Imagine the world before Google or Facebook, when books were the only source of recorded fact. Originally published in 1956, The Guinness Book of Superlatives
is the very first book in a series that would one day become one of the most well-known and trusted brands in the world--The Guinness Book of World Records
. This is the original fun and informative edition, which gathered world facts and records from the year of its publication and prior.
Included within are world records and facts from the sectors of: Science Politics Economics Art Architecture Engineering Accidents and disasters Human achievements The natural world And many more! Pick up this entertaining reference book, and expand your knowledge of the world as it was more than sixty years ago.