This weeks highlights include a rare David Bowie book, a promotional only Pet Shop Boys CD, and a Joy Division poster from 1978. Also look out for more rare items, imports, collectables and much, much more. Just check out our full listing now.
David Bowie – Mick Rock: The Rise Of David Bowie 1972-1973: Rare UK Collector’s Edition 310 page book by Barney Hoskyns & Michael Bracewell. This limited & numbered edition brings together the best of Mick’s Bowie portfolio with spectacular stage shots, along with intimate backstage portraits. Pictures for press, album jackets, stills from promo movies sit alongside around 50 percent previously unseen images, offering unprecedented access to the many facets of his personality and fame. The hardcover book features a lenticular cover, composed of different head-shots, with three fold-outs, measuring approximately 12½” x 17½” in size; housed within a clamshell box, <B>limited to only 1972 copies</B>, this edition is numbered 259 and signed by both David Bowie & Mick Rock, and remains sealed in the mailer box
Pet Shop Boys – Special ’99: For the serious collectors, this rare EMI 1999 Japanese promotional only 33-track double CD showcases the boy’s musical history with a retrospective of tracks compiled to assist in promoting the Nightlife album. Presented to a handful of radio stations with a custom yellow title picture sleeve, Japanese song information inside and album discography!
Joy Division – An Ideal For Living: Rare original UK 24″ x 17″ promotional poster issued to publicise the Anonymous Records 12″ EP released in September 1978. Printed on matt paper stock and not to be confused with subsequent repro’s, this remainsin outstanding condition. The single was self-released in 1978 and was the first recording as ‘Joy Division’, shortly after changing their name from ‘Warsaw’ – an incredible artefact and beautifully preserved.
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