Ett Ar I Sverge.; Taflor af Svenska Almogens kladedragt, lefnadssatt och hemseder, samt de for landets historia markvardigaste orter

Stockholm: Johan Horberg, 1827. First edition. leather_bound. 137 pages. 27 1/2 x 22 cm. Forty-seven hand-colored engraved plates with tissue guards, plus hand-colored vignette title, and two engraved plates of music. Grafstrom, poet and historian wrote the text, and Forssell made the engravings. Index. List of Plates and errata. Costumes from Dalarna, Helsingland, Lappland, Sodermanland, Westergothland, Smaland, Blekinge, and Skane. Lovely copy, plates and text clean, fresh and bright; bookplate, raised bands, spine panels richly guilt in floral motifs, marbled endpapers, maroon morocco spine label printed in gilt. Contemporary half polished russet calf and marbled boards. All edges yellow. Fine. Item #18472

Price: $1,750.00