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Station to station

Author: Steven Parissien
Publisher: London : Phaidon, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The history of the railway station and its architectural developments.

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Parissien, Steven.
Station to station.
London : Phaidon, 2001
(OCoLC)606593653
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Steven Parissien
ISBN: 0714841021 9780714841021
OCLC Number: 45735179
Notes: Originally published: 1997.
Description: 240 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. New cathedrals of transport: nineteenth-cnetury gothic --
3. The monumental age of rail: imperial neoclassicism --
4. The eclecticism of station style: new century exotic --
5. The apogee of therailway age: beaux-arts style --
6. Towards a new century of travel:expressionism --
7. The modern movement and beyond: the renaissance of rail --
Notes --
Bibliography --
Index --
Acknowledgements.
Responsibility: Steven Parissien.

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'The book has good, often luscious photographs and drawings rich in historical resonance. Station to Station is an interesting, at times fascinating, read for architects, historians and anoraks Read more...

 
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