An Illustrated Encyclopaedia of Traditional Symbols by J. C. Cooper


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London: Thames & Hudson, 1982. Second printing. Softcover. 120 illustrations. Corners rubbed, publishers sticker to the rear, a very good copy. 

'In nearly 1500 entries, with over 200 illustrations J. C. Cooper  documents the history and evolution of symbols from prehistory to today. She discusses and explains an enormous variety of symbols extending from the Arctic to Dahomey, from the Iroquois to Oceana, and coming from systems as diverse as Tao, Christianity, Judaism, Buddhism, Islam, Tantra, the cult of Cybele and the Great Goddess, the Pre-Columbian religions of the Western Hemisphere and the Voodoo cults of Brazil and West Africa.'