The Story of Writing and Printing

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Oxford University Press, Oct 1, 1996 - Printing - 30 pages
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The Signs of the Times series presents the history of basic systems of communication and calculation for children aged eight to ten. Organized chronologically from ancient history to the present, the volumes in the series are illustrated throughout with colorful photographs and drawings of artifacts and objects. Along with boxes which highlight inventions, personalities, and amazing facts, each of the titles supplies the reader with a timeline, a glossary and an index.

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Contents

SIGNS AND SYMBOLS
6
PUTTING PEN TO PAPER
12
The first printers
19
Copyright

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