The Spirit of the Lion – Orders of Belgium

The Spirit of the Lion – Orders of Belgium

(ISBN 978-952-93-0391-5 and 978-1475262247 (US Edition))

  • 302 pages, softcover in English with a short abstract in Finnish.
  • 256 large format images of Orders insignia, cases, documents, recipients, insignia details, etc.
  • All five Belgian Orders described, with measurements, details, types, ribbons, award details and more
  • Biographies of King Leopold I & Leopold II
  • Biographies of three knights of Belgian Orders
  • A short history of modern Belgium
  • Hierarchy and timeline of Belgian Orders
  • A healthy appendix with two document groups, ribbons, insignia centres, manufacturer marks and more.

Published in 2012 and 2014 (US Edition).

European edition is sold through the following vendors:
Michael Autengruber

Willy Dufossez:

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and the US Edition through the Amazon network and their partners around the world: Paragraph