Dictionary of Symbols and Imagery
by Ad de Vries
North-Holland Publishing Company
2nd Edition, revised, 1976
Hardcover, 515 pages
Here is are photos of the preface. It explains that symbols includes allegories, metaphors, signs, types, images, etc. It also mentions that this book is focused on Western Civilization.
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It appears that this book was published in 1973, 1974, 1976, and 2004 (2nd Edition). Despite multiple printings/editions, it still remains scarce. Prices fluctuate a lot. Click here to see ALL Editions and Current Prices