New Star Wars Books from Becker & Mayer

April 8, 2014 at 7:12 am | Posted in Books, Star Wars Books | Leave a comment
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While Random House has been very quiet, Becker & Mayer has made some new book reveals in their latest catalog.

Star Wars: Imperial Handbook: A Commander’s Guide (Deluxe Edition)
by Daniel Wallace

As the Imperial Empire expands, high-ranking officials from each branch of the Imperial Military have set down tactical guidelines and procedures for all newly ascending commanders. Set in-universe, this compendium of ordinance, mission reports, and Imperial philosophy was intercepted by members of the Rebel Alliance, some of whom also left commentary scribbled in the margins. Housed in a deluxe case that opens with lights and sounds, this never-before-seen Imperial Handbook is perfect for Star Wars fans–no matter which side of the Civil War they’re on.

  • Price: $99.99
  • ISBN: 978-1-60380-340-3
  • Hardcover
  • 30.5 cm x 33.8 cm x 10.2 cm (box)
  • 15.6 cm x 21.6 cm (cover trim)
  • 160 pages
  • 30,000-35,000 words
  • Mechanized case with lights and sounds
  • Introduction note by Luke Skywalker
  • Specially designed die-cast Imperial Military medal

Star Wars Costumes: The Original Trilogy
by Brandon Alinger

Who can forget the first time they saw Darth Vader with his black cape and mask? The white hard-body suit of the stormtroopers? Or Leia’s outfit as Jabba’s slave? These costumes–like so many that adorned the characters of that galaxy far, far away–have become iconic. For the first time, the Lucasfilm Archives has unpacked the original costumes to be revealed in breathtaking detail.

Featuring all-new photography, Star Wars Costumes: The Original Trilogy affords both new and longtime Star Wars fans the opportunity to examine the stormtrooper armor and discover how it changed from movie to movie; explore Boba Fett’s suit and inspect the rarely seen details of his blaster and jetpack; compare the helmets and jumpsuits of the rebel fighters; and study the details of the Hoth fighter uniforms.

This lavish large-format book not only showcases high-quality photography of each costume, it also pairs these stunning images with original sketches, behind-the-scenes photographs, production notes, and stories.

  • Price: $60
  • ISBN: 978-1-45213-805-3
  • Hardcover
  • 23.5 cm x 32.4 cm
  • 226 pages
  • 30,000-35,000 words
  • 3 single gatefolds
  • Introductions by Aggie Rodgers and John Molland

Available for pre-order on Amazon and B&N. Current release date is October 28, 2014.

Thanks to Club Jade for spotting the new reveals.

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

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