Dinosaur Jr.

One stunning book.
Two superb editions.

Classic edition

The Classic edition is a 216 page, large format, full-colour hardback, printed on a heavy-weight art paper.

Cover artwork has been specially created by longtime Dino collaborator, artist Marq Spusta.

Book is bound in cloth with foil detailing.

The text is taken from new interviews conducted especially for the book with J, Lou, Murph and others.

Over 150 images, many of them rare and unseen.

£40 + shipping

Order the Classic edition now or see more images

Classic edition of the Dinosaur Jr. book

Signature edition

Limited to 500 signed, numbered box sets

Each set contains two volumes and is signed by J, Lou and Murph. It also includes a limited run of new fine art prints unique to the set.

Each set is presented in a clamshell box.

The volumes

Volume 1 is a special, limited edition of the Classic edition book, each signed by J, Lou and Murph.

Volume 2 is a facsimile edition of tour diaries written in 1987 and 1988 by close friend and ‘worst roadie in the world’, Jon Fetler. He not only kept a brilliant, revealing and hugely entertaining diary while on tour with Dinosaur, but also took a lot of candid and unposed, behind the scenes photographs.

The diaries capture a crucial period in the band’s development, and had not been seen or read–even by the band–until the creation of this book.

The prints

The set contains fine art prints of original Dino artwork: one by Maura Jasper and one by J Mascis.

The prints are unique to the set, and printed on fine art paper using archival ink to guard against fading.

They are ready for mounting and display straight out of the box.

£250 + shipping

Order the Signature edition now or see more images

Signature edition of the Dinosaur Jr. book

The editions
in summary

Classic edition

Visual of the Dinosaur Jr. book, published by Rocket 88
  • Large format hardback book
  • New interviews with J, Lou, Murph and others
  • Over 150 images, many rare and unseen

Order the Classic edition now from £40 + shipping

Signature edition

Visual of the Dinosaur Jr. book, published by Rocket 88

As the Classic Edition, except:

  • Signed by J, Lou and Murph
  • Additional volume featuring Jon Fetler’s tour diaries and behind the scenes photographs
  • Comes with fine art prints of original Dino artwork
  • Presented in an exclusive clamshell case

£250 + shipping

Compare editions

Feature Classic edition Signature edition
216 page, large format, full-colour hardback
Printed on heavy-weight art paper
Cloth binding with spot detailing
Over 150 images, many rare and unseen
Presented in an clamshell case
Limited to 500 numbered sets
Signed by J, Lou and Murph
Second hardback book, facsimile of tour diaries
Limited edition art prints
Details of the editions are not final and may be subject to change during production.

Keep up to date by email, Facebook and Twitter

Subscribe by email

Our privacy policy

/rocket88books

To find out what this is, Porcupine Tree fans, you must register your interest to be sure you'll get a copy of Time Flies; The Porcupine Tree Story here: http://ss1.us/a/R2Jf49pG. You'll be able have your name printed in the book too, if you're quick.

Posted 16 hours, 59 minutes ago

  • 0 comments
  • 0 shares
View on Facebook

Rocket 88 with Fairport's Cropredy Convention Official page.

Fairport Convention play their 50th anniversary gig on May 27 & we’re selling their official book, at £19.67 (usually £30) to help celebrate. Here: http://ss1.us/a/oQpkKaJY 'Fairport By Fairport' was hailed as ‘a fine tribute in an intimate and thorough memoir’ by the Telegraph, and ‘a band narrative that will delight’ by Record Collector. So if you haven’t got a copy, take this unique opportunity to get it at a decidedly nostalgic price, until the end of the month, only at Rocket88 Who knows where the time went, eh?

Posted 1 day, 13 hours ago

  • 0 comments
  • 1 shares
View on Facebook

Rocket 88 shared a link.

Led by the hugely talented Mark Hollis, the London-based four-piece transitioned from bright, hard-edged pop to mesmeric, meditative post-rock over the course of nine years and five albums

Posted 1 day, 15 hours ago

Talk Talk – 10 of the best
  • 0 comments
  • 11 shares
View link