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1 TAYLOR, Isaac Alphabet : An Account of the Origin and Development of Letters.. in 2 vols.. Vol.I. Semitic Alphabets. Vol.II. Aryan Alphabets.
Kegan Paul, trench, & Co., London, 1883, 
TAYLOR, Isaac. The Alphabet : An Account of the Origin and Development of Letters. In Two Volumes. Vol.I. Semitic Alphabets. Vol.II. Aryan Alphabets. London : Kegan Paul, Trench, & Co., 1883. Pp 358 + 32 pp. publisher's catalogue dated 10/83; 398. Illustrated. 8vo, brown cloth, gilt illustration to front boards, top edges gilt. Chapters: 1. The Inventors of Writing, 2. TheOrigin of the Alphabet, 3. The Primitive Letters, 4. The Phoenician Alphab et, 5. The Aramean Alphabets, 6. The South Semitic Alphabets; 7. The Greek Alphabet, 8. Alphabets of Hellenic Origin; 9. The Iranian Alphabets; 10.Indian Alphabets; 11. Epilogue. Ex-library (bookplate, rear pouch, spine lettering), foxing to fore- and bottom edges and some leaves, else a very good copy. the set for 250.00

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2 HEADLAND, Isaac Taylor China's New Day : A Study of Events That Have Led to Its Coming
Central Committee on the United Study of Missions, West Medford, Massachusetts, 1912, 
HEADLAND, Isaac Taylor, D.D. China's New Day : A Study of Events That Have Led to Its Coming. West Medford, Massachusetts : "Published by the Central Committee on the United Study of Missions", (April 1912). First Edition. Pp(8),[1]-261,(1) + frontispiece + 23 plates. 8vo, blue decorated cloth, wit h black lettering. Isaac Taylor Headland (b. August 16, 1859, Freedom, Pennsylvania - d. August 2, 1942, Alliance, Ohio.), teacher and missionary withthe Methodist Episcopal Mission. Contents 1. The Break with the Past; 2. T he Chinese Woman (pp.45-87); 3. An Educational Revolution; 4. The Chinese Church; 5. Medical Work; 6. The Printed Page. With index. Photos include "Track Team, University of Nanking"; "The Old Custom of Foot-Binding"; "Field Women in China"; "Hackett Medical School, Basket Ball"; "Dr. Woodhull and Medical Graduates, 1900"; "Taoist Priest"; "School for Blind Girls, Canton";"Women Doctors and Nurses, Hackett Medical and David Gregg Hospital, Canto n"; &c. Spine sunned, light wear to cloth with a few marks, occasional staining, else very good, solid copy. 40.00

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3 TAYLOR, Isaac History of The Alphabet : An Account of the Origin and Development of Letters. 2 vols, new edition. Vol. I : Semitic Alphabets; Vol. II: Aryan Alphabets.
Charles Scribner's Sons, 1899, 
TAYLOR, Isaac. The History of The Alphabet : An Account of the Origin and Development of Letters. In Two Volumes. New York : Charles Scribner's Sons, 1899. New Edition. Vol. I : Semitic Alphabets; Vol. II: Aryan Alphabets. Pp. (6),[iii]-xii,(4),[1]-359,(1); (4),[i]-ii,(2),[1]-398. Tables, diagrams throughout. 8vo, blue cloth, blind stamped borders, gilt lettering to spine.Partially unopened. Chapters: 1. The Inventors of Writing, 2. The Origin o f the Alphabet, 3. The Primitive Letters, 4. The Phoenician Alphabet, 5. The Aramean Alphabets, 6. The South Semitic Alphabets; 7. The Greek Alphabet,8. Alphabets of Hellenic Origin; 9. The Iranian Alphabets; 10.Indian Alpha bets; 11. Epilogue. Volume I has two spots of an unidentifiable hardened black substance to the rear cover, front cover lightly rubbed, both have front hinges starting, corners slightly bumped, else very good, bright. For theset 200.00

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4 TAYLOR, Isaac, Rev. Scenes in America, for the Amusement and Instruction of Little Tarry-at-Home Travellers
Printed for Harris and Son, London, 1821, 
TAYLOR, Isaac, Rev. Scenes in America, for the Amusement and Instruction ofLittle Tarry-at-Home Travellers. London : Printed for Harris and Son, 1821 . Pp [i]-viii,[1]-122,(2), frontis folding map + 27 (of 28) leaves of plates [3 plates per leaf]. Small 8vo, red leather spine, printed paper covered boards. The book consists of 84 plates and plate descriptions. Includes a section on Newfoundland (pp. 91-94, and 3 plates) No.64. Wigwam Village; No.65. Fishing on the Banks; No.66. Salting Houses. Spine ends chipped, boards very worn, foxing and spotting throughout, lacking pages 17-20 and plates 7-12, a few loose leaves, a reading copy only. As is. 70.00

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