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How to read Paris

Rogers, Chris (Writer on architecture)

How to read Paris

a crash course in Parisian architecture

by Rogers, Chris (Writer on architecture)

  • 244 Want to read
  • 29 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Designs and plans,
  • Guidebooks,
  • Architecture

  • About the Edition

    How to Read Paris is a pocket-sized guide to understanding and appreciating the architecture of Paris. Packed with detailed drawings, plans and photographs, and covering squares, bridges, streets and monuments as well as buildings, it is both a fascinating architectural history and an effective I-spy guide - a must-read for anyone with an interest in this fascinating and beautiful city. Compact enough to carry in your pocket yet serious enough to impart a real understanding, this handy reference guide.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (page 253) and index.

    StatementChris Rogers
    The Physical Object
    Pagination256 pages
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26948126M
    ISBN 101782404066
    ISBN 109781782404064
    OCLC/WorldCa1003461830

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