Loose leaf volume of chromolithographs published in 1877 by Montaner and Simon Editors, Barcelona, corresponding to the “General History of Spain” and Zamalloa Modesto Lafuente, renowned journalist and official historian par excellence.
Measures 481 x 335 mm. Thick paper in very good condition, but has stains and the passage of time as well as several small holes in the fold. Very rare to find full volume. There are scattered leaves very sought after by collectors and historians in general.
This double sheet corresponds to map Spain before the fall of the Kingdom of Granada, from 1030 to 1257.
The “General History of Spain” Modesto Lafuente was the first Spanish-History Nacional of liberalism, and the rapid and prolonged success of the publication of his work made him the most widely read writer of the nineteenth century history, becoming considered “the father of the Spanish national history” and still the most quoted historian of our nineteenth century. With continuous reissues and continuations reaching the second decade of the twentieth century, the work will decisively influence the creation of new historiographical genre of Music National-stories, reaching a great prestige among the authors of manuals, the contents play the ontological conception of the past of the Spanish nation, summarized by Lafuente in the “Preliminary Discourse” and narrated as a continuous time sequence in the thirty volumes of the work.
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