1355 signs, seals and symbols from a wide range of historical sources. Devices from the ancient world and heraldry, to modern cattle brands and hobo sign language!
Thirteen sections include: Symbolic Gods and Deities ( Egyptian, Babylonian, Greek, Germanic, Incan, Aztec, Hindu, Buddhist, Taoist), Astronomy and Astrology, Alchemy, Mystical, Magic, (Nordic Runes and Sacred Geometry), Church and Religion, Heraldic, Monsters and imaginary figures, Japanese Crests, Marks and Signets (engravers, stonemasons, armorers), Watermarks, Printers Marks, contemporary.
All have the clear reproduction you would expect from a Dover edition, and a short introductory note accompanies each section. A superb source of design inspiration and authentic reference.Illustrations:
206 mm x 279 mmFormat:
Permission FreeISBN 13: