STAR WARS BOOKS
The Art of Star Wars


I have listed the books according to the appearance in the Star Wars timeline. They also contain the sleeve description.

If you find anything wrong with this listing, please let me know at dithwheelon@wheelon.com.


The Phantom Menace

Episode I: The Phantom Menace
by Jonathan Bresman

Published - August 1999

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From the moment STAR WARS: EPISODE I hit movie screens, the thrilling new chapter in the cinematic saga again transported us to the farthest regions of our imaginations. But the creative process began long before the movie release, as a team of amazingly talented artists gave form to George Lucas's extraordinary vision . . .

This lavish volume features more than six hundred examples of the art created for The Phantom Menace--each a masterpiece in its own right: conceptual illustrations, sequential art, and brilliant, fully executed paintings. Digging deep into the exclusive Lucasfilm archives, The Art of Star Wars: The Phantom Menace details Episode I's revolutionary use of traditional and high-tech media. Inside you'll find:

  • Magnificent paintings that capture the exotic environments of Naboo, Tatooine, and Corsucant

  • Key action sequences, including the Podraces on Tatooine and the riveting ground and space battles

  • Fascinating insights and photos revealing the secrets of the artists at work

  • The earliest conceptual drawings, following the evolution of Darth Maul, Qui-Gon Jinn, Queen Amidala, and Jar Jar Binks

  • Exciting new poster art, created expressly for Episode I

Now you can explore the creative impulse behind all the astonishing, masterfully crafted designs of the movie blockbuster with The Art of Star Wars: Episode I The Phantom Menace..


Attack of the Clones

Episode II: Attack of the Clones
by Mark Cotta Vaz (Compiler), George Lucas

Published - April 2002

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For more than twenty-five years, the visual brilliance of the Star Wars films has captivated audiences far and wide. From lush words to intricate landscapes, from lavish costumes to amazing creatures, the Star Wars design artists have pioneered the technological revolution, while never surrendering the dazzling sense of wonder.

Filled with stunning examples of beautiful, never-before-seen movie artwork, The Art of Star Wars: Episode II Attack of the Clones takes us through an takes us through an incredible gallery of astonishing images. As an added bonus, this volume features the exclusive illustrated screenplay, as well as:

• More than 500 extraordinary illustrations—including sketches, costume designs, set pieces, models, and brilliant full-color paintings
• An in-depth look at the amazing new creatures introduced in Episode II
• Fascinating behind-the-scenes accounts and anecdotes related by the artists themselves
• Magnificent visuals of exotic new planets, exciting new spacecraft, and dramatic new characters such as Jango Fett, Count Dooku, and Jedi Luminara Unduli
• Thrilling movie poster art art created especially for Star Wars: Episode II Attack of the Clones

Experience the Lucasfilm magic with visuals more striking than ever before, and become one of the first to witness the worlds and the wizardry of Star Wars: Episode II Attack of the Clones.


A New Hope

Episode VI: A New Hope
by Carol Titelman (Editor), George Star Wars Lucas (Editor)

Published - February 1997

Buy It Today - Paperback

 
To compliment the new Special Edition versions of the classic Star Wars films being released in theaters, these new editions of the bestselling companion books each include sixteen pages of all-new material, plus all of the breathtaking photos, and artwork that have made them a must for all Star Wars collectors and movie buffs. Complete scripts for A New Hope and Return of the Jedi are also included.

Some highlights of the three volumes:

  • Storyboards of action sequences detailing the evolution of the story and characters

  • Spectacular US and foreign movie posters

  • Costume sketches

  • Design and animation techniques used for the immense Imperial Walkers

  • The evolution of Yoda

  • Model construction of the new Death Star

  • Blueprints and sketches of the Imperial shuttle design

  • Rebel and Imperial vehicles

  • And much more!

Ingram
Twenty years after it began, the Star Wars phenomenon is hotter than ever--and about to create another sensation when the trilogy returns to movie theaters, featuring newly restored and never-before-seen footage. At the same time, new editions of The Art of Star Wars books will arrive in stores, packed with new material, including new "Special Edition" text. A New Hope features the script by George Lucas..


The Empire Strikes Back

Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back
by Deborah Call (Editor), Vic Bulluck,
Valerie Hoffman, Mark Cotta Vaz,
Carol W. Titelman, Vic Bullock (Contributor)

Published - February 1997

Buy It Today - Hardcover
Buy It Today - Paperback

 
To compliment the new Special Edition versions of the classic Star Wars films being released in theaters, these new editions of the bestselling companion books each include sixteen pages of all-new material, plus all of the breathtaking photos, and artwork that have made them a must for all Star Wars collectors and movie buffs. Complete scripts for A New Hope and Return of the Jedi are also included.

Some highlights of the three volumes:

  • Storyboards of action sequences detailing the evolution of the story and characters

  • Spectacular US and foreign movie posters

  • Costume sketches

  • Design and animation techniques used for the immense Imperial Walkers

  • The evolution of Yoda

  • Model construction of the new Death Star

  • Blueprints and sketches of the Imperial shuttle design

  • Rebel and Imperial vehicles

  • And much more!

Ingram
Twenty years after it began, the Star Wars phenomenon is hotter than ever--and about to create another sensation when the trilogy returns to movie theaters, featuring newly restored and never-before-seen footage. At the same time, new editions of The Art of Star Wars books will arrive in stores, packed with new material, including new "Special Edition" text. A New Hope features the script by George Lucas..


Return of the Jedi

Episode VI: Return of the Jedi
by Carol Titelman

Published - October 1994

Buy It Today - Paperback

 
To compliment the new Special Edition versions of the classic Star Wars films being released in theaters, these new editions of the bestselling companion books each include sixteen pages of all-new material, plus all of the breathtaking photos, and artwork that have made them a must for all Star Wars collectors and movie buffs. Complete scripts for A New Hope and Return of the Jedi are also included.

Some highlights of the three volumes:

  • Storyboards of action sequences detailing the evolution of the story and characters

  • Spectacular US and foreign movie posters

  • Costume sketches

  • Design and animation techniques used for the immense Imperial Walkers

  • The evolution of Yoda

  • Model construction of the new Death Star

  • Blueprints and sketches of the Imperial shuttle design

  • Rebel and Imperial vehicles

  • And much more!

Ingram
Twenty years after it began, the Star Wars phenomenon is hotter than ever--and about to create another sensation when the trilogy returns to movie theaters, featuring newly restored and never-before-seen footage. At the same time, new editions of The Art of Star Wars books will arrive in stores, packed with new material, including new "Special Edition" text. A New Hope features the script by George Lucas..


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