The Golden age of Railway Posters [Audiobook] download free by Michael Palin

The Golden age of Railway Posters Audiobook download free by Michael Palin
  • Listen audiobook: The Golden age of Railway Posters
  • Author: Michael Palin
  • Release date: 2015/10/10
  • Publisher: PAVILION BOOKS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Transportation
  • ISBN: 9781849942782
  • Rating: 9.34 of 10
  • Votes: 629
  • Review by: Jarod Mayer
  • Review rating: 7.74 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/10
  • Duration: 1H11M58S in 256 kbps (19.2 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-07-08
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: FLAC, MOD, AIFF, MPEG-4 ALS, WAV, MP3, WMA, MPEG4 (compression IMG, TAR, ZIP, RAR)
  • Total pages original book: 96
  • Includes a PDF summary of 11 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 8M15S (2.2 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: Few sights can reawaken memories of happy holidays of yesteryear as vividly as the superb railway posters that were so much a part of the great age of mass rail travel. Between the 1930s and 1950s - regarded by many as the heyday of advertising graphic art - a huge range of posters appeared, bearing slogans proclaiming the attractions of such resorts as 'Weston-super-Mare - in Smiling Somerset', and presenting a colourful picture of Britain at its best. Through images as diverse as bustling cities, scenes of rural tranquility and majestic mountain landscapes they offer an escapist paradise, where appealingly uncrowded beaches basking in permanent sunshine are just a train journey away.This beautiful collection includes over 80 vintage posters from the 30s, 40s and 50s, with individual poster captions describing the artists and locations depicted. Michael Pailin recaptures the spirit of the great days of railway holidays and train excursions in his entertaining introduction - an era that is both within living memory and yet part of a bygone age.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: British & Irish History, Trains & Railways, Prints, Poster Art
  • Download servers: Demonoid, OpenDrive, FreakShare, BitShare, Microsoft OneDrive, ExtraTorrent, Uploaded, Mediafire, Torrent. Compressed in IMG, TAR, ZIP, RAR
  • Format: Hardback
  • Approximate value: 18.45 USD
  • Dimensions: 181x244x15mm
  • Weight: 540g
  • Printed by: Batsford Ltd
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom

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