Prints / Views & Topography

Price: EUR 120,00

[Plate] [Thersner, U.]

Hofsta. Från östra sidan / du coté de l´est.

[Stockholm] [Carl Deleen] [1825] 42 x 52 cm. Aquatint plate + descriptive text sheet.

The sheets are partly uncut and has very large margins. These sheets have never been bound which is unusal. Fine condition.

The plate show the estate Hofsta 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. Hofsta 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: 414