A Guide to Western Historical Scripts from Antiquity to 1600.

By: BROWN, Michelle P.

Price: £48.00

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Demy 4to., pp [vi], 138 and fully illustrated in half-tones. Colour pictorial glazed boards. A fine copy. 'Fifty-five full-page plates give examples of the major western scripts in broadly chronological sequence, each accompanied by a commentary identifying the type of script, its historical and regional curency, distinctive features and style, and a transcription.'

Title: A Guide to Western Historical Scripts from Antiquity to 1600.

Author Name: BROWN, Michelle P.

Categories: Other,

Publisher: The British Library:, 1990., 0

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fine

Type: Book

kg: 1.00 kg

Seller ID: 2866

Keywords: manuscripts, handwriting, palaeography, paleography, document studies,