Japanese Heraldry and Heraldic Flags

Edited by David F. Phillips


The lead article, by David F. Phillips, presents a new, blazon-based approach to Japanese mōn. Also provided are a preface, a literature review, English blazons of daimyō flags, and a new glossary of English blazon for Japanese heraldry. The book also contains well-illustrated articles by Emmanuel Valerio and Nozomi Kariyasu on Japanese heraldic flags of the samurai period and the present day. 

160 pages + 16 color plates and color covers; 38 color images and over 1000 black and white text figures.

Tables of Contents and sample text pages may be seen here. The book itself may be ordered from Amazon at a highly subsidized price.




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