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Great Railway Maps Of The World

Great Railway Maps Of The World - Ovenden, Mark - ISBN: 9781846143915
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Bindwijze: Boek, Gebonden (29-09-2011)
Genre: Overige
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A unique, beautifully illustrated and comprehensive history of the worlds greatest railway maps, and the railways behind them

The irresistible follow-up to the cult favorite, Metro Maps of the World, Mark Ovendens new book is an extraordinary compendium of historical and contemporary railway maps and posters from every corner of the world. The history of the railway is the history of Britain and France, and America, and Japan, and Russia, among many others. Featuring hundreds of images, covering two centuries of advertising,surveyors' maps, route guides, travel posters, photos, and Google Earth maps, this is a book brimming with history, anecdotes, facts, and data. It is a must-have guide for every train fanatic, armchair or ticketed, as well as lovers of graphic design, history and the romance of train travel.

Details

Titel: Great Railway Maps Of The World
auteur: Ovenden, Mark
Mediatype: Boek
Bindwijze: Gebonden
Taal: Engels
Aantal pagina's: 144
Uitgever: Gardners Books
Plaats van publicatie: 03
Publicatiedatum: 29-09-2011
NUR: Overige
ISBN/ISBN13: 9781846143915
Intern nummer: 17397615

Biografie (woord)

Mark Ovenden is a British writer and broadcaster. At the age of seven, he travelled alone ten miles on the London Underground, armed only with a map. He later gained entry to a Graphic Design course by submitting a reworking of the London tube map. His previous books are Great Railway Maps of the World, Metro Maps of the World, Paris Metro Style and London Underground by Design. He is a Fellow of the Royal Geographic Society.

Recensie

A handsome, richly illustrated book that is a loving homage to railways and the art of mapmaking

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