Unlock the lost and hidden meanings of the world's ancient and modern signs and symbols. The most comprehensive reference book on symbolic objects that you'll ever find. This is the largest, most visually stunning, definitive guide to the secret and ancient knowledge of signs and symbols, some of which has been lost over thousands of years. * Why is the eye believed to be a powerful symbol of protection by fisherman? * Why do Masonic Temples have a black and white chequered floor covering? * Why do Hindus use coloured rice powder to draw elaborate symbols in front of their homes, only to have these patterns destroyed every day by footprints? * What are the hidden meanings behind the symbols on the American dollar? * What is the most important symbol in the World? Divided into easy-to-follow A-Z themed sections, the book answers all those questions and more, from sections on Magic and Mystery, Deities and Rituals, the Animal and Plant Kingdom, Landscape and the Elements, to Food and Sacred Geometry. Find out about the secret Demonic alphabet and Script of the Magi, the Glastonbury Zodiac, the Masonic Compass, the Eye of Horus, Native American hunting symbols, the Caduceus and the Indian Diwali ritual. The Illustrated Signs & Symbols Sourcebook is a fascinating compendium of the hidden meanings hidden behind the most important visual symbols in the world.
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Adele Nozedar has long been fascinated by the power of symbols and visual signs, which led her to the formal study of alchemy. Her interest in psychology and how the unconscious mind works led her to the study of ancient myths, art, film and the esoteric in all forms. (She was also born into a long line of psychics.) Adele's other passion is music - she is founder and owner of a music studio in the Brecon Beacons, Twin Peaks, and formerly was one of the few women in the music industry to run a record label.
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Book Description Harper, 2010. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. Description: This is the first edition of this book. It is bound in a flexi cover and has 543 pages. It measures 21 x 27.5 x 3 cm. It is entirely printed on high gloss paper and is therefore a very heavy book which will require additional postage. . It is subtitled as an A to Z compendium of over 1000 designs. It well deserves that description. It is arranged under a number of subjects including the body as a sacred map; the nature of the divine; a world of hidden secrets. The standard design is to provide columns or rows of illustrations of symbols and then provide quite extensive explanatory text. The illustrations are very clear and distinctive and are in both in colour and monochrome. A fascinating and very thorough survey. But! Each time I tried to list this book and (others below ) the entries were mysteriously rejected. Something strange going on. Condition: . The cover shows no signs of wear. There are no marks or stains, tears or creases. The binding is firm with no bumping. . All text pages are present and entirely free from any marks or stains, tears and creases. This book is in fine condition. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-1485343078629
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