FLEET FACT BOOK. "Not for Publication" Pre World War I. Era.
FLEET FACT BOOK. "Not for Publication".
FLEET FACT BOOK. "Not for Publication".
FLEET FACT BOOK. "Not for Publication".
FLEET FACT BOOK. "Not for Publication".

FLEET FACT BOOK. "Not for Publication".

(n. p.): (n. d.). Ca 1906 - 1910. 17 leaves: 5 of text, printed recto only. 12 leaves with tipped-in images (8 photographs & 5 color postcard-type images). 7-3/4" x 5". Custom full-black leather with elaborate gilt stamping, with the UK's Royal Coat of Arms gilt stamped to the front board & the Admiralty Seal device gilt stamped to the rear board. Gilt dentelles with silk moire eps. AEG. Modest extremity wear. Spine leather a bit dull, and the boards splay slightly. Gutter break prior to last leaf. Still, a VG copy of an uncommon item. Item #33514

The volume segregated into 4 sections: The "Dreadnaught" (2 text pages & 1 photographic image), Submarines (1 text page & 5 photographic images), Torpedo Boat Destroyers (1 text page & 2 photographic images) & The Fleet / Dreadnaught Types (1 text page summarizing the fleet strength, including ship types/numbers & 5 color postcard-type images of divers dreadnaught types).

In short, a custom 'primer' for the Royal English Navy, ca 1910, with all indications the book created for the use of a senior Naval official, or senior political figure associated with the Royal Navy.

Price: $850.00

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