Beatles John Lennon Signed book In His Own Write

31 Jan

Signed book: In His Own Write. Later printing. London: Jonathan Cape, 1964. Hardcover, 5.5 x 7, 78 pages. Signed on the first free end page in blue ballpoint by John Lennon, Brian Epstein, and Wilfrid Brambell; also signed on the front pastedown in blue felt tip by Helen Shapiro, and in blue ballpoint by Arthur Askey. Autographic condition: fine. Book condition: G+/None. This was probably signed at a special literary luncheon on April 23, 1964, held by Foyle’s bookshop at the Dorchester Hotel during the filming of A Hard Day’s Night, which was attended by all five. The first UK nationwide tour the Beatles accomplished were as Shapiro’s opening act in 1963, and Brambell appeared in the role of ‘Grandfather’ in A Hard Day’s Night. An uncommon assemblage of signers with several terrific Beatles associations. Pre-certified Roger Epperson/REAL.

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