1000 Steampunk Creations - $25.00
Dr. Grym with Barbie St John. Neo-Victorian Fashion, gear and art. The Steampunk movement seeks to recapture the spirit of invention, adventure, and craftsmanship reminiscent of early 19th century industrialization, in part of restore a sense of wonder to a technology=jaded world. With 1000 full-color photos, this volume features a stunning showcase of modified technology, and & sculpture, home décor, fashion and haberdashery, jewelry and accessories, and curious weapons, vehicles and contraptions. Tr paper, 317pp, list of resources, directory of artists. Quarry Books
Art of Steampunk - $19.95
Art Donovan. 2nd edition, revised and expanded. Extraordinary devices and ingenious contraptions from the leading artists of the Steampunk movement. Discover the captivating and dynamic world of this emerging genre through the creative vision of todays leading Steampunk artists. Color photos throughout. Tr paper, 127pp, index. Fox Chapel Publishing.
Steampunk Bible - $24.95
Jeff Vandermeer with S.J. Chambers. An illustrated guide to the world of imaginary airships, corsets and goggles, mad scientists, and strange literature. A fully illustrated compendium tracing the roots and history of this subculture to key modern figures in the genre. Hardcover, 224pp, lavishly illus with b/w historical art, b/w and color photos throughout. Index. Abrams
The Steampunk Gazette - $24.99
Major Thaddeus Tinker. This book explores the movement's international reach, treating readers to the latest news from the forefront of the Steampunk movement, with approximately 500 of the book's 700 photos specially commissioned and absolutely unique to it. Within this book's pages you'll discover a travel section titled News from Everywhere, which presents ideas about places to visit and fascinating information about iconic Steampunk personalities from many different countries. You'll also enjoy perusing sections describing women's and men's fashion; guns, computers and gadgets; home furnishings; art, literature, film, television, and music; and Steampunk social events, conventions, symposiums, and leisure activities. Hardcover, 256pp. Barron’s Educational Series.
Steampunk Gear, Gadgets, and Gizmos - $25.00
Thomas Willeford. A makers guide to creating modern artifacts. Filled with do-it-yourself projects, this book shows you how to build exquisite, ingenious contraptions on a budget. The perfect companion for the hobbyist and advanced machinist alike, this inventive volume will guide you through the creation of your very own infernal devices. Tr paper, 222pp, color photos throughout, conversion charts, index. McGraw Hill
Steampunk Style Jewelry - $24.99
Jean Campbell. Victorian, Fantasy, and mechanical necklaces, bracelets, and earrings. Pairs mechanical found objects with Old World Victorian-style filigree, charms, chains, gems, and beads to create unique pieces that marry romance, technology, and attitude. Projects require only basic jewelry-making techniques. Paper, 144pp, list of suppliers, color photos & diagrams throughout. Creative Publishing
Steampunk Your Wardrobe - $19.95
Calista Taylor. Easy projects to add Victorian flair to everyday fashions. Steampunk your personal style with these easy and inexpensive projects. Youll find instructions for adding a bit of vintage charm and making a variety of Steampunk wearables. Clear color photos and directions. Tr paper, 103pp, index. Fox Chapel Publishing.
The Victorian Tailor: An Introduction to Period Tailoring - $29.95
Jason Maclochlainn. Create perfect, historically accurate Victorian mens wear, from elegant morning coats to fashionable tapered trousers. Contains a comprehensive introduction to the world of the 19th-century tailor, with essential information on authentic techniques, tools, and material. Patterns from throughout the period will help you try out your skills. Oversize trade paperback, 159pp, b/w period illus, color plates, modern sketches, patterns, layout diagrams, index. St Martins Griffin