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Speed to the West: A Nostalgic Journey
 

Speed to the West: A Nostalgic Journey (Paperback)

By Furness, Richard
By Atterbury, Paul

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Nothing is more evocative of the golden age of travel than the railway poster. Speed to the West shows some of the best railway posters used to promote the romance of holiday travel to the West Country, a region formed by Dorset, Somerset, Devon and Cornwall. There are stunning a...nd iconic landscapes, immediately recognisable, painted in wonderful colours that bring together the excitement, spectacle and nostalgia of the golden age of train travel. The general history of holiday express train development is covered including a detailed history of the Atlantic Coast Express and Cornish Riviera Express together with other named trains that served the West Country. The result is a visually stunning collection of posters. It is a journey of nostalgia, displaying the best of British railway advertising of the past and present.
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ISBN 9780857161468
Released AU 4 Mar 2016
Publisher McNidder & Grace
Format Paperback
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ISBN-13 9780857161468
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced (on backorder); allow 4-8 weeks
Publisher McNidder & Grace
Imprint Poster to Poster Publishing
Released 4 Mar 2016
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Furness, Richard
By Atterbury, Paul
Category Poster Art
Trains & Railways: General Interest
Number of Pages 64
Dimensions Width: 210mm
Height: 200mm
Dewey Code 769.4938509423
Weight Not specified - defaults to 600g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text Design & Commercial Art
ONIX Text General/trade

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