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WOMEN'S PICTURES : Feminism and Cinema
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WOMEN'S PICTURES : Feminism and Cinema

By Kuhn, Annette

London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1983. xiv, + 226pp., b/white illustrations. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper very mildly edge-rubbed, soft crease to rear panel. From inside front cover: "In this lucid and comprehensive exploration of the relationship between feminism and cinema, Annette Kuhn discusses the issues, explains the analytical terms and examines the alternatives for feminist film analysis and for feminist film making . . . The films used as points of discussion are drawn from both mainstream and alternative cinema; institutions which are themselves examined in relation to their production, distribution and exhibition practices . . . " Includes Glossary, Notes, Bibliography and Index. Book weight approx. 475g. . Reprint. Softcover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall.

$11.44

DRAWN FABRIC EMBROIDERY
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DRAWN FABRIC EMBROIDERY

By Wark, Edna

London: B.T. Batsford Limited, 1987. 136pp., four colour illustrations, plus b/white illustrations and diagrams. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper very good+. A stand-alone volume in the Batsford Embroidery Paperbacks series. From the rear panel: "Drawn fabric embroidery, sometimes called pulled work, involves pulling the threads of the background fabric to displace them and produce a pattern. Edna Wark's book looks first at the history of the techniques of drawn fabric before going on to assess its applications for modern work. The subjects covered include: design; stitches; technique and planning embroideries; drawn fabric work on dress; making small items; working panels; and finishing articles . . . " Book weight approx. 420g. . First Paperback Edition. Softcover. Very Good +. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$11.44

DOCTOR WHO SPECIAL EFFECTS
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DOCTOR WHO SPECIAL EFFECTS

By Irvine, Mat

London: Beaver Books, 1986. 96pp., colour photographic illustrations throughout. Book clean. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper has a soft corner crease, minor edgewear. "The author, who has worked on 'Doctor Who' for many years, takes you behind the scenes of this most famous of all science fiction series . . . " Book weight approx. 362g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. . First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$7.15

STAR WARS : From Concept to Screen to Collectible
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STAR WARS : From Concept to Screen to Collectible

By Sansweet, Stephen J

San Francisco, California, U.S.A.: Chronicle Books, 1992. 131pp., colour and b/white illustrations throughout. Book clean. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated, flapped card wrapper negligibly surface scuffed only. " . . . takes readers behind the scenes and features over 150 full-color images - many never before published - of collectible items, movie stills and prop sketches from the archives of Lucasfilm and Kenner toys. The lively text provides a complete overview of this extravaganza, including recent interviews with George Lucas and other 'Star Wars' experts, and offering an intriguing glimpse into one of pop culture's most engaging and enduring phenomena." Book weight approx. 720g.. Fourth Impression. Softcover with Fold-in Flaps. Very Good +. 8vo [Oblong].

$12.87

THE SQUARE RING: The Story Of The Play And Film
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THE SQUARE RING: The Story Of The Play And Film

By Peterson, Ralph W

London: Arthur Baker Ltd., 1954. 180pp., b/w text only. Leaves tanned. Pictorial price-clipped dustjacket complete, but has several closed tears, nicks and scuffing. This book is the story of the successful play which ran at the Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith, and the equally successful film of the same name, made at the Ealing Studios. Weight approx. 260g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. . First Edition. Hard Cover + D/J [Oblong]. Fair/Fair. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$12.87

STAR TREK : "Where No One Has Gone Before".  A History in Pictures
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STAR TREK : "Where No One Has Gone Before". A History in Pictures

By Dillard, J. M. (Text by)

New York, New York, U.S.A.: Pocket Books, 1994. xii, + 207pp., colour illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Plain black boards nominally scuffed only. Leaves clean and unmarked. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket in excellent condition. Introduction by William Shatner. "A unique commemorative volume . . . this ultimate, deluxe collector's edition features personal accounts, anecdotes, and full-colour photographs from the actors, fans, and back-stage professionals who helped make the show so incredibly popular. The entertaining and informative text includes essays by the master of science fiction and science fact, the late Dr. Isaac Asimov . . ." Book weight approx. 1.28 KG. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote. . First Edition, First Impression. Hardcover and Dustjacket. Very Good +/Very Good +. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$12.87

THE STAR TREK ENCYCLOPEDIA :  A Reference Guide to the Future
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THE STAR TREK ENCYCLOPEDIA : A Reference Guide to the Future

By Okuda, Michael, Okuda, Denise and Mirek, Debbie

New York: Pocket Books, 1994. iv, + 396pp., b/white illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly scuffed only. "This massive encyclopedia is the first book ever to bring together all three incarnations of this incredible television and feature film phenomenon: The original Star Trek series, Star Trek: The Next Generation and Star Trek: Deep Space Nine . . . features hundreds of photos and diagrams, and over 5,000 individual entries . . . " Book weight approx. 1.1KG. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote. . First Edition, Fifth Impression. Softcover. Very Good +. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$11.44

