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.