Football Fans by Ian Beesley


Ian Beesley’s front cover for his zine ‘Football Fans’ speaks to every football fan. It’s all about time – time for the ref to blow the whistle – time to end the half, time for the goalkeeper to stop wasting it and kick the ball. And the fans faces? He captures the fear and raw emotion. Their fear that it could all go wrong is deeply etched into their faces.


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Café Royal Books is a publisher of limited edition photographic titles focusing on British documentary photography. Founded by Craig Anderson the aim is to create a focussed and complete archive of British documentary photography.

The publications affordable, democratic, utilitarian and useful, without fuss or decoration. The images, history and the cultural archive are the focus. Helped by, but not overwhelmed by the design. We like Craigs’ work in bringing this collection together and offer a selection of titles here that are a picture record of British culture.

Photography and Art. With live shows the beating heart of music, there are endless photo opportunities to catch musicians at work and play. We feature the work of some of the great music photographers including Terry O Neill, Denis Morris, Kevin Cummins, Janette Beckman, Sheila Rock and Bob Gruen.

Our Photography and Art section features books on Dada, Banksy and Martin Parr, each with the “underground” tendencies. Art of Punk by Russ Bestley and Alex Ogg is featured, as well as The Bollocks by Dennis Morris, Morrisey by Kevin Cummins and Young Punks by Sheila Rock. Last but not least, you can find a range of Cafê Royal Books’ limited edition photographic titles here that focus on British documentary photography.

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