Pinball Machines in Print (3 of 4)
History, Appreciation and Identification
|Pinball Graffitti by Masaya Horiguchi.
Hundreds of beautiful colour and b/w pictures of pinball locations and new and old games. Japanese text. Softback.
|Pinball Machines (3rd Edition) by H Eiden and J Lukas.
A gallery of Pop Art, Cubist, Comic, Photo Realist and other pinball style; a chronology from early mechanical to fully electronic; an alphabetical overview of artistry and manufacturing ingenuity, and a guide to pricing, collecting and restoring. Hardback, 168 pages, colour.
1997, Schiffer Publishing Ltd., USA, ISBN 0-7643-0316-3.
|Pinball Memories: Forty Years of Fun 1958-1998 by Marco Rossignoli.
Another superb book by the author of The Complete Pinball Book. This visual chronicle, with examples from the game’s beginnings to the present day, devotes a separate chapter to fifty fascinating games, describing their features, cultural influences, design and artistic trends, historical connections and unique game rules. There is also a guide to values. Hardback, 273 pages, over 800 colour pictures.
2003, Schiffer Publishing Ltd., USA, ISBN 0-7643-1687-7.
|Pinball Portfolio by H McKeown.
Pioneering pinball publication with over 100 colour photos and 70 pictures. Oversized classic. Hardback, 166 pages, colour & b/w (out of print).
1976, New English Library, London, ISBN 0-89009-118-8.
|Pinball Snapshots - Air Aces to Xenon by Rossignoli and McGuiness.
This richly illustrated full-colour companion volume to Pinball Memories, profiles 50 pinballs from the 1930s - 2000, in alphabetically arranged chapters with game rules, historical information, trivia, designer and artist commentaries etc., plus a final Gallery photos chapter. Hardback, 272 pages, 505 color photos.
2004, Schiffer Publishing Ltd., USA, ISBN 0764321099.
|Pinball: The Lure Of The Silver Ball by G Flower and B Kurtz.
History, innovations, art, classic games, simple maintenance, playing and collecting tips, complete list of US machines from 1939 to 1980s. Hardback, 128 pages, colour (out of print).
1978, Chartwell Books, USA, ISBN 1-55521-322-7.