STAR TREK : The Next Generation - Technical Manual
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STAR TREK : The Next Generation - Technical Manual

By Sternbach, Rick and Okuda, Michael

London: Boxtree, 1991. viii, + 183pp., black/white or duo-tone illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Illustrated card wrapper mildly edgeworn, soft corner crease to rear panel. Introduction by Gene Roddenberry. "A fascinating look inside the U.S.S. Enterprise. From the Bridge to the shuttls, from the transporter room to crews' quarters, this book provides a never-before-seen glimpse at the inner workings of the most incredible Starship ever conceived by two of the designers who helped create it. Full of diagrams, technical schematics, and ship's plans . . . " Book weight approx. 620g. . Fifth Impression. Softcover. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$12.87

STAR WARS : The Essential Guide to Characters
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STAR WARS : The Essential Guide to Characters

By Mangels, Andy

U.S.A.: Del Rey (Ballantine Books), 1995. xi, + 199pp., plus publisher's promotional section at rear. B/white illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly edgeworn only. "Features detailed profiles of all the most important characters in the Star Wars universe; covers the movies, the books -classic and new- the comics, the TV specials, the games; describes the history and personality of each character, with vital statistics, weapons of choice, and vehicles used; includes photographs and original line drawings - with multiple illustrations of most characters for better visual reference; the essential guide . . . " Book weight approx. 635g. . First Edition, Second Impression. Softcover. Very Good +. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$11.44

STARLOG'S SCIENCE FICTION HEROES AND HEROINES
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STARLOG'S SCIENCE FICTION HEROES AND HEROINES

By McDonnell, David (Edited by)

New York: Crescent Books, 1995. 92pp., printed endpapers. Colour plate frontispiece, plus intext colour plates (and a few b/white) throughout (all film stills). Book clean and square. Spine firm, red metallic title there-on. Plain blue boards undamaged. Text-block unmarked. Illustrated (montage-style), loose-plastic protected dustjacket minimally edgeworn only. A page-by-page journey with the 'best characters in the Science Fiction universe'. Contents include: Prelims., Introduction, Our Heroes and Heroines, Index. Book weight approx. 930g. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote. . First Thus. Hardcover and Dustjacket. Near Fine/Very Good +. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

$17.87

STAR TREK CHRONOLOGY : The History of the Future
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STAR TREK CHRONOLOGY : The History of the Future

By Okuda, Michael and Okuda, Denise

New York: Pocket Books, 1993. viii, + 184pp., (mostly) small b/white illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper has a tiny corner crease to front panel, else very good. " . . . a comprehensive history of the incredible Star Trek universe . . . documents every important event from every Star Trek episode and film, including both stardates and Earth calendar dates . . . profusely illustrated with nearly 500 photos, an invaluable sourcebook for fans and writers alike." Contents include: Introduction, Acks., 7 chapters, Appendix A-E, Index, About The Authors. Book weight approx. 470g. . First Trade Paperback Printing. Softcover. Very Good +. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$11.44

WORLDS OF THE FEDERATION (Star Trek)
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WORLDS OF THE FEDERATION (Star Trek)

By Johnson, Shane

Riverside, New Jersey, U.S.A.: Pocket Books (Simon & Schuster), 1989. 155pp., plus 8 page, colour-art illustrated section (Don Ivan Punchatz), and b/white illustrations throughout by the author. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper has several very small areas of surface abrasion to rear panel. " . . . takes the reader on an imaginative, fictional journey into the Star Trek Universe. Based on the Star Trek adventures, this book uses hundreds of star charts and line drawings as well as a rich text to outline the history of the worlds visited by the Starship Enterprise . . . also investigates the unaligned and hostile alien races of Star Trek . . . " Book weight approx. 430g. . Third Impression. Softcover. Very Good +. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$11.44

DIRECTING : Film Techniques and Aesthetics (Third Edition)
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DIRECTING : Film Techniques and Aesthetics (Third Edition)

By Rabiger, Michael

Massachusetts, U.S.A.: Focal Press/Elsevier, 2003. xv, + 682pp., b/white photographic illustrations, and figures, throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean, small corner crease to several only. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly scuffed. " . . . a comprehensive manual that teaches the essentials of film-making from the perspective of the director. Ideal for film production and directing classes, as well as for aspiring and current directors. Covers all phases of preproduction and production, from idea development to final cut . . . The Third Edition has been completely revised to capitalize on the advantages offered by the revolutionary shift to digital filmmaking . . . " Contents include: Intro., 47 chapters over 8 'parts', Appendix 1 & 2, Glossary, Bibliography and Useful Websites, Index. Book weight approx. 1.44KG. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote.. Third Edition, 2nd Impression. Softcover. Very Good +. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$34.31

