Commonly known as "The White Album".
Issued with 4 glossy photographs, a double-sided poster, white inner sleeves with french text: "Precautions essentielles pour la bonne... par le fabricant".
French pressing for the German market (see: french perimeter print, rights society [GEMA/Germany], manufactured by).
Similar to The Beatles - The Beatles
, but with following differences:
- Number on front cover is embossed with a serif font (like this release: The Beatles - The Beatles
- Disc labels for Sides A & B have German perimeter print, Sides C & D have French perimeter print.
Raised title and colourless embossed six digit number of individual copy on front cover. Circular golden sticker attached to front cover: "Deutscher Schallplattenpreis / gestiftet vom fono forum" (German Record Award / endowed by fono forum [monthly magazine for classical and jazz music]).
"Stereo" and Cat No. printed on back cover.
Text in the left inner gatefold side (under tracklist):
ELECTROLA GESELLSCHAFT M.B.H., Köln-Braunsfeld.
Printed and made in Germany by Heinrich Nicolaus G.m.b.H.
Sides C and D are labeled as "Side 1" and "2" (same as A and B).
"Thanks to George Martin/Chris Thomas/Ken Scott/Jeff Emerick/Barry Shefield/John Smith/Richard Hamilton/Gordon House/Jeremy Banks/John Kelly/Linda Eastman/Mal/Kevin and all at number 9" (lyrics sheet).
'†© All lyrics copyright for the world by Northern Songs Ltd. England' (A7, B4, B6, C7, D3) '✱© Apple Records' (all other songs)