1824 Pompeiana Mount Vesuvius Volcano Ancient ROME Pompeii Illustrated 2v Gell

GELL, William

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In the 18th-century, the famous ancient city of Pompeii was discovered, and excitement spread throughout Europe of the finding of a buried Roman city. Authors such as William Gell contributed to the mystique, writing books with illustrations of the excavations and Roman ruins found under the ash. ‘Pompeiana’ was first published in 1817 and depicts famous Pompeii landmarks such as the amphitheater, the Greek Temple, and of course an impressive view of Mount Vesuvius.

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1824 Pompeiana Mount Vesuvius Volcano Ancient ROME Pompeii Illustrated 2v Gell

 

In the 18th-century, the famous ancient city of Pompeii was discovered, and excitement spread throughout Europe of the finding of a buried Roman city. Authors such as William Gell contributed to the mystique, writing books with illustrations of the excavations and Roman ruins found under the ash. ‘Pompeiana’ was first published in 1817 and depicts famous Pompeii landmarks such as the amphitheater, the Greek Temple, and of course an impressive view of Mount Vesuvius.

Item number: #8850

Price: $750

GELL, William

Pompeiana: the typography, edifices and ornaments of Pompeii

London: Rodwell and Martin, New Bond Street, 1824.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages; 2 volumes

o   Vol. I – xxxi, [1], 138

o   Vol. II – [4], 139-275, [1]

o   77 engraved plates

  • Language: English
  • Binding: Leather; tight & secure
  • Size: ~11in X 7in (28cm x 18cm)
  • Very rare and desirable with auction records and price comparisons as high as $2200+

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8850

Category

Classical Greco-Roman

Authors

GELL, William

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete