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Sign, Symbol and Script; An Account of Man's Efforts to Write

By: Jensen, Hans

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, G.P. Putnam: 1969

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 17286K

Condition: Very Good


Very nice, clean copy. No names or writing. Small bit of wear to upper front corner. Most handsome in brand new mylar cover. Has not been price-clipped. Originally published in Germany in 1935. This is the first American edition, but is also the third revised overall. Discusses in great depth man's evolution toward the written word as we know it. Contains more than 600 tables, pictures and specimens of script drawn from all types of inscriptions, including tombs, precious objects, manuscripts. documents and graffiti. The author incorporates the scholarship of generations of researchers. 613 pa... View more info