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Historical scripts from classical times to the Renaissance by Stan Knight

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Published by Oak Knoll Press in New Castle, Del .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Calligraphy -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.,
  • Paleography -- Europe -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 108-109) and indexes.

StatementStan Knight.
GenreHandbooks, manuals, etc.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsZ43 .K65 2003
The Physical Object
Pagination111 p. :
Number of Pages111
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22617643M
ISBN 101884718566

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