Basel: Benno Schwabe, 1922. First edition. 8vo, 88 pages, printed wraps. Illustrated with 44 photographs and drawings on 16 plates. Text in German.
First edition of this important early standalone survey on the history of tattooing worldwide. Many of the illustrations are taken from earlier works, such as Joest, but there are also a number of intriguing photographs early modern tattoos taken from the author's collection, as well as institutional archives.
Wraps lightly toned and creased. Near fine, Item #24732