Gedrukt ter Algemeene Landsdrukkerij 1891, 333pp. with 13 appendices, partly fold out charts and maps, original half linen binding, spine damaged, titlepage stained, some minor age staining throughout, otherwise good copy. Extensive and detailed treatise on the floods and other problems concerning Dutch rivers in the winter of 1890 and 1891. From the library of Prof. Dr. G.P. van de Ven. Gerard van de Ven (1941-2017) was a prominent Dutch scholar, author and professor at the Universiteit van Amsterdam. He was specialised in waterstaatsgeschiedenis (history of water management) and historical geography. He wrote many books, articles and contributed to many publications.