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Orient Express : the story of a legend

Author: Guillaume Picon; Benjamin Chelly; Kenneth Branagh
Publisher: [Woodbridge (Suffolk, England)] : ACC Art Books, 2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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"The Orient Express, the first train to connect Europe and the gateway to the East and the incarnation of all the desires and fantasies associated with it, was an immediate success. Quickly becoming known as 'the king of trains, the train of kings,' it became a legend in its own lifetime. Thirty years after its final journey, Orient Express opens up previously unpublished archives and the doors to the restoration  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Illustrated works
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Guillaume Picon; Benjamin Chelly; Kenneth Branagh
ISBN: 9781851499151 1851499156
OCLC Number: 1031903096
Notes: "First published in the French language by Éditions Albin Michel, Paris, under the title: Orient Express, de l'histoire à la légende."--Colophon.
Description: 240 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 30 cm
Other Titles: Orient Express, de l'histoire à la légende.
Responsibility: text by Guillaume Picon ; photography by Benjamin Chelly ; preface by Kenneth Branaugh.

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The history of this legendary train, with never-before-seen material from the Orient Express archives. With a preface by Sir Kenneth Branagh.  Read more...

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