內容簡介 "MECCANO to TRILOGO" released in October 2006, was the FIRST book published about Star Wars action figure toys from a European licensee - dedicated to the elusive Meccano line, by the French licensee in 1978, to the European Trilogo line that was available until 1986. It featured yet the most extensive coverage about both toy lines with the whole collections presented for the first time with additional information and photography. This commemorative edition of "MECCANO to TRILOGO" is a reprint of the original long sold-out book released in 2006, now highly prized by collectors.Its original content has been preserved strictly identical in terms of text and pictures; consequently, photographies were not enhanced and some information may appear outdated. The purpose of this reprint is solely to provide a book as a collectible itself.(for added content and coverage of the whole French merchandising, see 'La FRENCH TOUCH' book released in 2013)
作者介紹 Stephane Faucourt grew up in France in the 1970s and was part of the first generation of star Wars fans. In the mid-1990s, he started to collect vintage Star Wars related toys and merchandise that was marketed in France and across Europe between 1978 and 1986. After assembling one of Europe's largest Collection of toys and documents from that era, he wrote and published his first book in 2006 - "From Meccano to Trilogo", about the action figure toys released in France during 1978-86. The book was an instant-hit, featured at Celebration Europe London in 2007 and various magazines. This new book "La French Touch" has taken 2 years of intense work and extensive researches, with contribution from collectors in various French merchandise categories, in order to present the entire range of merchandising and advertising that was released in France during the original Trilogy era. Stephane has also contributed to various websites and magazines by providing content, and was part of the fans collectible tracks panel presenters at Celebration Europe London (2007) and Essen, Germany (2013).