Handbook of Ornaments in Color: Volume 1 by A. C. Racinet. New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold Company, 1978. hardcover with dust jacket. First Edition. 60 color plates. 131 pages. A collection of hundreds of decorative designs from primitive, Egyptian, Assyrian, Greek, Greco-Roman, Chinese, Japanese, Indian, Persian, Arab, Moorish, Byzantine, and Medieval works.