The Book of Signs download free [PDF and Ebook] by Rudolf Koch

The Book of Signs download free [PDF and Ebook] by Rudolf Koch year 1955
  • Book name: The Book of Signs
  • Author: Rudolf Koch
  • Release date: 1955/12/27
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Art and Photography
  • ISBN: 9780486201627
  • Rating: 7.23 of 10
  • Votes: 626
  • Review by: Kashton Branch
  • Review rating: 7.43 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/21
  • Total pages: 104
  • Includes a PDF summary of 12 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: This unusual collection of primitive and medieval symbols provides one of the most fertile single sources of decorative ideas available today. It is also a graphic history of the development of written communication and offers a singular insight into the psychology of the primitive mind.The Book of Signs contains 493 classified and documented illustrations, collected, drawn, and explained by the celebrated typographer Rudolf Koch. Divided into 14 different categories, it includes General Signs, The Cross, Monogram of Christ, Other Christian Signs, Monograms of Medieval Church and State Leaders, Stone Masons' Signs, The Four Elements, Astronomical Signs, Astrological Signs, Botanical Signs, Chemical Signs, House and Holding Marks, Miscellany, and Runes.'Provides the contemporary artist with a rich design vocabulary on which to improvise.'-Art in Focus.'An inspiration to graphic artists everywhere.'-Graphis.'An artistic and typographical achievement of considerable beauty and worth.'-Psychiatric Quarterly.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 5H43M11S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Illustration, Art History: Ancient & Classical BCE to c 500 CE, Industrial / Commercial Art & Design, Graphic Design, Art Books
  • Available formats: TXT, EPUB, OEB, PML, PDF, WORD, DjVu, DOC. Compressed in CHM, RAR, ZIP, CAB, 7-ZIP
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 10.32 USD
  • Dimensions: 154x234x7.62mm
  • Weight: 199.58g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: New York, United States

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