The dead cities of the Zuyder Zee: a voyage to the picturesque side of Holland from the French of Henry Havard.
Henry Havard (1838-1921)
Place of origin
Erddig, Wrexham (Accredited Museum)
On show at
xiii, , 328 p., plates : ill. ; 19cm. Loosely inserted time-table for ferry between towns surrounding the former Zuiderzee. Inscribed on half-title: "Used by Philip & Louisa Yorke as a guide book on their tour in Holland in June 1914". Annotations in list on contents by Louisa Matilda Yorke. $z Provenance: Inscribed on upper flyleaf: "Philip Yorke Erthig" [i.e. Philip Yorke II of Erddig (1849-1922), son of Simon Yorke III of Erddig and Victoria Mary Louisa Cust]. Binding: Nineteenth-century publisher's full maroon cloth, blind and gilt embossed. Joints broken, text block loose.
Given by Philip Yorke III (1905-1978) along with the estate, house and contents to the National Trust in 1973.
Makers and roles
Henry Havard (1838-1921) Annie Wood Besant (1847-1933) Jacoba van Heemskerck van Beest (1876-1923)