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Bushido: The Legacy of Japanese Tattooby Takahiro Kitamura
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Journey into the elusive world of traditional Japanese tattooing. Over 200 beautiful photos by Jai Tanju capture the breathtaking tattoo artistry of famed master Horiyoshi III. Five original, unpublished prints by Horiyoshi III are included. This book is certain to fascinate everyone with an interest in tattoo culture.
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A journey through the elusive world of traditional Japanese tattooing, based largely on Takahiro's experiences as a client and student of the master Hiryoshi III. He and Katie trace bushido, the samurai code of chivalry, through the imagery and interpersonal dynamics of the veiled subculture. They include over 200 color photographs of Horiyoshi's work, and five unpublished prints by him in a format similar to that in his 100 Demons of Horiyoshi III. The page titled Index is blank.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. - and index.
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