By Ernst Lehner
Reproducing in historic series 1355 symptoms, seals, and emblems from the easiest drawings of heavenly our bodies, in the course of the complex heraldic units of the center a while, to fashionable farm animals manufacturers and hobo signal language, this e-book might be of sizeable worth to the economic artist and clothier. the improvement of guy as an artist and fashion designer is right here recorded pictorially through one of many world's most advantageous specialists within the box of photograph artwork, Ernst Lehner.
This e-book is split into thirteen sections, each one with a separate short advent: Symbolic Gods and Deities (Egyptian, Babylonian, Greek, Germanic, Incan, Aztec, Hindu, Buddhist, Taoist, etc.); Astronomy and Astrology; Alchemy, Magic, and Mystic (Nordic runes, magic circles, etc.); Church and faith; Heraldry (coats of fingers, badges, etc.); Monsters and Imaginary Figures; eastern Crests; Marks and Signets (engravers, goldsmiths, armorers, stonemasons, etc.); Watermarks (fourteenth–eighteenth centuries); Printer's Marks (fifteenth–seventeenth centuries); farm animals manufacturers; and Hobo symptoms. the entire symptoms, symbols, and signets are pictured in black and white on strikingly laid out pages, with complete explanatory notes for either lay readers and specialists.
Anyone drawn to technique of conversation except language will locate this ebook interesting and authoritative. the scholar and instructor within the photograph arts will locate it a realistic visible consultant throughout the transformation of straightforward marks and symptoms into the advanced logos of our time.