Limit-ed edition book

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SHEFFIELD historian Neil Anderson has released a special edition of his book about The Limit nightclub – which includes a free print of a Def Leppard flyer and accompanying story behind it.

The book was a local best-seller when it was released three-and-a-half years ago.

But there was always one extra piece of the jigsaw Anderson hoped to add, the story of a rare flyer handwritten by Def Leppard’s Joe Elliott.

It was early band roadie Andy Smith – a schoolfriend of Elliott, a former pupil at King Edward VII School in Broomhill – who finaly found the final piece of the puzzle.

Andy said: “Joe and myself wandered around the city centre sticking these flyers up.

“Joe had used a red marker pen to write the date and venue on his, I’d done the same on mine with a black marker.”

Smith turned his house upside down searching for the 35-year-old flyer and finally found it inside a record sleeve.