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The World of Dark Crystal

BRIAN FROUD

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ISBN 10: 0394712803 / ISBN 13: 9780394712802
Published by Knopf September 1982, 1982
Used Condition: Fine (F) Paper Back
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Fine/no jacket as issue GREAT CONDITION, BEAUTIFUL COPY. Appears unread, crisp, clean, bright and tight. Henson Organization Publishing/Knoph/Borzoi., 1982. As New; Designed/edited by Rupert Brown. Magnificent drawings/illustrations with many overlays. Bookseller Inventory # 20080807102328

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Title: The World of Dark Crystal

Publisher: Knopf September 1982

Publication Date: 1982

Binding: Paper Back

Book Condition:Fine (F)

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Edition: First Edition

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Now 20 years old, Jim Henson's classic fantasy film The Dark Crystal--featuring the breathtaking concept design of renowned fantasy artist Brian Froud--is a soaring work of the imagination. This mystical adventure has such a huge cult following that when the film was recently re-released on video and DVD, it quickly sold a million copies. Just as remarkable is the cult status of The World of The Dark Crystal, Froud's book on the film. Originally published in 1982 and long out of print, this definitive volume--packed with brilliant artwork--has been in such demand that used copies can sell for well over $400.

Abrams is now proudly reissuing this sought-after book in a brand new collector's edition. This beautifully printed reproduction of the original volume contains all of its stunning art and text--plus a new essay by Froud, illustrated with never-before-published paintings, drawings, and sculptures from the film's archives. And this new edition features a facsimile of a 20-page booklet Froud and Henson created to present the film to backers--a gorgeous overview of the story so rare only a few copies are known to exist. This collector's edition of The World of The Dark Crystal, like the re-released film, will truly be a must-have for Henson and Froud fans.

About the Author:

Brian Froud, award-winning artist, author, and designer, served as the concept designer of Jim Henson's films The Dark Crystal and Labyrinth. He is also the best-selling author of Abrams' newly released Lady Cottington's Fairy Album, as well as such blockbuster hits as Good Faeries/Bad Faeries, Lady Cottington's Pressed Fairy Album (with Terry Jones), and Faeries, his million-plus-copy bestseller, co-authored with Alan Lee and just re-released by Abrams in a special 25th-anniversary edition. Froud lives with his wife and son in Devon, England.

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