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David Bowie Pictorial Edition Newspaper Book


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Delivery InformationFrom: 20th Apr

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The life, times and death of David Bowie are recounted, all together in one book.

  • Personalise the cover with any Name
  • Featuring stunning pictorial sections from David Bowie’s life
  • Presented in a premium handbound embossed cover
  • Book made from newspaper headlines from 1971 onwards
  • The edition is tabloid size (31 x 38cm) and comes with a free premium gift box

Given the nature of his alter ego, the otherworldly Ziggy Stardust, it is fitting that the tabloid interest in David Bowie has always been stratospheric. One of the biggest stars of the 1970’s and 80’s, Bowie commanded column inches on account of far more than just the 140 million albums he sold, as his eccentric dress sense, sexuality and general personality provided years of intrigue and debate amongst public and press alike. The David Bowie life book takes you on a journey through the life and career of a musical icon, in the form of both newspaper clippings and stunning pictorials.

The David Bowie life book is presented in a hard-bound black leather cover, and comes with a free premium gift box. Personalise your book with a name and message to make this the perfect present for any David Bowie fan.

How To Personalise Your David Bowie Book

Personalise your book with the recipient’s name, which will be embossed onto the cover. Also add a special message to feature on the title page inside the book.

When entering your personalisation, please note that accents, emojis and other symbols can’t be used as our system doesn’t support these. Make sure to double check your spelling!

🌲 Our books are made from responsibly sourced paper from FSC (Forest Stewardship Council) certified paper manufacturers. 🌎

ISBN 978-1-78597-582-0

david bowie book

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Rated 4.9 out of 5

based on 9 reviews

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Consumer Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 11 Jul 2020

very nice product, it's expensive, but a must have for bowie fans

ANNE MELLOR Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 15 May 2019

Fantastic presentation. Excellent service and delivery. Absolutely delighted ! Thank you !

hellboy Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 29 Aug 2018

Ordered this boo immediately when i spotted it on the net. What can I say WOWWWW, it is amazing. Great pictures and great stories from the God himself from day one to the unfortunate end.I live in Holland and the order arrived within days.A MUST HAVE for every Bowie fan worldwide.

BoroMitch Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 29 Aug 2018

Upon purchasing the Bowie tribute book i was a bit dubious about the content, but upon receiving the book i can only say my pessimism was unfounded. Packaging was excellent and the book arrived in first class condition, i was also impressed with the content and feel it should be a must for every Bowie fan.

dragpeace Trustpilot product review 4 star rating 29 Aug 2018

The contents consists of reproductions of newspaper pages from years gone by. They are very interesting to look at and nicely presented. Any Bowie fan would enjoy this greatly. The only complaint is the cost - this looks like it could have been done for half the price. So, if the cost isn't a major factor for you, I highly recommend the book.

Julz Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 29 Aug 2018

I am so excited to have received my David Bowie black leather bound Book! So many beautiful and rare pictures along side great news paper articles of the 70's and 80's. A great collectors item!

RebelRebel Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 29 Aug 2018

Absolutely amazing some brilliant memories! Loved reading through all the reports

Mbarrote Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 29 Aug 2018

Great purchase! Fast shipping! Everything perfect, thank you

Mogga Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 29 Aug 2018

For my sons birthday who will be over the moon with this purchase


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A beautiful book with original illustrations delivered promptly - just what I had been hoping for.

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Wendy Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 15 Apr 2021

Great gift for a football enthusiast.

Great gift for a football enthusiast.

Mr Birch Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 14 Apr 2021

Fantastic gift for a birthday and good…

Fantastic gift for a birthday and good value for money.

Ann Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 14 Apr 2021

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Really pleased with the personalised dinosaur book I had for my 1yr old neighbour! It’s so colourful and having his name everywhere possible is absolutely brilliant. I’m sure he will love it for many years to come.

Bruce Evans Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 14 Apr 2021

Excellent book including further items…

Excellent book including further items I was not expecting, but were brilliant and very exciting to read, my friend who I bought the book for was in tears reading it. Well worth it and would recommend it

Annette O Connor Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 14 Apr 2021

I bought 2 books for my grandchildren…

I bought 2 books for my grandchildren which I am delighted with. I love the personalisation of them. I knew they were going to be personalised but not to the extent that they were with their names on every page. The quality of the books is great as well. Each page is a lovely quality and hopefully childproof!! I received them very quickly in the post as well. I had both of them within 10 days and that included Easter and a weekend. Many thanks

margaret macnamara Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 13 Apr 2021

Really really happy with book.......and…

Really really happy with book.......and i am sure as our great grandaughter grows up she will love it as well...so its off on its travels to denmark soon.

Felicity Jackson Trustpilot product review 2 star rating 13 Apr 2021

Nice product but too late

The product is nice but the book arrived several days after the last delivery date it was supposed to (and without an apology or warning), so I missed occasion, despite having ordered it in plenty of time.

  • In the Book Team 15 Apr 2021

    Thank you for your review.

    We are sorry to hear that your item was not delivered when stated.

    Looking at your order, we can see that your item was dispatched on the 3rd working day of ordering on your chosen shipping service, Royal Mail 48. Due to the pandemic, Royal Mail have confirmed on their website that there are currently some disruptions in certain areas and therefore parcels might be delayed. To be in line with Royal Mail, we have stated on email confirmations that there is a slight possibility you may experience some orders being 1 or 2 days late during this pandemic. We do apologise for this, unfortunately this is something that is out of our control.

    From your tracking information, this confirms that your item was delivered 2 working days later than we had originally quoted.

    We hope upon receipt, you were happy with the product ordered.

    Please do accept our apologies for the inconvenience caused.

    Kind Regards,
    The In The Book Team

Claire Johnstone Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 13 Apr 2021

Excellent easy to use website

Excellent easy to use website, book came quickly and looks amazing. Gave as a 70th present and they were very happy with it

Customer Helen Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 12 Apr 2021

A special gift for the sports fan in your life

This is the second book I have bought as gifts and they have been a huge success. They are good quality, fast service and a very interesting different gift for an enthusiast.

Maureen Pringle Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 12 Apr 2021

Great book for a football fanatic!!

I love this book I've bought for my husband's 60th later this year who is Newcastle United mad!!!! My only criticism would be that when I placed my order and wrote what I wanted printed I tried to place it so it would be central, but, when it came one of the lines wasn't, thankfully it still looks ok but as a company I thought you would of automatically centralised the printing especially for the price! I bought the most expensive one saying as it's for a special birthday. Good quick service and well packaged though.

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