Herculaneum: Italy`s Buried Treasure

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J Paul Getty Museum Publications, 1989 - Art - 222 pages
A vivid portrayal of life in Pompeii's sister city, this book includes a detailed description of the ancient Villa dei Papiri, on which the present Getty Museum in Malibu is modeled.

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Preface to the Revised Edition by Giuseppe Maggi page
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Preface to the First Edition by Frank E Brown page

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Joseph Jay Deiss was vice-director of the American Academy in Rome and has written several historical novels and biographies. He is the author of Herculaneum: Italy's Buried Treasure, also published by the Getty Museum.

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