SNES/Super Famicom: a visual compendium
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It would be a massive understatement to say that the Super Nintendo had a formidable act to follow when it arrived at the dawn of the 1990s. Nintendo's previous console the NES (or Famicom as it was known in its native Japan) enjoyed seven years of almost unrivalled dominance following its initial launch in Japan in 1983 and had almost single-handedly rehabilitated the home video game market, turning Nintendo into a household name across the globe.

Focussing on the Super Famicom in Japan and the SNES across North America and Europe, SNES/Super Famicom: a visual compendium offers a visual snapshot of the best games, developers, box art and product design from across these territories. As the name suggests, the book is mainly visual; it won't be a super-detailed insight into the SNES/Super Famicom, but more a visual companion designed to stir up excitement and nostalgia for this fantastic machine and its legacy of classic games.

The book measures 170mm x 230mm and is printed lithographically to the highest standards. This ensures that colours in the book are really vibrant and pages have a high-quality, luxurious feel to them. As standard, all visual compendiums now come with a spot varnished cover and a spot varnished protective dust jacket. The binding is 'thread sewn' which means that the book can lie flat so the imagery can be fully enjoyed. The binding does not use glue which can crack over time and result in loose pages. Thread sewn binding is the best available.

SNES/Super Famicom: a visual compendium comes as a hardback edition and 500+ pages long. It also comes with four Super Famicom coloured bookmark ribbons and a 3mm protective board slipcase which has a lenticular fascia and is shrink-wrapped.

Book specifications
536 pages, 170mm x 230mm, Gatefold pages, 3mm protective board slipcase with lenticular fascia, Lithographic print, Hardback, Sewn binding, Spot varnish cover, Spot varnish dust jacket.

Contributor's include
Akira Nishitani, Andrew Hayward, Andy Roberts, Brian Fehdrau, Chris Sutherland, Colin Anderson, Damien McFerran, David Giltinan, David Warhol, Don Coyner, Dylan Cuthbert, Eugene Jarvis, Frank Matzke, Gail Tilden, Gary Bracey, Giles Goddard, Greg Ford, Greg Sewart, Gregg Barnett, Gregg Mayles, Hideki Konno, Hidenori Shibao, Hifumi Kono, Hiroki Kikuta, Hironobu, Sakaguchi, Howard Philips, James Leach, Jason Brookes, Jeff Peters, Jez San, John Gillin, John Tobias, Jonathan Davies, Julian Eggebrecht, Julian Rignall, Jun Nagashima, Kazuhiko Aoki, Keiji Inafune, Kelly Rogers, Kev Bayliss, Kevin Henderson, Kinuyo Yamashita, Kouji Yokota, Krister Wombell, Mario Zavala, Mark Stevenson, Martin Alessi, Masahiro Ueno, Masanori Adachi, Masatoshi Mitori, Masayuki Suzuki, Matt Bielby, Michael Brook, Michael Stragey, Mick McGinty, Mike Koelsch, Ned Langman, Nick Bruty, Nigel Cook, Perry Rodgers, Phil Theobald, Ritchie Brannan, Robert Jerauld, Robert Workman, Ryouji Amano, Sam Kennedy, Samuel Claiborn, Samwise Didier, Satoshi Nakai, Shigeru Miyamoto, Shigesato Itoi, Simon Aubrey Drake, Simon Butler, Soyo Oka, Ste Pickford, Stephen Robertson, Steve Harris, Steve Jarratt, Steve Mayles, Taichi Ishizuka, Takashi Tokita, Ted Woolsey, Thomas Brockhage, Tim Lindquist, Tomoyoshi Miyazaki, Toshihiko Nakago, Trickman’ Terry Minnich, Will Wright, Yasuhiro Wada, Yoko Shimomura, Yoshio Sakamoto, Yoshiro Kimura and Yuji Horii.

Please note that some content may not be suitable for young children.
This book is unofficial and not licensed from Nintendo.

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02/18/2019
Pablo Sanchez

SNES/Super Famicom: a visual compendium

What a book, I love those fully graphic pages!!

SS
10/22/2018
Sergio Sanchez Ruperez

SNES/Super Famicom: a visual compendium

Awesome Compendium

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09/29/2018
Lucas Mills

SNES/Super Famicom: a visual compendium

This is an absolutely incredible book. When you hold it in your hands, you can immediately feel the quality oozing off of it. Crack it open, and you will be instantly transported back to the 90's. I have only seen a few pages so far, but I feel that it's made enough of an impression on me to leave a review. I kinda wish that the 4-page foldouts weren't in the book, and that they were all single pages as well, because I can see myself accidentally bending one of the pages when trying to fold it back into the book. And over time, it seems like the creases of the foldouts will get weaker the more that they're used, until they may easily rip at some point. This is just conjecture and I really have no idea how well they'll stand the test of time. That said, this is an absolutely incredible book, and 100% worth the purchase. Please support Bitmap Books so that they can continue to release incredible content like this!

TD
09/17/2018
Timothy Deeb-Swihart

SNES/Super Famicom: a visual compendium

I love it and have nothing bad to say about it. I will be following your future releases!

JH
09/17/2018
Jeff Hillary

SNES/Super Famicom: a visual compendium

Better than I could have imagined

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