Major Tinker - All books by this author
This handsomely produced, color-illustrated volume tells the story of Steampunk, which started in the 1980s as a pop culture movement inspired by pioneering science fiction tales that came out of the late Victorian and Edwardian eras. Steampunkwith its nostalgia for devices and inventions of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuriessoon evolved into an international lifestyle movement, having its own distinctive art, fashion, home decor, music, and social events. The Steampunk Gazette chronicles the origins and development of that subculture, using an old-fashioned illustrated newspaper-style design that reflects Steampunk’s retro aesthetic. Telling Steampunk’s story in words, complemented with atmospheric color photos and Victorian-style typefaces and page designs, The Steampunk Gazette highlights topics that include
About The Author:
Major Tinker is the Steampunk pen name of John Taylor, an expert in the creation of historical reconstructions. His work has been used on both American and British television. He is also founder of the Victorian Steampunk Society in the U.K., where he presides at the annual Steampunk Festival.
Hardcover w/jacket / 256 Pages / 6 1/8 x 9 1/4 / 2012