Reading the Past Anceint Writing from Cuneiform...


Book Details

Author  B F Cook, John Healey, John Chadwick, W Davies, B Walker, L Bonfante JT Hooker
Publisher  Barnes and Noble
Publication Date   November 23, 1998
Pages  385


Great book, nicely illustrated, featuring history of writing, cuneiform, Egyptian hieroglyphs, Ancient Greek alphabet, Etruscan, Linear B, archaeological digs and finds, clay tablets, paper, writing technique and style. 80 black and white illustrations of works of art, tablets, sarcophagus, tombs, pottery, tools, paintings and other objects. Includes notes / bibliography. Gray cloth hardcover with illustrated dust jacket. 385 pages. Measures 7 by 10 inches. Interesting book, nicely illustrated.

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