This is a Limited edition book and it number 0676. This is still in the original box. Some info off the web.
Pelé is the greatest soccer player in the history of the sport. Thirty years after his retirement, he is a unique global ambassador for the beautiful game and a living testament to where sporting brilliance, determination and humanity can take you. The giant, limited edition'Pelé' is a genuine piece of sporting memorabilia.
Limited to only 2,500 copies globally, each is individually numbered and personally hand-signed by Pelé. Covered and embossed in Italian fine silk and presented in ultra-large format,'Pelé' is the ultimate testament to soccer's greatest legend. Gloria has spent two years creating the greatest ever limited edition celebration, which includes an introduction and exclusive new writings from the man himself. Pelé' is lavishly illustrated with over 1,700 images, many never previously published together with classic and newly commissioned work from some of soccer's greatest living writers.
The images and text cover every key moment of Pelé's life from early childhood to the modern day. Most of the material has been collected from unseen, personal and library archives in Sao Paulo, Rio de Janiero, London, New York and Paris including rarely seen art by Andy Warhol.
Pelé' was published in summer 2006 to global acclaim. It has been described by the Daily Telegraph in the UK as'the most comprehensive book on [soccer] football there has ever been'. Sports Illustrated said'Every page presents a new treasure'. It is the definitive book about the sport and the central figure within it over the last half century.This item is in the category "Books, Comics & Magazines\Books". The seller is "solestuff" and is located in this country: GB. This item can be shipped worldwide.