Prints / Fashion & Costume

Price: EUR 90,00

[Colour plate] Forsell, Christian

Herrestads Härad IV.

First edition. [Stockholm] [1827-1835] Plate 43 x 29,5 cm. Plate mark 25.5 x 19 cm.

Extraordinary broad margins. A couple of small tears to the margins. Some browning in the margins, partly in to plate area but not affecting the image. Small spot in the margin.

A hand colored plate from the classic swedish costume book "Ett år i Sverige" (One Year in Sweden). The book is regarded as one of the high points of swedish book production throughout the centuries. It is known for its high quality engravings and wonderful illuminated coloring. The present plate is engraved by the publisher Christian Forsell. This plate has never been bound and has preserved extraordinary broad margins, which is quite rare.

Item No: 332