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Pompeii Goro of Agyagfalva, Ludwig Walks through Pompeii. With engraved title with vignette, 1 head vignette, 20 (1 double-page) plates, 15 of which copper plates and 5 lithographs. Vienna, Mörschner and Jasper, 1825. X, 1 sheet, 176 p. size -4°. Red Hldr. with gilt RTitel on green RSchild, R-gilding and red flamed paper cover (rubbed, slightly spotted). Engelmann 769th - Wurzbach V, 272nd - Detailed description of the excavations, with floor plans, sculptures, frescoes, vaults, gates and facades. The different expressive possibilities of lithography and copperplate engraving were skilfully used here to present the preserved buildings and works of art. While the book was being written, the excavations of the city, which was buried by the eruption of Vesuvius 1900 years ago, were still in full swing. - Title with deleted stamp, quite isolated small brown spots, interior mirror slightly stained. - Insg. very well preserved copy. With engraved title with vignette, 1 head vignette, 20 plates (15 copper plates and 5 lithographs.) Detailed description of the excavations, with floor plans, sculptures, frescos, vaults, gates and facades. The different expressive possibilities of lithography and copper engraving were skilfully used here to present the preserved buildings and works of art. While the book was being written, the excavations of the city, which was buried by the eruption of Vesuvius 1900 years ago, were still in full swing. - Red half calf wit applies title on green label to the spine, gild tooling to the spine and red painted board (rubbed, slightly stained). - Title with deleted stamp, quite isolated small brown spots, paste-down endpaper slightly stained. - Overall very well preserved copy. *

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