Brighton, UK: The Rock Music Photographs of Ian Dickson, 2006. First Edition. Number 5 of an unspecified limitation of "DeLuxe" editions produced by photographer Ian Dickson, containing 7 black-and-white photographs struck from the original negatives, taken on June 13, 1977 for "Sounds" magazine during a performance by The Jam at Reading Top Rank following the release of the band's debut, "In the City," in May of 1977.
Ian Dickson's work has appeared in numerous publications, including NME, Mojo, Q, and Rolling Stone. The first exhibition of his work was held in 1992, and photographs of Rod Stewart, Eric Clapton, and Muddy Waters are part of the permanent collection at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Each photograph is housed in a hinged archival mount, SIGNED by the photographer, and archival plastic sleeve. Images 6.75 x 9.25 inches, frames 11 x 14 inches. Fine condition. Included is a brief bio written by Dickson, "Hired Gun: The Story of a Rock Photographer," spiral bound, in Fine condition.
In a custom clamshell box, with a Certificate of Authenticity mounted to the verso of the front panel. Near Fine, with light soiling and brief starting to a couple of hinges. Both the clamshell box and "Hired Gun" feature cover art by cartoonist Ray Lowry.