• Churches of Paris

Churches of Paris

The first contemporary, illustrated English-language book to reflect the history and beauty of Parisian churchesExplores 37 of the most beautiful churches in Paris, replete with photography and must-see featuresAbove all, a beautiful book of stunning photographsShort video for the title hereWonderful interview between author Peggy Shannon and journalist Scott Simon

Parisian churches are revered around the globe. Their stunning stained-glass windows and intricate Gothic architecture are accomplishments of unrivalled elegance. Churches of Paris gathers 37 of the finest in the City of Light, spanning the 12th to the 19th centuries.

Each entry is embellished with beautiful color photography and behind-the-scenes historical commentary. Offering insight into the buildings' construction and genesis, this book narrates how each church was shaped by war, revolution and time. With information on restoration and preservation, this is an invaluable guide for Francophiles and curious armchair travelers alike.

Featured churches include: Basilique du Sacr -Coeur de Montmartre, Basilique Sainte-Clotilde, Basilique Cath drale de Saint-Denis, Notre-Dame Cathedral, La Chapelle de l'Epiphanie des Missions Etrang res et la Salle des Martyrs, La Chapelle Notre-Dame de la M daille Miraculeuse, La Chapelle Saint-Vincent-de-Paul, La Madeleine, Notre-Dame-de-Lorette, Notre-Dame-des-Blancs-Manteaux, Notre-Dame-des-Victoires, Cathedral Saint-Alexandre-Nevsky, Saint-Augustin, La Sainte-Chapelle, Sainte- lisabeth-de-Hongrie, Sainte-Marguerite, Saint- tienne-du-Mont, La Sainte-Trinit , Saint-Eug ne-Sainte-C cile, Saint-Eustache, Saint-Fran ois-Xavier, Saint-Germain-des-Pr s, Saint-Germain l'Auxerrois, Saint-Gervais-Saint-Protais, Saint-Jacques-du-Haut-Pas, Saint-Joseph-des-Carmes, Saint-Julien-le-Pauvre, Saint-Louis-en-l' le, Saint-Merry, Saint-Paul-Saint-Louis, Saint-Pierre de Montmartre, Saint-Roch, Saint-S verin, Saint-Sulpice, Saint-Thomas-d'Aquin, Saint-Vincent-de-Paul, The American Cathedral in Paris