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[Colour plates] Klingspor, Carl Arvid / Schlegel, Bernhard

Uplands Herregårdar med beskrifande text af Carl Arvid Klingspor och Arvid Schlegel. Teckningar och litografi af A. Nay. 15 herregårdar med beskrifvande text. (utdrag ur det större planschverket med samma titel).

Stockholm. F. & G. Beijers Förlag. Central-Tryckeriet. 1881. 26 x 35 cm. Lithographed title + printed title + 66 text leaves + 15 plates in colour lithography. Fly leaves missing.

Brown boards with printed title at the front. Blue cloth spine. A couple of creases to the title leaf. Some guard papers creased. Slight offsetting from the plates to the adjoining text leaf, as usual. A few very minor spots.

This charming album depicts estates of the district of Uppland just north of Stockholm. The district has always been one of the richest in Sweden, and subsequently has many fine estates. The lithographs were executed by Alexander Nay, some after his own drawings. Two versions of the work was published. The main work containing 60 plates and the present abridged version containing 15 plates. Most abridged copies have an unique mix of plates. This copy contains the following plates: Aske, Bogesund, Ekebyhof, Ekholmen, Fånö, Hufvudsta, Haga, Hjulsta, Linnés-Hammarby, Nybyholm, Rydboholm, Stafsund, Sätuna, Strömsta, Ulfsunda.

Item No: 2544