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Rosie McGee's Coffee Table Book of Grateful Dead Photos

A project in Portland, OR by Rosie McGee

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Nearly 400 intimate portraits & performance shots of the Dead and friends from 1966 to 1991 - many never seen!
Backers: 862
Average Pledge Per Backer: $111

Funded: $95,660 of $47,900
Dates: Oct 12th -> Nov 15th (35 days)
Project By: Rosie McGee
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Latest News

ONLY 6 more days - Add-Ons of extra copies of the book now enabled - for Not-Yet-Pledged Backers and Existing Backers

November 8th - via:
With only 6 days left for this Kickstarter to be live, now's the time to ADD copies of the book to any reward level pledge.  For example, if you want to pre-order one signed book, plus one signed 11"x14" print, select (or have already selected) that... (Read More)

You may now add (gift?) copies of the book to your Pledge (at any level) - Maximum 3 each unsigned/signed per backer!

November 5th - via:
With thanks to one astute backer who asked the question, I've created two "Add-Ons" that allow you to add one, two, or three UNSIGNED books; and/or one, two, or three SIGNED books to your Pledge - as long as you do it BEFORE 7 am November 15, when... (Read More)

A quick update to say I'm back on the case, and all is well! Thanks for your comments and concern.

November 5th - via:
While I've been dealing with the aftermath of the car break-in that lost me my laptop and a week of time to work on the book, my book designer has been going full-speed-ahead on book production! He will be sending me Chapters 1 through 7 (out of 15)... (Read More)

Great trip to the Bay Area with two in-person work sessions with my book designer! WORKING ON CHAPTER 6! And also, something not so pleasant to report.

October 31st - via:
Hi folks, and thanks so much for your continued support - especially your sharing of this project with others, resulting in over 800 pre-orders for "My Grateful Dead Photos and How I Came to Take Them, 1966-1991"! And we still have a couple of weeks... (Read More)

Halfway through Chapter 6 with photo placement; over 800 books pre-ordered; 17 days to go on Kickstarter/pre-ordering!

October 29th - via:
I continue to be startled, surprised, gratified, and all those other words - about the forward motion of the Kickstarter contributions and book pre-orders! But I'm not just sitting back and slacking as I celebrate your support and enthusiasm! My... (Read More)

UPDATE#5 - Work session (IN PERSON) with my book designer - making great progress!

October 22nd - via:
First, this Kickstarter continues to climb like a rocket, and I am so grateful to all of you. As of today, 588 of you have pledged in support of this dream project of mine! Over 600 books have been pre-ordered, and many of you have opted for add-on... (Read More)

Feels so different knowing the project is FUNDED! Thank you all. (Continuing to accept pre-orders until 3pm Nov. 15!)

October 20th - via:
After spending six months preparing the photos, introductory essays, and other content; working with my designer to finalize design elements; and a month crafting a Kickstarter campaign that will give you all the information you need to decide... (Read More)

We did it - in only six days! FUNDED!

October 18th - via:
Thank you all SO much! Your pledges put my campaign over the top, and my long-held dream of publishing the best of my Grateful Dead photos in a full color coffee table book will COME TRUE! Since pledging to this Kickstarter is the only way to... (Read More)

WHAT AN INCREDIBLE WEEK! Day 6 here and we're already over 70% toward the go/no-go goal!

October 17th - via:
Thank you all SO much for your support and encouragement! We hit the ground running the first three and a half days. But once I appeared on the Dead & Co. livestream set break, talking with my friends Gary Lambert and David Gans, this project... (Read More)

Q & A about lack of international shipping options

October 13th - via:
To my friends and supporters outside the U.S.: I've received several emails about this campaign not offering international shipping, and asking why. Believe me, I agonized over the decision of how to handle shipping for rewards; but in the end, I... (Read More)

Fantastic Day One thanks to you! And of course, the night is young, at least on the West Coast!

October 12th - via:
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