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Here for our benefit is an exhaustive treatise on voice and speech. Both the first (1948) and the present second editions come to us as most welcome Christmas presents.
Each subject (i.e., Voice or Speech) is considered more or less separately, the subject of Voice being covered by Dr. Luchsinger, and that of Speech by Dr. Arnold.
Not only are the anatomical and physiological bases of the subjects considered minutely, but the physics of both sound and voice are presented fully and lucidly.
The format of the book is excellent. The print size is well selected for legibility, and the quality of the paper is tops. Thus, reading ease and permanence of the book itself are assured. The numerous (207) illustrations are clear and are incisively illustrative of the subject matter.
Incorporated within the text is a very fine historical consideration of each of the sub-subjects under consideration at the
Lehrbuch der Stimm- und Sprachheilkunde: A Textbook on the Medical Care of the Voice and Speech. Arch Otolaryngol. 1962;76(5):478–479. doi:10.1001/archotol.1962.00740050490018
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