Netherlands - The self-sacrifice of the Dutch naval hero J.C.J. from Speyk - Book, 1832

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Netherlands - The self-sacrifice of the Dutch naval hero J.C.J. from Speyk - Book, 1832
Original - Fair condition

Wed. A.B. van Meerten - De zelfopoffering van den Nederlandschen zeeheld J.C.J. van Speyk - benevens eene schets van zijn leven. Voor vaderlandsche zonen en dochteren - G.J.A. Beijerinck, Amsterdam - 1832. Contemporary cardboard binding.
196 pages, dimensions 10x17 cm.

Illustrated with three engravings and a fold-out letter.

¶ Jan Carel Josephus van Speijk (Amsterdam, 1802 - Antwerp, 1831) was a Dutch gunboat commander during the Belgian uprising who acquired patriotic fame by blowing up his boat to prevent his ship from being blown against the quay and thus end up in the hands of the Belgian insurgents.

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Lot details
Type
1832, Book
Country of Origin
Netherlands
Army Unit
The self-sacrifice of the Dutch naval hero J.C.J. from Speyk
Condition
Fair condition
Original/ Replica
Original
Comes with certificate of authenticity
No
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