Plate Books / Views & Topography

Price: EUR 150,00

Thersner, U[lric]

Fordna och närvarande Sverige. Häftet XXXII. Upland. Häftet V. Af U. Thersner.

Stockholm. Tryckt hos Carl Deleen. 1827. Folio. 44,5 x 56 cm. Wrapper + 4 text sheets + 4 plates in aquatint.

Original green - grey printed wrapper with title inside decorative border. Part of the title in original hand writing. Uncut with large margins. Some foxing, browning, creasing and tearing to the margins. A couple of small losses to the margins. The plate of Almar Stäk with two long tears into the image area. The image areas are clean.

Four plates with text to the district of Upland 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. Besides "Suecia Antiqua et Hodierna" of 1715, the most ambitious topographical work ever published in Sweden. The plates depicts: Skokloster, Stafsund, Österby and Almar Stäk (from the east).

Item No: 1742