A B C Et Cetera. The Life and Times of the Roman Alphabet.

Boston: Godine, (1985),

First Edition. octavo, cloth in dust jacket. xi, 274 pp. Godine, Item #29462

In this companion volume to their Alpha and Omega (Godine, 1981) , the Humez brothers turn their unique wit and intelligence from the Greek to the Roman alphabet. The authors will initiate you to the arcane mysteries, exploring everything from Vestal Virgins to unicorns to maledicta balloons, those euphemistic bubbles of comic-strip orthography where asterisks stand for the unprintable. Spine of jacket faded, else fine.

Price: $10.00

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