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H.G. Wells (1866–1946).  A Short History of the World.  1922.

Illustrations

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  1. Luminous Spiral Clouds of Matter
  2. Nebula seen Edge-on
  3. The Great Spiral Nebula
  4. A Dark Nebula
  5. Another Spiral Nebula
  6. Landscape before Life
  7. Marine Life in the Cambrian Period
  8. Fossil Trilobite
  9. Early Palæozoic Fossils of various Species of Lingula
  10. Fossilized Footprints of a Labyrinthodont, Cheirotherium
  11. Pterichthys Milleri
  12. Fossil of Cladoselache
  13. Sharks and Ganoids of the Devonian Period
  14. A Carboniferous Swamp
  15. Skull of a Labyrinthodont, Capitosaurus
  16. Skeleton of a Labyrinthodont: The Eryops
  17. A Fossil Ichthyosaurus
  18. A Pterodactyl
  19. The Diplodocus
  20. Fossil of Archeopteryx
  21. Hesperornis in its Native Seas
  22. The Ki-wi
  23. Slab of Marl Rich in Cainozoic Fossils
  24. Titanotherium Robustum
  25. Skeleton of Giraffe-camel
  26. Skeleton of Early Horse
  27. Comparative Sizes of Brains of Rhinoceros and Dinoceras
  28. A Mammoth
  29. Flint Implements from Piltdown Region
  30. A Pithecanthropean Man
  31. The Heidelberg Man
  32. The Piltdown Skull
  33. A Neanderthaler
  34. Europe and Western Asia 50,000 years ago (Map)
  35. Comparison of Modern Skull and Rhodesian Skull
  36. Altamira Cave Paintings
  37. Later Palæolithic Carving, I
  38. Later Palæolithic Carving, II
  39. Later Palæolithic Carving, III
  40. Later Palæolithic Carving, IV
  41. Bust of Cro-magnon Man
  42. Later Palæolithic Art, I
  43. Later Palæolithic Art, II
  44. Relics of the Stone Age
  45. Gray’s Inn Lane Flint Implement
  46. Somaliland Flint Implements
  47. Neolithic Flint Implements
  48. Australian Spearheads
  49. Neolithic Pottery
  50. Relationship of Human Races (Map)
  51. A Maya Stele
  52. European Neolithic Warrior
  53. Babylonian Brick
  54. Egyptian Cylinder Seals of First Dynasty
  55. The Sakhara Pyramids
  56. The Pyramid of Cheops: Scene from Summit
  57. The Temple of Hathor
  58. Pottery and Implements of the Lake Dwellers
  59. A Lake Village
  60. Egyptian Wall Paintings of Nomads
  61. Flint Knives of 4500 B.C.
  62. Egyptian Peasants Going to Work
  63. Stele of Naram Sin
  64. The Treasure House at Mycenæ
  65. The Palace at Cnossos
  66. Temple at Abu Simbel
  67. Avenue of Sphinxes at Karnak
  68. The Hypostyle Hall at Karnak
  69. Frieze of Slaves
  70. The Temple of Horus, Edfu
  71. Archaic Amphora
  72. The Mound of Nippur
  73. Median and Chaldean Empires (Map)
  74. The Empire of Darius (Map)
  75. A Persian Monarch
  76. The Ruins of Persepolis
  77. The Great Porch of Xerxes
  78. The Land of the Hebrews (Map)
  79. Nebuchadnezzar’s Mound at Babylon
  80. The Ishtar Gateway, Babylon
  81. Black Obelisk of Shalmaneser II
  82. Captive Princes making Obeisance
  83. Statue of Meleager
  84. Ruins of Temple of Zeus
  85. The Temple of Neptune, Pæstum
  86. Greek Ships on Ancient Pottery
  87. The Temple of Corinth
  88. The Temple of Neptune at Cape Sunium
  89. Frieze of the Parthenon, Athens
  90. The Acropolis, Athens
  91. Theatre at Epidauros, Greece
  92. The Caryatides of the Erechtheum
  93. Athene of the Parthenon
  94. Alexander the Great
  95. Alexander’s Victory at Issus
  96. The Apollo Belvedere
  97. Aristotle
  98. Statuette of Maitreya
  99. The Death of Buddha
  100. Tibetan Buddha
  101. A Burmese Buddha
  102. The Dhamêkh Tower, Sarnath
  103. A Chinese Buddhist Apostle
  104. The Court of Asoka
  105. Asoka Panel from Bharhut
  106. The Pillar of Lions (Asokan)
  107. Confucius
  108. The Great Wall of China
  109. Early Chinese Bronze Bell
  110. The Dying Gaul
  111. Ancient Roman Cisterns at Carthage
  112. Hannibal
