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Published by G. Routledge and sons in London, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Pompeii (Extinct city)

Subjects:

  • Pompeii (Extinct city) -- Fiction

Book details:

Edition Notes

First published London, 1834.

Statementby Edward Bulwer Lytton (Lord Lytton)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ3.L998 La8, PR4912 La8
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, [17]-448 p.
Number of Pages448
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7000327M
LC Control Number08026645
OCLC/WorldCa2328512

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