- Groningen: J.B. Wolters' U.M., 1915.
- large 8vo.
- (iv), 244, (3) pages.
Price: $25.00 other currencies
Order Nr. 60258
Second revised and expanded edition. Gestel and Van der Laan provide a history of writing. They begin with cave art, explore writing in various countries, look at medieval illuminated manuscripts and continue through the early twentieth century, concentrating on the founders of modern calligraphy. Introductions to both the first and second editions are provided. Contains 140 black-and-white illustrations. Some foxing to preliminary and terminal pages. Spine foxed.