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Star Wars the New Essential Guide to Vehicles and Vessels (Subsequent) (Paperback) (W. Haden Blackman)
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Text by W. Haden BlackmanAll new full color illustrations by Ian FullwoodFrom the beat-up landspeeders that whisk travelers between desert towns on Tatooine to Jabba the Hutt’s luxurious sail barge and the elegant Naboo Royal Starship, the vehicles and vessels in theStar Wars universe have captivated millions of delighted fans.In light of the ever-expanding saga, the New Essential Guide to Vehicles and Vessels features completely updated entries that cover more than 150 ships, along with brand new,full-color illustrations by dazzling artist Ian Fullwood. This new volume encompasses craft from all five movies, the bestselling novels of the New Jedi Order, comics, TV specials, and games. Inside you will find:• Detailed profiles and vital statistics for each vessel, including data covering the vehicle’s construction, size, maximum speed, and its role inStar Wars history• A revealing Layman’s Guide to Technology, covering common terms applied to each class of vehicle• An outline of engine technologies that drive the craft across the Star Wars galaxy, and of the unique weapons they boast• Schematics for each vehicle, providing the reader with instant visual referenceDiscover the modifications Han Solo and Chewbacca made on the Millennium Falcon to make it one of the fastest vessels in the galaxy; the secrets of the Imperial All Terrain Armored Transport Walker, possibly the most formidable military vehicle ever assembled; the reasons the Tribubble Bongo Sub is the chosen way to navigate the watery depths of Naboo; and the unique and lethal properties of the Yuuzhan Vong’sliving starship, the Coralskipper.Skiffs, cargo haulers, shuttles, podracers, gunships, sandcrawlers– if it flies, glides, drives, or speeds in theStar Wars galaxy, you’ll find it in The New Essential Guide to Vehicle and Vessels!Ballantine Books/Science FictionVisit the official Star Wars Web site at www.starwars.comVisit our Web site at www.delreydigital.com
An ultimate Star Wars fan's guide to the spacecraft and vehicles that put Luke Skywalker and his companions in the driver's seat profiles such ships as the
Millennium Falcon , the Tie- and X-Wing fighters, and the Death Stars, and has been updated to include new full-color artwork, as well as entries from The Phantom Menace , Attack of the Clones , and more. Original.
Number of Pages: 200
Genre: Performing Arts
Sub-Genre: Film + Video / Reference
Publisher: Random House Inc
Author: W. Haden Blackman
Street Date: September 1, 2003
Item Number (DPCI): 248-32-3496
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