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PRO Adelman, Jean (donor) (Adelman Collection copy) (13)
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1Title:  Observations on alphabetical characters: and particularly on the English alphabet: with an attempt to shew its insufficiency to express, with due precision, the variety of sounds, which enrich the language   
 Creator:  Harvey, Samuel. | Manchester Literary and Philosophical Society 
 Publication:  Manchester, 1792?] 
 Notes:  Signatures: [R]℗ S-Cc♯ [Dd]ℓ Caption title from p.135. Half-title: A fragment of the fourth volume of the Memoirs of the Literary and Philosophical Society at Manchester. 
 Extent:  [2], 135-209, [1] p., [1] folded leaf of tables ; 20 cm. (8vo) 
 Subjects:  Alphabet

 
Collection:  Library Company 
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2Title:  Prang's standard alphabets: A collection of alphabets in the best ancient and modern styles, designes for titles, colored initials, borders, compass P, topographical signs   
 Creator:  L. Prang & Co 
 Publication:  L. Prang, Boston, 1878. 
 Extent:  2 �., 42 pl. (part col.) 19 cm. (oblong 4to) 
 Subjects:  Alphabets

 
Collection:  Library Company 
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3Title:  Alphabet-album: collection de soixante feuilles d'alphabets historiés et fleuronnés, tirés des principales bibliothèques de l'Europe   
 Creator:  Silvestre, J. B. (Joseph Balthazar), b. 1791 
 Publication:  J. Techener, Paris, 1843. 
 Notes:  Engr. t.-p. 
 Extent:  1 p. �., 59 pl. (partly col., 1 double) 46 cm. (fol.) 
 Subjects:  Alphabets

 
Collection:  Library Company 
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4Title:  The letter H: past, present and future ; A treatise: with rules for the silent H, based on modern usage; and notes on WH   
 Creator:  Leach, Alfred. | Griffith and Farran | E.P. Dutton (Firm) 
 Publication:  Griffith & Farran...;London; New York: E.P. Dutton, London], 1880. 
 Notes:  With publisher's advertisments, 4p. In publisher's brown cloth boards; title and author's name lettered in black on front cover and spine; endpapers printed with advertisements. 
 Extent:  84,[4] p ; 16.3 cm. 
 Subjects:  Alphabet

 
Collection:  Library Company 
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5Title:  Observations on alphabetical characters: and particularly on the English alphabet: with an attempt to shew its insufficiency to express, with due precision, the variety of sounds, which enrich the language   
 Creator:  Harvey, Samuel. | Manchester Literary and Philosophical Society 
 Publication:  Manchester, 1792?] 
 Notes:  Signatures: [R]² S-Cc⁴ [Dd]¹ Caption title from p.135. Half-title: A fragment of the fourth volume of the Memoirs of the Literary and Philosophical Society at Manchester. 
 Extent:  [2], 135-209, [1] p., [1] folded leaf of tables ; 20 cm. (8vo) 
 Subjects:  Alphabet

 
Collection:  Library Company 
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6Title:  Alphabets old & new: containing over one hundred and fifty complete alphabets, thirty series of numerals, and numerous facsimiles of ancient dates, etc., for the use of craftsmen : with an introductory essay on "Art in the alphabet"   
 Creator:  Day, Lewis F. (Lewis Foreman), 1845-1910 | Day, Lewis F. (Lewis Foreman), 1845-1910 
 Publication:  B.T. Batsford, Charles Scribner's Sons, London, New York, 1899. 
 Extent:  xxii, 39 p., [159] p. of plates : ill. ; 20 cm. 
 Subjects:  Alphabets

 
Collection:  Library Company 
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7Title:  I. Huns, Ougres, Ouïgours. 2. Inscription de l'Iénissei et de l'Orkhon. Origine de l'alphabet vieux turc   
 Creator:  Zaborowski-Moindron, Sigismond, b. 1851 
 Publication:  Soc. d'anthrop. de Paris, Paris, 1898. 
 Extent:  p.171-180 : illus. 
 Subjects:  Alphabets

 
Collection:  American Philosophical Society 
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8Title:  The reformed alphabet and orthography applicable to all languages: with hints for the combination of all languages into one   
 Creator:   
 Publication:  S.l, 1836?] 
 Notes:  Caption title. 
 Extent:  20 p. ; 22 cm. 
 Subjects:  Alphabets

 
Collection:  American Philosophical Society 
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9Title:  Pantography, or universal drawings, in the comparison ... with the nature & importance of pasigraphy, as the science of letters   
 Creator:  Antrim, Benjamin J. 
 Publication:  Philadelphia, 1843. 
 Notes:  Not in Sabin. 
 Extent:  161 p. : il. ; duodecimo. 
 Subjects:  Alphabets

