Find Your Next Favorite Book
Save up to $15
Our Money-Back Guarantee

Above Paris: The Aerial Survey of Roger Henrard

by

Between the years 1950 and 1972, when Paris was in the twilight of its classical period, pilot and photographer Roger Henrard (1900-1975) preserved the city he knew and loved from the seat of a single-engine American army surplus Piper cub. Henrard used a high-speed plate camera to systematically document the city from its outskirts to its center. His photographs show not only Paris's stations, museums, department stores, and housing projects but also its urban tissue and interconnectionsthe tight-knit medieval districts as well as the rectilinear geometry of the Haussmanian boulevards. "Above Paris" is Henrard's remarkable study of the urban landscape of Paris and its best-known monuments. Over 350 beautifully printed duotones, grouped by themes such as the course of the Seine, the main roads, the stations, and the neighborhoods of Paris give a clear overview of the city's layout. Maps at the beginning of each chapter further help orient the reader and together with detailed captions and essays by Jean-Louis Cohen make "Above Paris" a must for anybody interested in Paris or urban design. Hide synopsis

Find your copy

Buy it from  $5.25
Buy new from  $32.88
Collectible from  $745.44

Change currency

Reviews of Above Paris: The Aerial Survey of Roger Henrard

Write this item's first Alibris review Review it now

Discussions about Above Paris: The Aerial Survey of Roger Henrard

Start a new discussion
  1. What's on your mind? Review post guidelines

Join Today!

Share your ideas with other community members

Create account

Already a member?

Log in now

Subjects related to Above Paris: The Aerial Survey of Roger Henrard

Get $300 in coupons and other goodies. Sign up for newsletter No, thank you.

You're signed up (and we you). Watch for our Welcome e-mail and your first coupon. Thanks!