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Japanese Design Motifs: 4,260 Illustrations of Japanese Crests .

 Dover Publications, Inc., Mineola, New York, 1972. Illustrated Softcover Near Fine. "The over 4,000 individual designs collected here represent the 900-year-old tradition of Japanese family crests. Through constant variation and invention over the centuries, this has become one of the richest graphic art traditions in the world.The graphic artist, textile designer, pattern-maker, advertiser, and any other commercial artist looking for an untapped source of novel, appealing and striking designs will find a wealth of material here."