New York: Rizzoli, 2009.
First Edition. Hardcover.
First Trade Edition.
An assembly of rare objects and artworks documenting the formative years of The Velvet Underground, the band Time Out magazine named “the greatest New York musicians of all time.” Including photographs of the band's first live show in New York, Andy Warhol's cover and poster designs, Lou Reed's handwritten music and lyrics, a transcript of a conversation recorded especially for the book between founding members Lou Reed and Maureen Tucker, and an array of underground press clippings and controversial reviews, flyers, handbills, and posters, the book creates a picture of the band's genesis and development in the extraordinary New York scene of the mid- to late-1960s.Item #901049
9-3/16 x 12-1/4”, psychedelic silver print on gray paper over thick boards, 319pp, fully illustrated in color and duotone.
Bumping to heel of spine with ¼” rent at spine-front board joint, else near fine, internally clean and tight in dust wrapper with edge-wear to top of spine (including 2 tears - one 3/8" and one 1/8") and soiling to rear white panel, in protective mylar.
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