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Herculaneum: Italy's Buried Treasure
Deiss, Joseph Jay,
Thomas Y. Crowell Company / Apollo Editions, New York, 1970. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/. Illustrator: Photographic and Illustrations. First Edition. foreword by Frank E. Brown, Director, The American Academy in Rome, author's note list of illustrations, bibliography and index. The text is illustrated with numerous black-and-white photographs and house plans. Black-and-white photographic card cover with black and white coloured titles to the front panel and white and red coloured titles to the backstrip. In August 24th, 79 C. E., Mount Vesuvius erupted and buried the Roman city of Herculaneum. The lava and mud of the eruption covered Herculaneum as if in plastic, for prosperity. This book tells of the early excavation of the city and of what it was like to live in a prosperous town in the Roman Empire, as well as a small guide to Herculaneum it's self. Creasing to the book corners with rubbing of the book edges and pages. Rubbing to either side of the backstrip. Age toning of the textblock edges and pages. First edition of the work in this format and binding, and/or set or series. Size: Trade Paperback. 174 pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic and Illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Archaeology; Herculaneum; Italy; History. Inventory No: 0116964. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Good Condition
Price: $11.20 (AUD)
Book Number: 0116964  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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