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As you have already fathomed, I love posters. The combination of word and image makes my head buzz. Below are some resources I have used over the years. CM

Dawn Ades, The 20th-Century Poster: Design of the Avant-Garde
(Abbeville Press Publishers, NY, n.d.)

John Barnicoat, Posters, A Concise History
(Thames & Hudson, London 1972: reprint 2003).

David Bownes and Oliver Green, eds, London Transport Posters: A Century of Art and Design (Lund Humphries with London Transport Museum, Hampshire 2008).

Kees Broos and Paul Hefting, A Century of Dutch Graphic Design
(The MIT Press, Cambridge MA 1993).

Ronald G. Carraher and Jacqueline B. Thurston, Optical Illusions and the Visual Arts (Reinhold Publishing Company NY 1966; reprint 1968).

Ennis Carter, Posters for the People: Art of the WPA (Quirk Books, Philadelphia 2008).

Cess de Jung, Aliston W. Purvis and Matjen F. LeCoultre, 1,000 Posters from Toiulouse-Lautrec Through Sagmeister (Abrams, NY 2010).

Cees de Jong, New Poster Art (Thames & Hudson, London, n.d.)

Designer Posters
(Rockport Publishers, Inc., Gloucester Massachusetts, 1996).

Kimberly Elam, Geometry of Design (Princeton Architectural Press, NY 2001).

El Lissitzky: architect, painter, photographer, typographer (Municipal Van Abbemuseum, Eindhover, 1990).

Joanne Gernstein-London, Fly Now!: A Colorful Story of Flight From Hot Air Balloon to The 777 "Worldliner" (National Geographic, Washington D.C., n.d.).

Wilson Harvey/Loewe, 1000 Type Treatments (
Rockport Publishers, Inc., Gloucester Massachusetts, 2005).

Steven Heller, Iron Fists: Branding the 20th Century Totalitarian State
(Phaidon Press, London 2008).

 Steven Heller and Louise Fili, Deco Type: Stylish Alphabets of the the 20's & 30s
Chronicle Books LLC, San Francisco, 1997).

Steven Heller and Louise Fili, Dutch Moderne
Chronicle Books LLC, San Francisco, 1994).

Steven Heller and Louise Fili, Euro Deco, Graphic Design Between the Wars
(Chronicle Books LLC, San Francisco, 1993-1998).

David King, Red Star Over Russia: A Visual History of the Soviet Union
(Abrams, NY 2008).

Lars Muller, editor, Josef Muller-Brockmann: Pioneer of Swiss Graphic Design
(Lars Muller Publishers,
Baden, Switzerland, c2000 2nd edition).

Poster Art
Rockport Publishers, Inc., Gloucester Massachusetts, 1996).

Carlotte Rivers, Poster-Art: Innovation in Poster Design
(Rotovision SA, Switzerland 2007).

Deborah Rothschild, et al, Design in the Mechanical Age
(Yale University Press, New Haven CT, 1998).

Timothy Samara, Typography Workbook: A Real-World Guide to Using Type in Graphic Design (Rockport Publishers, Inc., Gloucester Massachusetts, 2004).

Margaret Timmers, editor, The Power of the Poster
(V & A Publications, London 1998; 2003 reprint).

Zeixs, Best of Poster Design (Feierabend Unique Books, Koln 2009).