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Paris underground :

by Ovenden, Mark,
, Paris Métro style Published by : Penguin Books, (New York, N.Y. :) Physical details: 176 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 24 x 28 cm. ISBN:9780143116394; 0143116398.
Subject(s): Subways -- France -- Paris -- Maps. | Subways -- France -- Paris Metropolitan Area -- Maps. | Subways -- France -- Paris -- History. | Subways -- France -- Paris Metropolitan Area -- History.
Year: 2009
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"First published in Great Britain under the title Paris Métro style by Capital Transport Pub. 2008"--Colophon.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 176) and index.

Introduction. RATP President/Guideto the book -- Ch. 1. Paris prevaricates over a Metro: Pre-1900 -- Ch. 2. Birth of a network: 1900-1910 -- Ch. 3. The second hand of design: 1911-1919 -- Ch. 3b. Metro for commerce; unofficial maps 1: 1920-1948 -- Ch. 4. Metro to the city limits: 1920-1930 -- Ch. 5. Into the suburbs: 1931-1938 -- Ch. 6. War, occupation and aftermath: 1939-1947 -- Ch. 7. RATP to RER: 1948-1968 -- Ch. 7b. Metro for commerce; unofficial maps 2: 1948-1968 -- Ch. 8. A new dawn: 1969-1987 -- Ch. 9. The digital era: 1988-1999 -- Ch. 10. Palm-size Paris: 2000-present -- Ch. 11. RER: Crossing Paris beneath the Metro: 1837-present -- Ch. 12. Line, in-car and track maps: 1900-present -- Ch. 13. Routes of distortion; the diagram debate: 1900-present -- Ch. 13b. Metro for commerce; unofficial maps 3: 1969-present -- Ch. 14. A public face; signage and logos: 1900-present.

"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 Metro."--BOOK JACKET.

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