The Railroad Station: An Architectural History

The Railroad Station: An Architectural History

by Carroll L.V. Meeks
     
 

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Profusely illustrated book chronicles the evolution of the architecture of the railroad station in both Europe and America from the 1830s to the 1950s. "Carefully documented by all the apparatus of exacting scholarship, and even better by a fascinating collection of more than 230 pictures." — The New York Times.

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Profusely illustrated book chronicles the evolution of the architecture of the railroad station in both Europe and America from the 1830s to the 1950s. "Carefully documented by all the apparatus of exacting scholarship, and even better by a fascinating collection of more than 230 pictures." — The New York Times.

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Reprint of the Yale University Press edition of 1956 (History of Art Series, no.11) which asserts that these edifices defined 19th c. American architectural taste. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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ISBN-13:
9780486286273
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Publication date:
06/13/2012
Series:
Dover Architecture Series
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 9.27(h) x 0.82(d)

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