Not just an ordinary dictionary, but a peep into the world as it was nearly 70 years ago. Color plates of world maps are bound in the front and back of the book. See how boundaries and names of countries have changed! Also included are statistical lists, such as military and naval information, purposes of current federal agencies, dictionary of commerce and law, tables of weights and measures, list of national parks and more.
Published by the World Publishing Co., Cleveland, Ohio. This issue is the seventh printing (January 1946). First printing was in 1942. Pages are darkened with age but all present and accounted for and still tight in the binding. Measures 8 by 5-1/2 inches with 378 pages plus 16 pages for the maps that are not numbered.
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