Arnhem, Wed. H. van Goor, Ordin: Drukster van den Wel Ed: Hove van Gelderland, 1767, 28pp. 9 folded engraved plates by M. Berkeboom/J. v. Heuvel, later full vellum binding. Treatise on the legal rights to water in the 18th century in the Netherlands. This edition is scarce. 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.