Time for a shamless plug.
Checking out the otheR
site, a new book is book is up for presale at thesagamuseum.com
Todd DeMartino presents The Saga Museum
30 Years of Star Wars Toys.
Clicky the link above, check out the sample pages & the blog. This is on heck of a book for the collection.
· A 700 page chronological history of the Kenner/Hasbro Star Wars toy line from 1977 – 2007.
· Exhaustive coverage of each packaging variation.
· Items never showcased in any other publication, presented in a way like you’ve never seen.
· Presented in a large 2 volume, coffee table-style 9 ½” x 12” hardcover format.
· Limited edition of only 5000 copies.
- The most comprehensive book ever published on Kenner U.S. production items spanning the following categories: 2200 Carded Action Figures, 300 Kenner Baggie Figures, 80 Department Store Multi-Packs, 350 Multi-Packs, 200 Value-Packs, 300 Large Dolls, 50 Creature Sets, 100 Playsets, 350 Vehicles, 400 Scaled Miniatures, 200 Preschool items, 100 Accessories, 250 Role Play toys, 200 Games, 100 Plush toys, 100 Catalogs and 250 Miscellaneous items. Just to name a few!
Availability: Estimated to arrive in January - February 2009 (subject to change).
Orders within the United States ($75 + $12 shipping).
International Orders ($75 + $35 shipping).
Pretty damn good price for a 2 volume book of 700 pages & 12 pounds. Yes, that's right... 12 pounds.
Also Duncan Jenkins & Gus Lopez will be having a book coming out soon, Gus & Duncan's Comprehensive Guide to Star Wars Collectibles. I'll have more details on that when it comes time about pre-orders but for now you can check out the sample pages. Table of Contents p. 202, Coins p. 208, Comics p. 677-678, Patches p. 737, Replica Props p. 971-972, Licensee Index
Both these books are a must.