The 1999 World Encyclopedia of Flags is one of the most comprehensive books on this subject, serving both as a reference book and an invaluable educational source of information. Over 1400 color illustrations of flags and emblems are included.
About the Book:
Title: The World Encyclopedia of Flags: The definitive guide to international flags, banners, standards, and ensigns
Publisher: Hermes House
Publication Date: 1999
About the Author:
Alfred Znamierowski (21 June 1940 – 23 October 2019) was a Polish vexillologist, heraldist, illustrator, and journalist. During his career he published several books and designed hundreds of coats of arms, flags, banners and seals for over 200 different municipalities and institutions.
SOLOMAN ISLANDS: The stars originally represented the five districts of t he country, but in 1982 when the country was divided into seven provinces, it was decided that the five stars would instead symbolize the five main groups of islands. The yellow stands for the sun, the blue for water, and the green for land.