1915 · Washington, D.C.
by Navy League of the United States
Washington, D.C.: Navy Publishing Co., 1915. First edition. Cloth. A very good copy with the bookplate of the Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States, Commandery of the State of Illinois on front pastedown, shelf sticker on foot of backstrip, mail fold throughout.. 270 pp. Illus. with b/w photos and drawings. 4to. The Navy, published from January 1907 to December 1916, replaced the Navy League Journal, and continued to focus on the interests of the Navy, to "arouse and maintain an intelligent popular interest in the Navy on which ...the national peace and honour must henceforth depend." Contains news and articles on naval progress world wide, advances in nautical technology, foreign navies, the world political situation, fleet maneuvers, and more, all copiously illustrated. An excellent picture of Naval issues leading up to the First world War. (Inventory #: 31599)