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The Book Before Printing: Ancient, Medieval and Orientalby David Diringer
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An exploration of rare and priceless manuscripts from museums around the world, this survey features nearly 200 photographic facsimiles that depict ancestors of the modern book. Contributions from numerous people and cultures include ancient sources of Greece and Rome, central and southern Asia, Africa, pre-Columbian America, the Far East, and Europe.
Rare and priceless manuscripts from museums around the world, depicted in nearly 200 photographic facsimiles, include ancient sources of Greece and Rome, Africa, pre-Columbian America, the Far East, and Europe.
Rich authoritative study of the book before Gutenberg. Nearly 200 photographic facsimiles of priceless documents. Comprehensive.
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