Waukesha WI: Kalmbach Publishing Company, 1997.
First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine with no dust jacket. Item #15099
Slight rub, otherwise slight wear. Crisp hardcover.; INSCRIBED on front free endpaper by Bill Bean. "The fascinating story of the Erector Set continues in .. Volume Two, 1933-1962. Author William Bean recounts how the sets were created and marketed from the Great Depression through the Baby Boom era following World War II." Contents: Dedication; Introduction: How to Use Volume Two; 1. Early Transition Period: 1933-37; 2. Late Transition Period and World War II: 1938-1945; 3. The Erector Renaissance: 1946-56; 4. The Post-Renaissance Decline of Erector: 1957-62; 5. Special Erector Sets of American Wholesalers. ; 189 pages; Signed by Author.