10 Eventful Years

10 Eventful Years
10 Eventful Years (encyclopedia set) cover.jpg
GenreReference encyclopedia
PublisherEncyclopædia Britannica
Publication date
Media type4 volumes
LC ClassAG5 .T35

10 Eventful Years is the title of the 1947 Encyclopædia Britannica compilation, spanning ten years, 1937 through 1946. The books were commissioned and ed by Walter Yust, the or of the Encyclopædia Britannica and were partly based on the Encyclopedia's annual Year Book.

It was published by E.B. Inc (based in Chicago, London & Toronto) and the University of Chicago in 1947, and consists of four volumes spanning the whole 10 years and covering topics into the usual A-Z format.[2] The book is a combination of text and black-and-white photographs, with a colour image at the beginning of each book.

Contents of Volumes 1-2-3-4[]


  1. ^ 10 Eventful Years advertisement. LIFE. September 29, 1947. p. 5. Retrieved December 2, 2011.
  2. ^ Subscription books bulletin, Volumes 17-20. University of California: American Library Association. Subscription Books Committee. 1949. p. 10. Retrieved December 2, 2011.

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