WorldCat Identities

Tauranac, John 1939-

Overview
Works: 37 works in 129 publications in 5 languages and 3,565 library holdings
Genres: Aerial photographs  Pictorial works  Maps  Guidebooks  Juvenile works  Tourist maps  History  Road maps 
Roles: Author, Creator
Classifications: F128.8.E46, 974.71
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John Tauranac
The Empire State Building : the making of a landmark by John Tauranac( )

27 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and held by 2,037 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An architectural and cultural history looks at the excitement and politics involved in the building of the Empire State Building, the technological breakthroughs of its construction, and more
Elegant New York : the builders and the buildings, 1885-1915 by John Tauranac( Book )

12 editions published between 1985 and 1996 in English and held by 488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of the buildings created during the Age of elegance, telling who the builders were and why they built what they did - Chapters are arranged by neighbourhood - Grand Central Station - Smithsonian Institute - Fifth Avenue - Beaux-Arts design
New York from the air by Yann Arthus-Bertrand( Book )

24 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

PLACES & PEOPLES: PICTORIAL WORKS. From the street, New York is a bustling, familiar world. Seen from the air, it's an exotic, uncluttered, beautiful place. From vantage points that few people ever attain, world-renowned aerial photographer Yann Arthus-Bertrand has created a lush, romantic tribute to one of the most thrilling cities in history. He reveals the power and beauty of Manhattan's amazing skyscrapers, the bucolic joys of Central Park, and the majesty of the Upper West Side's castle-like apartment buildings. John Tauranac's lively commentaries lead readers on a truly spectacular tour. Now, as never before, this book calls to mind all that there is to cherish and celebrate about New York City -- and America
Essential New York : a guide to the history and architecture of Manhattan's important buildings, parks, and bridges by John Tauranac( Book )

6 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Manhattan block by block : a street atlas by John Tauranac( )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New York from the air : an architectural heritage by Yann Arthus-Bertrand( Book )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This photographic tribute to New York reveals the power and beauty of Manhattan's skyscrapers, capturing not only their dramatic forms but also the ever-changing light that fills the spaces around them. It reveals hidden corners of Central Park and exotic buildings of the Upper West Side
Manhattan's little secrets : uncovering mysteries in brick and mortar, glass and stone by John Tauranac( Book )

3 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Discover New York history hidden in plain sight. Manhattan's Little Secrets is a tour of the city's tiny treasures, the small architectural and historical details that guidebooks usually ignore and passersby ordinarily overlook"--
Seeing New York : the official MTA travel guide by John Tauranac( Book )

2 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New York : une histoire d'architecture by Yann Arthus-Bertrand( Book )

4 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in French and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nueva York desde el aire by Yann Arthus Bertrand( Book )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un paseo arquitectónico de sur a norte y a lo largo y ancho de Manhattan con fotografías de Yann Arthus-Bertrand y textos de John Tauranac. Cada edificio, parque, monumento o barrio que ha dado forma a esta megalópolis vertical quedan reflejados en este recorrido visual por la ciudad de Nueva York. Un imprescindible y hermoso tributo a una ciudad mítica. Incluye mapas de las calles y fichas de situación de cada edificio
The view from the 86th floor : the Empire State Building and New York City by John Tauranac( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maps are cool! : how to read them, plan them, and create them by John Tauranac( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Manhattan line by line : a subway and bus atlas by John Tauranac( )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New York ein Porträt in Luftbildern by Yann Arthus-Bertrand( Book )

2 editions published in 1998 in German and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New York vanuit de hemel by Yann Arthus-Bertrand( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in Dutch and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New York City subway map : daily service, late-night service, index of stations & places of interest by John Tauranac( )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New York City subway, geographic & non-geographic maps : daytime, evening & late-night service, index of stations, places of interest by Tauranac Maps (Firm)( )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nueva York : arquitectura desde el cielo by Yann Arthus-Bertrand( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in Spanish and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Madison Avenue guide by John Tauranac( )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Manhattan subways, buses & late-night maps by John Tauranac( )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The Empire State Building : the making of a landmark
Covers
Elegant New York : the builders and the buildings, 1885-1915New York from the airManhattan block by block : a street atlasNew York from the air : an architectural heritageNueva York desde el aireThe view from the 86th floor : the Empire State Building and New York CityManhattan line by line : a subway and bus atlas
Alternative Names
John Tauranac American writer

John Tauranac escritor estadounidense

Tauranac, Jon

Tauranac, Jon 1939-

Languages
English (92)

French (10)

German (5)

Spanish (4)

Dutch (1)