The Book of Signs

The Book of Signs by Rudolf Koch 161427973X 9781614279730
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2016 Reprint of 1930 Edition. Full facsimile of the original edition, not reproduced with Optical Recognition Software. Rudolf Koch (1876 - 1934) was a German type designer. He was also a master of lettering, calligraphy, typography and illustration. Commonly known for his typefaces created for the Klingspor Type Foundry, his most widely used typefaces include Neuland and Kabel. Kochs "Book of Signs", translated into English in 1930, illustrates, with short explanations, 493 old-world symbols, monograms and runes. Provides a rich repository of signs divided into the following categories: General Signs The Cross Monogram of Christ or Chrismon Other Christian Signs The Monogram Stonemasons Signs The Four Elements Astronomical Signs Astrological Signs Botanical Signs Chemical Signs House and Holdings marks Signs from Various Sources Runes

Author: Rudolf Koch

Language: English

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 112

Publisher: Martino Fine Books

Publication Date: 2016-06-21

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