Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet in an unusual Blissymbol translation, along with several full page illustrations. Blissymbols or Blissymbolics was conceived as an ideographic writing system called Semantography consisting of several hundred basic symbols, each representing a concept, which can be composed together to generate new symbols that represent new concepts. Blissymbols differ from most of the world's major writing systems in that the characters do not correspond at all to the sounds of any spoken language. Hardcover, no dustjacket; 102 pages, size 8 5/8" x 11 1/4". Like New condition with light wear only; small ink-signed prior owner name (daughter of the illustrator) on front endpage; no text marking, no smoke or other unpleasant odor. [5167-pm0489am] Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: A Blissymbolic Translation of Shakespeare's ...
Publisher: Published By Author
Publication Date: 1983
Binding: Hard Cover
Illustrator: Martha Pinch
Book Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition.
Book Description Theriault, Paul, ON. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. 1st Edition. No date noted, but circa 1980's Clean sound copy with unmarked text. previous owners name blacked out on title page. Makes a nice sound reading copy with secure boxed packaging. Blissymbol translation, along with several full page illustrations. p3. Bookseller Inventory # 010520