Old Dutch towns and villages of the Zuider-Zee. Illustrations by W.O.J. Nieuwenkamp and J.G. Veldheer.
London, T. Fisher Unwin 1901.
Price: £55 [convert currency]
Small folio. xvi+160pp, including litho plates. Publisher’s printed cloth, gilt, spine and part of upper board darkened. Light foxing to endpapers and first and last leaves. Recent bookplate. Gavin Stamp’s copy.
A well produced and scarce volume documenting the history and architecture of the old towns and fishing villages of the area of the former Zuider-Zee, once an inlet of the North Sea and now an enclosed freshwater lake. The attractive illustrations provide a record of historic buildings in Edam, Hoorn, Nieuwendam and other towns.