The Great Dutch Admirals by Jacob de Liefde, fourth edition, published by Strahan and Company Limited, undated but thought to be late nineteenth century, around 1875. Small hardback, no DJ. Green hardback with black and gilt illustration on front board, gilt lettering, gilt lettering to spine, blind stamping on back board. pp 351.
Gilt edging to top of pages. Some foxing to endpapers, and tanning to front endpaper. Bumping to spine and corners. Eleven black and white illustrations by Townley Green and others. Contains biographical sketches of seven Dutch admirals from the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries: Jacob van Heemskeek, Piet Hein, Marten Harperts Tromp, Witte Cornelis de With, Michiel Adrianszoon de Ruyter, Johan Evertsen and Cornelis Tromp.