When veteran glam rockers KISS turned up in the UK recently, they were their usual self-effacing selfs. Or should that be selves?
As well as music, they have gone into print, with a 1,000 print run limited edition book
3 feet by 5 feet and costing a cool $4,299.
If your pockets aren't that deep, or if you are not a dedicated fan, check out their website
. They're starting a new tour, just don't ask their combined age, but they are rumoured to be a little more youthful than the Rolling Stones
. Though only a little.
Not to be outdone, the British Library shows the UK can do it in style too. An Australia company has just produced the world's largest atlas. The Earth Platinum
atlas measures a staggering 1.8m x 2.7m and weighs in at 200kg. A limited edition of only 31 copies has been printed, and naturally the world's most prestigious research library has acquired a copy. Don't ask the price! The book has been certified by those nice people at Guinness