The publisher Taschen announced Monday that band members Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Ron Wood and Charlie Watts signed each of the available 1,150 copies. The asking price: $5,000. The regular edition, unsigned and slightly smaller in dimension, has a list price of $150.
In a statement issued through Taschen, Jagger said the book captures "many magical moments," while Richards called it a "roller coaster" through the band's 50 year history. The publisher says its 500-page plus book offers "unprecedented access to the Rolling Stones’ own archives in New York and London adds an equally extraordinary, more private side to their story."
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The Stones are currently on tour Down Under, playing dates that were initially rescheduled when Jagger’s partner L'Wren Scott died earlier this year.