Hardbound, album style, 45 pages (16 pages German text with 29 pages of black & white photographs) published approximately 1900 by Verlag von Gebr. Ladewigs, Wilhelmshaven. Album features red leatherette covers with above title in Gilt letters above a color illustration of the ship “Kurfurst Friedrich Wilhelm” Flagship of Squadron I beside a large gold Imperial German eagle. The album contains 36 photographs of various types of ships of the Imperial German Fleet to include the Imperial yacht “Hohenzollern” arriving at Wilhelmshaven. Title page has a two line handwritten inscription dated “1903”. Light wear to covers with no missing or damaged pages or photographs. Rare book and an excellent reference on the Imperial Navy. EX++.