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AN IDEAL FOR LIVING

Author: Mark Johnson
In collaboration with David Lees, Paul Morley and Jon Wozencroft

Subtitle: An History Of Joy Division

Language: English

Content: Complete biography | Detailed anecdotes on virtually every Joy Division gigs | Short discography and filmography
Photos included:
Steve Brotherdale (1) | Ian Curtis (15) | Rob Gretton (1) | Peter Hook (4) | Stephen Morris (2) | Bernard Sumner (1) | Joy Division (15) | New Order (36)


 

PUBLICATION/EDITION

01. Proteus Books Limited
City (country): London (UK)
ISBN: 0 862 721 65 4
Date: March 1984 (paperback)

03. Proteus Books Limited
City (country): London (UK)
ISBN: 0 862 762 47 2
Date: June 1984 (cloth)
Note:
limited edition of 500 numbered and signed copies

02. Proteus Books Limited
City (country): London (UK)
ISBN: 0 862 761 66 2
Date: June 1984 (hardback)

04. Bobcat Books
City (country): London (UK)
ISBN: 0 711 910 65 0
Date: June 1986


 

DETAILS

Number of pages: 128
Dimensions: 19.5 x 27.2 cm (except cloth edition: 20.5 x 27.8 cm)


 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Cover (point your mouse on the cover to see its back)

 


UK: Proteus Books Limited
Book (March 1984)


UK: Proteus Books Limited
Book (June 1984)


UK: Bobcat Books
Book (June 1986)

Cover photography: Robin Roddey (PGF)
Cover reproduction: Aragorn Colour Repro
Design (inside): Garry Movat (Ai)
Design (outside): Peter Saville Associates
Filmset: SX Composing Limited
Rayleigh (UK)
Frontispiece: "Unknown Pleasures" by
Anton Corbijn
Printed/bound: Blantyre Printing and Binding
Scotland


 

PRESS REVIEWS

Sounds (UK) (Saturday 5 May 1984)

Sounds (UK) (Saturday 26 May 1984) review written by Dave Henderson

Sounds (UK) (Saturday 16 June 1984)

Just Seventeen (UK) (Thursday 28 June 1984) review

Record Collector (UK) (July 1984) review