The Tattoo Dictionary

The Tattoo Dictionary

Discover the true meanings behind over 200 popular tattoos with this comprehensive book, illustrated with over 100 tattoo designs. From sailors' swallows and Mexican skulls to prisoners' barbed wire and intricate Maori patterns, tattoos have been used as a means of communication by cultures all over the world for thousands of years. Through meticulous research, The Tattoo Dictionary uncovers the fascinating origins of the most popular symbols in tattoo history, revealing their hidden meanings and the long-forgotten stories behind them. This beautifully packaged book is an inspiring look at tattoo culture, and an indispensable guide to choosing your own tattoo.

The History of Tattoos and Body Modification

The History of Tattoos and Body Modification

This captivating book offers readers a wider perspective and deeper appreciation for the art of tattooing than what's typically shown in the media. For those considering getting a tattoo, this will perhaps inform their decision. The book covers the history of tattooing, traveling from ancient Egypt, Rome, and Greece, to Asia, the Middle East, Europe, and the United States. It explains the historical reasons for tattooing. It then goes on to investigate current tattoo trends, including calligraphy and the fusion of cultural designs.

Tattoo Removal

Tattoo Removal

This revealing book offers readers a realistic look at the process of tattoo removal, giving those thinking about getting a tattoo an understanding of what's involved. It also offers practical, safe guidance for those who want their tattoo removed. Topics covered include tattoo mistakes, the financial cost of removal, aftercare, and side effects. The book also addresses methods of removal, such as intense pulsed light therapy, excision, dermabrasion, and more, including warnings about unproven methods. Finally, there's advice on alternatives to tattoos, such as temporary ones, henna, and body painting.

A Dictionary of Medicine and the Allied Sciences

A Dictionary of Medicine and the Allied Sciences

Comprising the Pronunciation,derivation, and full explanation of medical, pharmaceutical, dental, and veterinary terms, together with much collateral descriptive matter, numerous tables, etc.

A dictionary, Spanish and English, and English and Spanish

containing the signification of words, with their different uses; the terms of arts, sciences, and trades; the constructions, forms of speech, idioms used in both languages, and several thousand words more than any other dictionary; with their proper, figurative, burlesque, and cant significations, &c. Also the Spanish words accented and spelled according to the modern observations of the Royal Spanish academy of Madrid

A dictionary, Spanish and English, and English and Spanish


ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA; Or, A DICTIONARY of Arts and Sciences, Compiled Upon a New Plan. In Wich the Different Science and Arts are Digested Into Distinct Treatises Or Systems; and The Various Technical Terms, ... are Explained as They Occur in the Order of the Alphabet. Illustrated with One Hundred and Sixty Copperplates, by a Society of Gentlemen in Scotland. IN THREE VOLUMES. Edinburgh: Printed for A. Bell and C. Macfarquhar; and Fold by Colin Macfarquhar, at this Printing-office, Nicolson Street. M.D.CC.LXXI.

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ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA; Or, A DICTIONARY of Arts and Sciences, Compiled Upon a New Plan. In Wich the Different Science and Arts are Digested Into Distinct Treatises Or Systems; and The Various Technical Terms, ... are Explained as They Occur in the Order of the Alphabet. Illustrated with One Hundred and Sixty Copperplates, by a Society of Gentlemen in Scotland. IN THREE VOLUMES. Edinburgh: Printed for A. Bell and C. Macfarquhar; and Fold by Colin Macfarquhar, at this Printing-office, Nicolson Street. M.D.CC.LXXI.