A unique and very special book. Very rare and extremely difficult to find. It is a great little gem
Limited Edition of 1966, The first photo book about Japanese Tattooing. The author is photographer Ichiro Morita, with an introductory Essay by Donald Richie. Japanese and English.
This book was re-evaluated from the viewpoint of customs, psychology, art from the tattoo of Japan, pursuing the art of tattoo.
The commentary stated the meaning of tattoo, what kind of people were tattooing at that time, etc. It is one book deepening about Japanese tattoo further.
Printed in Japan.
Used in Good Condition. / Details: The book is in good condition although it has some minor injuries caused by age. Please understand, check the photos for your reference.