[Plate book] Tönsberg, Chr. (Publisher).
Adolph Tidemands Udvalgte Vaerker. (I 24 Raderinger). Udgivne af Chr. Tönsberg / Adolph Tidemands auserwählte Werke (In 24 Radirungen). Herausgegeben von Chr. Tönsberg / Select work of Adolph Tidemand. (In 24 Engravings). Edited by Chr. Tönsberg.
First edition. Christiania. Udgiverens Forlag. 1877-79. 26 x 35 cm. Title (in norwegian) + title (in german and english) + contents (in norwegian, german and english) + dedication leaf (in norwegian) + 24 engravings. The plates have titles in norwegian, german, english and french.
Green blind stamped cloth. Richly decorated in gilt.Title in gilt on the front board and the spine. Gilt edges. Binding a bit worn at edges and at spine.Front board a bit bent. Titles and dedication with a few spots.Smal paper loss in lower corner of the second title leaf. 5 engravings with one spot each in the margins. Otherwise very clean inside. Nice copy.
This work shows country life in Norway in the 19th. century. A few examples: Sunday night in a cabin in Hardanger; The letter from America; The sectarians; Fishing by torch-light; Return of the bearhunters; Decorating the bride; Fight at the country wedding.
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