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Top 5 Rolling Stones Items in Music Icons

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May 21, 2024

A top selection of Rolling Stones artifacts up for auction in Music Icons.

New York: Random House, Maecenas Press, 1969. Copy CXXXI of 200 copies of the deluxe edition. The Deluxe Edition of Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland, is signed by Salvador Dali on both the title page and the original colored etching, with double suites of the original etching and 12 mixed-media illustrations, each overprinted with Dali's remarque.

Large folio (18-1/2 by 13 inches), with 16 loose gatherings as issued, including an original four-color etched frontispiece signed by Dali, and 12 full-page mixed-media illustrations on Rives and an extra suite of the etching and 12 illustrations on Japanese Nacre. Both suites are housed in black raw silk portfolios, all contained in original full tan morocco clamshell box secured with black fore-edge toggles, both detached, one present.

This deluxe edition, distinguished from the more commonly found edition of 2,500 includes the extra suite of illustrations and etching and it features hand signed and numbered original etching.

18 1/2 by 13 inches

PROVENANCE Property From Bill Wyman and his Rolling Stones Archive

The Rolling Stones, Memorabilia

An oversized, collector's edition book titled The Rolling Stones, produced by Taschen in collaboration with The Rolling Stones, and signed by Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Charlie Watts, and Ronnie Wood on the interior in black marker.

The approximately 518-page book features one-of-a-kind archival images, illustrations, as well as a foreword written by President Bill Clinton, and details the Stones' impressive, more than five-decade-long career. This example is copy number 0558 out of 1,600.

21.5 x 22 x 4.5 inches (case)

The Rolling Stones, Signed

A limited-edition "Licks" world concert tour print signed by the artist Jeff Koons and band members of The Rolling Stones: Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Charlie Watts, and Ronnie Wood. Numbered, "209/1000."

The "Licks" tour was a worldwide concert tour undertaken by the Rolling Stones during 2002-03 in support of their 40th anniversary compilation album, Forty Licks. The tour grossed more than $300 million, becoming the second highest grossing tour at that time, behind their own Voodoo Lounge World Concert Tour in 1994–95. The poster is rolled.

19 x 39.5 inches

The Rolling Stones, Signed

A single sheet of plain white paper; undated, entirely penned in black ballpoint ink by Jones to a "Debbie," reading in part "I don't mean you are nuts, it's just / an expression I use!" signed by Jones as well as his fellow bandmembers including Mick Jagger who used green ballpoint ink, Keith Richards who used blue ballpoint ink, Bill Wyman who used black felt-tip ink, and Charlie Watts who used red ballpoint ink; dating from when the band was getting big since just a year or two later, they would not have time to personally respond to fan mail like this; original fold marks, slight trimming to right side, and 'burn lines' (from letter being adhered to a scrapbook page for decades) evident; also included is "Debbie's" 'Official Rolling Stones Fan Club of Saskatoon' ID card as well as a later newspaper clipping about Jones' death.

8 x 7.75 inches

The Rolling Stones, Signed

Bill Wyman's personal signed limited-edition copy of copy of Michael Cooper's 1990 book Blinds & Shutters, this copy is #5 of the limited-edition of 5,000 copies. Each book was signed by a varying group of contributors and this copy is signed by Bill Wyman, Andy Warhol, Eric Clapton, Peter Blake, John Dunbar, Colin Self, Ann Marshall, Craig Kauffman, Allen Jones, and Bill Al Bengston

15 1/2 x 11 1/4 x 2 1/2 inches

PROVENANCE Property From Bill Wyman and his Rolling Stones Archive

The Rolling Stones, Signed

a man singing into a microphone while holding a guitar

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