A is for Ox A Short History of the Alphabet Lyn Davies Folio Society 2006

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A is for Ox by Lyn Davies

A Short History of the Alphabet. Have you ever wondered why the letters are shaped the way they are? Why each particular shape came to represent its specific sound? Why certain letters have alternative shapes; and why we use two alphabets – capitals and small letters? Searching for the answers to questions like these will lead to encounters with Egyptian slaves, freebooting Phoenicians, Greek colonists, Roman sign writers, Carolingian intellectuals, and excitable Renaissance bibliophiles.

Features;

  • Folio Society First Edition No. 1319
  • Publisher Folio Society, London; 2006
  • Dark Red Cloth Hardback, 127 pp
  • With illustrations by the author
  • Size 195 x 125mm, 500g

Condition: Fine – Superb Unmarked Copy

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Weight 0.5 kg

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