Who says you can only enjoy a poster on the wall? Here are 6 truly lovely books showing off some of the best poster art and history of the last 100 years.
by Sam Sarowitz, David Kehr, Judith Salavetz, Spencer Drate
A gorgeous book filled with post-World War II movie posters.
by Paul Grushkin
The posters included in this book are very reflective of their subject. They're funny, sexy, vibrant and blatant. A must-have for the rock and roll fan, as well as the poster fan.
by Joanne Gernstein London
This book is filled with posters that have never been exhibited. A real treat for all of the aviation buffs and National Air and Space Museum fans. The author, Dr. Gernstein, was a curator at the National Air and Space Museum.
by John Foster
This book showcases various graphic designers work. There are some truly awesome posters included.
by Christopher DeNoon, Ennis Carter
500 of the best posters produced by the Works Progress Administration (WPA) during the 1930s and 1940s.
by Maria Lafont
An historical big book filled with gorgeous graphics.
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Leah lives near Washington D.C. and is an obsessive list maker. She loves lists so much that she creates topical bibliographies -- for fun. She also collects volvelles, nutcrackers, unusual names and map hankies. She talks about books and many other things on her blog, Fig Newtons and Scotch.
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