La Civilizacion (page 1/2)

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Pictures from volume 2 of 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: 5

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

Some sample images

[picture: Greek family returning from the harvest.]

Greek family returning from the harvest.

Família Griega volviendo de la vendimia [more...] [$]

[picture: Roman slaves carrying an amphora]

Roman slaves carrying an amphora

Two men are walking, about to go up the steps and out of a cellar, one in front of the other; they have a wooden post over their shoulders from which a large amphora is suspended, reaching almost to their ankles. The men are barefoot. The foremost male is wearing breeches and is shirtless; the rear one has a simple tunic tied at the waist, but [...] [more...] [$]

[picture: Xerxes Mandando Azotar El Mar.]

Xerxes Mandando Azotar El Mar.

King Xerxes of Persia is shown here just after a storm destroyed the beginnings of a bridge he’d ordered to be built in order to send his army to conquor Greece. The following extract is from [...] [more...] [$]

[picture: Typographic ornament with horse's head and harp strings]

Typographic ornament with horse’s head and harp strings

This tailpiece, or typographic ornament, was used at the end of a chapter. It includes a horse’s head perhaps in a stylized horseshoe, with an anvil or yoke behind it, a harp and other [...] [more...] [$]

[picture: Greek dances after a meal.]

Greek dances after a meal.

Canzas Griegas despues de la Comida. [more...] [$]


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Places shown:

Dardanelles ·Greece ·Hellespont ·none

Pictures from volume 2 of 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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