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Pierced Hearts and True Love. An Illustrated History of the Origin and Development of European Tattooing and a Survey of Its Present State.

Ebensten, Hanns.

Published by Derek Verschoyle, London, 1954
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8.5" x 5.5" 96pp. Rust red cloth covered boards with gilt lettering on the spine, in dust wrapper. Small stamp on the front leaf, els fine condition. The jacket has a little edge wear and rubbing but is fairly bright. Second printing. With a color frontispiece of a tattoo design chart of Rich Mingins (a well respected London tattooist). Illustrated with black and white photos of people with tattoos, and with drawings of different tattoos historical and modern. "This is the story of European tattooing, telling briefly how it has developed during the four thousand years that separate the butterfly on Field-Marshal Montgomery's right arm and the tattoos discovered on the skins of Egyptian mummies dating to 2000 B.C.". Bookseller Inventory # 24115

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Title: Pierced Hearts and True Love. An Illustrated...

Publisher: Derek Verschoyle, London

Publication Date: 1954

Binding: Hardcover

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John Michael Lang Fine Books is a brick & mortar book shop in Seattle's Ballard neighborhood. We are located at: 5416 - 20th Ave. NW Seattle, WA 98107 Our phone number is 206 624 4100. We maintain an inventory of fine books, photographs, art, and ephemera in many fields. Occasional catalogs issued. We are members of the ABAA, the Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America.

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