H C Beck Pocket RAILWAY MAP LONDON UNDERGROUND TRANSPORT 1934 No 2

$300.00

This 1934 underground railroad pocket map was issued just one year after Henry Charles Beck’s revolutionary railroad map design made its first appearance in 1933. Beck’s first design maps ran from 1933 to 1938. On the back, verso, are listed Places of Interest and Theatres, a feature replaced with a schematic design map of Interchange Stations Central Area on subsequent maps in Beck’s first series design.

Description

[London. Underground] H. C. Beck, Henry Charles Beck, RAILWAY MAP LONDON UNDERGROUND TRANSPORT, 1934, No. 2. ISSUED FREE.  Printed by Johnson Riddle & Co. for London Transport, 55 Broadway, Westminster, S.W.I, Victoria 6800.  Signed in lower left-hand corner below the reference, “H. C. Beck.” This 1934 underground railroad pocket map was issued just one year after Henry Charles Beck’s revolutionary railroad map design made its first appearance in 1933. Beck’s first design maps ran from 1933 to 1938. On the back, verso, are listed Places of Interest and Theatres, a feature replaced with a schematic design map of Interchange Stations Central Area on subsequent maps in Beck’s first series design. 14.5 cm x 25.8 cm. This map’s blue border was trimmed slightly to fit into a pocket diary, where it was preserved in good condition.

 

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