Railway Journeys in Art Volume 7 the Glorious South-West :: Richard Furness soon to be presented for sale on the brilliant BookLovers of Bath web site!
Glourcester: JDF & Associates, 2014, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Includes: Colour plates; Maps (some colour); Tables; List of abbreviations; Appendices (4);
From the cover: Art has played an increasing part in railway development since the first fledgling locomotives of the early 19th century appeared. Railway posters themselves first appeared well over 100 years ago and their images have bombarded travellers all over Great Britain (and indeed the rest of the world) ever since. Some of these have become classic works of art, and desirable in many countries, with collectors from all walks of life.
There are no books on British railway posters that cover the whole of the 20th century for this region. This seventh volume in a series of eight, aims to redress this deficiency. We are fortunate in the United Kingdom to have had a plethora of great poster artists. When trains became affordable and there was a need to travel to get away fro…
Introduction by: Richard Madeley
In the Poster to Poster series.
Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Very small closed tear to the head of the lower panel at the head of the spine, a decent copy otherwise.
Yellow boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. (xii) 264 pages. 9¼” x 12¼”.
Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I draw your attention to more books in my Transport Rail catalogue?