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Tattoo Dictionary, The
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TATTOO DICTIONARY, THE

HARDBACK BY AITKEN-SMITH, TRENT; TYSON, ASHLEY

£15.00

ISBN
9781784721770
IMPRINT
MITCHELL BEAZLEY
 
 
EDITION
PUBLISHER
OCTOPUS PUBLISHING GROUP
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IN STOCK
FORMAT
HARDBACK
PAGES
256 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
08 SEP 2016

DESCRIPTION

Discover the true meanings behind over 200 popular tattoos with this comprehensive book, illustrated with over 100 tattoo designs. From sailors' swallows and Mexican skulls to prisoners' barbed wire and intricate Maori patterns, tattoos have been used as a means of communication by cultures all over the world for thousands of years. Through meticulous research, The Tattoo Dictionary uncovers the fascinating origins of the most popular symbols in tattoo history, revealing their hidden meanings and the long-forgotten stories behind them. This beautifully packaged book is an inspiring look at tattoo culture, and an indispensable guide to choosing your own tattoo.