The Recruit's Handy Book

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1903 Pamphlet Style Cover
1903 Pamphlet Style Cover
Cover: tan cloth covered soft cover with blue lettering and USNI Seal
Author:  prepared under the Direction of the Bureau of Navigation
Copyright Date:  1902 by Lieutenant E. L. Beach, USN
 1903 by Philip R. Alger USN 
Printing Date:  not stated 
Publisher:  The Naval Institute, Annapolis, MD. 
Printer:  The Lord Baltimore Press, Baltimore, MD. 
Size:  4" x 5¾" x ¼"
Price:  no price listed - back cover page states
    "gratis to each recruit on enlistment"
Number of Pages:  82 pages that includes 2 pennant plates
Number of Chapters:  2 parts each with its' own table of contents 
remarks:  none 

Main Pages

  • Cover Page - inside
  • Title Page 1 - front
  • Title Page 1 - back
  • Title Page 2 - front
  • Plate #1
  • Plate #2

Table of Contents Pages

  • Table of Contents - Page 1
  • Table of Contents - Page 2