and Moderns (with Additions and Alterations, where thought useful) exhibiting a Variety of Matter for Practice; the emphatical Words printed in Italics; with Notes of Direction referring to the Essay. To which are added a Table of the Lessons; and an Index of the Various Passions and Humours in the Essay and Lessons.
PUBLISHER:
Printed for T. Longman, J. Buckland, and W. Fenner, in Pater-Noster-Row; J. Waugh, in Lombard-Street; E. Dilly, in the Poultry; and T. Field, in Cheapside.

LATER EDITIONS:
Second edition "with additions":
- Dublin, printed for S.W. and sold by Robert Bell, Bookseller in Stephen-Street, opposite Aungier-Street, 1763.
- London, printed for T. Longman and J. Buckland, in Pater-Noster-Row; E. and C. Dilly, in the Poultry; and T. Field and Co. in Leadenhall-Street, 1768.

Third edition: London, printed for T. Longman and J. Buckland, in Paternoster-Row; E. and C. Dilly, in the Poultry; and T. Field and Co. in Leadenhall-Street, 1772.

Fourth edition:
- London, printed for T. Longman and J. Buckland; E. and C. Dilly; and T. Field and Co., 1775.
- Philadelphia, Printed and sold by R. Aitken Bookseller, opposite the London-Coffee-House, Front-Street, 1775.

Fifth edition:
- Dublin, printed for Messrs. Price, Whitestone, Wilkinson, Chamberlaine, W. Watson, Sheppard, R. Cross, Potts, Williams, S. Watson, Colles, Walker, E. Cross, Jenkin, Moncrieffe, Burnett, Flinn, Hallhead, Wogan, Gilbert, Stewart, Porter, Mills, White, Talbot, J. Exshaw, Beatty, Burton, and B. Watson, 1779.
- Philadelphia, Printed and sold by R. Aitken, in Market-Street, three doors above the Coffee-House, 1780.
- London, printed for T. Longman and J. Buckland, in Pater-Noster-Row; T. Field in Leadenhall-Street; and C. Dilly in the Poultry, 1781.
- Newbury-Port [Mass.], printed by John Mycall, for William Green, of Boston, 1782.

Sixth edition:
- London, printed for T. Longman and J. Buckland, in Pater-Noster-Row; T. Field, in Leadenhall-Street; and C. Dilly, in the Poultry, 1784.
- Dublin, printed for Messrs. Price, Whitestone, Wilkinson, Chamberlaine, W. Watson, Sheppard, R. Cross, Potts, Walker, Jenkin, Moncrieffe, Burnett, Wogan, Gilbert, White, Beatty, and Burton, 1784.
- New-York, Printed by H. Gaine, at the Bible, in Hanover-Square, 1785.
- Philadelphia, Printed by Charles Cist, for Thomas Dobson, Bookseller, Second-Street, two doors above Chesnut-Street, 1786.

Seventh edition:
- London, printed for T. Longman and J. Buckland, in Pater-Noster-Row; T. Field, in Leadenhall-Street; and C. Dilly, in the Poultry, 1787.
- London, printed for T. Longman, T. Field, C. Dilly, W. Goldsmith, D. Ogilvy and J. Speare, 1792.
Online text:  INTERNET ARCHIVE

Between 1793 and 1804 five other editions appeared:
- Boston, Printed by Joseph Bumstead, for Ebenezer Larkin, Jun. Bookseller and Stationer, no. 50, Cornhill, 1793.
- Danbury, Connecticut, Printed for Edmund and Ephraim Washburn, 1795.
- [Boston], Printed at Boston by Thomas Hall, for James White, Court Street, and Ebenezer Larkin, Cornhill, 1795.
- Philadelphia, Printed by Charles Cist , North Second-Street, near Race-Street, 1800.
- Baltimore [Md.], Printed for Samuel Butler, by John W. Butler, 1804.
Online text: GOOGLE BOOKS - HATHI TRUST

RECENT EDITIONS:
Reprint of the edition of 1768: Bristol, Thoemmes, 2003.


 

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