Update @ 11:30 AM 12/4: The price has dropped at Amazon; updated below.
Amazon offers Star Wars: The Blueprints in hardcover for $40.72 shipped. Note: It’s out of stock but can still be ordered at this discounted rate. Same at Walmart. It’s currently over $70 at Barnes & Noble. It had steadily been dropping from $60 at Amazon for the last several months before hitting the all-time low today. If the engineering and technical details of Star Wars particularly intrigue you, then you’ll want to pick this book up. It contains over 250 blueprints, 500 photos and illustrations, and 10 gatefolds. Let us know if you can successfully replicate Jabba’s Throne Room with this. Reviews are light but all 5-star.
We have another hardcover book deal for the music lovers. Pick up the story of the Beastie Boys, in their own words, for $20 shipped.
Recently, we featured a set of 4 Star Wars Vehicle Patent Prints for $16 shipped in Amazon’s handcrafted gifts sale. (Plenty of other interesting memorabilia can be found within the sale, too!)
Star Wars: The Blueprints features:
With more than 250 blueprints, 500 photographs and illustrations, and ten stunning gatefolds, Star Wars: The Blueprints is a deluxe volume that reveals the work of the engineers, designers, and artists who dreamed up the look and feel of the Star Wars universe.
Bestselling author J. W. Rinzler explores the complex process of envisioning and creating the Star Wars films throughout this collection. Witness first-hand the technical expertise and jaw-dropping detail involved in every part of the process, from concept sketches to final scenes. Star Wars: The Blueprints showcases the transformation of careful technical drawings to now-iconic sets–the rebel blockade runner, the Millennium Falcon, the bridge of General Grievous’s flagship, Jabba the Hutt’s throne room, and many others.
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