Art, Sex and Symbol: The Mystery of Tattooing by Surgeon Captain R.W.B. Scutt and Christopher Gotch
Art, Sex and Symbol: The Mystery of Tattooing by Surgeon Captain R.W.B. Scutt and Christopher Gotch (Cornwall Books / 1974, second edition revised, 1986).
Worldwide in its coverage and covering 10,000 years of inking, this fascinating and heavily-illustrated , A4-sized hardback is in good condition with clean, unmarked pages and no marking whatsoever to gold-embossed spine and boards (covers). Dustjacket, however, exhibits significant signs of shelfwear including four or five rips/ tears from outside edge inwards including open tear to top of backpiece (spine). Not ex-library. Dispatched from UK within three days.