The album continued Thompson's working relationship with American producer Mitchell Froom, who had taken over the role from Richard's old Fairport Convention colleague Joe Boyd.
The new book will focus on the star's early years and his work with Fairport Convention and with former wife, Linda Thompson.
‘I Want To See The Bright Lights Tonight’, ‘Hokey Pokey’ and ‘Pour Down Like Silver’ will all be back on wax in September.
This first ever comprehensive career retrospective, the multi-disc set was personally curated by the artists and compiled and mastered by Andrew Batt.
Richard & Linda Thompson and various members of their family feature under the name Thompson on the upcoming 'Family' album.