Writing: The Story of Alphabet and Scripts
The history of writing is an epic that spans six thousand years, from the valleys of the tigris and Euphrates tot the shores of the Mediterranean. From hieroglyphics and cuneiform to the invention of printing and the rich world of modern lettering, here is writing's mysterious course as it has evolved through the ages. Writing lies at the root of our civilization; it is the accumulated memory of humankind.
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Harry N. Abrams, Inc.
History | Reading and Language
Jean, Georges, "Writing: The Story of Alphabet and Scripts" (1987). Personal Research Collection. 5.