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The last days of Pompeii

Edward Bulwer Lytton

The last days of Pompeii

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Published by C. Scribner"s sons in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pompeii (Extinct city) -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Edward Bulwer Lytton; illustrated by C.H. White.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiv, 1 l., 553 p.
    Number of Pages553
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23340681M


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