25 items
The Writing Revolution
Cuneiform to the Internet
Book - 2009
The Rare Book Room and the Wangenheim Collection
Web Resource
The Wangenheim collection of rare materials traces the history of books over 4,000 years. Selected items are on display in the Hervey Family Rare Book Room, located on the top floor of the Central Library. Open hours vary. The Wangenheim collection of rare materials traces the history of books over 4,000 years. Selected items are on display in the Hervey Family Rare Book Room, located on the top floor of the Central Library. Open hours vary. Show less
Palimpsest
A History of the Written Word
Book - 2015
The Golden Thread
The Story of Writing
Book - 2013
Lost Languages
The Enigma of the World's Great Undeciphered Scripts
Book - 2002
The Rosetta Stone
Book - 1989
Cuneiform
Book - 1987
Babylonian clay tablets at the Library
Web Resource
The Babylonian clay tablets collection contains 27 clay tablets inscribed with cuneiform characters, ca. 2300 BCE. Cuneiform script is one of the earliest known systems of writing emerging from Mesopotamia, now modern day Iraq. The Babylonian clay tablets collection contains 27 clay tablets inscribed with cuneiform characters, ca. 2300 BCE. Cuneiform script is one of the earliest known systems of writing emerging from Mesopotamia, now modern day Iraq. Show less
The Paper Trail
An Unexpected History of A Revolutionary Invention
Book - 2016
Gutenberg
How One Man Remade the World With Words
Book - 2002
The Smithsonian Book of Books
Book - 1992
100 Documents That Changed the World
From the Magna Carta to WikiLeaks
Book - 2015
The Missing Ink
The Lost Art of Handwriting
Book - 2012
Signed, Sealed, Delivered
Celebrating the Joys of Letter Writing
Book - 2014
Writing
The Story of Alphabets and Scripts
Book - 1992
The Alphabetic Labyrinth
The Letters in History and Imagination
Book - 1995
Medieval Calligraphy
Its History and Technique
Book - 1989
Understanding Illuminated Manuscripts
A Guide to Technical Terms
Book - 1994
In-library use only in some locations
A Splendor of Letters
The Permanence of Books in An Impermanent World
Book - 2003
On Paper
The Everything of Its Two-thousand-year History
Book - 2013
The Making of Shakespeare's First Folio
Book - 2015
The Book in America
Book - 1996
Printer's Error
Irreverent Stories From Book History
Book - 2017
The Book
A Global History
Book - 2013
Miniature Books
4,000 Years of Tiny Treasures
Book - 2007
[]
[]
To Top