Quintessence recorded five albums (for Island and RCA) between 1969-73 all five are currently available on CD. This is the first ever 'new' Quintessence material unearthed and doubles at one stroke the quantity of vintage Quintessence music available. Sound quality recorded and preserved on 16-track multitracks - is extraordinary. Mastered by Cormac O'Kane, responsible for the sound on Sanctuary/Universal's widely acclaimed Pentangle box set and for numerous BBC soundtracks. 36 page full colour booklets designed by Mark Case, award-winning graphic designer. Includes 18,000 word group history and chronology from music biographer Colin Harper.