Michael Jackson Neverland Ranch Home - Huge Color Photo Book + Mjj Signed Check For Sale
1988 AND NAMED IT NEVERLAND
In 1987 these gorgeous color photos along withthe professionally written detail history of the ranch, were combinedto producethis fantasticbook, for the purpose of marketing the property toaselect group of people showing interest inpurchasing the
Sycamore Valley Ranch
NEVERLAND VALLEY RANCH
When the original owner/builder Mr. Bone, decided to sell Sycamore Valley Ranch he sentone of these beautiful 47 page books, consisting of: aerial views, dramatic panorama exteriors and interior views of virtually every room in the house, plus maps & floor plans, to prospective buyers, friends, family and past guests including: Michael Jackson, Paul McCartney, President Gerald Ford, Bob Hope,Farrah Fawcett andothers. Michael Jackson and Paul McCartney had previously stayed at the ranch as Mr. Bone's guests, before the property was offered for sale. When Michael Jackson received a beautiful leather covered version of this book, the negotiations for the
purchase of the property began.
In 1987 one hundred leather covered books were printed and 200 paper covered books. After the ranch sold to Michael Jacksonthe remaining books were stored in a sealed, temperature controlled rooms, for 22 years. All of the leather covered books recovered from storage in 2009 (approximately 54) were sold on to MJ fans. Only 24 of the paper covered bookswere recovered in 2009 from storage. In September 2011 another boxcontaining 72 more books were recovered from the same storage facility.All of the remaining books, originally printed in 1987 are now accounted for and on sale here.
One of these paper-cover books was sold 3/26/2011 at the Julien's sale in Hollywood, for the winning offer of $1250. (lot#175 of 192)
These remaining embossed, thick paper-covered bookshave47 luxuriouspages, including full pagecolored photos, floor plans for the main residence, office/garage/apartment building, recreation building/wine cellar and guest house along with location maps and homesite maps. The book has huge pages measuring 12" x 15". The books were printed in 1987 on the highest quality Cameo lithographic paper.Theremaining book arein collector quality,
Michael Jackson loved the antiques and furnishings in the home and purchased theproperty fully furnished, exactly as it is photographed in this book.Michael’s furniturehas since been removed from the houseand many of these items can be seen in the MJJ sale catalog. The interior of the ranch may neverlook like this again.Architectural Digest lists the credit forthe photos used in their November 2009 Michael Jackson Collectors Edition asphotos provided by Mr. Bone, from these books. The Michael Jackson FanFest ticket site used the photo of the library, from this book,to recreatethe Neverland Ranch library atthe Las Vegas IMMORTAL & FanFest show which ran in December 2011.
Included with the purchase of this book:
- Letter of authenticitydrafted and signed byMr. Bone, the original owner and builder
- Copy ofa $100,000.00 deposit check signed by Michael Jacksonwhen he made an offer to buySycamore/Neverland Ranch from Mr. Bone.
- Copies of (3) pages of the original 1988 ESCROW Purchase Agreement for the purchase of the ranch, with Michael Jackson’s signature.
- Color copy ofJune 6, 2001 Agendafor a private-event for localschoolchildren held at the ranch with a color map showing location of theme park, theater, etc. on the reverse side.
The letter of authenticity is on Sunrise Company letterhead, an original letter, signed in blue ink by Mr. William Bone (not a photocopy). Mr. Bone is the original builder/ownerof the ranch and still lives in California. A relative inSan Diego, California is selling thebooks. If you want to be among the lucky few people in the world to see inside this magnificent home andown the original marketing book with related ranch history, this is the REAL item. Serious collectors, this book is a MUST HAVE! Please take the time to read the response from previous buyers. They love what they received and so will you....Thank you for looking.
Note: Michael Jackson fans interested In collecting THIS IS IT, hat, costume, glove, shoe, furniture, CD, DVD, photos, lamps, chairs, boy in the moon logo , bronze statues, Neverland memorabilia may find this book of interest.
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