The Marvelous History of Our Alphabet From A to Z
ISBN10: 0767911733 ISBN13: 9780767911733 Publisher: Bantam Doubleday Dell Pub (T) Published: Aug 1 2004 Pages: 395 Weight: 0.80lbs. Height: 8.25" Width: 5.50" Depth: 0.75" Language: English
An entertaining and informative study of the mysteries of the alphabet traces the history of alphabetic symbols and inscriptions from ancient times to the present day and offers close-up portraits of the twenty-six letters of the English alphabet, detailing each letter's significance, its development, and its role in literature and other media. Reprint.