Specially packaged with a DIE-CAST METAL COLLECTIBLE STARSHIP, the definitive illustrated guide of Captain Picard's USS Enterprise-D from Star Trek- The Next Generation!
Ben Robinson is best known as the man behind Eaglemoss's Official Star Trek Starships collection, which in the last three years has become the largest and best-regarded collections of model Star Trek ships ever produced. He has been involved with Star Trek for 20 years. Ben was the launch editor of the huge Star Trek Fact Files reference work, which sold over 50 million units. Then he went on to edit the US Star Trek- The Magazine, which ran between 1999 and 2003. He has co-written two Haynes Manuals, the first featuring all seven Enterprises, and the second focusing on the Klingon Bird-of-Prey. Ben is particularly passionate about the writing, design, and visual effects behind the series. In the last two decades he has conducted extensive interviews with many of the most significant figures in the history of Star Trek from Dorothy Fontana and Matt Jefferies to Michael Piller, Ira Steven Behr, Ron D. Moore, and Bryan Fuller.
From the inside flap
This volume, featuring the U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701-D, is a detailed, illustrated account of Captain Picard's ship. It shows the Enterprise-D in detail, inside and out, with illustrations of all the key locations - with special features on the bridge, the transporter room and crew quarters, plus technical features on the warp drive, the holodeck and weapons and defensive systems. Technology - including phasers, tricorders and replicators - is analyzed and explained, together with auxiliary vehicles such as shuttles and the captain's yacht.
STAR TREK ILLUSTRATED HANDBOOKS is a series of books that provide in-depth profiles of the STAR TREK universe, covering a wide range of topics from individual starships to races such as the Klingons. Each full-color, heavily illustrated reference work is packed with isometric illustrations, artwork, photographs and CG renders, and features detailed technical information from official sources.