[Tattoo, Bondage, Bettie Page, Japan] Sale2 No. 41: Skin to Skin. ed Makoto Ohrui.

[Tattoo, Bondage, Bettie Page, Japan] Sale2 No. 41: Skin to Skin

Tokyo: FICTION, Inc, 1991. Offset. 5 x 7 1⁄4 in. Perfect bound in pictorial wraps. 160 pp. Very good. Item #5776

Issue No. 41 of Sale2, a periodical produced throughout the 1980s and ‘90s by Fiction, Inc., a specialty sex shop, publisher and bookseller of fetish and erotica in Tokyo. An incredible document of Japanese fetish publication, superbly designed and profusely illustrated with tattoo and bondage fetish photos, comics, and photo sets of pin-up star Bettie Page and performance artist Fakir Musafar.

The “Skin To Skin” issue features writing, illustration and photography focusing on body art, tattoo, piercing, and bondage. Artists, writers, and models featured include Masami Akita (Merzbow), Mari Akasaka, Kyoko Okazaki, Fakir Musafar, Irving Klaw, Bettie Page, Carlo Mollino, Pierre Molinier, John Willie, Guido Crepax. The back of the book lists publications available at the Fiction, Inc. store: Sweet Gwen’s, Bizarre, Gwendoline, Rigorosa Disciplina, and much more.

Price: $250.00