The Matsuya Piece-Goods Store. Japanese Design Motifs: 4,260 Illustrations of Japanese Crests.

(New York, NY): Dover Publications, Inc., 1972. First edition. Oblong quarto. 216 pages. Translated with an introduction by Fumie Adachi. An unabridged reproduction of the catalogue originally compiled around 1913 by the Matsuya Piece-Goods Store, Tokyo. The designs illustrated depict the 900-year-old tradition of Japanese family crests. A very good copy in wrappers. A wonderful design source book.


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