The Book of Signs, Rudolf Koch
Rudolf Koch

The Book of Signs

Famed German type designer renders 493 symbols: religious, alchemical, imperial, runes, property marks, etc. Timeless.
451 printed pages
Original publication



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Michaelhas quoted10 months ago
The circle, being without beginning or end, is also a sign of God or of Eternity. Moreover, in contrast with the next sign, it is a symbol of the sleeping eye of God: “The Spirit of God moved upon the face of the waters.”
Toby Crowther
Toby Crowtherhas quotedlast year
name sign of the Emperor J
Don Uggtu
Don Uggtuhas quoted2 years ago
The dot is the origin from which all signs start, and is their innermost essence. It was with this idea that the Masonic lodges of old expressed the secrecy of their guilds by means of the dot.

The vertical stroke represents the one-ness of God, or the Godhead in general; it also symbolizes power descending upon mankind from above, or, in the opposite direction

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