- Dresden: Verlag der Kunst, (1970).
- large 4to.
- (ii), 222 pages.
Price: $70.00 other currencies
Order Nr. 58839
First edition. A history of writing from the earliest times down to the present day, beginning with cave paintings and ending with modern alphabets. 242 illustrations, some in color. Indexed. Contains tipped-in illustrations. Page 35 has tear. Spine lettering partially rubbed off.