The Penguin Dictionary of Symbols - Chevalier, Jean, and Buchanan-Brown, John (Translated by), and Gheerbrant, Alain

A bestseller in France, where it was originally published, this supremely erudite book draws together folkloric, literary, and artistic sources and focuses on the symbolic dimension of every color, number, sound, gesture, expression, or character trait that has benefited from symbolic interpretation. Illustrations.

The Penguin Dictionary of Symbols 1997, Penguin Books, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780140512540

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