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POSTERS: THE SEA VOYAGE -- ADVERTISING AND CRUISES IN ITALY FROM 1885 TO 1965/MANIFESTI: IL VIAGGIO IN MARE, PUBBLICITA E CROCIERE IN ITALIA 1885-1965. Paolo Piccione. Silvana Editoriale, Cinisello Balsamo, 2013. Distributed 2014 in the U.S.A. by Artbook|D.A.P., New York. 240 pp. with 425 col. ills. 29 x 25 cm. ISBN 9788836627981 Bilingual in Italian and English.
The ISBN appears on the dust jacket only. Publisher's description: A continuation of Silvana Editoriale's Posters series, this volume presents the most significant examples of advertising graphics produced by Italian shipping companies between 1885 and 1965. The graphics range from those produced for the first steam ships of the 1880s to those for the ocean liners of the 1920s, cruise liners of the 1930s and, finally, those for the last transatlantic lines in the 1960s. Posters: The Sea Voyage collects placards, posters, announcements, advertising leaflets, brochures and pamphlets produced to promote passenger ships, cruises, sea journeys and Atlantic crossings. In addition to identifying these graphics, text by architect and scholar Pablo Piccione contextualizes and historicizes the development of Italian graphic styles and tastes.
Indexing: Western, Europe — Italy — 1900-1945, Post-1945 — Graphic Design — Posters
Plans: 73
Worldwide Number: 164683
Hardcover $65.00x (libraries receive a 10% discount on this title)    

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