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By E. H. Gombrich

ISBN-10: 0300197187

ISBN-13: 9780300197181

E. H. Gombrich's Little background of the World, notwithstanding written in 1935, has develop into one of many treasures of historic writing given that its first ebook in English in 2005. The Yale variation on my own has now offered over part 1000000 copies, and the publication is on the market around the globe in nearly thirty languages.

Gombrich was once after all 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 publication. the 2 hundred illustrations—most of them in complete color—are no longer basic elaborations, although they're attractive. They emerge from the textual content, improve the author's purpose, and deepen the excitement of interpreting this striking paintings.

For this version the textual content is reset in a spacious layout, flowing round illustrations that variety from work to line drawings, logos, motifs, and emblems. The booklet accommodates freshly drawn maps, a revised preface, and a brand new index.

Blending high-grade layout, advantageous paper, and vintage binding, this can be either a luxurious present ebook and an superior version of a undying account of human history.

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