Skip to content

Les Decorations Murales de Pompei

Les Decorations Murales de Pompei

Click for full-size.

Les Decorations Murales de Pompei: a l'Usage des Artistes, des Ecoles Industrielles et des Amis de l'Antiquite

by Emile Presuhn

  • Used
  • very good
  • Hardcover
  • first
Condition
Very Good/None
Seller
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
Item Price
$2,500.00
Or just $2,480.00 with a
Bibliophiles Club Membership
FREE Shipping to USA Standard delivery: 10 to 21 days
More Shipping Options
Ask Seller a Question

Payment Methods Accepted

  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • American Express
  • Discover
  • PayPal

About This Item

Two volumes of Presuhn's souvenir books with 75 vibrant chromolithographs of wall paintings discovered in Pompeii

Les Decorations Murales de Pompeii,
1878.

With 24 chromolithographs after original drawings by Geremia Discanno, lithographed by Victor Steeger, and 51 pages of text in French translated from the German by A. Giraud-Teulon.

Bound with Choix des Plus Belles et Interessantes Peintures de Pompei, avec Plan de la Ville, 1882

With 50 chromolithographs after original drawings by Emile Presuhn and Geremia Discanno

Along with wall paintings from all four eras of design, the plates depict floor mosaics, portraits, statues, plaster-casts of bodies, and plans of houses and the excavations.

Presuhn (1844-1881) was a German archeologist who lived and worked in Italy for almost decade from 1870 publishing books illustrating the latest murals, mosaics and discoveries made in the excavations in Pompeii.

Discanno (1839-1907) was an Italian artist and painter who worked in Naples and Pompeii.

Red cloth binding scuffed and stained, rippled on rear board, gilt title on front cover, white watermarked silk endpapers, some spotting and foxing to text pages and tissue guards, but most plates bright and vivid.

Reviews

(Log in or Create an Account first!)

You’re rating the book as a work, not the seller or the specific copy you purchased!

Details

Bookseller
Florilegius JP (JP)
Bookseller's Inventory #
Flo189
Title
Les Decorations Murales de Pompei
Author
Emile Presuhn
Illustrator
Geremia Discanno, Emile Presuhn
Format/Binding
Red cloth with gilt title on cover
Book Condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket Condition
None
Quantity Available
1
Edition
1st
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
T.O. Weigel
Place of Publication
Leipzig
Date Published
1878/1882
Pages
51 + 75
Size
Quarto, 32 x 25cm
Weight
0.00 lbs
Keywords
Emile Presuhn, Pompeii, mural, wall painting, Roman, architecture, interior design, classical, Discanno, Victor Steeger, chromolithograph,
Bookseller catalogs
Ancient History;
Note
May be a multi-volume set and require additional postage.

Terms of Sale

Florilegius

30 day return guarantee, with full refund including original shipping costs for up to 30 days after delivery if an item arrives misdescribed or damaged.

About the Seller

Florilegius

Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Biblio member since 2019
Tokyo, Tokyo
Ask Seller a Question

About Florilegius

Tokyo-based bookseller specializing in European illustrated books from the 18th to 19th century, mainly botanical, zoological, costume and travel. Also Japanese ukiyo-e and woodblock botanicals, flower arrangement, etc.

Glossary

Some terminology that may be used in this description includes:

Gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...

Frequently asked questions

This Book’s Categories

tracking-