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LEVEN EN BEDRYF VAN DEN VERMAARDEN ZEEHELD CORNELIS TROMP Lieutenent Admiraal Generaal van Holland en Westvriesland. Ondermengd met de voornaamste daaden van verscheidene andere zeehoofden, en voornaamentlijk met die van MARTEN HARPERTSZ. TROMP. Benevens een naauwkeurig verhaal van der Nederlanderen en hunner bondgenooten oorlogen, sedert den jaare 1650. tegens verscheidene volkeren gevoerd.
- Amsterdam, Timotheus ten Hoorn, Haarlem, Jacob van Beverwyk, 1692.4to. Later half vellum. With engraved title-page, engraved portrait, 2 engraved plates and 6 engraved folding plates depicting battle-scenes (the plate of the funeral procession is missing). (4),496 pp. (Index of 8 pp. missing).* First edition, a French edition was published in 1694. - Important biography of Cornelis Tromp (1629-1691), one of the most famous sea heroes of the Netherlands, son of Maarten Harpertsz. Tromp. Discusses i.a. the capture of New Netherland by the British in 1664, including articles of capitulation. Also describes the capture of Suriname by Zeelanders in 1667. Three of the fine plates are made by Jan Luiken, the other ones by Stoopendaal and Doesburgh. Cat. NHSM II, p.844; Van Eeghen & Van der Kellen 219; European Americana IV, p.243. [Attributes: First Edition]
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