ROCK, Mick. The Rise of David Bowie. Cologne: Taschen. 2015.
Folio (12.5 x 17.5 inches). Original teal cloth, lenticular front cover with 4 images, in original matching clamshell box, with original pink mailing box; pp. 310, lavishly illustrated with photographs by Mick Rock; fine.
No. 1462 of limited edition of 1972, signed by David Bowie and Mick Rock. A hugely impressive photo-journal of Bowie's rise to superstardom in 1972-3, the period in which he released and toured the Ziggy Stardust album. Rock seems to have been with him every step of the way. There are spectacular stage shots, intimate backstage portraits, stills from promo movies and many previously unseen images from Rock's archive.