Semantography (Blissymbolics): A Logical Writing for an Illogical World
23cm x 16cm. 882 pages. Rebound full green leather, rich gilt spine, inner edges gilt.
The ideographic writing system of Austro-Hungarian (current Ukraine) Charles K. Bliss (1897-1985). A Jew, Bliss conceived his Blissymbols while a refugee in Shanghai and Sydney with the goal of creating an easy to learn international auxiliary language. He migrated with his wife to Australia in 1946. This copy rebound in a full green signed leather binding by Queensland bookbinder Karen McGuire.
A single inconspicuous 1967 Public Library of New South Wales stamp to the copyright page. No other markings. Near Fine Condition.
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