Star Wars: A Pop-up Guide to the Galaxy
Author: Matthew Reinhart
Illustrator: Matthew Reinhart
REINHART, Matthew. Star Wars: A Pop-up Guide to the Galaxy. [NY: Scholastic, 2007]. 8vo, pp. Black cloth with spine stamped in silver and color pictorial pop-up affixed to the cover, housed in black cloth slipcase with satin ribbon pull. Color, pop-up illustrations on every page. A fine copy in original black cloth slipcase, housed in publishers original cardboard shipping box. Signed by the author/artist, Matthew Reinhart.
First edition thus, limited issue, being one of 500 numbered copies, signed by Matthew Reinhart, and featuring an extra pop-up affixed to the books cover. A spectacular pop-up celebration of George Lucas's original epic STAR WARS trilogy. Issued as part of the 30th Anniversary celebration of the first film, this beautiful book features Reinhart's signature intricate and inventive pop-ups, as well as light sabers that actually light up and a sound chip that produces the sound of Darth Vader's eerie breathing (an exclusive to this limited edition). A must for all Star Wars collectors.