The Essential Yearbook for 1947. It Happened in 1946.

New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1947. Hardcover. 9" x 6.25. 592pp. Blue cloth covered boards with gilt lettering; in original pictorial black dust jacket. Edge wear, small tears, rubbing, minor and soiling; else a VG+ copy. Illustrated with black and white photos. Gift inscription to Bill Allen (Boeing). "This is contemporaryhistory at its best, something new and original in yearbooks and current histories--a living biography and integrated record of a year the reads like a novel and yet remains an illuminating reference book of the background of the news. This running account is fully documented with stories of historical value written by famous correspondents, It provides a kaleidoscope of the contemporary seens--in photographs, cartoons and other pictorial art and to this it adds facts about the arts and sciences not to be found in any other book. In addition, IT HAPPENED IN 1946 provides a complete sports chronology, an up to the minute geographical section, and a section devoted to holidays and anniversaries." Item #9144

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