Paris Underground

Paris Underground

The Maps, Stations, and Design of the Métro

Book - 2009
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'The Paris M#65533;tro is one of the most iconic transit systems in the world. Its classic art nouveau entrances, art deco candelabra, white-tiled stations and idiosyncratic maps are almost as recognizable city landmarks as the Tour Eiffel, Arc de Triomphe or the Louvre.'
- MARK OVENDEN, from the Introduction

Illustrated with more than 1,000 full-color maps, diagrams and photographs of the iconic Paris subway system PARIS UNDERGROUND is the essential graphic history of the magnificent M#65533;tro.

PRAISE FOR Transit Maps of the World

'More than impressive. Ovenden does what no other design history book has ever done.' - The New York Times

'The perfect book . . . for urban transit freaks and fans.' - USA Today

Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Penguin Books, 2009.
ISBN: 9780143116394
0143116398
Branch Call Number: 388.4280944 O96
Characteristics: 176 p. : ill. (some col.), col. maps ; 24 x 28 cm.
Alternative Title: Paris Métro style

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