THE SHADOWS BY THEMSELVES (1961) - 1st Edition


1st Edition First Printing

128 page paperback book (18cm x 11cm) published by World Distributors / Souvenir Press 1961.

Content : This is a 1961 1st edition of The Shadows by Themselves .

Rear cover reads:

From starvation in Soho coffee bars to stardom as Britain's Top Instrumental Group.

For the first time in their own words, the turbulent story of THE SHADOWS. Four boys who dared to tackle the treacherous road to fame.

Their childhood, their struggle for recognition, the ups-and-downs playing for chart-topping Cliff Richard. The laughs and the disappointments; personal moments and professional tips.

Here at last are the intimate details of the lives of four boys now riding the crest of success. They have spared themselves nothing.

Illustrated with photographs.

Condition : Paperback; scuff mark front/rear covers, wear to corners/edges, handling marks/marks. Pages: small (1cm) split top edge first page, neat ink signature 'Cliff Temple' top first page, minor separation along spine between page 88-89 (no loose pages), minor pencil/ink notation to appendix pages, minor marks to last 3 appendix pages/rear endpaper, page faces clean & bright with browning to edges (to expected in a paperback book of this age)
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