Plate Books / Views & Topography

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Småland Häftet I. Fordna och närvarande Sverige. LXI häftet. (cover title).

Stockholm. P. A. Norstedt & Söner (text). Gjöthström & Magnusson (plates). 1850. Oblong folio. 36 x54 cm. Original wrapper + 1 text leaf + 4 tinted lithographs.

Original blue/grey printed wrapper with "Småland" and part number in original hand writing. Decorative border. Water stain in the lower right corner of the text and plates. A few spots to the text leaf and to the margins of the plates. A few very short tears to the outer margins.

Attractive, soft and naivistic views of country estates in the district of Småland in the southern part of Sweden. The plates shows the estates in their natural settings among lakes, forests and picturesque vistas. Descriptive text to each plate. This is the first four of a total of thirtysix plates published of the district of Småland which is a free standing part of the great topographical work "Fordna och närvarande Sverige" (Present and Ancient Sweden) covering most districts of Sweden. The text is in French and Swedish. The Småland part is scarce. The plates are: Hörle, Hook, and two of Nydala.

Item No: 1698