ST. CLAIR, Leonard L. and Alan B. GOVENAR. Stoney Knows How: Life as a Tattoo Artist.

(Lexington, KY): The University Press of Kentucky, 1981.  First edition.  Octavo.  152 pages plus 8-page photographic insert.  Foreword by Don Yoder.  The story of Stoney St. Clair   Stoney although confined to a wheelchair from the age of four joined the circus at 15 as a sword-swallower. A year later, he took up tattooing, and traveled with circuses and carnivals for 50 years tattooing throughout that time.  A fascinating story of one of the tattoo world’s great characters.  An as new, still sealed copy.  Uncommon.


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