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x2 Copies of the Manual £85.00 £150.00


This book collects the many individual sheets of the original 1965 British Rail Corporate Identity Manual into a unique singular volume.


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  • Foreword by Michael C Place, creative director and founder of Build.
  • Introduction by Tony Howard, former head of design at British Rail, now managing director of Transport Design Consultancy.
  • Interview with Gerry Barney, designer of the British Rail double arrow symbol.
  • Essay from James Greenfield, creative director & founder of Koto.
  • Essay from Dr Paul Rennie, writer and Context Subject Leader at Central Saint Martins.

Print Specification

130gsm Lessebo Design

2 Colour Foil Cover

252 Photographic images

310 x 247mm


5 throwout pages

Buckram Cloth Cover

CMYK with 2 spot colours

H-UV Litho printed


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