Henry Altemus Company


Series 4 - Battleship Boys Series

Series Name:
Publish Dates:
Battleship Boys Series
1910 - 1918
War - WWI
Series Number:


Title: Author: Year: Illustrator:
1 Battleship Boys at Sea Patchin, Frank Gee 1910  
2 Battleship Boys' First Step Upward Patchin, Frank Gee 1911  
3 Battleship Boys in Foreign Service Patchin, Frank Gee 1911  
4 Battleship Boys in the Tropics Patchin, Frank Gee 1912  
5 Battleship Boys Under Fire Patchin, Frank Gee 1916  
6 Battleship Boys in the Wardroom Patchin, Frank Gee 1918  
7 Battleship Boys with the Adriatic Chasers Patchin, Frank Gee 1918  
8 Battleship Boys on Sky Patrol Patchin, Frank Gee 1918  


Henry Altemus Company      Format: 1      Volumes: 1 - 4
Grey cloth. Cover has line drawn picture of two sailors on a battleship which is approaching another ship. Brown and blue colors. Dust jacket is uncoated brown which matches the book.

Henry Altemus Company      Format: 2       Volumes: 1 - 8
Same as above except with white coated dust jacket which is multicolored.

Henry Altemus Company      Format: 3      Volumes: 1 - 8
Cover is as above or with appliqué which has pictorial multicolored illustration of two sailors signaling with flags from the deck of a ship. Dust jacket is the same as the appliqué cover.

Series Notes:
1. For information about the Saalfield reprints of this series click here.


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Format 1 Dust Jacket

Format 1 DJ Reverse- earlier

Format 1 DJ Reverse- later

Format 2 DJ - earlier


Format 2 DJ - later

Format 3 Dust Jacket

Format 1-2 early 3 Cover

Format 3 Appliqué Cover


Format 3 Cover - later


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