OUR NAVY c1895 Decorative Illustrated Antique US Navy Personnel Ships Classes Armaments Builder Histories Specifications Weapons Equipment Dynamite Cruiser Vesuvius Double Turret Monitor Miantomoh USS Yorktown USS Quinnebaug
Title: Our Navy: A Book for the Use of Officials of the Navy Departments and Officers of the Navy Yards and Naval Stations of the United States
Publisher: Press of J. W. Pratt and Son
City: New York
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 120 pages
Width: 14" Height: 10.5"
Book Details: This antique volume is bound in white cloth-covered boards with silver embossed insignia of the U.S. Navy. The work documents key personnel of the U.S. Navy, its ships in all classes, specifications, armaments, builder's histories, new weapons and naval equipment. Some of the ships profiled include the "Dynamite Cruiser Vesuvius," the "Double Turret Monitor Miantomoh," the "U.S.S. Yorktown," and the first "U.S.S. Quinnebaug." The work contains illustrations and photographs of ships and important people in the Navy.
Condition / Notes: The book shows some typical indications of age and wear, including shelfwear and rubbing, with minor loss to high points. The spine is lacking a half-inch portion at the foot and shows loss at the head and gutters. The covers display light soiling. The binding is sound, however, the title page is detached. The pages are clean and bright.
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