Guildford: Genesis Publications, 2000. [Rock Music] LIMITED EDITION, SIGNED by photographer Ross Halfin. Foreword by Pete Townshend. Strictly 1500 copies were available worldwide, this being copy number 1233. Includes a CD album of 'THE WHO LIVE AT LEEDS' pressed in gold especially for this edition. Folio, bound in quarter black morocco with gilt-titled backstrip, over paper sides reproducing the cover art of the original 1970 LP which was designed to resemble a bootleg recording. Complete with errata slip. A fine copy, with 180 pages containing of over 400 images printed on acid-free 200gsm matt art paper, housed in a stylish and protective slipcase featuring a collage of images printed on luxurious Italian paper. A superb production. The first of two 'Who' titles from Genesis, the pioneers of high quality art-rock publications; 'Maximum Who' followed in 2002. 'The Who Live' is fully subscribed and listed in the publisher's 'Hall of Fame'. This remarkable limited edition book charts the band's performances from the early days in the 'Sixties through to Pete Townshend's recent Lifehouse shows at Sadler's Wells in London, with emphasis on the legendary tours of the Seventies when the band were labelled the greatest live rock'n'roll band in the world. Accompanying the photographs are observations by Glyn Johns, Ross Halfin, Matt Kent, as well as the featured photographers. Item #51222
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