Signed and inscribed by Jim Henson. DJ has light shelf-wear present to the DJ extremities. Text is clean and free of marks, binding tight and solid, boards clean with no wear present.The World of the Dark Crystal is based on the film The Dark Crystal, produced by Jim Henson and Gary Kurtz, directed by Jim Henson and Frank Oz. Beautifully illustrated by Brian Froud. Anyone who's seen this movie will be familiar with the breathtaking level of detail and effort that went into the production design.
When you think about it, The Dark Crystal is a small miracle. Not only is it a very grim kids film, hardly any of the mythology is explained and there's loads of subtext and hidden meanings. Signed by Jim Henson First Edition 1982 The World of the Dark Crystal HC w/DJ.Up For Sale Today is. The World of the Dark Crystal.
Illustrated with color and black and white illustrations. Brian Froud has always been fascinated with faeries and goblins and such so when he was hired by Jim Henson to work on this movie it must have been a dream come true. The first section of this book covers Froud's experiences working on the movie. It's an interesting read but the remaining part of the book requires the reader to have a vivid recollection of events in the film and patience to add it all up. Not an easy read or your typical'making of' book at all.Two thirds of the book is told from the point of view of Aughra, the one and only of her race, the prophet born of rock and stone. She explains to us the history of her world, the great divide of the Urskeks and the creation of uUru and Skeksis. The depth of Brian Froud's imagination is astonishing.
The triangular and circular imagery of the film is spelled out so vividly that several reads of each page are needed in order to fully understand it all. The quality of the presentation is of the highest standard. The book is a huge hardback with beautiful pictures in color, black and white and daguerreotype. Some pages are translucent trace paper laid over spirals to give us a better idea of what they mean. A reproduction of Jim Henson's original presentation to potential backers of the film is included in the back page inserted in a pouch.OUR MISSION STATEMENT: Our goal is to provide the best books for the lowest prices. Thank you for visiting this listing and we hope to see you again soon! Book formats and corresponding sizes. Approximate cover size (width × height).
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The item "Signed by Jim Henson First Edition 1982 The World of the Dark Crystal HC withDJ" is in sale since Tuesday, November 20, 2018. This item is in the category "Books\Antiquarian & Collectible". The seller is "lastexitbooks" and is located in Charlottesville, Virginia. This item can be shipped worldwide.