MARTIN, George and PEARSON, William. Summer of Love: The Making of Sgt. Pepper.
(Guildford, Surrey): Genesis Publications Limited 2006. 4to. First edition. Deluxe issue. The Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, is still regarded by many as the greatest album in modern music and this is George Martin’s detailed account of the writing and recording of each song on the Sgt. Pepper album as well as ‘Strawberry Fields’, ‘Penny Lane’ and ‘All You Need Is Love’. profusely illustrated with stunning color photos and psychedelic art work very much evocative of the period. This is one of 350 numbered copies signed by George Martin with an original loose photograph of Martin and The Beatles recording Sgt. Pepper signed by the photographer, Frank Herrmann (the photo is housed in a handsome gold-blocked portfolio )and a limited edition T-Shirt featuring the same photo from the cover of the book. This is a fine copy in full pink morocco, portrait of Martin by Peter Blake laid onto front cover, titles to spine gilt, all edges gilt. Housed in the custom made printed box. All housed in a printed draw-string cloth bag.
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