Prints / Views & Topography

Price: EUR 140,00

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Tullgarn från S. W. sidan / Du coté du S. O.

[Stockholm] Carl Deleen. [1825] 42 x 53,5 cm. Aquatint plate + descriptive text sheet.

The plate sheet is uncut and has the largest possible margins.The text sheet is cut but has very large margins. These sheets have never been bound which is unusal. Minor staining and browning to the outer margins of the text and plate. Text with a couple of water stains in the outer margins. Fine condition.

The plate show the Royal Country Estate Tullgarn in the province of Södermanland just south of Stockholm - in its natural setting. The text and plate title are in french and swedish. The aquatint is a part of the monumental topographical work "Fordna och närvarande Sverige" (Ancient and present Sweden) wnich was published 1817-1867 in 12 volumes containing 367 plates alltogether. Tullgarn was published in the first part of the fourth volume - Södermanland - in 1825. Besides "Suecia Antiqua et Hodierna" of 1715, this is the most ambitious topographical work ever published in Sweden.

Item No: 412