CINEMA AND CULTURAL MODERNITY
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CINEMA AND CULTURAL MODERNITY

By Branston, Gill

Buckingham, U.K.: Open University Press, 2000. viii, + 207pp., b/white photographic illustrations intext. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper minimally edgeworn. " . . . carves a path through the complex histories and issues of film and cinema studies and vividly explores these in their social and political contexts . . . " Contents include: Intro., 7 chapters, Glossary, Bibliography, Index. Book weight approx. 400g.. First English Edition, First Impression. Softcover. Very Good +. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$19.30

THE SUBJECT OF DOCUMENTARY
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THE SUBJECT OF DOCUMENTARY

By Renov, Michael

Minneapolis, MN, USA: University of Minnesota Press, 2004. xxiv, + 285pp., b/white illustrations intext. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly scuffed. " . . . focuses on how documentary filmmaking has become an important means for both examining and constructing selfhood. Whether chronicling family history, sexual identity, or a personal or social world, the new generation of nonfiction filmmakers has defiantly embraced autobiography . . . offering historical context for the explosion of personal nonfiction filmmaking in the 1980s and 1990s, Renov analyses films from Haskell Wexler's 'Medium Cool' to Jonas Mekas' 'Lost, Lost, Lost'. Looking beyond the traditional documentary, Renov contemplates such nontraditional modes of autobiographical practice as the essay film, the video confession, and the personal Web page. Contents include; Intro., 15 chapters over three 'parts', Notes, Publication History, Index. Book weight approx. 560g.. First Impression. Softcover. Very Good +. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" Tall.

$23.59

CELLULOID SERIAL KILLERS : The Real Monsters Behind The Movies

By Kidd, Paul B

Rowville, VIC, Australia: The Five Mile Press, 2007. xii, + 402pp., colour and b/white illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly edgeworn and scuffed. "A unique and compelling guide to serial killer movies and their true-life counterparts . . . Paul B. Kidd presents cinema's classic serial killer movies and introduces the real killers who inspired some of our worst nightmares. Complete with movie posters and real-life photos of the murderers, this comprehensive book is a must-have for all cinema devotees and true crime buffs . . . " Includes Introduction, and Index. Book weight approx. 890g. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote. . First Edition. Softcover. Very Good +. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$15.73

BREWER'S CINEMA : A Phrase and Fable Dictionary

By [Editor:] Jonathan Law, et al

London: Cassell, 1995. (vi) + 617pp. Book clean and square. Bright gilt title over lightly bumped spine. Plain purple boards undamaged. Leaves pristine. Pictorially-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket nominally bumped only. "Comprehensive, authoritative, and constantly stimulating, 'Brewer's Cinema' is the 'perfect' reference companion for the film buff and film student . . . " Contents include: Prelims., Preface, Dictionary A - Z. Book weight approx. 1.15 KG. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote.. First Edition. Hardcover and Dustjacket. Very Good +/Very Good +. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$20.01

FROM SAMBO TO SUPERSPADE: The Black Experience
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FROM SAMBO TO SUPERSPADE: The Black Experience

By Leab, Daniel J

London: Secker & Warburg, 1975. viii, + 301pp., intext, b/white halftone plate illustrations throughout, mostly movie stills. Books clean and square. Spine firm. In-production print imperfection splotch in foredge margin of four pages, otherwise leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket edgeworn and soiled. In part, previously published, the story of black actors on screen is based largely on research and close study of several thousand films, and is not only an important addition to the literature of black studies, but those people interested in the development of film will find it fascinating. Contents include: Intro., 10 chapters, Notes, Biblio., and Index. Book weight approx. 940g. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote. . 1st Thus. Hardcover and Dustjacket. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$16.44

JOHN WILLIS' SCREEN WORLD 1978. Volume 29
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JOHN WILLIS' SCREEN WORLD 1978. Volume 29

By [Ediited by] John Willis

London: Frederick Muller, 1978. 255pp., intext, b/w illustrations [1,000] throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. leaves clean. Montage-style, monochrome portrait illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly edgeworn and nominally faded on spine, otherwise very good. "The comprehensive pictorial and statistical record of the 1977 movie season with 1,000 photographs" highlights include: Woody Allen/Diane Keaton in 'Annie Hall'; Lawrence Olivier/Robert Redford in 'A Bridge Too Far'; Richard Burton in 'Equus', others include: Peter Sellers, Alec Guiness, Carrie Fisher, George Burns and Jacqueline Bisset . . . Contents include: Top Box office 1977, Domestic Film release, United States 1977, Promising new actors 1977, Academy Awards ['Oscars'] current and previous winners, Foreign film releases, United States, 1977, Biographical data, Obituaries 1977, Index. Book weight approx. 690g.. Original Cloth Hardcover + D/J. Very Good +/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$9.29