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Last night of Pompeii. A poem. And lays and legends.

Fairfield, Sumner Lincoln.

Published by Elliott & Palmer, New York, 1832
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First edition: Long poem describing heaven's vengeance upon the cruel and decadent pagans of Pompeii; accompanied by shorter poems and the prose tale of a faithless wife. Fairfield later insisted that Bulwer-Lytton had plagiarized the title piece. 8vo. 309, [1] pp. BAL 5593. Contemporary half morocco over marbled paper sides, much worn and abraded, covers separated, front and back covers pressure-stamped by a now-defunct library. Back free endpaper with pocket. Title-page with early gift inscription in upper margin; a few stray pencil marks. Priced in accordance with condition. Bookseller Inventory # 4022

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Title: Last night of Pompeii. A poem. And lays and ...

Publisher: Elliott & Palmer, New York

Publication Date: 1832

Edition: 1st Edition

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