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The lost world of Pompeii

Author: Colin Amery; Brian Curran; J. Paul Getty Museum.; World Monuments Fund (New York, N.Y.)
Publisher: Los Angeles : J. Paul Getty Museum, ©2002.
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This book provides more than 150 new photos by the Royal Geographic Society photographer-in-residence. It covers such topics as the history of Pompeii, the discovery of the remains, the town plan, the private life and design legacy of Pompeii, and the site today. 150 illustrations, 100 in color.
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Genre/Form: Pictorial works
In art
Ouvrages illustrés
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Amery, Colin.
Lost world of Pompeii.
Los Angeles : J. Paul Getty Museum, c2002
(OCoLC)629905069
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Colin Amery; Brian Curran; J. Paul Getty Museum.; World Monuments Fund (New York, N.Y.)
ISBN: 0892366877 9780892366873
OCLC Number: 51311096
Notes: "In association with the World Monuments Fund."
Description: 191 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
The city vanishes --
Rediscovery and exavation --
Voices from a lost world --
The Pompeian house --
Life and art --
The grand tour --
The legacy of Pompeian style --
Notes --
Further reading --
Glossary --
Chronology --
Index --
Acknowledgments.
Responsibility: Colin Amery, Brian Curran Jr.
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This book provides more than 150 new photos by the Royal Geographic Society photographer-in-residence. It covers such topics as the history of Pompeii, the discovery of the remains, the town plan, the private life and design legacy of Pompeii, and the site today. 150 illustrations, 100 in color.

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