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POCKET GUIDE TO SYMBOLS
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POCKET GUIDE TO SYMBOLS (Hardback)


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Synopsis

The word symbol is derived from the Greek word symbolon and is a graphic sign for an idea, concept, or object. Symbols date back to engravings on caves by prehistoric man. Featuring over 700 symbols, this book shows you the meaning of a wide variety of signs from those of ancient cultures to modern scientific symbols. If you ever wondered about the meaning or origin of a symbol, then this book contains a wide selection of to show the variety of uses to which humans have put these beautiful glyphs, and is a useful guide to the subject.

Sandra Forty, after graduating from London University with a history degree, worked as a career magazine journalist in London before becoming a book editor and author. She has written a number of books on art and architecture, including The Pre-Raphaelites and World of Art. Her interests include horticulture, art, architecture, and natural history.

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