Batsford Academic and Educational Limited.
FIRST EDITION. Large 8vo. 7.75 x 10 inches. 288 pp. Bound in original green cloth, gilt, in pictorial dust wrapper, which has small chip at tail of spine. A little wear to extremities, but otherwise a very good copy. Illustrated throughout by 183 black and white photographs and plans. First edition of a standard work on Roman architecture from the Republican period to the Late Empire after 300 AD. Chapters cover building types and techniques, Pompeii and Ostia, North Africa and the European and Eastern Provinces. Frank Bowman Sear (b.1944) of the University of Adelaide, an authority on Roman mosaics has excavated in North Africa and at Pompeii.
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