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Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers, Jan 1, 1997 - Architecture - 128 pages
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Introduction by Frank O. Gehry. Opening to a dazzling full-yard span, this panoramic tour introduces more than fifty of the world's greatest bridges in 200 high-quality black-&-white photographs and an engaging text that sheds light on the historical and technological background of constructions that range from the ancient Roman Pont du Gard to the newly constructed Tsing Ma bridge in Hong Kong.

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User Review  - cccg -

This bridge book is the perfect rectangular shape that compliments the topic of bridges. The length, photos, and information is excellent. Our daughter just loves it! Read full review

Review: Bridges: A History of the World's Most Famous and Important Spans

User Review  - Mark - Goodreads

Great photos and info, however not one you can sit back with and enjoy comfortably; width/height ratio demands a nice flat, level surface for those wishing to avoid ripping of pages. Read full review

About the author (1997)

Judith Dupre is the author of the very successful follow-up to Skyscrapers, Bridges, as well as several other illustrated books, a graphic novel about New York City, a Mayan folk tale, and a book on American Indian rock art. She studied architectural history at Brown University and Hunter College, and she lectures at museums and schools throughout the country. She lives in Mamaroneck, New York.

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