BARBIERI, Gianpaolo and Michel Tournier. Tahiti Tattoos.
[Italy]: Fabri Editori, 1989. First edition. Large quarto. Unpaginated. The scarce first printing of this beautifully presented work. Introduction by Michel Tournier. Includes the essay; History of Tattooing in Polynesia by Raymond Graffe. Volume is illustrated with Barbieri’s superb photographs of Tahitians and their tattoos. A very good copy in photo-illustrated boards. Boards a little grubby. Housed in the printed card carton. A nice copy of this rare edition. OCLC locates just two copies in the U.S. (also three in Italy, and two in Australia).
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