Author: Mike McCartney
Format: Leather or Craft Bound
Publication date: 30/04/2021
Imprint: Genesis Publications
In a highly anticipated signed limited edition book, Mike McCartney reveals the secrets of Sixties and Seventies Liverpool through his photography, illustrations and commentary.
Contributors: Photographs and text by Mike McCartney
Limited edition: 2000 copies with 1650 Collector copies
Binding: Quarter bound in black cloth, the Collector cover features an original stencil by McCartney, created for a poster advertising an early Beatles gig at the Casbah, rendered in gold foil blocking.
The Collector copies also include a double-sided 8″x10″ print (200mm x 254mm). On the front, a Kodachrome colour photograph captures John, Paul and George playing as the Quarrymen at a McCartney family celebration in 1958. A friend of the family, Dennis Littler, appears at the right of the frame. On the reverse, Mike McCartney is pictured with Dennis more than 50 years later, in 2012. The print is numbered, stamped, and is suitable for framing.
The Collector copies are housed in an archival slipcase screen-printed with a montage of photographs and original artwork.