1001 Symbols is a portable guide to traditional symbolism, arranged thematically - as in a thesaurus. The thematic structure allows comparison of all the symbols that different cultures have used to imply a particular quality, such as purity, love, deception or immortality. At the same time a comprehensive index enables the reader to look up individual symbols; and there is also a cross-reference system providing signposts to other meanings of the same symbols. This unique illustrated guide, with more than 130 specially ...

1001 Symbols 2011, Watkins Publishing, London

ISBN-13: 9781907486814

Mass-market paperback