The Nuttall Encyclopedia
A town in an oasis, surrounded by a desert, in the centre of Persia, 230 m. SE. of Ispahân; a place of commercial importance; carries on miscellaneous manufactures.
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Yezd'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/y/yezd.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.