Brought up to the present by William Beard. Hardcover with dust jacket, printed 1964. Has 545 pages. The book is in good condition, it is beginning to seperate between the inside cover and cover page. The dust jacket has a tear on the front at the bottom near the spine and on the back at the top near the spine. This book was original published in 1944. William Beard, the original authors son, updated the book. There are illustrations and maps. The pages are good with no rips or tears. If you need more pictures, please e-mail me.