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The Wonders of Pompeii   By: (1827-1885)

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[Illustration: Recent Excavations made at Pompeii under the Direction of Inspector Fiorelli, in 1860.]

THE WONDERS OF POMPEII.

BY

MARC MONNIER.

TRANSLATED FROM THE ORIGINAL FRENCH.

NEW YORK: CHARLES SCRIBNER & CO., 654 BROADWAY. 1871.

=Illustrated Library of Wonders.=

PUBLISHED BY

Messrs. Charles Scribner & Co.,

654 BROADWAY, NEW YORK.

Each one volume 12mo, Price per volume $1.50

Titles of books. No. of Illustrations

THUNDER AND LIGHTNING, 89 WONDERS OF OPTICS, 70 WONDERS OF HEAT, 90 INTELLIGENCE OF ANIMALS, 54 GREAT HUNTS, 22 EGYPT 3,300 YEARS AGO, 40 WONDERS OF POMPEII, 22 THE SUN, BY A. GUILLEMIN, 58 SUBLIME IN NATURE, 50 WONDERS OF GLASS MAKING, 63 WONDERS OF ITALIAN ART, 28 WONDERS OF THE HUMAN BODY, 45 WONDERS OF ARCHITECTURE, 50 LIGHTHOUSES AND LIGHTSHIPS, 60 BOTTOM OF THE OCEAN, 68 WONDERS OF BODILY STRENGTH AND SKILL, 70 WONDERFUL BALLON ASCENTS, 80 ACOUSTICS, 114 WONDERS OF THE HEAVENS, 48 THE MOON, BY A. GUILLEMIN, 60 WONDERS OF SCULPTURE, 61 WONDERS OF ENGRAVING, 32 WONDERS OF VEGETATION, 45 WONDERS OF THE INVISIBLE WORLD, 97 CELEBRATED ESCAPES, 26 WATER, 77 HYDRAULICS, 40 ELECTRICITY, 71 SUBTERRANEAN WORLDS, 27

In Press for early publication

The above works sent to any address, post paid, upon receipt of the price by the publishers.

LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS.

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Recent Excavations Made at Pompeii in 1860, under the Direction of the Inspector, Signor Fiorelli 25

The Rubbish Trucks Going up Empty 30

Clearing out a Narrow Street in Pompeii 33

Plan of Vesuvius 39

The Forum 42

Discovery of Loaves Baked 1800 Years Ago, in the oven of a Baker 84

Closed House, with a Balcony, Recently Discovered 87

The Nola Gate at Pompeii 96

The Herculaneum Gate Restored 99

The Tepidarium, at the Thermæ 126

The Atrium of the House of Pansa Restored 138

Candelabra, Trinkets, and Kitchen Utensils Found at Pompeii 148

Kitchen Utensils found at Pompeii 150

Earthenware and Bronze Lamps Found at Pompeii 154

Collar, Ring, Bracelet, and Ear rings Found at Pompeii 158

Peristyle of the House of Quæstor, at Pompeii 167

The House of Lucretius 169

The Exædra of the House of the Poet 185

The Exædra of the House of the Poet Second View 189

The Smaller Theatre at Pompeii 206

The Amphitheatre at Pompeii 220

Bodies of Pompeians Cast in the Ashes of the Eruption 239

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