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Writing Systems of the World
by Akira Nakanishi


Overview - This unique, ambitious, and entertaining book presents twenty-nine scripts in detail and offers examples of a hundred more. Written in nontechnical prose and organized into brief but comprehensive sections, it will serve as a handy reference for world travelers, stamp collectors, and calligraphers, and provide hours of reading enjoyment to those who are fascinated by the written symbol itself.  Read more...

 
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Overview
This unique, ambitious, and entertaining book presents twenty-nine scripts in detail and offers examples of a hundred more. Written in nontechnical prose and organized into brief but comprehensive sections, it will serve as a handy reference for world travelers, stamp collectors, and calligraphers, and provide hours of reading enjoyment to those who are fascinated by the written symbol itself.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780804816540
  • ISBN-10: 0804816549
  • Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
  • Publish Date: December 1989
  • Page Count: 128
  • Dimensions: 10 x 7.2 x 0.6 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.7 pounds


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Books > Language Arts & Disciplines > Handwriting
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