Ten Years in an Open Necked Shirt by John Cooper Clarke. First UK edition, first impression from 1983 in near fine condition. Signed by John Cooper Clarke to a sticker tipped in to the title page. There is a near previous owner initial to front endpage. No other markings. Please see pictures. PayPal accepted, any questions please get in touch.
About Ten Years in an Open Necked Shirt
‘Yes, it was be there or be square as, clad in the slum chic of the hipster, he issued the slang anthems of the zip age in the desperate esperanto of the bop. John Cooper Clarke: the name behind the hairstyle, the words walk in the grooves hacking through the hi-fi paradise of true luxury’
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