Cutsheet chromolithographs tome published in 1877 by Montaner and Simon Editores, Barcelona, corresponding to the “General History of Spain” from Modesto Lafuente and Zamalloa, renowned journalist and official historian par excellence.
Measures 231 x 325 mm. thick paper in very good condition, although denotes the passage of time and has a small cut on the left side that does not affect the image. very rare to find the full volume. There are scattered leaves much sought after by historians and collectors in general.
At the foot of the reproduction has the following legend: “Copy of Historic Banner Santa Eulalia (as is currently preserved in the Archives of the City of Barcelona)”.
The “General History of Spain” from Modesto Lafuente was the first -History Nacional- of Spanish 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 being 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 played the ontological conception of the past 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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