The Liverpool Encyclopedia: Shankly The Great - Special Edition - signed by Liverpool FC Legends
Hand Signed by Ron Yeats, Tommy Smith, Ian Callaghan, Chris Lawler, Tommy Lawrence, Ian St John, Jimmy Case, Phil Thompson, Ian Ross and Gordon Wallace to the Signature Page
Fullbound in goatskin leather and presented in a solander box.
Limited Edition of 50.
New & Unread - Published in 2014
Featuring Liverpool’s defining figure, Bill Shankly, in gold block on black goat leather, these beautiful handbound books are presented in a solander box, lined with red cloth. The book has hand marbled end papers with gold veining on a red base. With gold gilded edges, this book is also signed by ten of the players who made Anfield history under Bill Shankly. Each book has a nameplate included in the front of the book and includes the number of the edition. This book was produced in partnership with Ludlow Bookbinders, a family business that utilise generations of experience to produce world class books. Designed in Liverpool and printed in Great Britain, this beautiful book is also signed by some of the greatest players in Liverpool's history.
- RON YEATS - 1964 League Championship winning captain.
- TOMMY SMITH - Played more than 600 appearances and captained Liverpool to their first European success.
- IAN CALLAGHAN - Holder of the Liverpool appearance record and key figure through the Shankly and Paisley eras
- CHRIS LAWLER - The Silent Knight, who served Shankly's Liverpool with distinction in more than 400 appearances for the club.
- TOMMY LAWRENCE - Goalkeeping colossus, who kept the Anfield net for nearly 15 years.
- IAN ST JOHN - Centre forward hero of the Shankly era.
- JIMMY CASE - Goalscoring midfielder, whose career spanned Liverpool's Golden era.
- PHIL THOMPSON - Captain, coach and Anfield legend.
- IAN ROSS - Shankly-era stalwart.
- GORDON WALLACE - Scorer of Liverpool's first ever European goal.
In this huge landmark book, authors Arnie Baldursson and Gudmundur Magnusson have chronicled the individuals and incidents that made Liverpool Football Club one of the most famous institutions in world football. With full biographical entries on every man to pull on a Liverpool shirt, including some 420,000 words, hundreds of full colour photographs and utilising new and original research, the Liverpool Encyclopedia crosses new boundaries in the study of the Anfield giants. Beautifully laid out and lavishly illustrated, this will be an heirloom passed down between generations of Reds’ fans. Coming just two years after the success of Liverpool: The Complete Record, Baldursson and Magnusson have created another indispensible addition to every Liverpool supporters’ library. The Liverpool Encyclopedia includes: Full profiles, biographical and career information of EVERY Liverpool player to make a competitive appearance since the club’s creation in 1892. More than 1100 photographs, including many rare and some previously unseen pictures. In depth profiles of every man to manage Liverpool. Articles on significant figures and moments in Anfield history. Facts, figures and statistics from the renowned LFChistory.net website; the benchmark in Reds’ historical accuracy.
Format: Goatskin Leatherbound Edition
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It was the most impressive packaging that I have EVER SEEN!!!