Dordrecht, Kluwer, 1992, 491pp. many illustrations, maps and charts, original linen hardcover binding, very good book on the fens and bogs of the Netherlands. 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.