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Russian Criminal Tattoo Encyclopaedia Volume II

Danzig Baldaev Sergei Vasiliev Damon Murray Stephen Sorrell



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Thames & Hudson
16 August 2006
Body art & tattooing; True crime; History
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.
By:   Danzig Baldaev
Illustrated by:   Sergei Vasiliev
Edited by:   Damon Murray, Stephen Sorrell
Translated by:   Andrew Bromfield
Imprint:   Thames & Hudson
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 200mm,  Width: 120mm,  Spine: 26mm
Weight:   490g
ISBN:   9780955006128
ISBN 10:   0955006120
Pages:   400
Publication Date:   16 August 2006
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active

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