's-Gravenhage, Van Weelden en Mingelen en hunne correspondenten, 1881, 4to., 115 (1) pp., with appendices and 6 fold out lithograph charts and coloured maps, inluding a hand coloured detailed map with all rivers from Noordzee to Emmerik and 2 maps of the Merwede, contemporary half linen binding, written by Pieter Caland (1826-1902), from the library of Tweede Kamer and 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. Good, crisp and clean copy.