Bielefeld, Verlag fur regionalgeschichte, 1995, 517pp. original linen binding, some damage to bottom of front. Good copy. Some illustrations. 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.