Signed first edition of A Cellarful Of Noise by Beatles’ manager, Brian Epstein.
Octavo, 132pp. Blue cloth, title in gilt on spine. Light toning to cloth on spine. “First published 1964 by Souvenir Press” statement on copyright page. Clean text throughout. In the publisher’s very good dust jacket, price clipped, light shelf wear, some rubbing along bottom edge of rear board, a very good copy. Includes letter of authenticity from Tracks of Lancashire, England. Signed in blue pen on the front free endpaper: “To Mary, with best wishes, Brian Epstein.”
Brian Epstein was the manager of the Beatles from 1962 until his untimely death in 1967. He helped to create their clean-cut image and put them in contact with George Martin of EMI, to produce their early records. He oversaw their rise to international fame. This book is Epstein’s autobiography, published in 1964, and ghostwritten by Derek Taylor.