A Guide to Western Historical Scripts: From Antiquity to 1600

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British Library, 1990 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 138 pages
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User Review  - mpalotay - LibraryThing

This book is less useful than it seems it ought to be. I mean, it has actual exemplars, with full transcriptions, and historical info on the script used. But the pictures are black and white, and what ... Read full review

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User Review  - sven_and_malin - LibraryThing

Facts and pictures from original manuscripts. Hard to go wrong with that - the rating should have been higher if the pictures hadn't been in black and white. Read full review

Contents

Square Capitals
16
The Roman System of Scripts
25
The National Hands
32
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