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Signs & Symbols of the World: Over 1,001 Visual Signs Explained

by D. R. McElroy Author

Have you ever wondered how the ampersand symbol came about? Or why the zodiac symbols look the way that they do? Or if symbols today have the same meaning as they did back when they were first created? This book will answer all your questions and more. A complete, comprehensive guide to symbols, their meanings, their origins, and their histories, including symbols found in astrology and alchemy, punctuation and writing, religion and mythology, medicine and manufacturing, and so much more! Along side these histories are a variety of sources and dozens of beautiful illustrations, making this a fascinating book for yourself or for others!