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Golden Gate Bridge: History and Design of an Icon
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Publisher Chronicle Books Llc
Publication date April 2, 2008
Pages 127
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780811863377
ISBN-10 0811863379
Dimensions 0.75 by 8.25 by 6 in.
Weight 1 lbs.
Original list price $16.95
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Amazon.com description: Product Description: Nine million people visit the Golden Gate Bridge each year, yet how many know why it's painted that stunning shade of"international orange"? Or that ancient Mayan and Art Deco buildings influenced the design? Current bridge architectDonald MacDonald answers these questions and others in a friendly, informative look at the bridge's engineering and 70-year history. This accessible account is accompanied by 70 of MacDonald's own charming color illustrations, making it easy to understand how the bridge was designed and constructed. A fascinating study for those interested in architecture, design, or anyone with a soft spot for San Francisco, Golden Gate Bridge is a fitting tribute to this timeless icon.

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With Donald MacDonald | from Chronicle Books Llc (April 2, 2008)
9780811863377 | details & prices | 127 pages | 8.25 × 6.00 × 0.75 in. | 1.00 lbs | List price $16.95
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