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Robert Doisneau Paris: Les Halles Market

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ISBN-10: 2080201085

ISBN-13: 9782080201089

Edition: 2012

Authors: Robert Doisneau, Vladimir Vasak

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Doisneaus photographs of the now vanished Les Halles evoke nostalgia for the days when the vast market, which sprawled haphazardly over the center of the city, was known as the belly of Paris. Once alive with the cries of fruit-sellers, fish-vendors, butchers, and florists, the scent of brightly-colored flower bouquets intermingling with wafts of freshly baked bread, and heaving with swarms of market-goers, today there is no trace of the nine-hundred-year-old market place that used to stand in the center of Paris at Les Halles. The immense Baltard Pavilions were torn down in 1971 to make way for a modern underground shopping precinct, but Parisians still hold a special affection for days…    
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Book details

List price: $27.50
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Flammarion et Cie
Publication date: 1/30/2012
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 160
Size: 9.00" wide x 11.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.552
Language: English