Paris Underground

Paris Underground

The Maps, Stations, and Design of the Métro

Book - 2009
Average Rating:
Rate this:

'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
Branch Call Number: 388.4280944 O96
Characteristics: 176 p. : ill. (some col.), col. maps ; 24 x 28 cm.
Alternative Title: Paris Métro style


From the critics

Community Activity


Add a Comment

There are no comments for this title yet.

Age Suitability

Add Age Suitability

There are no age suitabilities for this title yet.


Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.


Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.


Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number


Subject Headings


Find it at OPL

To Top