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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Stanley Morison; Nicolas Barker
|Notes:||Lectures delivered in 1957, reworked and elaborated for publication.
An "unrevised proof" edition of the original lectures was issued in 1957? under title: Aspects of authority and freedom in relation to Graeco-Latin script, inscription, and type, sixth century B.C. to twentieth century A.D.
|Description:||, 361 pages illustrations, facsimiles 28 cm.|
|Contents:||From the Greek inscription at Melos of the sixth-fifth century B.C. to the Latin inscription at Rome of the first century A.D. --
From rustic to half-uncial --
Second-century phyrygia to eighth-century Gaul --
From the psalm-book of St. columba, c. 561, to the gospel-book of Henry III, c. 1046 --
From the Eastern Schism, 1054, to the end of the Western Schism, 1417 --
From Martin V, 1417-1431, to Sixtus V, 1585-1590 --
From the French Academy to the industrial revolution.
|Series Title:||Lyell lectures, 1957.|
|Responsibility:||edited and completed by Nicolas Barker.|