Pompeii: Its Life and Art (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Pompeii: Its Life and Art

The restorations are not fanciful. They were made with the help of careful measurements and of computations based upon the existing remains; occasionally also evidence derived from reliefs and wall paintings was utilized. Uncertain details are generally omitted.

It is due to Professor Mau to say that in preparing his manu script for English readers I have, with his permission, made some changes. The order of presentation has occasionally been altered. In several chapters the German manuscript has been abridged, while in others, containing points in regard to which English readers might desire a somewhat fuller statement, I have made slight additions. The preparation of the English form of the volume, undertaken for reasons Of friendship, has been less a task than a pleasure.

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Publisher - Forgotten Books

Language - English

Author(s) - August Mau

Hardback

Published Date - August 25 2019

ISBN - 9780260974839

Dimesions - 22.9 x 15.2 x 3.8 cm

Page Count - 646

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