Paris Underground : The Maps, Stations, and Design of the Metro

Author(s): Mark Ovenden


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. In "Paris 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 M?tro's design and construction. Transit buffs, Francophiles, and anyone who appreciates beautiful design are sure to make "Paris Underground" the season's must-have volume.


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General Fields

  • : 9780143116394
  • : Penguin Books
  • : Penguin Books
  • : August 2009
  • : 240mm X 277mm X 11mm
  • : United States
  • : October 2011
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Mark Ovenden
  • : Paperback
  • : 2011
  • : 388
  • : 176
  • : illustrations