A Hand-Book of Mottoes Borne by the Nobility, Gentry, Cities, Public Companies, Etc.
Author: C. N. Elvin
Published: 1971 reprint of 1860 original
Paperback, 294 pages
This is the standard work on heraldic mottoes, those words or sentences associated with coats of arms. About 3,500 mottoes are listed here with translations, along with a 4,000-name index.