Tales of the Rails
Legendary Train Routes of the World
By Nathaniel "Natty" Adams, illustrated by Ryan Johnson.
Color laminated, stitch-bound hardcover, 9.5x11", 72 pages. October 2020.
"Tales of the Rails embraces traveling by train and explores the infinite discoveries to be made onboard, from spectacular scenery and colorful cities, to the many different characters in the carriage.
"Discover 13 impressive train routes from around the globe, learn about Japan's record-breaking bullet train, then slow down to experience an overnight journey on one of Britain's last sleeper carriages.
"Studying where and why these routes exist, and discovering facts about the people that keep the engines running, this fully illustrated book is an ode to the golden age of train travel.
"Tales of the Rails will show you why rail travel is fun and exciting; let’s take a ride!
"Nathaniel “Natty” Adams is a writer and custom suitmaker currently living in Baltimore, USA. He is the co-author of two gestalten books on men's style, I Am Dandy and We Are Dandy. A long-term train travel enthusiast, he is transferring that passion into his first children's book.
"Ryan Johnson lives in Oakland, California, where he makes, he paints, he draws, and he moves pixels, infusing his love of color into each of his works. His clients include NPR, Bloomberg Businessweek, Smithsonian, and Boston Globe.