Title THE ROYAL MARINE POCKET BOOK. PART I, II, III & IV. COMPLETE FOUR VOLUME SET WITH PROMOTIONAL FLYER. (PART ONE: INITIAL TRAINING / PART TWO: ORGANISATION / PART THREE: RUNNING A DETATCHMENT AFLOAT, ETC. / PART FOUR: SEAMANSHIP TRAINING.)
Binding Soft Cover
Book Condition Good+
Edition First Editions.
Publisher Aldershot Gale & Polden 1945
Seller ID 30112
77 pp, 108 pp, 103 pp, 119 pp, - 4 volume set + four page stapled promotional brochure, 7 1/4" H. Colour plates, b&w photographs in V.I, b&w drawings/diagrams throughout. Part I. Initial Training - Contents: Brief History of the Royal Marines; The United States Marine Corps; The Regimental March of H.M. Royal Marines; The United States Marines' Hymn; Table of Equivalent Ranks; Badges and Insignia; Colours, Uniforms and Decorations; Insignia of the U.S. Marines Corps; Parade Work; Index. Part II. Organisation - Contents: Organisation (The Admiralty / Royal Marine Establishments / The Royal Naval School of Music / Royal Marine Divisional Bands / Organisation of Headquarter Division); Interior Economy; Index. Part III. Contents: Notes on Running a Detatchment Afloat; Notes on Duties of the Officer of the Watch; Notes on Naval Law; Notes on Military Law; Index. Part IV. Seamanship Training - Contents: Seamanship; Navigation; Naval Signals; Naval Code Flags; The International Code; Index. Interiors - light cigarette odour, very light browning to pages, otherwise clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exteriors - light browning to covers - mainly at edges, very light soiling on some covers, a few small soft corner creases, browning to edges of text blocks, heavy browning to spines, light wear at top/bottom of spines. Promotional brochure has light toning at edges, small corner crease, minor rust on staples, a large soft corner crease.