 
Collection:  American Philosophical Society 
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10Title:  The meaning of the alphabet   
 Creator:  Peacey, Howard, 1880- 
 Publication:  Murray & Gee, Los Angeles, 1949 [c1948] 
 Extent:  95 p. ; 22 cm. 
 Subjects:  Alphabets

 
Collection:  American Philosophical Society 
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11Title:  On the discrepancies of the early alphabets   
 Creator:  Cayley, C. B. 
 Publication:  London, n.d.] 
 Extent:  9 p. : plate ; octavo. 
 Subjects:  Alphabets

 
Collection:  American Philosophical Society 
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12Title:  Der Ursprung des alphabets   
 Creator:  Bauer, Hans. 
 Publication:  Hinrichs, Leipzig, 1937. 
 Extent:  44 p. l. L : 13 pl. ; octavo. 
 Subjects:  Alphabets

 
Collection:  American Philosophical Society 
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13Title:  Alphabeta Indica id est Granthamicum seu Samscrdamico-Malabaricum, Indostanum sive Vanarense, Nagaricum vulgare et Talinganicum   
 Creator:  Paulin, Jean Philippe. | Amaduzzi, Giovanni Cristoforo, 1740-1792 
 Publication:  Romae, 1791. 
 Extent:  24 p. ; duodecimo. 
 Subjects:  Alphabets

 
Collection:  American Philosophical Society 
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14Title:  Modéles des caracteres de l'imprimerie, et des autres choses nécessaires audit art   
 Creator:  Fournier, (Pierre Simon)le jeune, 1712-1768 
 Publication:  Paris, 1742. 
 Extent:  unp. : il. pl. ; octavo. 
 Subjects:  Alphabet

 
Collection:  American Philosophical Society 
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15Title:  Pantographia: containing accurate copies of all the known alphabets in the world; together with an English explanation of the peculiar force or power of each letter: to which are added, specimens of all well-authenticated oral languages   
 Creator:  Fry, Edmund, 1754-1835 
 Publication:  Printed by Cooper and Wilson, for J. and A. Arch [etc.], London, 1799. 
 Notes:  "Authorities quoted in this work": p. xxvi-xxix. 
 Extent:  320 p. ; octavo. 
 Subjects:  Alphabet | Writing -- History | Alphabets

 
Collection:  American Philosophical Society 
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16Title:  The alphabet: an account of the origin and development of letters   
 Creator:  Taylor, Isaac, 1829-1901 
 Publication:  K. Paul, Trench & co, London, 1883. 
 Extent:  2 v. : il. ; octavo. 
 Subjects:  Writing -- History | Alphabet | Alphabets

 
Collection:  American Philosophical Society 
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17Title:  Extinct languages   
 Creator:  Friedrich, Johannes, 1893-1972 | Gaynor, Frank, 1911- 
 Publication:  Philosophical Library, New York, [1957] 
 Notes:  Translation of Entzifferung verschollener Schriften und Sprachen. 
 Extent:  x, 182 p. : front., facsims. ; 21 1/2 cm. 
 Subjects:  Alphabet | Writing -- History | Alphabets

 
Collection:  American Philosophical Society 
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18Title:  Patterns of discovery in the decipherment of different types of alphabets   
 Creator:  Voegelin, C. F. (Charles Frederick), 1906- | Voegelin, F. M. (Florence Marie), 1927-1989 
 Publication:  Menasha, 1963. 
 Extent:  p.1231-1253 ; octavo. 
 Subjects:  Alphabets

 
Collection:  American Philosophical Society 
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19Title:  Alphabet for languages not yet reduced to writing   
 Creator:  Morris, Henry. 
 Publication:  Roy. Asiatic soc, London, 1898. 
 Extent:  p.23-28 ; 
 Subjects:  Alphabets

 
Collection:  American Philosophical Society 
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20Title:  Pantographia: containing accurate copies of all the known alphabets in the world; together with an English explanation of the peculiar force or power of each letter: to which are added, specimens of all well-authenticated oral languages   
 Creator:  Fry, Edmund, 1754-1835 
 Publication:  Printed by Cooper and Wilson, for J. and A. Arch [etc.], London, 1799. 
 Notes:  "Authorities quoted in this work": p. xxvi-xxix. 
 Extent:  320 p. ; octavo. 
 Subjects:  Alphabet | Writing -- History | Alphabets

 
Collection:  American Philosophical Society 
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