Herculaneum Past Present and Future

By: Waldstein, Charles and Shoobridge, Leonard

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Good++/No Jacket. First Edition. 4to - Tall and Thick. Original black buckram boards with gilt illustration of "Hermes in Repose" and gilt titling to spine.Small paint mark at bottom of spine. Corners knocked. Top of front board faded. With 11 coloured heliogravure (sepia toned print) illustrations, NOT FULL COLOUR. 48 Half tone plates. Col. frontis with tissue guard. Coloured map of Campania. Topography/the Inhabitants/earthquake of 63AD; eruption of 79 A.D. ; identifiable objects;Villa Suburbana, &c.; bibliography. This book is a history of Herculaeneum and a history of its excavations. There is substantial correspondence here published between the Authors and the Italian authorities being the pre requisites to their proposed excavation; it is not known if there excavation took place.Overview of the ancient site prior to the major excavations; concentration on the art works and artifacts already recovered. Front hinge repaired. INTERNALLY VERY GOOD CONDITION, CLEAN AND TIGHT.; 4to 11" - 13" tall

Title: Herculaneum Past Present and Future

Author Name: Waldstein, Charles and Shoobridge, Leonard

Categories: History & Politics. Churchill, Archaeology. 'Classic' Studies,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, MacMillan & Co Ltd: 1908

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 000214

Keywords: History; Herculaneum Past Present And Future; Charles Waldstein; Leonard Shoobridge; Topography/the Inhabitants/earthquake Of 63ad; Eruption 79 A.d ; Identifiable Objects;villa Suburbana CAMPANIA ARTEFACTS ITALY Ancient Art JO