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Japanese Animal and Floral Crest Designs (Dover Pictorial Archive)

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Japanese Animal and Floral Crest Designs (Dover Pictorial Archive)

Japanese Animal and Floral Crest Designs (Dover Pictorial Archive) edited by Paul Negri
English | June 26, 2007 | ISBN: 0486458113 | EPUB | 64 pages | 11.5 MB

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.