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Eiffel by Eiffel

By: Coupérie-Eiffel, Philippe; Bouvard, Dominique; Laredo, Joseph (translated by)

Price: $23.00

Publisher: Zurich, Switzerland, Edition Olms Zurich: 2014

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 004357

ISBN: 3283012393

Condition: New in New dust jacket

NEW - Gustave Eiffel was the creator of the supreme symbol of Paris, which was quite revolutionary at the time. From the age of 25 the young engineer was entrusted with the construction of a railway bridge in Bordeaux which fired his ambition and earned him the respect of colleagues. He made a mark on every corner of the globe with his striking and distinctive designs for over 300 buildings, which included the framework for the Statue of Liberty. In 1892 he withdrew from the public eye after being implicated in a scandal, but his creativity blossomed, researching aerodynamics and developing of... View more info