Paris: La Roulotte, 1950. First French Edition, preceding all others. Scarce early book on tattoos, with 80 illustrations of tattoos and 82 black and white photographs on glossy paper of tattooed men and women, 10 of which are by Robert Doisneau. Text in French.
Very Good in a Very Good dust jacket. Starting to the front hinges. Bruising to the photograph pages, affecting some of the captions but none of the photographs, which remain clean and bright. Jacket had light wear to the extremities and a faint dampstain to the verso of the spine.