The Poster in History: With an Essay on the Development of Poster Art

3.97 avg rating
( 32 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780070227354: The Poster in History: With an Essay on the Development of Poster Art
View all copies of this ISBN edition:
 
 

A profusely illustrated survey of posters from the French Revolution to the present.

Posters are found in public places all over the world. They are usually visually striking, designed to attract the attention of passers-by and entice them to purchase a particular product or service, make them aware of a political viewpoint, or attend a specific event. This remarkable study is an overview of posters throughout history, as well as a representative survey of mass culture from the time of the French Revolution to 2000. Over 450 posters are reproduced here, 250 in full color, selected for both their historical import and their beauty. Author Max Gallo's informative text recapitulates the social and political currents of the day and places each poster in its historical context. The book also includes an essay on the development of poster art by art critic Carlo Arturo Quintavelle. 200 color and 200 black-and-white illustrations.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:

Max Gallo is the author of numerous biographies and essays, including works on Garibaldi, Mussolini, and Napoleon. He lives in France.

Language Notes:

Text: English, Italian (translation)

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Other Popular Editions of the Same Title

9780393322378: The Poster in History

Featured Edition

ISBN 10:  0393322378 ISBN 13:  9780393322378
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, 2002
Softcover

9781555214104: Poster in History

Book S..., 1990
Hardcover

9780600370666: The poster in history

Hamlyn, 1974
Softcover

9780600371182: The Poster in History

New Am..., 1975
Softcover

9781851703296: The Poster in History

Bracke..., 1989
Hardcover

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Max Gallo
Published by American Heritage Publishing C (1974)
ISBN 10: 0070227357 ISBN 13: 9780070227354
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 2
Seller:
Murray Media
(NORTH MIAMI BEACH, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description American Heritage Publishing C, 1974. Hardcover. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110070227357

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 51.75
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

2.

Gallo, Max
Published by American Heritage Publishing Co., Inc.
ISBN 10: 0070227357 ISBN 13: 9780070227354
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Cloud 9 Books
(Wellington, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description American Heritage Publishing Co., Inc. Hardcover. Condition: New. 0070227357 New Condition. Seller Inventory # NEW99.0041115

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 47.49
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

3.

Max Gallo
Published by American Heritage Publishing C (1974)
ISBN 10: 0070227357 ISBN 13: 9780070227354
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 2
Seller:
Save With Sam
(North Miami, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description American Heritage Publishing C, 1974. Hardcover. Condition: New. Brand New!. Seller Inventory # VIB0070227357

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 54.05
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

4.

Max Gallo, Alfred Mayor (Translator), Bruni Mayor (Translator), Carlo Arturo Quintvalle (Contributor)
Published by American Heritage Publishing Co., Inc. (1974)
ISBN 10: 0070227357 ISBN 13: 9780070227354
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description American Heritage Publishing Co., Inc., 1974. Hardcover. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX0070227357

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 68.34
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

5.

Max Gallo
Published by American Heritage Publishing Co., Inc. (1974)
ISBN 10: 0070227357 ISBN 13: 9780070227354
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Irish Booksellers
(Portland, ME, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description American Heritage Publishing Co., Inc., 1974. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0070227357

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 80.24
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.27
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

6.

Max Gallo
ISBN 10: 0070227357 ISBN 13: 9780070227354
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
BennettBooksLtd
(San Diego, CA, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Condition: New. New. Seller Inventory # STR-0070227357

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 109.31
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.95
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

7.

Max Gallo
Published by American Heritage Publishing Co., Inc. (1974)
ISBN 10: 0070227357 ISBN 13: 9780070227354
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Books Express
(Portsmouth, NH, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description American Heritage Publishing Co., Inc., 1974. Hardcover. Condition: New. 1st - may be Reissue. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!. Seller Inventory # 0070227357n

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 207.68
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds