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Edited by curators at the London Transport Museum, this book looks at posters displayed by London Transport, the railway formed in 1933 to consolidate several bus and underground railway companies in London. This volume supersedes earlier books by Green on the same topic (e.g., Underground Art) and includes material about posters printed as recently as 2007. The contributors consider several important social issues related to the rail lines and their advertising, e.g., the role of public transportation for women in the 1920s and 1930s as they were acquiring new liberties and opportunities for work in London. The development of printing technologies over the decades and the relationships between artists and trade printers are also given much attention. The text is well documented and supported throughout with more than 250 excellent illustrations from the London Transport Museum's collection of over 5000 pieces. The best book available on this narrow topic, it is recommended for academic and large public libraries as a research source and as an engrossing exploration of British graphic arts and public transportation.