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Pompeii and Herculaneum: The Glory and the Grief (Ancient Cities of Art)

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Pompeii and Herculaneum: The Glory and the Grief (Ancient Cities of Art)

by Brion, Marcel

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New York: Crown Publishers, 1960 The sites dramatically obliterated by lava two thousand years ago; but miraculously not destroyed - simply entombed. Marcel Brion, as historian, novelist and art critic brings to colorful life this bustling first century metropolis. The tremendous drama of the earthquake in 62 A.D., and the tragedy of the holocaust 17 years later, are empathetically presented. Brion also recounts the painstaking task of removing the `protective' layer of lava which revealed - as if a clock had abruptly stopped - this Graeco-Roman city beneath. Over 180 photographs, with many in color, were taken especially for this book and include objects rarely, if ever seen, even by visitors to the archaeological museum in Naples. (NOTE - large heavy volumes wighs over 1 kg]. 1st US Edition.. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Photographs By Edwin Smith.

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Bookseller
KALAMOS BOOKS CA (CA)
Bookseller Inventory #
28010
Title
Pompeii and Herculaneum: The Glory and the Grief (Ancient Cities of Art)
Author
Brion, Marcel
Illustrator
Photographs By Edwin Smith
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
No Jacket
Edition
1st US Edition.
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Crown Publishers
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1960
Keywords
ROME ANCIOENT POMPEII HERCULANEUM VESUSVIUS
Bookseller catalogs
Rome - Ancient; Roman Art & Architecture; Pompeii & Herculaneum;

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