Epstein, M. The Statesman's Year-Book: Statistical and Historical Annual of the States of the Word for the year 1943. London: MacMillan & Co., 1943.
Good red cloth hardcover, ex college library with the usual extras including white call numbers on the spine. xxxii., 1469 clean pp. Color maps of Alaskan Highway and of Strategic Railways in U.S.S.R. and Persia. Good. Hardcover. 
The Statesman's Yearbook is a one-volume reference book published annually since 1864 providing information on the countries of the world. It is published by Palgrave Macmillan...In the middle of the nineteenth century, the British Prime Minister Robert Peel suggested to Alexander Macmillan (of the family publishing house) the publication of “a handbook presenting in a compact shape a picture of the actual conditions, political and social of the various states in the civilised world.” - wikipedia.