Underground Maps After Beck

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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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Underground Maps After Beck

Underground Maps After Beck

Hardback112pp Illustrated250x285mm

9781854142863     Product Code: 288606

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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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