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McCARTNEY YESTERDAY . . . and today.

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McCARTNEY YESTERDAY . . . and today.


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UK,8vo HB+dw/dj,1st edn.[cOMPLETE NUMBER LINE 1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2.] UK,8vo HB+dw/dj,1st edn.FINE/FINE.No owner inscrptn and no price-clip to dw/dj.Bright,crisp,clean,matt,wrap-around black background with subject;s biographical colour photograph illustrated front panel with white,red and pale blue lettering,white=blue lettered spine/backstrip,reaqr panel with superimposed contemporary b/w portrait photograph of paul and Linda; all with negligible shelf-wear, bumping,creasing to edges and corners – no nicks,tears or splits present.Top edges whilst bright are with some minimal,light and sporadic dust flecks,but fore-edges are without blemish; contents bright,tight,clean,solid and sound – pristine - no dog-ear reading creases to any pages' corner tips – possibly unread,apart from my own collation.Publisher's bright,crisp,clean,sharp-cornered,and unblemished,original plain black cloth boards with bright,crisp,blocked gilt lettering to spine/backstrip and immaculate/clean endpapers which have McCartney's handwriiten song's lyrics to recto of front free endpaper,whilst the rear endpapers have the b/w facsimile reproduction of the musical score/notation which also includes chords and the lyrics respectively.UK,8vo HB+dw/dj,1st edn,vi-xiipp+2-191pp [paginated] includes acknowledgements,author's Note,8 chapters,a 'Yesterday Miscellany,24pp of historical and contemporary autobiographical b/w+colour photographs of subject and the Beatles too,in 3 blocks og 8pp apiece between pp20/21(b/w),pp84/85(b/w) and pp148/49 (b/w but majority colour) and 3 Appendices (A,B,C.) and an Index.Plus [unpaginated] half-title with list of other published biographies of author to its reverse,title page with a dedication+ publisher details to its reverse,and to the rear,a single page advert for Coleman's 'The Carpenters: The Untold Story' with a blank verso and last page as publisher's advert for other titles and order form,also with blank verso. Visually the exterior appearance is exceptional for a book of it's age, and even internally,the book is also in an exceptional condition/state of preservation and presentation. It really is an exceptional copy for brightness and cleanliness.

Written with the co-operation of Paul McCartney,this is the dramatic story of one of the most popular songs in history,and a unique close-up of the man who composed it.'Yesterday',recorded 30 years ago at the peak of the Beatles triumphs,is the most recorded song ever. 2,500 versions of McCartne' s prized signature song have been made. Featuring unpublished photographs,this close-up on McCartney is rich in detail.With touching comments from fans for whom 'Yesterday' evokes a special time,this documentary of an extraordinary song provides a unique insight into one of the world's most accomplished artists.
The former editor-in-chief of music magazine Melody Maker and best known for his biographies of The Beatles.Besides Melody Maker,he contributed to music magazines such as Disc, Black Music, and Musicians Only,and was also a contributor to magazines such as Billboard.An author or co-author of ten books,he was working with Nicky Hopkins on a never-completed biography at the time of Hopkins' death in 1994.Coleman was also near the completion of a Phil Collins biography at the time of his own death in 1996.The book was completed and published in 1997.

Coleman was the first journalist to be awarded a Gold Badge of Merit by the British Academy of Songwriters, Composers and Authors for services to British music.Ray Coleman died of kidney cancer 10th September,1996 at his home in Shepperton,near London. He was only 59. Please contact seller,for correct shipping/P+p quotes - particularly ALL overseas customers - BEFORE ordering through the order page! ** N.B. ALL buyers please note,stocks' actual shipping/P+p costs are adjusted and any difference is refunded,after order's receipt and before the order's despatch, especially if the item(s) are offered either P+p included/FREE.** This item offered P+p included.Offer available UK only,unless indicated otherwise. ** ** N.B. US/Canada customers please be aware: Standard AIRMAIL postage from UK to these destinations can now cost more than the price of the book! If speed is not of the essence,then Economy rate is recommended - at approx. anything from a 1/3rd to 1/2 of the standard AIR quote/rate - sometimes arriving sooner than the 42 days - but not always.


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McCARTNEY YESTERDAY . . . and today.
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