Paris Underground

Paris Underground

The Maps, Stations, and Design of the Métro

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Penguin Putnam
The delectable follow up to Transit Maps of the World— with a French twist

A word-of- mouth sensation, Transit Maps of the World garnered rave reviews and offered delicious eye-candy to the many who devoured its lusciously designed pages. InParis Underground, Mark Ovenden turns his attention to the famous Paris transit system with its inimitable Art Nouveau inspired stations and Art Deco signage. More than one thousand maps, diagrams, and photographs—historical and current—along with fascinating factual tidbits and enthusiastic, informed commentary embellish this gorgeous cultural history of the Métro’s design and construction. Transit buffs, Francophiles, and anyone who appreciates beautiful design are sure to makeParis Underground the season’s must-have volume.

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Random House, Inc.
The delectable follow up to Transit Maps of the World— with a French twist

A word-of-mouth sensation, Transit Maps of the World garnered rave reviews and offered delicious eye-candy to the many who devoured its lusciously designed pages. InParis Underground, Mark Ovenden turns his attention to the famous Paris transit system with its inimitable Art Nouveau inspired stations and Art Deco signage. More than one thousand maps, diagrams, and photographs—historical and current—along with fascinating factual tidbits and enthusiastic, informed commentary embellish this gorgeous cultural history of the Métro’s design and construction. Transit buffs, Francophiles, and anyone who appreciates beautiful design are sure to makeParis Underground the season’s must-have volume.

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Baker & Taylor
More than one thousand maps, diagrams, and photographs offer a graphic history of the Paris subway system.

Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Penguin Books, 2009
ISBN: 9780143116394
0143116398
Branch Call Number: 388.42894 Ov21p 2009
Characteristics: 176 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 24 x 28 cm
Alternative Title: Paris Métro style

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