Karel van der Heijden. [Eerste druk; First edition].
Amsterdam, L.J. Veen, [..], 1900. Small 8°., original cloth, gilded cover title and a large monochrome illustration, gilded title on spine. Hftitle (verso blank). (xi), 140pp. Frontispiece (portrait), 7 captioned monochrome plates, of which portraits, monochrome portraits in text, large Schoolprize label pasted on recte of f.e.p., table of contents. BUUR (PD), 521. Dutch language biography of Lieutenant-General Karel van der Heijden, den (nicknamed Kareltje ,Één Oog): his successful military operations against Borneo (1859-1863), but foremost his military operations in the Aceh-war 1871-1884, his post as Military Governor of Aceh Province, including a survey of the political controversy between Van der Heijden and the Governor-General of the Dutch East Indies, J.W. Lansberge who favoured a Civil administration of Aceh. Very good copy in original publ. cloth. (oval library stamp at recte of second blank).
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