Soaring birds and scuttling crabs, preening peacocks, luxuriant blossoms, and winged dragons — this invaluable treasury abounds in exotic motifs. Drawn from traditional Japanese family crests, these 1,160 black-and-white patterns, symbols, and decorative devices span a tremendous variety of sty... read more
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Soaring birds and scuttling crabs, preening peacocks, luxuriant blossoms, and winged dragons — this invaluable treasury abounds in exotic motifs. Drawn from traditional Japanese family crests, these 1,160 black-and-white patterns, symbols, and decorative devices span a tremendous variety of styles, from utter simplicity to florid majesty. Designers, crafters, and hobbyists will find this easy-to-use volume a practical companion. Whether as a convenient collection of unusual and striking graphics, or as a starting point for design inspiration, this compilation assures users of a constant source of timeless beauty.
Original Dover selection of Handbook of Design and Motifs, Tudor Publishing Company, New York, 1950 edition
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