Star Wars Episode 1: Incredible Cross-sections David West Reynolds
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Condition - Fair
Experience the Star Wars saga through the vision of DK's cross-section illustration techniques and the magic of the imagineers at Lucasfilm. All of the vehicles and space craft found in Star Wars: Episode I will be explored in precise detail. Cutaways are accompanied by informative text to not only reveal the armaments, defense capabilities, propulsion systems and all other key technological aspects of these vehicles but also give you insights into the culture of their creators. See why the Sith Infiltrator is the most dreaded craft in the Universe. Discover how many droids can be carried on a Droid Control Ship. Learn how the Naboo Queen's Starship is designed to conform to the Naboo philosophy of peaceful existence. Explore the weaponry of the Droid Starfighter and much, much more. Together with the Star Wars Episode I Visual Dictionary, these books create the definitive Star Wars Episode I reference library.
14 unbelievebly detailed cross-section artworks, including a magnificent gatefold cutaway of the heart of the Trade Federation Invasion Fleet, as well as encyclopedic text provide the ultimate reference resource for the craft of Star Wars Episode 1. Watch the fastest Podracers in the galaxy compete for their lives, the golden Naboo N-1 Starfighter in Battle-action, the Trade Federation Landing Ship disgorging its unstoppable cargo and the awesome weaponry of the secret army's armored fighting vehicles. Discover the lethal secrets of the stealthy Sith Infiltrator, how a Gungan survives in the treacherous core of Naboo, and the eerie internal workings of the droid starfighter. Then explore the graceful aesthetics of the Naboo Queen's Royal Starship and the hidden control centers of the Trade Federation invasion fleet! Discover the real secrets of Star Wars Episode 1 in this new Incredible Cross-Sections book. Here the inner workings of its key vehicles and spacecraft are vividly revealed. In search of utter authenticity, DK flew their top cross-section artists to the Lucasfilm headquarters at Skywalker Ranch where they worked in the film production art department. There the DK team was able to map out the anatomy of each craft as it was created, using the original designs as a reference. David West Reynolds is the foremost authority on Star Wars and the author of previous titles in this series. He was given unrestricted access to Episode 1 film sets, prop-makers, costume designers, and scriptwriters. Reynolds, who holds a Ph.D. in archaeology from the University of Michigan, spent many months researching the extensive Lucasfilm archive at Skywalker Ranch in California. Hans Jenssen specializes in technical art, particularly in machines, and has illustrated several DK books, including Star Wars: Incredible Cross-Sections with Richard Cashemore. He lives in England but spends his vacations on Tatooine engaged in moderately disreputable pursuits. Richard Cashemore has worked as an illustrator in the US and Europe on a great variety of projects. He enjoys perilous sports involving boards and high velocities.