The Alphabet : An Account of the Origin and Development of Letters.. in 2 vols.. Vol.I. Semitic Alphabets. Vol.II. Aryan Alphabets.

By: TAYLOR, Isaac

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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 (155 x 228 mm), brown cloth, gilt illustration to front boards, with gilt lettering to spines, top edges gilt.

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).

Preface.
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.
7. The Greek Alphabet
8. Alphabets of Hellenic Origin.
9. The Iranian Alphabets.
10.Indian Alphabets.
11. Epilogue.

With indices.

Ex-library (bookplate, rear pouch, spine lettering), foxing to fore- and bottom edges and some leaves, some wear to spine ends (including a few small tears, see photos) else a very good copy. NOTE: Due to weight, extra shipping charges will be needed. The set for 250.00

Title: The Alphabet : An Account of the Origin and Development of Letters.. in 2 vols.. Vol.I. Semitic Alphabets. Vol.II. Aryan Alphabets.

Author Name: TAYLOR, Isaac

Categories: 888,

Publisher: Kegan Paul, trench, & Co., London, 1883,: 1883

Seller ID: 51727

Keywords: ALPHABET LANGUAGE LINGUISTICS HISTORY 18001850ED ALPHABETS,