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The Pinball Compendium: 1970-1981 (Schiffer Book for Collectors) (Hardcover)
Exciting and challenging, pinball games have been enthusiastically played since their inception in the 1930s and are treasured by countless collectors worldwide. This lavishly illustrated book chronicles pinball games from 1970 through 1981, one of the industry's most prolific eras. Hundreds of machines from Gottlieb, Williams, Bally, Chicago Coin, and other manufacturers are showcased -- including many never before published. The extensive text provides descriptions of the games, their special features, historical significance, release dates, and designers. Collectors will love the exclusive interviews with some of pinball's greatest designers and artists. Current values are listed for each machine shown in the book. Along with its companion volume (covering the 1930s to the 1960s), this is a wonderful reference and a tribute to all who were part of pinball's fascinating history.
About the Author
A resident of Sydney, Australia, Michael Shalhoub has been fascinated with pinball machines since childhood and has over four hundred in his collection. He previously wrote The Pinball Compendium: 1930s-1960s for Schiffer Publishing.