Plate Books / Views & Topography

Price: EUR 120,00

[Colour Plate Album] [Gothia Canal]

Pittoreskt Sverige. Första serien: Kanalfärden mellan Stockholm och Göteborg. Tjugo lithografierade utsigter efter originalteckningar. Med kort text af Fr. Hedberg.

Stockholm. Albert Bonniers förlag. 1861. 16 x 23 cm. Title + (2 pp.) + 47 pp. + (1 p.) + 20 tinted lithographs + 2 folding maps.

Blind pressed green-blue cloth with title in gilt at the front board. A little browning to one of the maps. Very nice condition. One of the best of copies.

Views of the Gothia Canal and its environs with explanatory text. When the album was published the canal still was a novelty and an important transport artery, just before the railways made it more or less obsolete.

Item No: 4219