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1 Powell, Barry B. HOMER AND THE ORIGIN OF THE GREEK ALPHABET
Cambridge University Press 1991 0521371570 / 9780521371575 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Large Gift inscription on ffep in black marker -- possibly written by author? Dustjacket has minor shelfwear and rubbing. Book has minor shelfwear. ; Who invented the Greek alphabet and why? The purpose of this challenging book is to inquire systematically into the historical causes that underlay the radical shift from earlier and less efficient writing systems to the use of alphabetic writing. The author reaches the conclusion that a single man, perhaps from the island of Euboea, invented the Greek alphabet specifically in order to record the Iliad and the Odyssey of Homer. ; 9.5 x 1 x 6.5 Inches; 306 pages 
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2 Powell, Barry B. HOMER AND THE ORIGIN OF THE GREEK ALPHABET
Cambridge University Press 1991 0521371570 / 9780521371575 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Some heavy Foxing/dustsoiling to textblock. Minor shelfwear to DJ. ; Who invented the Greek alphabet and why? The purpose of this challenging book is to inquire systematically into the historical causes that underlay the radical shift from earlier and less efficient writing systems to the use of alphabetic writing. The author reaches the conclusion that a single man, perhaps from the island of Euboea, invented the Greek alphabet specifically in order to record the Iliad and the Odyssey of Homer. ; 9.5 x 1 x 6.5 Inches; 306 pages 
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3 Powell, Barry B. HOMER AND THE ORIGIN OF THE GREEK ALPHABET
Cambridge University Press 1991 0521371570 / 9780521371575 Hardcover Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket 
Staining to textblock and paper has become stuck to bottom of front board. DJ has scuffing and some adhesive remains. Light bumping to corners and edges otherwise VG. ; Who invented the Greek alphabet and why? The purpose of this challenging book is to inquire systematically into the historical causes that underlay the radical shift from earlier and less efficient writing systems to the use of alphabetic writing. The author reaches the conclusion that a single man, perhaps from the island of Euboea, invented the Greek alphabet specifically in order to record the Iliad and the Odyssey of Homer. ; 9.5 x 1 x 6.5 Inches; 306 pages 
Price: 70.00 USD
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4 Powell, Barry B. HOMER AND THE ORIGIN OF THE GREEK ALPHABET
Cambridge University Press 1991 0521371570 / 9780521371575 Hardcover Near Fine in Fine dust jacket 
Faint foxing to top of textblock else book is fine. ; Who invented the Greek alphabet and why? The purpose of this challenging book is to inquire systematically into the historical causes that underlay the radical shift from earlier and less efficient writing systems to the use of alphabetic writing. The author reaches the conclusion that a single man, perhaps from the island of Euboea, invented the Greek alphabet specifically in order to record the Iliad and the Odyssey of Homer. ; 9.5 x 1 x 6.5 Inches; 306 pages 
Price: 85.00 USD
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