Alphabet : An Account of the Origin and Development of Letters. 2 vols, new edition. Vol. I : Semitic Alphabets; Vol. II: Aryan Alphabets.

By: TAYLOR, Isaac

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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 (152 x 230 mm), blue cloth, blind stamped borders, with gilt lettering to spines. Partially unopened.

Isaac Taylor (b. May 2, 1829, Stanford Rivers, Essex, England – d. October 18, 1901) was a philologist, toponymist, and Anglican canon of York (from 1885).

Volume I : Semitic Alphabets.
Preface to the New Edition, written at Settrington.
1. The Inventors of Writing.
2. The Origin of the Alphabet.
3. The Primitive Letters.
4. The Phoenician Alphabet.
5. The Aramean Alphabets.
6. The South Semitic Alphabets.

Volume II : Aryan Alphabets.
7. The Greek Alphabet.
8. Alphabets of Hellenic Origin.
9. The Iranian Alphabets.
10.Indian Alphabets.
11. The Epilogue.
With Index of Alphabets and General Index.

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. Partially unopened. Due to weight, extra shipping will be required. For the set 200.00

Title: Alphabet : An Account of the Origin and Development of Letters. 2 vols, new edition. Vol. I : Semitic Alphabets; Vol. II: Aryan Alphabets.

Author Name: TAYLOR, Isaac

Categories: 888,

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1899,: 1899

Seller ID: 47432

Keywords: ALPHABET HISTORY LINGUISTICS LANGUAGE 18001850ED,