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Title:Herculaneum: Italy's Buried Treasure
Price:AUD$12.60 (about USD$8.40)
Item ID:SB00-0116964
Publisher:Thomas Y. Crowell Company / Apollo Editions, New York, 1970
Illustrator:Photographic and Illustrations
Thomas Y. Crowell Company / Apollo Editions, 1970, Softcover, Book Condition: Good, First, Illustrated By: Photographic and Illustrations

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. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Archaeology; Herculaneum; Italy; History. Inventory No: 0116964.
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