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The Resource The origin and progress of the art of writing : a connected narrative of the development of the art, its primeval phases in Egypt, China, Mexico, etc; its middle state in the cuneatic systems of Nineveh and Persepolis, to its introduction to Europe through the medium of the Hebrew, Phœnician, and Greek systems, and its subsequent progress to the present day, by Henry Noel Humphreys ; illustrated by a number of specimens of the writing of all ages, and a series of facsimiles from autograph letters from the fifteenth to the nineteenth century

The origin and progress of the art of writing : a connected narrative of the development of the art, its primeval phases in Egypt, China, Mexico, etc; its middle state in the cuneatic systems of Nineveh and Persepolis, to its introduction to Europe through the medium of the Hebrew, Phœnician, and Greek systems, and its subsequent progress to the present day, by Henry Noel Humphreys ; illustrated by a number of specimens of the writing of all ages, and a series of facsimiles from autograph letters from the fifteenth to the nineteenth century

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The origin and progress of the art of writing : a connected narrative of the development of the art, its primeval phases in Egypt, China, Mexico, etc; its middle state in the cuneatic systems of Nineveh and Persepolis, to its introduction to Europe through the medium of the Hebrew, Phœnician, and Greek systems, and its subsequent progress to the present day
Title
The origin and progress of the art of writing
Title remainder
a connected narrative of the development of the art, its primeval phases in Egypt, China, Mexico, etc; its middle state in the cuneatic systems of Nineveh and Persepolis, to its introduction to Europe through the medium of the Hebrew, Phœnician, and Greek systems, and its subsequent progress to the present day
Statement of responsibility
by Henry Noel Humphreys ; illustrated by a number of specimens of the writing of all ages, and a series of facsimiles from autograph letters from the fifteenth to the nineteenth century
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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1810-1879
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Humphreys, Henry Noel
Illustrations
plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
Z105
LC item number
.H92
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Writing
  • Paleography
Label
The origin and progress of the art of writing : a connected narrative of the development of the art, its primeval phases in Egypt, China, Mexico, etc; its middle state in the cuneatic systems of Nineveh and Persepolis, to its introduction to Europe through the medium of the Hebrew, Phœnician, and Greek systems, and its subsequent progress to the present day, by Henry Noel Humphreys ; illustrated by a number of specimens of the writing of all ages, and a series of facsimiles from autograph letters from the fifteenth to the nineteenth century
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
ocm02558044
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
viii, 176 p., 28 leaves of plates
Lccn
07006620
Note
  • .
  • 50726 h
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
Label
The origin and progress of the art of writing : a connected narrative of the development of the art, its primeval phases in Egypt, China, Mexico, etc; its middle state in the cuneatic systems of Nineveh and Persepolis, to its introduction to Europe through the medium of the Hebrew, Phœnician, and Greek systems, and its subsequent progress to the present day, by Henry Noel Humphreys ; illustrated by a number of specimens of the writing of all ages, and a series of facsimiles from autograph letters from the fifteenth to the nineteenth century
Publication
Control code
ocm02558044
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
viii, 176 p., 28 leaves of plates
Lccn
07006620
Note
  • .
  • 50726 h
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)

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