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Free Read Online The Book of Signs PDF Book

Courier Corporation

English - 114 pages - ISBN-10: 0486153908 - ISBN-13: 9780486153902

3/5 by 67 votes


This unusual collection of primitive and medieval symbols provides one of the most fertile single sources of decorative ideas available today. It is also a graphic history of the development of written communication and offers a singular insight into the psychology of the primitive mind. The Book of Signs contains 493 classified and documented illustrations, collected, drawn, and
explained by the celebrated typographer Rudolf Koch. Divided into 14 different categories, it includes General Signs, The Cross, Monogram of Christ, Other Christian Signs, Monograms of Medieval Church and State Leaders, Stone Masons' Signs, The Four Elements, Astronomical Signs, Astrological Signs, Botanical Signs, Chemical Signs, House and Holding Marks, Miscellany, and Runes. "Provides the contemporary artist with a rich design vocabulary on which to improvise."—Art in Focus. "An inspiration to graphic artists everywhere."—Graphis."An artistic and typographical achievement of considerable beauty and worth."—Psychiatric Quarterly.

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Ryan Demotte

Could not let the book down Sure not a literary master piece, but as one of the reviewers stated, it will keep you turning the pages.

Craig Walker

Nice It has a nice story about how to always let go the past and fall in love.

Ivan Ivan

Incredible This book took over my life and I could not put it down.

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