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Time-Life Lost Civilizations Series : Pompeii - The Vanished City

Brown, Dale M., Editor

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ISBN 10: 0809498626 / ISBN 13: 9780809498628
Published by Time-Life, Richmond, 1992
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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FIRST PRINTING (stated) of the First Edition. The third volume in this acclaimed series, studying the ancient Roman city that was overwhelmed in A.D. 79 by a sudden volcanic eruption from nearby Mount Vesuvious - the city covered in ashes but remaining remarkably well preserved and thus offering future archaeologists a wonderful opportunity for study. Beautifully illustrated throughout. Large-format hardcover, contains bibliography, indexed, 168pp. A very nice copy. Rare in this original printing. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 00016655

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Title: Time-Life Lost Civilizations Series : ...

Publisher: Time-Life, Richmond

Publication Date: 1992

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Not Published with Dust Jacket

Edition: First Edition (stated).

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Recounts the eruption of Mount Vesuvius, which buried the city of Pompeii under volcanic ash, describes what daily life was like in the city, and discusses the excavation of the archaeological site

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