Plate Books / Fashion & Costume

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Forsell, C.

Une Année en Suède ou tableaux des costumes, moeurs et usages des paysans de la Suède, suivis des sites et monumens historiques les plus remarquable. Publié par C. Forsell premier graveur du roi, membre de plusieurs académies. Texte explicatif.

Stockholm. De l´imprimerie de L. J. Hjerta. 1836. Folio. 28 x 22,5 cm. Title + dedication + 116 pp. + (4 pp. contents and music). Only the text, the plates are not present.

Yellov paper cover with title and image at the front. Text partly uncut. Large margins. Cover loose with tears and small losses. Some soiling to the cover. Paper spine missing. A few pages loose. Interior in fine condition.

This is the text to Christian Didrik Forsells "Une Anée en Suéde". published in 1836, just after the swedish edition "Ett år i Sverige" of 1827-1835. The text is a commentary to the books 48 plates (not present) showing costumes of Sweden. The text was originally written by Anders Abraham Grafström. The french edition is rare.

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