Underground Maps After Beck




    Trains & railways

    Underground Maps After Beck

    Maxwell J Roberts

    Capital Transport 2008

    Hardback 112pp Illustrated 250x285mm

    9781854142863   Product Code: 88606

    This account of Harry Beck's London Tube map, a companion to its predecessor, Mr Beck's Underground Map, charts the evolution of the famous journey planner from the 1950s to the present day. With colour reproductions and insightful commentary, it navigates a wealth of surprising changes to Beck's original, including new symbols, lines and zones; the ill-fated inclusion of parks and rivers; and some bizarre attempts at 'modernization' which luckily never caught on.

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