Nancy and Randall Faber: Adult Piano Adventures
Adult Piano Adventures All-in-One Lesson (Amazon)
method, probably the most popular, is best to use with the guidance of a teacher, but has clear and simple instructions also for self study.
You will start
by learning to read finger numbers and identifying note patterns.
edition doesn’t have a CD, but it is available as well. (I don’t know
how the quality is.) Update 2018: It now comes with online support of instructional videos and audio accompaniment tracks.
I find some of the pieces a bit too
childish, but other than that you get to play a lot of different styles. Book
2, however, contains a lot of great “adult” pieces that you can keep on
After completing book 1 from either of these piano books for adult beginners, you can continue with the second method book, or switch to: