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Hammarlunds Antikvariat

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112 45 Stockholm
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[Colour plate] Klingspor, Carl Arvid / Schlegel, Bernhard / Nay, Alexander

Skokloster. Uplands Herregårdar med beskrifande text af Carl Arvid Klingspor och Arvid Schlegel. Teckningar af J. Geissler. Litografi af A. Nay.

Stockholm. Central-tryckeriets Förlag. 1878. 26 x 36 cm. Printed title cover + 8 leaves in double columns + 1 plate in colour lithography. Offprint (särtryck)

Some smudging, short tears and small losses to the cover. A couple of minor spots to the interior. Offsetting from the plate to a text page, as usual.

A fine nightly view of Skokloster Castle, with text description. It was published for "Uplands Herregårdar" (60 plates and text issued in parts between 1877 and 1881). Each part contained three plates. For the estate owners it was possible to order separate issues containig their own estate only. This is such a copy. Uplands Herregårdar depicts estates in 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 plate was ithographed by Alexander Nay a wonderful artist who made excellent plates to some of the major plate books in Germany, his native country, as well as in Denmark and Sweden. He was a very sought after artist in his time.

Item No: 4191