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Classic Symbols [Chinese Bound]

Michael Kerrigan

Symbols are all around us – some mysterious, some timeless, some arcane and some prosaic. But what are their origins? What does the infinity symbol really signify? Do you understand yin and yang? And why is the swastika really a... Read moreRead less

Symbols are all around us – some mysterious, some timeless, some arcane and some prosaic. But what are their origins? What does the infinity symbol really signify? Do you understand yin and yang? And why is the swastika really a good luck sign?
This enticing gift book explores the world of classic symbols and signs, revealing the deep meaning and often quirky history behind each one. From the ouroboros and the ankh to the menorah, caduceus and astrological signs, the book ranges widely across the world’s most recognized symbols.
With one symbol per page, accompanied by an explanation and history, and printed on high quality paper with a special binding, Classic Symbols is a unique and attractive book that will appeal to a broad range of readers, both as a gift and as a source for tattoo designs and other creative projects.

Chinese Bound series

Format: 264 x 195mm Chinese bound
Extent: 96pp
Word count: 9000
Illustrations: 80 artworks
ISBN: 9781838860523

Michael Kerrigan

Michael Kerrigan was educated at St. Edward’s College and University College, Oxford, England. He is the author of The History of Death, A Dark History: The Roman Emperors, Ancients In Their Own Words, World War II Plans That Never Happened, and American Presidents: A Dark History. He is a columnist, book reviewer, and feature writer for publications including the Scotsman and the... Read moreRead less

ISBN 9781838860523 Chinese bound hb

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