The Last Days of Pompeii by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. International Collectors Library.
The Last Days of Pompeii was one of the most popular English historical novels of the nineteenth century. It tells the story of the virtuous Greeks Glaucus and Ione, their escape from Pompeii amid the eruption of Vesuvius in 79 CE, and their eventual conversion to Christianity, against a background of Roman decadence and corrupt Eastern religion.