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Travel Italia: The Golden Age of Italian Travel Posters by Lorenzo Ottaviani

Travel Italia: The Golden Age of Italian Travel Posters by Lorenzo Ottaviani
Travel Italia
is a must-have gift for anyone interested in Italy or in the art and design of the poster. Organized by region, it features Italy’s foremost tourist destinations by drawing on an unparalleled collection of over 150 vintage posters and paintings from 1920 through 1960 commissioned by the Italian National Tourism Agency.
Hardcover. 160 pages.
$25.55. Order it through Amazon.com.

Travel by Pullman: A Century of Service, 1865-1969 by Joe Welsh & Bill Howes

Fly Now!: The Poster Collection of the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum by Joanne Gernstein London
Catalog from the summer 2007 poster exhibit "Fly Now" at the at the NASM. The posters—most of them never before published—feature barnstormers, gliders, and flying boats; the earliest passenger flights, the first luxury-liners, mail carriers, jets, and much more. Spanning a century and a half, they combine the popular art and the commerce of their eras, with both explored in the entertaining, informative text by a longstanding National Air and Space Museum curator.

Hardcover. 192 pages. $16.50. Order it through Amazon.com.

London Transport Posters

London Transport Posters by David Bownes and Oliver Green
The book celebrates a century of outstanding graphic design commissioned by the Underground, London Transport, and its present-day successor, Transport for London. It is richly illustrated with examples of posters from all periods, and will be an invaluable reference book and visual resource for all those with an interest in twentieth-century design.

Hardcover. 240 pages. $43.80. Order it through Amazon.com.

Travel by Pullman: A Century of Service, 1865-1969 by Joe Welsh & Bill Howes
Travel by Pullman: A Century of Service, 1865-1969 by Joe Welsh & Bill Howes
This nostalgic look back at what was essentially a rolling hotel company contracted by the nation's railroads to provide guest accommodations, covers every aspect of Pullman operations, from the emerging popularity of steam-powered rail travel in the early twentieth century to its diesel-powered zenith and its eventual nadir in the 1950s and 1960s. Illustrated with both black-and-white and color period views depicting Pullman interiors and facilities, as well as memorabilia and sales literature. Hardcover. 160 pages.

$23.07
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The Posters of Canadian Pacific

Posters of the Canadian Pacific by Marc H. Choko
A treasury of three hundred of the finest posters published by the company. They were displayed in Canadian Pacific offices and independent travel agencies worldwide from the 1880s until the 1970s. These posters enticed millions to visit and even settle in Canada. The posters span the years 1883-1973 with special focus on the Art Deco style posters of the 1920s and '30s. They focus on travel and leisure -- activities on ski slopes, golf courses, beaches, and luxury resorts. Other posters feature Canadian Pacific ocean liners in exotic locations around the globe such as the West Indies, Rio, Hawaii and the Orient. Hardcover. 240 pages.

$33.56
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Travel Posters: Train Journeys by Jean Paul Caracalla

Travel Posters: Train Journeys by Jean Paul Caracalla

From $6. Order it used through Amazon.com.

The Art of Skiing

The Art of Skiing: Vintage Posters from the Golden Age of Winter Sport by Jenny De Gex
This book is a must-have gift for anyone interested in skiing or in the art of the poster. Organized by country, it features the world's foremost winter sport by drawing on an unparalleled collection of 800 vintage posters and paintings. Amassed by Mason Beekley over a lifetime dedicated to the celebration of all things skiing, the collection is now housed at the Mammoth Ski Museum in California and open to the public. Hardcover. 160 pages.

Published in 2006. From $30. Order it through Amazon.com.

The American Railroad Poster Travel by Train: The American Railroad Poster, 1870 - 1950 by Michael E. Zega and John E. Gruber
This beautifully illustrated history of the American railroad poster focuses on the artists, the reailroad companies and the advertising agencies that produced these enticing works. Finally, there is a quality railway volume that focuses its attention on the American rail and travel posters. Hardcover. 142 pages. 164 illustrations.
A MUST for the railroad poster enthusiast!
Published in 2002. $23.80. Order it through Amazon.com
Golden Age of the Railway The Art of the Airways by Geza Szurovy
Constellations, tri-motors, and DC-3s are featured decked-out in the liveries of their owners and presented in stunning color artworks created by such famed artists as Norman Rockwell, Calder, and other popular painters. Nostalgic poster art contained within tells the history of yesteryear's airways through its free-spirited and colorful advertising.
Hardcover. 179 pages. 12.4 x 10.8 in.
Published in 2002. $26.73. Order it through Amazon.com
Classic Railroad Advertising Classic Railroad Advertising by Tad Burness
The Golden Age of passenger trains is relived in this massive collection of original railroad advertisements. The excitement of train travel comes to life in ads featuring scenic panoramas, well-dressed passengers lounging in dining cars and coaches, and the latest and largest of locomotives pulling streamlined cars. The author’s personal collection takes readers from 1917 through the present, featuring famous American and Canadian trains - the California Zephyr, the Broadway Limited, 20th Century Limited, the Empire Builder and many more.
Hardcover. 224 pages. 11 x 8.5 in.
Published in 2001. From $6. Order it used through Amazon.com
Golden Age of the Railway B907. The Smithsonian Book of Flight by Walter J. Boyne
Tribute to 8 decades of aircraft and the men and women who designed, built and flew them. The book chronicles the rapid evolution of aviation technology from the first balloons to the Concorde. Many color and black and white illustrations, incl. some poster illustrations. Published in 1987.
Out-of-print, used copy, very good condition.
Hardcover. 288 pages. 14 x 10 in. $22. Order online or by fax!
Railway Posters Railway Posters by Beverley Cole & Richard Durack
A book simply stuffed with the most striking British railway posters would have been sufficient, but the authors have placed the works of art in their appropriate historical and cultural context, and added to a poster lover's knowledge with interesting asides on artists and their subjects. The biggest criticism: the volume should have been twice as long! Paperback. 160 pages. 265 illustrations.
Published in 2000. From $20. Order it used through Amazon.com
All Aboard All Aboard: Images from the Golden Age of Rail Travel by Lynn Johnson, Michael O'Leary

Published in 1999. 132 pages. $12. Order it used through Amazon.com.

looping.gif (12102 bytes) B124. Looping the Loop: Posters of Flight by Henry Serrano and Willis M. Allen
This book captures the passion of flight in poster art spanning from early aviation though World War II. 102 full-page color illustrations and accompanying texts provide an a great overview of the beauty and achievements of aviation. Hardcover. 160 pages. 13 x 10 in. $40. Recommended!
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bonvoyage.gif (4150 bytes) Bon Voyage: Travel Posters of the Edwardian Era by Julia Wigg.

Published in 1996. $15. Order it used through Amazon.com

Railroad Railroad Timetables, Travel Brochures & Posters: A History and Guide for Collectors by B. Lomazzi.

Published in 1995. $47. Order it used through Amazon.com.

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