Pompeii and Herculaneum: the Glory and the Grief, by Marcel Brion

Pompeii and Herculaneum: the Glory and the Grief, by Marcel Brion

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Pompeii and Herculaneum: the Glory and the Grief is an illustrated layman’s guide to the discoveries at Pompeii and Herculaneum, first published in 1960.

This book also explores the way of life of the inhabitants of the two cities, at the time they were destroyed by the eruption of Vesuvius in 79.A.D.

Marcel Brion (1895 – 1984) was a French essayist, literary critic, novelist, and historian. He wrote nearly 100 books, mostly historical biography or books about art. While he generally wrote in French, Pompeii and Herculaneum originally appeared in English.

Published by Book Club Associates, London, in 1976.

Good condition. Binding Intact, With Dust Jacket.