Song and Service Book for Ship and Field: Army and Navy.

By: Bennett, Ivan L. (editor emeritus).

Price: $9.60

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


16mo - 16.5 x 11.5 cm.; 192 pp. A presumed first edition. Textured black cloth over boards with the title blind stamped on the front board. The section up to and including page 76 is a collection of services for various occasions and needs befitting the military life and grouped according to three different professions of faith, Protestant, Catholic and Jewish. Following the section of hymns is a 4 page index of first lines and then schematic diagrams for two orders of military funerals, Navy and Army, Ten diagrams, five for each service branch, outlining the protocols for "Entering Chapel", "Leaving Chapel", "The Procession", "Reception of Remains at Entrance to Cemetery" and then lastly "At the Grave". The front end papers are printed with verses from selected Psalms and Washington's Prayer for the Nation while the back end papers are printed with a Cadet Prayer. Previous owner's name on front end papers along with US Navy Bureau of Navigation stamp and then the Department of Navy seal blind stamed on the title page. The externals show only mild wear to the corners and spine tips and the text block edges are darkened. Otherwise the book is very clean and tight. Loosely laid in is a seemingly contemporary small 8 page paper booklet of Christmas Carols.

Title: Song and Service Book for Ship and Field: Army and Navy.

Author Name: Bennett, Ivan L. (editor emeritus).

Categories: Religion / Inspiration,

Publisher: New York., A. S. Barnes.: 1941

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 26013

Keywords: Military; Protestant; Catholic; Jewish; Hymns; Chaplaincy; Funeral; Ceremony; Chaplain;