Books about Tattoos, Tattoo Designs, Tattoo Stories

Learn more about the history of tattooing and tattoos. Some of these books feature historic looks at the practice of tattooing, some are humorous, some include lots of tattoo pictures. Learn about various styles of tattooing and how different cultures perceive tattoos.

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  • Meet twenty-six leading contemporary tattoo artists. Interviews and over 425 exciting color photos of their artwork, from tat...

    $19.86

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  • Got ink? Having a tattoo is now thoroughly mainstreamabut getting it done is still scary for most regular folks. Does it hurt...

    $9.10

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  • This unique collection spotlights 230 authentic tattoo designs -- each shown in full color and black and white. Based on actu...

    $13.01

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  • This collection covers all styles of tattoos from bold tribal pieces, Chines characters, and hieroglyphs to delicate air-brus...

    $11.60

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  • The Tattoo History Source Book is an exhaustingly thorough, lavishly illustrated collection of historical records of tattooin...

    $33.14

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  • This unique book by tattoo artist Takahiro Kitamura (Horitaka, a pupil of Horiyoshi III) discusses the art of the Japanese ta...

    $33.12

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  • Despite a growing fascination with tattooing among social scientists - and the popularity of tattoos themselves in general - ...

    $29.84

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  • The second book in an ongoing series from the seminal West Coast art and culture magazine, Juxtapoz Tattoo focuses on a subje...

    $19.53

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