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A History of Calligraphy

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Calligraphy can be said to have developed among three of the world's major civilizations - the Arabs (and those who use the Arabic script), whose tradition centres on the preservation of the divine revelation through the Koran; the Chinese (and those who use Chinese script); and the Europeans who adopted the Roman script and laws within a Christian tradition. In this wide-ranging and heavily illustrated study, Albertine Gaur explores the history of calligraphy, and the place of calligraphers, from the earliest times to the ...

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History of Calligraphy
1994, Cross River Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781558598706

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A History of Calligraphy
1994, The British Library Publishing Division, London

ISBN-13: 9780712303484

Hardcover

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