La Civilizacion (page 1/2)

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[picture: Front cover for the history of civilization]

Pictures from La Civilizacion en sus manifesticiones artísticas, científicas y literarias en todo el mundo, desde los tiempos más remotos hasta nuestros días, which in English is, Civilization in its artistic manifestations, scientific and literary works around the world, from the most remote times to the present day, by Dom Pelegrín Casabó y Pagés (1831–?); Barcelona, Mir, Tarradas, Comas y CA—Editores, 7, Plaza de la Universidad, 7 (1881).

I bought this at a bookshop in Seville (Feria 26), Libreria Baena.

Title: La Civilizacion

Author: Casabó Y Pagés, Pelegrín

City: Barcelona

Date: 1881

Total items: 9

Out of copyright (called public domain in the USA), hence royalty-free for all purposes usage credit requested, or as marked.

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[picture: Median Civilization]

Median Civilization

The Medes lived in what is now North-West Iran around 800 BCE. This book identifies them with Medai, the third son of Japhet, son of Noah, in the Bible, but this would make Noah much too recent. [more...] [$]

[picture: Infancy of Semiramis]

Infancy of Semiramis

Infancia de Semíramis [more...] [$]

[picture: Ornate Early Victorian full-page Geometric Border]

Ornate Early Victorian full-page Geometric Border

This geometric full-page border includes stylized acanthus leaves and knotwork in blackand orange. It came from the front cover of the book. The outer back border is a typographic ornament repeated. [more...] [$]

[picture: Decorative initial letter H with dragon]

Decorative initial letter H with dragon

This decorated initial h is inan uncial form and has a dragon resting on top of it! In the book, the bottom of the large rectangle containing the letter was aligned with the baseline of the second ine of text, with the [...] [more...] [$]

[picture: Ashurbanipal sacrificing the lions he has killed]

Ashurbanipal sacrificing the lions he has killed

King Ashurbanipal ruled over what was then the largest empire the world had ever seen, now called the Neo-Assyrian Empire. The empire lasted for around three hundred years (911 – 612 BCE). [more...] [$]


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Pictures from La Civilizacion en sus manifesticiones artísticas, científicas y literarias en todo el mundo, desde los tiempos más remotos hasta nuestros días, which in English is, Civilization in its artistic manifestations, scientific and literary works around the world, from the most remote times to the present day, by Dom Pelegrín Casabó y Pagés (1831–?); Barcelona, Mir, Tarradas, Comas y CA—Editores, 7, Plaza de la Universidad, 7 (1881).

I bought this at a bookshop in Seville (Feria 26), Libreria Baena.


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