Plate Books / Views & Topography

Price: EUR 262,50

[Plate book] Thersner, U[lric]

Fordna och närvarande Sverige. Häftet XXXI. Södermanland. Häftet III. Af U. Thersner.

Stockholm. Tryckt hos Carl Deleen. 1827. Folio. 42,5 x 55 cm. Wrapper + 4 text sheets + 4 aquatints.

Original greenish printed wrapper with title inside decorative border. Part of the title in original hand writing. Wonderful uncut plates and text sheets with large margins. Two plates and one text sheet with a some dameage and a couple of tears in the upper margin. The first text sheet with some foxing to the margins. A few brown spots to margins of the rest of the text and plates.

Four plates with text to the district of Södermanland in the rare original wrapper. It forms a part of the great topographical work "Fordna och närvarande Sverige" (Ancient and present Sweden) which was published 1817-1868 in 12 parts containing 367 plates in all. Besides "Suecia Antiqua et Hodierna" of 1715, the most ambitious topographical work ever published in Sweden. The plates depicts: Säfstaholm, Torsby, Julita and Skenäs.

Item No: 1741