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A dictionary of symbols

Author: Juan Eduardo Cirlot; Jack Sage; Herbert Read
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2015. ©1962
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Second edition 1971View all editions and formats
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"The unvarying essential meanings of around 1,000 symbols and symbolic themes commonly found in the art, literature and thought of all cultures through the ages are clarified." --
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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Juan Eduardo Cirlot; Jack Sage; Herbert Read
ISBN: 9781138834170 9780415036498 0415036496 1138834173
OCLC Number: 883648681
Notes: "First issued in hardback 2015."
Translation of: Diccionario de símbolos tradicionales.
Description: lv, 419 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Other Titles: Diccionario de símbolos tradicionales.
Responsibility: by J.E. Cirlot ; translated from the Spanish by Jack Sage ; foreword by Herbert Read.

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"The unvarying essential meanings of around 1,000 symbols and symbolic themes commonly found in the art, literature and thought of all cultures through the ages are clarified." --

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`Images and their significance defined in a remarkable reference work.' - Linda O'Callaghan, Sunday Telegraph`The author's erudition shines through the several hundred items in the dictionary, many Read more...

 
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