Letter Perfect: The A-To-Z History of Our Alphabet

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Letters are tangible language. Joining together in endless combinations to actually show speech, letters convey our messages and tell our stories. While we encounter these tiny shapes hundreds of times a day, we take for granted the long, fascinating history behind one of the most fundamental of human inventions -- the alphabet. The heart of the book is the 26 fact-filled "biographies" of letters A through Z, each one identifying the letter's particular significance for modern readers, tracing its development from ancient ...

Letter Perfect: The A-To-Z History of Our Alphabet 2004, Vintage Books Canada

ISBN-13: 9780676974881

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