A nostalgic and celebratory look back at one hundred years of passenger flight, featuring full-color reproductions of route maps and posters from the world's most iconic airlines, from the author of bestselling cult classic Transit Maps of the World.
Mark Ovenden is a design historian, bestselling author,
presenter, broadcaster, and lecturer.
Maxwell Roberts is a lecturer in the Department of Psychology at the University of Essex.
"[A] pictorial history-complete with homages to previous map genres
and plenty of art deco and mod aesthetics."-The
"A celebration of air travel throughout the decades, [and] a visual reminder of how graphic design has evolved over the last hundred years."-Smithsonian.com
"Beautiful . . . filled with images of vintage airline maps starting as early as 1919 . . . Sure to please armchair globetrotters and graphic designers alike."-Shelf Awareness
Praise for Transit Maps of the World:
"Ovenden does what no other design history book has ever done. Transit Maps of the World is a must-have."--The New York Times Book Review
"The perfect book."--USA Today