Books for Collectors

Pinball Perspectives: Ace High to World's Series

By Marco Rossignoli and Graham McGuiness

Pinball games combine excitement, challenge, technology and fantastic artwork. They

are sought after collector items, snapped up by enthusiasts who keep them running and "alive" both mechanically and cosmetically. Silver ball lovers of all ages and tastes will be enthralled by the 50 pinball games – both vintage and contemporary – showcased in this book. Each has its own chapter outlining the game's special features, historical background, game rules, graphic images, collectibility and current value.

More than 400 extraordinary full color photographs give a complete visual survey of each game. Enjoy whole machine shots, close-ups of back glasses and playfields, and ball's-eye-view images that reveal wonderful details of the playfield action. Along with its companion volume, Pinball Snapshots, this outstanding book will be thoroughly enjoyed by pinball collectors, historians, and graphic artists, as well as devotees of coin-operated amusement games.

About the authors

Marco Rossignoli has been an avid pinball player since the late 1970s. Also, the author of The Complete Pinball Book and Pinball Memories, he resides in Newcastle, Australia. Graham McGuinness began playing pinball at the age of four and has been an enthusiast ever since. He now spends much of his time repairing and restoring pinball and bingo machines around Newcastle.

About the publisher

Schiffer Publishing is a family-owned, independent publisher of high-quality nonfiction books since 1974. Schiffer has published thousands of titles on the diverse subjects that fuel readers' passions. From traditional subjects of antiques and collectibles, arts and crafts, and military history, Schiffer has expanded its catalog to publish books on contemporary art and artists architecture and design, food and entertaining, the metaphysical, paranormal and folklore, and pop and fringe culture, as well as books for children.

Size: 8 1/2″ x 11″, 527 color photos, price guide/index, 272 pp, ISBN13: 9780764326097,  
Binding: hard cover, $59.95



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