Blinds And Shutters.

COOPER, MICHAEL..

Mint. In original styrofoam packaging.

£1,000.00

Details

ICONOGRAPHY OF 1960S

Publisher

Genesis Publications Ltd,

Place

Surrey

Date

1990

Item Description

Folio. 14.5 x 10.5 inches. Boxed 15.5 x 11 inches. 368 pp. Original black morocco and yellow buckram, titles to front cover in black and yellow, titles to spine in yellow, all edges red. Housed in the publisher's silkscreened solander box with a sliding shutter, beneath which is a unique photograph (in this case Mick Jagger). Number 4876 of 5000. Signed by: Neil Aspinall, Peter Blake, Jenny Boyd, William Burroughs, Adam Cooper, Terry Doran, Christopher Gibbs, Hannah Haworth, Nicholas Monro, Bill Wyman.

Notes

Michael Cooper (1941 - 1973), was the renowned photographer who worked with The Beatles and The Rolling Stones on their iconic album artworks for 'Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club' and 'Their Satanic Majesties Request' respectively. Through the over 600 images in this lavishly produced volume, the excesses and hedonism, as well as the creative dynamism of the 1960s can be seen. Compellingly narrated by 93 well-known contributors.

A passion project of Bill Wyman to collate Cooper's work alongside the words of those featured, each limited edition copy is signed by him and a variety of the contributors and each has a unique image under the sliding shutter of the box, so that no two copies are identical.

The Introduction is written by Terry Southern, and Forewords by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards.

The presentation of the volume is designed to imitate the Kodak developing paper boxes, which would have been the stock used by Cooper.

[Stock No. 25187]

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