219 pp. A history of the world extensively illustrated with color and black and white drawings, photographs, and reproductions. Pictorial cover with no jacket, apparently as issued. Some staining on top edge which has lightly affected a few pages. Text is just starting to darken but in very good shape.
Contents: Prehistory; First Great Civilisations; Mediterranean World; Far East; Wars of the Antiquity; Roman Imperialism; Barbarous Invasions; New Empires; Awakening of Europe; The Renaissance; The World and Europe 1559-1600; The Great Century; The Years of Enlightenment; The End of the Ancient Regime; 19th Century: Restorations and Revolutions; Prior to World War; World War I; Failure of the Peace; World War II and the New Order.; 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall