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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THE STORY OF WRITING AND PRINTING

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Anyone who has ever reveled in drawing with Magic Markers or has cherished a particular pen should enjoy this quick and upbeat introduction to the history of written text by Ganeri (Bizarre Beasts, p ... Read full review

Contents

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

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