The Book of Signs

Author(s): Rudolf Koch; Vyvyan Holland (Translator)

esoteric | design + technology

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. Koch's "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 Stonemason's Signs The Four Elements Astronomical Signs Astrological Signs Botanical Signs Chemical Signs House and Holdings marks Signs from Various Sources Runes


Product Information

General Fields

  • : 9780486201627
  • : Dover Publications
  • : Dover Publications
  • : June 1955
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Rudolf Koch; Vyvyan Holland (Translator)
  • : Paperback
  • : 104