The Beatles Illustrated Lyrics Volume 1 and 2.
Edited by Alan Aldridge.
Published by Macdonald Futura Publishers, London, in 1980.
The Beatles Illustrated Lyrics is a set of two books combining the lyrics of songs by the Beatles with accompanying illustrations and photographs by some the leading artists of the period.
These books are edited by the cult British graphic artist and illustrator Alan Aldridge and feature iconic psychedelic artworks by Aldridge, as well as special contributions by John Alcorn, Ralph Steadman, Allen Jones, Tomi Ungerer, Marilyn Atkinson, Tiger Tateishi, Dick Weaver, David Bailey, David Hockney, Milton Glaser, John Deakin, Rick Griffin, Peter Max and many more.
They also feature intimate little comments from the Beatles on the origins of the songs included.
These books are as colourful as they are seminal: a must-have set of books for any fan of The Beatles or art of the 1960s and 1970s.
Condition: Both in lovely condition. No major marks or inscriptions.