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The Resource Dungeons & Dragons art & arcana : a visual history, Michael Witwer, Kyle Newman, Jon Peterson, and Sam Witwer ; foreword by Joe Manganiello

Dungeons & Dragons art & arcana : a visual history, Michael Witwer, Kyle Newman, Jon Peterson, and Sam Witwer ; foreword by Joe Manganiello

Label
Dungeons & Dragons art & arcana : a visual history
Title
Dungeons & Dragons art & arcana
Title remainder
a visual history
Statement of responsibility
Michael Witwer, Kyle Newman, Jon Peterson, and Sam Witwer ; foreword by Joe Manganiello
Title variation
  • Dungeons & Dragons art and arcana
  • Art & arcana
  • Art and arcana
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A deluxe, special edition package containing art prints, ephemera, and the illustrated guide to the history and evolution of the beloved role-playing game as told through the paintings, sketches, and illustrations behind its creation, growth, and continued popularity. From one of the most iconic game brands in the world, this official DUNGEONS & DRAGONS illustrated history provides an unprecedented look at the visual evolution of the brand, showing its continued influence on the worlds of pop culture and fantasy. Inside the book, you'll find more than seven hundred pieces of artwork--from each edition of the core role-playing books, supplements, and adventures; as well as Forgotten Realms and Dragonlance novels; decades of Dragon and Dungeon magazines; and classic advertisements and merchandise; plus never-before-seen sketches, large-format canvases, rare photographs, one-of-a-kind drafts, and more from the now-famous designers and artists associated with DUNGEONS & DRAGONS. The superstar author team gained unparalleled access to the archives of Wizards of the Coast and the personal collections of top collectors, as well as the designers and illustrators who created the distinctive characters, concepts, and visuals that have defined fantasy art and gameplay for generations. This is the most comprehensive collection of D&D imagery ever assembled, making this the ultimate collectible for the game's millions of fans around the world. Contained inside a clamshell featuring original illustrations by superstar D&D artist Hydro74, this special edition includes 10 high-quality prints of classic DUNGEONS & DRAGONS artwork, as well as a pamphlet-sized, unpublished original version of the game's most infamous adventure module and deathtrap Tomb of Horrors, written by DUNGEONS & DRAGONS co-creator Gary Gygax." -- penguinrandomhouse.com
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Witwer, Michael
Dewey number
793.93
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
GV1469.62.D84
LC item number
W57 2018
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1976-
  • 1960-
  • 1977-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Newman, Kyle
  • Peterson, Jonathan
  • Witwer, Sam
  • Manganiello, Joe
  • TSR, Inc
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Dungeons and Dragons (Game)
  • Dungeons and Dragons (Game)
  • Dungeons and Dragons (Game)
  • SPORTS & RECREATION / General
http://bibfra.me/vocab/relation/writerofforeword
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Label
Dungeons & Dragons art & arcana : a visual history, Michael Witwer, Kyle Newman, Jon Peterson, and Sam Witwer ; foreword by Joe Manganiello
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "A compiled volume of information and imagery for lovers of Dungeons & Dragons, including art, advertising, ephemera, and more."
  • Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Read magic : about this book -- Detect magic (original edition) -- Pyrotechnics (1st edition) -- Explosive runes (the crash of 1983) -- Polymorph self (2nd edition) -- Bigby's interposing hand (the fall of TSR) -- Reincarnation (3rd edition) -- Simulacrum (V3.5 and DDM) -- Maze (4th edition) -- Wish (5th edition)
Control code
on1033548473
Dimensions
31 cm
Extent
vii, 439 pages
Isbn
9780399580949
Lccn
2018006589
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
(OCoLC)1033548473
Label
Dungeons & Dragons art & arcana : a visual history, Michael Witwer, Kyle Newman, Jon Peterson, and Sam Witwer ; foreword by Joe Manganiello
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "A compiled volume of information and imagery for lovers of Dungeons & Dragons, including art, advertising, ephemera, and more."
  • Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Read magic : about this book -- Detect magic (original edition) -- Pyrotechnics (1st edition) -- Explosive runes (the crash of 1983) -- Polymorph self (2nd edition) -- Bigby's interposing hand (the fall of TSR) -- Reincarnation (3rd edition) -- Simulacrum (V3.5 and DDM) -- Maze (4th edition) -- Wish (5th edition)
Control code
on1033548473
Dimensions
31 cm
Extent
vii, 439 pages
Isbn
9780399580949
Lccn
2018006589
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
(OCoLC)1033548473

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