  113. Roman Empire and its Alliances, 150 B.C. (Map)
  114. The Forum, Rome
  115. Ruined Coliseum in Tunis
  116. Roman Arch at Ctesiphon
  117. The Column of Trajan, Rome
  118. Glazed Jar of Han Dynasty
  119. Vase of Han Dynasty
  120. Chinese Vessel in Bronze
  121. A Gladiator (contemporary representation)
  122. A Street in Pompeii
  123. The Coliseum, Rome
  124. Interior of Coliseum
  125. Mithras Sacrificing a Bull
  126. Isis and Horus
  127. Bust of Emperor Commodus
  128. Early Portrait of Jesus Christ
  129. Road from Nazareth to Tiberias
  130. David’s Tower and Wall of Jerusalem
  131. A Street in Jerusalem
  132. The Peter and Paul Mosaic at Rome
  133. Baptism of Christ (Ivory Panel)
  134. Roman Empire and the Barbarians (Map)
  135. Constantine’s Pillar, Constantinople
  136. The Obelisk of Theodosius, Constantinople
  137. Head of Barbarian Chief
  138. The Church of S. Sophia, Constantinople
  139. Roof-work in S. Sophia
  140. Justinian and his Court
  141. The Rock-hewn Temple at Petra
  142. Chinese Earthenware of Tang Dynasty, I
  143. Chinese Earthenware of Tang Dynasty, II
  144. Chinese Earthenware of Tang Dynasty, III
  145. Chinese Earthenware of Tang Dynasty, IV
  146. Chinese Earthenware of Tang Dynasty, V
  147. At Prayer in the Desert
  148. Looking Across the Sea of Sand
  149. Growth of Moslem Power (Map)
  150. The Moslem Empire (Map)
  151. The Mosque of Omar, Jerusalem
  152. Cairo Mosques
  153. Frankish Dominions of Martel (Map)
  154. Statue of Charlemagne
  155. Europe at Death of Charlemagne (Map)
  156. Crusader Tombs, Exeter Cathedral
  157. View of Cairo
  158. The Horses of S. Mark, Venice
  159. Courtyard in the Alhambra
  160. Milan Cathedral (showing spires)
  161. A Typical Crusader
  162. Burgundian Nobility, I (Statuettes)
  163. Burgundian Nobility, II (Statuettes)
  164. The Empire of Jengis Khan (Map)
  165. Ottoman Empire before 1453 (Map)
  166. Tartar Horsemen
  167. Ottoman Empire, 1566 (Map)
  168. An Early Printing Press
  169. Ancient Bronze from Benin
  170. Negro Bronze-work
  171. Early Sailing Ship (Italian Engraving)
  172. Portrait of Martin Luther
  173. The Church Triumphant (Italian Majolica work, 1543)
  174. Charles V (the Titian Portrait)
  175. S. Peter’s, Rome: the High Altar
  176. Cromwell Dissolves the Long Parliament
  177. The Court at Versailles
  178. Sack of a Village, French Revolution
  179. Central Europe after Peace of Westphalia, 1648 (Map)
  180. European Territory in America, 1750 (Map)
  181. Europeans Tiger Hunting in India
  182. Fall of Tippoo Sultan
  183. George Washington
  184. The Battle of Bunker Hill
  185. The U.S.A., 1790 (Map)
  186. The Trial of Louis XVI
  187. Execution of Marie Antoinette
  188. Portrait of Napoleon
  189. Europe after the Congress of Vienna (Map)
  190. Early Rolling Stock, Liverpool and Manchester Railway
  191. Passenger Train in 1833
  192. The Steamboat Clermont
  193. Eighteenth Century Spinning Wheel
  194. Arkwright’s Spinning Jenny
  195. An Early Weaving Machine
  196. An Incident of the Slave Trade
  197. Early Factory, in Colebrookdale
  198. Carl Marx
  199. Electric Conveyor, in Coal Mine
  200. Constructional Detail, Forth Bridge
  201. American River Steamer
  202. Abraham Lincoln
  203. Europe, 1848–71 (Map)
  204. Victoria Falls, Zambesi
  205. The British Empire, 1815 (Map)
  206. Japanese Soldier, Eighteenth Century
  207. A Street in Tokio
  208. Overseas Empires of Europe, 1914 (Map)
  209. Gibraltar
  210. Street in Hong Kong
  211. British Tank in Battle
  212. The Ruins of Ypres
  213. Modern War: War Entanglements
  214. A View in Petersburg under Bolshevik Rule
  215. Passenger Aeroplane in Flight
  216. A Peaceful Garden in England



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