The history of the written word, from the cuneiform characters invented in 4000 BC, through the evolution of the alphabet around 2000 BC, to modern typographical techniques.
A title from the NEW HORIZONS series of pocket-sized information books, with foldouts and double-page spreads.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 208 pages, 230 illustrations, 120 in colour
- Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
- Publication Date: 01/05/1992
- Category: Palaeography (history of writing)
- ISBN: 9780500300169