A Little History of the World: Illustrated Edition

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A special edition of the international bestseller.

E. H. Gombrich's A Little History of the World, an engaging and lively book written for readers both young and old, vividly brings the full span of human experience on Earth to life, from the stone age to the atomic age. Gombrich's text paints a colourful picture of wars and conquests; of grand works of art; of the advances and limitations of science; of remarkable people and remarkable events.

But Gombrich was, first and foremost, the best-known art historian of his time; his beloved Little History suggests illustrations on every page. Featuring more than two hundred illustrations, most in colour, this beautiful edition incorporates a wide range of images, showing us the earliest cave paintings, the classic sculptures of the ancient Greeks, beautiful Islamic calligraphy, oil portraits of the mighty through the ages, and much more.

With a high-grade design, fine paper, and classic binding, this enhanced edition will have an important place on family bookshelves for many years to come.

  • Product Code: CMC9780300197181
  • Product Weight: 0.89 kg
  • Author: E. H. Gombrich
  • Pages: 364
  • Format: Paperback
  • Dimensions: H22.7 x L18.6cm
  • Postage Weight: 0.89 Kg

A special edition of the international bestseller.

E. H. Gombrich's A Little History of the World, an engaging and lively book written for readers both young and old, vividly brings the full span of human experience on Earth to life, from the stone age to the atomic age. Gombrich's text paints a colourful picture of wars and conquests; of grand works of art; of the advances and limitations of science; of remarkable people and remarkable events.

But Gombrich was, first and foremost, the best-known art historian of his time; his beloved Little History suggests illustrations on every page. Featuring more than two hundred illustrations, most in colour, this beautiful edition incorporates a wide range of images, showing us the earliest cave paintings, the classic sculptures of the ancient Greeks, beautiful Islamic calligraphy, oil portraits of the mighty through the ages, and much more.

With a high-grade design, fine paper, and classic binding, this enhanced edition will have an important place on family bookshelves for many years to come.

  • Product Code: CMC9780300197181
  • Product Weight: 0.89 kg
  • Author: E. H. Gombrich
  • Pages: 364
  • Format: Paperback
  • Dimensions: H22.7 x L18.6cm
  • Postage Weight: 0.89 Kg
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