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Pompeji. Die Neuesten Ausgrabungen von 1874 bis 1881

Pompeji. Die Neuesten Ausgrabungen von 1874 bis 1881

Pompeji. Die Neuesten Ausgrabungen von 1874 bis 1881
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Pompeji. Die Neuesten Ausgrabungen von 1874 bis 1881 Half brown leather, green cloth, marbled endpapers - 1882

by Emile Presuhn

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  • Hardcover
Used - Very Good

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Very good copy of the "second and very popular edition" of Presuhn's souvenir of excavations in Pompeii from 1874-1881In 10 sections with 80 chromolithographs by Victor Seeger and J.G. Bach after designs by Geremia Discanno and Miss Amy Butts.Pompeii, the latest excavations from 1874 to 1881 for lovers of art and antiquities. Along with murals from all four eras of interior design, the plates depict interior views, mythological wall paintings, floor mosaics, statues, plaster-casts of bodies, wall graffiti, plans of houses and the town. Text in German.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.Half brown leather binding with scuffed edges, spine with black and gold leather title labels, gilt title on green cloth covers, marbled endpapers. Slight browning to page edges, spotting and foxing to tissue guards, most plates clean and vivid but a few lightly spotted.
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  • Title Pompeji. Die Neuesten Ausgrabungen von 1874 bis 1881
  • Author Emile Presuhn
  • Illustrator Geremia Discanno, Emile Presuhn, Amy Butts
  • Binding Half brown leather, green cloth, marbled endpapers
  • Edition 2nd
  • Condition Used - Very Good
  • Publisher T.O. Weigel, Leipzig
  • Date 1882
  • Bookseller's Inventory # Flo190

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