Paris Underground: The Maps, Stations, And Design Of The Metro by Mark Ovenden

Paris Underground: The Maps, Stations, And Design Of The Metro

byMark OvendenEditorJulian Pepinster, Peter B. Lloyd

Paperback | October 27, 2009

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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 Métro’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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Born in London in 1963, Mark Ovenden evinced an early fascination with trains and TV that has remained with him over the course of his life. Following college he pursued a number of positions in local government and on the radio promoting progressive attitudes towards gay issues before getting a full time job at BBC Radio 1 as a produc...
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Title:Paris Underground: The Maps, Stations, And Design Of The MetroFormat:PaperbackDimensions:176 pages, 9.41 × 10.84 × 0.48 inPublished:October 27, 2009Publisher:Penguin Publishing GroupLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0143116398

ISBN - 13:9780143116394

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