Author was formerly chief of Language Section, U. S. War Department. Contains over 15,000 basic terms with meanings illustrated by sentences and 1000 essential world especially indicated together with a section on letter-writing. Light blue cloth boards. Previous owner had a name sticker on the cover sheet that was removed. Shows tape mark. Other than that the book is VVG. No marks.AUTHOR: Ralph Weiman PUBLISHER: Crown Publishers ISBN: LC# 5512164 YEAR: 1955 FORMAT: Hardcover EDITION: Revised Ed.