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Writing letters for the blind

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Published by Ohio State University Press in Columbus .
Written in English

Edition Notes

StatementGary Fincke.
LC ClassificationsPS3556.I457 W75 2003
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 82 p. ;
Number of Pages82
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3673289M
ISBN 100814209505
LC Control Number2003005785

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Introduction to Writing for the Blind: A Brief History and was able to produce reverse metal-cast letters that were able to produce raised letters using wet paper. The first book using the technique of raised or embossed letters was published in and was, appropriately, an.

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Here's how to pull all of this off. "Writing Letters for the Blind presents the reader with visions of this world and all its beauty and sordidness, joy and disappointment.

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