The Recruit’s Handy Book. United States Navy.
Bureau of Navigation.
Naval Institute, ( 1907), Annapolis, MD
15.5 cm., 100 pp. Color flag plates and b/w ills. in text.
Seventh edition. “This book will be furnished gratis to each recruit on enlistment, and if lost the recruit will be required to purchase another copy.” All the basics, many of which are long-forgotten, illustrated and explained. Good condition, in orginal limp wraps, with owner’s ink monogram at top of front cover, which is slightly wrinkled.