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Indulge your curiosity with this engrossing, artful book of fascinating flag factoids. Every page pops with full-color renderings and equally colorful stories of flags both famous and forgotten. From Duluth Trading!
13 chapters covering flag history, colors and etiquette as well as intriguing facts about national, religious, protest, sports, pop culture and even fictional flags
Hundreds of specially commissioned, full-color illustrations
Soft cover; 143 pages
Printed in London
Indulge your secret vexillogic urges (easy, fella, we’re just talking flags here) with this engrossing and artful book of fascinating flag factoids. Every page pops with brilliant full-color renderings of flags of every ilk – from our own revered Stars and Stripes in all its iterations to semaphores, sports flags, and even the fictional-but-iconic banners of Star Trek and Lord of the Rings. It’s a book you can pick up and read from cover to cover, or dip in at any point to learn the history of the infamous pirates’ Jolly Roger or the bloody inspiration for Austria’s bold red-and-white flag. And don’t miss astronaut Neil Armstrong’s story about the travails of planting the U.S. flag on the moon. Divided into easy-to-follow chapters, “New Wave Facts About Flags” is fun, entertaining and educational read that’ll give you new respect for the banners we so proudly wave.