Russian Criminal Tattoo Encyclopaedia Volume II, Hardback Book

Russian Criminal Tattoo Encyclopaedia Volume II Hardback


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 Petersburg's 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.

Published 3rd July 2006, reprinted in 2011.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 400 pages, Illustrated in black and white throughout
  • Publisher: FUEL Publishing
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  • Category: Body art & tattooing
  • ISBN: 9780955006128



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