In 2016 year UNESCO recognized the three writing systems of the Georgian Alphabet as an intangible cultural heritage of humanity.
The original edition of “Georgian Script and Typography. History, Modern Age” is the first book which gives a systematic description of the stages of development of Georgian script and types over the course of history.
In the first part of this book you’ll see the most beautiful engraved, tessellated, fresco, chased and embroidered inscriptions as well as exceptional samples of manuscripts and deeds, which will enable you to trace back the development of the three writing systems of the Georgian Alphabet from ancient times to the present day.
The second part of the book represents a survey of the development of Georgian typography and typefaces from the printing types of King Vakhtang VI to the most modern fonts.
Those who’re interested in Georgian culture and Georgian script and types, the most important components of this culture, will have the opportunity to read informative articles by Aka Morchiladze and see more than 800 unique illustrations.
“Georgian Script and Typography. History, Modern Age”. 472 pages, 800 illustrations, hard cover, size: 28×20.5cm.
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