Plate Books / Views & Topography

Price: EUR 190,00

[Plates] Thersner, T[hora]

Småland Calmar Län. Häftet III. Fordna och närvarande Sverige. LXIII häftet. (cover title).

Stockholm. P. A. Norstedt & Söner (text).Tr. Hos E. A. Lundgren (plates) 1851. Oblong folio. 36 x 55 cm. Original wrapper + 1 text leaf + 4 tinted lithographs.

Original blue/grey printed wrapper with "Småland. Calmar Län" and part number in original hand writing. Decorative border. Some spots and stains to the wrapper, text and plates, mainly in the margins at the plates. Some fraying and small losses to the edges of the text and plates. A few tears to the outer margins.

Attractive, soft and naivistic views of country estates in the district of Småland in the southern part of Sweden. The plates shows the estates in their natural settings among lakes, forests and picturesque vistas. Descriptive text to each plate. This is four of a total of thirtysix plates published of the district of Småland which is a free standing part of the great topographical work "Fordna och närvarande Sverige" (Present and Ancient Sweden) covering most districts of Sweden. The text is in French and Swedish. The Småland part is scarce. The plates are: Helgerum, Odensviholm, Winö and Gräntzö.

Item No: 1700