First edition of The World Must Know by Michael Berenbaum, inscribed to Mrs. Lauren Bacall. Quarto, 240pp. Black cloth spine, silver title on spine and cover. First edition stated on copyright page, full number line. Illustrations throughout, some color plates. Dust jacket near fine, retail price on front flap, light shelf wear. Inscribed by author to Mrs. Lauren Bacall: “To Lauren, With admiration for your talents and gratitude for your many spleneded performances. Michael Berenbaum. 11/8/93.”
Comments: Mrs. Lauren Bacall was an Academy Award Nominated Actress, staring along side notable actors such as Humphrey Bogart, Marilyn Monroe and Betty Grable. She was also known as a democratic political supporter, with close ties to the Kennedy family and President Harry Truman. She passed away in 2014 in New York City. Provenance: from The Lauren Bacall Collection at Bonhams, May 2015.