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Author
FORSELL, Christian.
Title
Ett Ar I Sverige.
Published
London: Frans Svanstrom, 1864.
Description
FIRST EDITION. 4to. (23 x 29cm). Hard Cover. Very Good / No Dust Jacket. pp. 104. 39 + half title (of 48) superb hand-coloured lithographic plates mostly of peasant costumes with original tissue guards. Original red cloth binding with gilt lettering and rule to upper board; decoration in blind to lower board; general wear and some rubbing to extremities and joints. Contents clean and tight a few plates loosening no foxing. Not with-standing the few missing plates, a very good copy with very clean plates.

Coloured plates in order:

1. Half title.

Dalarna.

2. Leksand I.
3. Leksand II.
4. Ornas.
5. Leksand III.
6. Leksand IV.
7. Fahlu Grufva.
8. Rattvik II.
9. Mora I.
10. Mora II.
11. Mora.
12. Elfdal.
13. Porphyr Vas.

Helsingland.

14. Jerfso I.
15. Jerfso II.

Lappland.

16. Ackia.
17. Kaitum I.
18. Kaitum II.
19. Fiellen.

Sodermanland.

20. Wingaker I.
21. Wingaker III.
22. Gripsholm I.
23. Wingaker IV.
24. Wingaker V.
25. Wingaker VI.
26. Gripsholm II.

Smaland.

27. Warend I.
28. Calmar Slott.

Blekinge.

29. Blekinge I.
30. Blekinge III.
31. Bromsebro.

Skane.

32. Willands Harad.
33. Herrestad harad I.
34. Herrestad Harad II.
35. Herrestad Harad III.
36. Herrestad Harad IV.
37. Torna Harad I.
38. Torna Harad II.
39. Choret I Lunds Domkyria.
40. Wemmenhogs Harad.

References
Bobins II 403; Colas 1281; Brunet II 1346.
Hand coloured plates
40
Binding/Size
M=4to
Category
Costume, Culture/Lifestyle, Polar regions
Value
$0-5,000
Stock ID
439