Russian Criminal Tattoo Encyclopaedia : v. II, Hardback

Russian Criminal Tattoo Encyclopaedia : v. II Hardback

Edited by Damon Murray, Stephen Sorrell

Illustrated by Sergei Vasiliev


The second volume of the "Russian Criminal Tattoo Encyclopaedia" contains completely new drawings, text and photographs from Danzig Baldaev and Sergei Vasiliev.

During his fifty years working as a prison guard in St Petersburgs notorious Kresty Prison, Baldaev diligently recorded over 3,000 criminal tattoos, documenting their meanings within this closed society.

This volume further explores the extremes of this incredible collection.

It is published on 3rd July 2006, and reprinted in 2011.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 400 pages, 300 illustrations, 75 photographs
  • Publisher: FUEL Publishing
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Body art & tattooing
  • ISBN: 9780955006128



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