's Gravenhage, Van Weelden en Mingelen, 1876, 51pp. with 4 appendices, partly fold out charts and a large detailed fold out map (loose in book) of all the floods in 1876, original half linen binding, Extensive and detailed treatise on the floods and other problems concerning Dutch rivers in the winter of 1875-1876. From the library of Rijkswaterstaat and later 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.