New York. Saml. Gabriel Sons & Company. 1919.
Twelve page illustrated book (including front and rear covers) for juveniles, 12 x 8 ¼ inches, with 6 pages in color and 6 in sepia. Two light creases at free edge of front cover; overall very good condition. Uncle Dick takes Billy to visit the Naval Fleet as "aeroplanes flew about overhead, with their great wings spread out like birds." Billy is introduced to naval vessels large and small (and a few aeroplanes) via Uncle Dick's solo talkathon. An uncommon WWI era illustrated booklet for youngsters; WorldCat lists only one library holding. Item #53891