Paris Underground

Paris Underground

The Maps, Stations, and Design of the Métro

Book - 2009
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'The Paris Métro 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 Métro.

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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