By E. H. Gombrich
E. H. Gombrich's Little historical past of the World, even though written in 1935, has turn into one of many treasures of historic writing considering that its first ebook in English in 2005. The Yale variation on my own has now bought over part one million copies, and the booklet is accessible all over the world in virtually thirty languages.
Gombrich used to be in fact the best-known artwork historian of his time, and his textual content indicates illustrations on each web page. This illustrated version of the Little History brings jointly the pellucid humanity of his narrative with the photographs which may good were in his imagination as he wrote the e-book. the 2 hundred illustrations—most of them in complete color—are no longer basic elaborations, even though they're appealing. They emerge from the textual content, enhance the author's goal, and deepen the excitement of examining this outstanding paintings.
For this variation the textual content is reset in a spacious structure, flowing round illustrations that variety from work to line drawings, trademarks, motifs, and logos. The e-book comprises freshly drawn maps, a revised preface, and a brand new index.
Blending high-grade layout, superb paper, and vintage binding, this is often either a luxurious present e-book and an stronger variation of a undying account of human history.
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A Little History of the World: Illustrated Edition (Little Histories) by E. H. Gombrich