LOT 1614
SOLD €90,00

[Crime] Berigt omtrent het leven, het karakter

en de laatste godsdienst-aandoeningen der beruchte vergiftigster Hester Rebekka Nepping, met hare medepligtigen ter doodstraffe veroordeeld, om de moord van hare bijwoneresse, en van haren echtgenoot: tot leering en waarschuwing zamengesteld door W. Broes, die (...) haar vele weken in de gevangenis bezocht had. Den Haag, Johannes Allart, 1812.

8vo., blue paper cover, (2),79 p., various notes in text and on a separate sheet inserted at p. 14-15 with additional information concerning the poisoning. An additional sheet 7-8 with changed text is included separately. The cover sl. dam. and waterstains throughout the book. In issue 6 of Ons Amsterdam: June 2012 in an article by Anja Krabben, the execution of Hester Rebekka Nepping on the Nieuwmarkt is repeated. It was the first and only time the guillotine was used in Amsterdam.

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