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Signs & Symbols of the World: Over 1,001 Visual Signs Explained

Signs & Symbols of the World: Over 1,001 Visual Signs Explained

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This informative and engaging illustrated reference provides the stories behind 1,001 signs and symbols, from ancient hieroglyphs to modern-day political and subculture symbols.

What in the world does mean? And what about its meaning might have led my coffee date to tattoo it on his entire forearm?

Where did the symbol originate, and what was its first meaning?

How did the ampersand symbol & come about and how was it applied daily in book publishing? And what is the full story behind that staring eye on top of the pyramid on our American dollar bill?

This comprehensive guide to signs and symbols explains. Find within: More than 1,000 illustrations An extensive collection of written and cultural symbols, including animals, instruments, stones, shapes, numbers, colors, plants, food, parts of the body, religious and astrological symbols, emojis, and gestures Historical facts culled from a wide variety of sources.  Learn all about the signs and symbols that surround us and their part in our rich world history.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 256
Artist/ Author: D.R. McElroy
Condition: New
ISBN: 9780785839651
Publisher: Quarto Publishing Group USA Inc
Dimensions: 25.5cm x 20.5cm x 2cm

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