I sat down to just leaf through this book and I had to read the entire thing, it was so completely interesting.
This book was a great help in writing an essay for college, I would recommend this book to anyone who is interested in the history of tattoos.
Gilbert uses many historical excerpts from early explorers and early tattoo artists which make for an informative and interesting read.
Very informative and interesting. Start your tattoo research with this book!Published 1 month ago by SkyClan8
I haven't perused this book much yet, as I've ordered a lot of books recently, but from the bit that I've skimmed it seems very interesting and pretty comprehensive. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Rose
I was looking for a book with more vintage tattoo pictures. This was not that. More of read about history.Published 12 months ago by Sarah
Quite complete, this book offers crucial information for those who are interested in knowing more about the history of tattoo.Published 15 months ago by Francine
Several cultural examples with tattooing diagrams and artwork. Even references mummy remains! This book is a great resource for tattooing history buffs!Published 16 months ago by Sonia
You know, I guess I was just looking for a little more current history. Most of what you'll find in this book deals with ancient tribal and oriental histories. Read morePublished 16 months ago by D. Stephens
It was just what I was looking for, for a Christmas present for my niece. I do not have a tatoo but I found the book extremely interesting; as I read through several parts before... Read morePublished 21 months ago by Velvet
I purchased this book as a Christmas gift for my father, who has recently come to appreciate the art of tattoos. He absolutely loves it! Read morePublished on January 15, 2012 by snk