On the Composition Of Images, Signs & Ideas. Giordano BRUNO, Dick Higgins, Manfredi Piccolomini.
On the Composition Of Images, Signs & Ideas.

On the Composition Of Images, Signs & Ideas.

New York: Willis, Locker & Owens, 1991. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo. (xlviii) + 378pp. Original grey cloth with red and black titling to spine and front board. B&W illustrations and diagrams. The first complete modern translation of Bruon's "De Imaginum Signorum et Idearum Compositione," first published in 1591, a complex multilevel work that incorporates astrology, hermetica, mythology, poetry, philosophy,and symbolism into an exploration of the depth and breadth of human knowledge. His exploration of the creation and meaning of signs and symbols is sometimes likened to the modern field of semiotics. A bright, tight near-Fine copy, in a near Fine example of the original transparent dust jacket with text printed on the flaps. Item #62053

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