Revised edition, very numerous b&w illustrations from photographs, engravings and reproductions of manuscripts, scrolls and letters, route map, 4 pp colour section, bibliography, dictionary of scripts, index, 236 pp, black boards in d/w, top and bottom edges of d/w a little creased, small tear to top margin of pages 179-182, otherwise in very good condition, British Library 1992
25.5 x 19.5 cm, 1040g, ISBN 0 71230 270 0
See the description below from the dustwrapper flap.
Beware – most of the copies of this book offered by other booksellers are of the first, unrevised, edition, or the paperback edition. Our copy is a proper sewn hardback.
Long out of print.