SPEIJK -- KONING, J. Leven van Jan Carel Josephus van Speijk. The Hague & Amst., Gebr. v. Cleef & J. v.d. Hey, 1832. xliv, 220; 188 pp. W. steel-engr. ti., steel-engr. front.-portr. by P. Velyn & 3 fold. facs. & tables. Beautiful cont. full red mor. w. blindstamped central ornament within gilt borders on both sides, spine & edges gilt, inside dentelles.First and only edition of the biography of a Dutch navy officer (1802-31), who blew up his own ship in 1831 when it was boarded by the revolting Belgians. Fine de luxe copy on thick paper from the library of F.C. Koch with his bookplate.
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