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Title: The Eiffel tower. The three-hundred metre tower
Description: Köln Taschen 2008 42,5 x 30 cm, 160 pages, text in English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Dutch, and Japanese. Original publisher's silvery grey cloth over illustrated boards, lettered black on spine and red on the front cover. Copiously illustrated in colour and black and white throughout. ¶ This reprint explores the design and construction of this remarkable building; published in 1900 as a large folio by Gustave Eiffel himself in a limited edition of 500 copies, the original was never sold on the market - it was exclusively given and donated by Eiffel. Featuring 53 double-page plates of 4,300 technical drawings explaining the design as well as 33 photographs of the construction, the book reveals the complex and fascinating process of bringing the Eiffel Tower to life.


Price: EUR 55.00 = appr. US$ 59.78 Seller: Marc Van de Wiele Antiquariaat
- Book number: 24858