A book for the 130th anniversary of the Eiffel Tower

A gorgeous book for the 130th anniversary of the Eiffel Tower

Wednesday 25 September 2019

Modified the 18/03/22

FYI: A gift idea for anyone who admires the Iron Lady! A gorgeous book for her 130th anniversary is coming out on October 10th, published by Editions de la Martinière.

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For the 130th anniversary of the Eiffel Tower, an elegant book entitled "The Eiffel Tower – Timeless Monument" will be available in the Eiffel Tower gift shops as well as in regular bookstores starting October 10th. 

This book offers a handsomely illustrated journey into the universe of the Eiffel Tower, from its construction up until today. The publisher is Editions de La Martinière. This original work compares images from the past and present to recount the technical challenges and the truly global aura of the edifice. You may read or glance through the book in both directions, since there are two ways to look at it!

Standing 330 meters tall, the Eiffel Tower is fascinating from all points of view, as its architectural and engineering feats remain unparalleled. It was built and opened to the public in 1889 for the World’s Fair. It was registered as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1991. 

The Tower is a symbol of Paris and of all of France. It is truly an icon that is known the world over, embodying the values of freedom and peace.

For 130 years, it has inspired designers, artists, brands, and businessmen. And it attracts over 6 million visitors each year! It is one of the world’s most visited monuments.

The Eiffel Tower – Timeless Monument
Available in bookstores on October 10th, 2019
By Benjamin Peyrel
Published by Editions de La Martinière
29 Euros, 192 pages
Available in French and in English

Le livre des 130 ans sur l'escalier historique de la tour Eiffel ©SETE / J.Schlichter

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