Illustrated Book of Flags

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Southwater, 2003 - Reference - 264 pages
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Charting their origin and development from 3100 BC to the present day, this book looks at flags from all around the world. Information regarding political status, geographic position, area and population of the country the flag represents is included.

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Contents

The Origin and Development of Flags 8 Flags of Europe
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All About Flags 24 Flags of Asia
162
Flag design types of flags marerials and rechniques The narional flags of countries rerritories
186
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About the author (2003)

Alfred Znamierowski is one of the leading figures in vexillology and the world's most foremost flag artist. He began publishing numerous press articles on flags in the 1960s, and during the last 25 years thousands of his illustrations have been published in encyclopedias, books and journals. He has also designed flags and arms for commercial firms and for individuals. He is the founder of the Instytut Heraldyczno-Weksylologiczny (Institute of Heraldry and Vexillology) in his native Poland, Alfred Znamierowski has written several books on vexillology and heraldry, and has designed arms and flags for many Polish administrative districts, cities and communes. In 2001 the International Federation of Vexillological Associations recognized him as a Fellow of the Federation.

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