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The Battle of the Floods. Holland in Fabruary 1953. [text by a British journalist living in Holland]. First english language edition, thus.


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Amsterdam, Netherlands Booksellers and Publishers Association, 1953. Large 8°., original black/white illustrated boards, with cover title. [92]pp. of english text, numerous black/white illustrations and plates, of which some double-page with captions, mainla after original aerial photographs, illustrated endpapers, large extending coloured map illustrating the flooded areas, with inset maps, key to map and index on verso, loosely inserted. English language edition of this publication in commemmoration of the national catastrophy which struck the Netherlands in February 1953, commonly called "De Ramp" (The Disaster), striking Zeeland, South-Holland and North-Brabant delta provinces, fetching some 1800 casualties and enormous devastations. Published for the Benefit of the Netherlands Flood Relief Fund. Very good copy. Scarce. Bookseller Inventory # 50449

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