Stock Image

Lost Civilizations: Pompeii

Time-Life Books

4 ratings by Goodreads
ISBN 10: 1570425116 / ISBN 13: 9781570425110
Published by Hachette Audio, 1998
Condition: Good
From Books Express (Portsmouth, NH, U.S.A.)

AbeBooks Seller Since August 14, 2015 Seller Rating 5-star rating

Quantity Available: 1

Buy Used
Price: US$ 87.17 Convert Currency
Shipping: Free Within U.S.A. Destination, rates & speeds
Add to basket

30 Day Return Policy

About this Item

Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!. Bookseller Inventory # 1570425116

Ask Seller a Question

Bibliographic Details

Title: Lost Civilizations: Pompeii

Publisher: Hachette Audio

Publication Date: 1998

Binding: Audio Cassette

Book Condition:Good

About this title

Synopsis:

Recounts the eruption of Mount Vesuvius, which, in 69 A.D., buried the cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum under volcanic ash; describes what daily life was like in the ancient Roman city; and discusses the excavation of the archaeological site.

From Library Journal:

Mt. Vesuvius erupted so suddenly and with such devastation on August 25, C.E. 79, that the city of Pompeii came to a complete halt. Life stopped, with people reduced to ash where they stood. Archaeologists centuries later were able to reconstruct the city's people and structure by uncovering the buried layers. Houses were found with tables set for meals, utensils in the cooking areas, jewelry and cosmetics in dressing rooms. Restaurants, stores, gathering places were just as they were when buried by the lava and fire. This audio production, with its many voices, sound effects, and music, re-creates Pompeii, with dramatic reconstructions of daily life before and after the catastrophe. Scenes and conversations are realistic and immediate, though at 90 minutes, the program offers merely a brief overview. For libraries with students involved in elementary research on lost civilizations. Suitable for young adults.?Barbara Valle, El Paso P.L., TX
Copyright 1998 Reed Business Information, Inc.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Store Description

Visit Seller's Storefront

Terms of Sale:

Buy with confidence. Excellent customer service. 30 day return policy with a full refund if you are not completely satisfied with the book or its condition. Books Express LLC.


Shipping Terms:

Ships usually within one business day. Standard and expedited shipping options include shipping and handling costs. Default shipping is by USPS Media Mail and frequently USPS Priority Mail or UPS Ground is used. Books should arrive within 10-14 business days for expedited shipping, and 20-30 business days for standard shipping. Standard shipping can on occasion take up to 30 days for delivery.

List this Seller's Books

Payment Methods
accepted by seller

Visa Mastercard American Express

Check Money Order PayPal Invoice Bank Draft Bank/Wire Transfer Direct Debit (Personally Authorized Payment)