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The Outline of History

Artist
Daniel Olson
Price
$100.00
Date
2004
Publisher
Art Metropole
Format
Artists' Books
Details
Hardcover
ISBN
0-920956-73-4
Size
15 × 21.5 × 6 cm
Length
1288 
Description

A beautiful reproduction of “The Outline of History” by H. G. Wells takes the form of what Olson refers to as a “reconstituted’ index. Each pages of the book consists of that page’s entries from the index of the original book – providing a new abridged volume of the classic. Consisting only of lists of names, places, and subjects the original narrative is lost and replaced with a re-presentation of existing information. This artist book as a reference tool will provide the gist, or in other words the general outline of history as an epic exercise in name dropping.

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