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|[an error occurred while processing this directive]|Author: GRANT, MICHAEL. INTRODUCTION BY ANDREW WALLACE-HADRILL. Title: Pompeii & Herculaneum: Cities of Vesuvius.
Description: London, Folio Society. 2005, Second Printing. Hard Cover. Ill.: Reginald Piggott, maps. 196 pp, 9 15/16" H. Bound in khaki-coloured full cloth, blocked with a design in black and gold by Nick Hardcastle, gold lettering on spine. Map endpapers, colour plates, b&w plans/maps. No slipcase or dust jacket. Contents: Introduction; Author's Preface; Acknowledgements; The History of Pompeii and Herculaneum; Vesuvius; The Towns and Their Meeting Places; Temples, Gods and Goddesses, and Philosophers; Private Houses in Town and Country; Paintings, Mosaics and Furniture; Farms and Trades; Public Life and Sexual Life; Epilogue; Select Bibliography; Index. "The text of this edition is that of the (Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1971) first edition, with minor emendations." Small light bump at top corner of both boards. Very Good.
Keywords: Agriculture, Alexander the Great, Archaeology, Archaeological Excavations, Augustus, Bacchus, Dionysus, Basilicas, Baths, Boscoreale, Nemus Scyfati, Boscotrecase, Silva Mala, Julius Caesar, Campania, Italy, Capua, Cumae, Cupids, Putti, Earthquakes, Egypt,
Price: US$ 15.00 Seller: Capricorn Books
- Book number: 29436
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