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Price: EUR 50,00

Skjöldebrand, A. E.

Aurore Boréale.

A Stockholm. Imprimé chez Charles Deelen et J. G. Forsgren. MDCCCI (1801). Oblonjg folio. Plate mark 32 x 48 cm. The whole sheet 36 x 52 cm. Aquatint.

Some stains in the margins.

A beautiful and atmospheric plate of the northern lights. The plate was designed and engraved by the officer Adolf Fredrik Skjöldebrand. Published in the work "Voyage pittoresque au Cap Nord", one of the earliest swedish plate books in aquatin. It depicts a voyage across Scandinavia to the North Cape. The present plate is one of the more spectacular.

Item No: 3921