i-contact. ROLLING STONES, Gered MANKOWITZ, born 1946.


Guildford, UK: Genesis Publications, 1998. SIGNED LIMITED EDITION, DELUXE ISSUE being number 21 of just 100 copies, in full leather with additional mounted photo of Charlie Watts, signed by Mankowitz. Folio, pp.208. Masterprinted on 200gsm matt art paper with red acetate title-page and bound in rich black cloth, silk-screened in silver. Spiral bound in publisher's full leather, with specially produced linen tester magnifying glass, housed in a pictorial solander box, depicting a two-tone silver montage of the Stones. The format is A3 landscape (trimmed page size: 300mm x 420mm). The entire black and white Rolling Stones archive of celebrated Stones photographer Mankowitz is reproduced as 12" x 16" contact sheets. Fine copy (light wear to box), SIGNED by the photographer. A photographic document of the band backstage, in performance and at the studio, during the classic period 1965-1968, with a fully participant Brian Jones, taken by Mankowitz, successor to David Bailey (who shot the covers of the Stones first two LPs). This unique edition forms the cornerstone of any serious Rolling Stones library. In allowing publication of his complete archive, Mankowitz requested that the number of copies in the edition be kept to an absolute minimum in order to preserve the exclusivity of his historic images. Therefore, the edition is strictly limited to only 950 numbered copies worldwide, of which the first 100 were deluxe issues (as the present copy). Fully subscribed, this is a Genesis 'Hall of Fame' title. Item #46602

Price: £1,650.00

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