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A Dictionary of Symbols (Dover Occult)

A Dictionary of Symbols (Dover Occult)
Author: J. E. Cirlot
ISBN 13: 9780486425238
ISBN 10: 486425231
Edition: 2nd ed.
Publisher: Dover Publications
Publication Date: 2002-09-16
Format: Paperback
Pages: 528
List Price: $21.95

This unabridged republication of the second edition of the work, translated from Spanish by Jack Sage, and originally published by the Philosophical Library, Inc., New York, in 1971, elucidates the many symbols encountered in the arts and in the history of ideas. Includes a substantial introduction discussing the history of the use of symbols, their use in the West, and various theorists' perspectives on the topic. Cited in Guide to Reference BooksAnnotation c. Book News, Inc.,Portland, OR