After The World Of Logotypes book, here’s another great resource, still from the 70′s.“Top Symbols And Trademarks Of The World” was published in 1973, written by Franco Maria Ricci & Corinna Ferrari. There were actually two volumes. The books themselves are very hard to find now, maybe if you’re lucky you’ll find them in some old bookshops (like AceJet was, with a similar book – preface by Paul Rand).
Here are some images to make you drool:
(thanks Alin for finding the TypoGabor website)