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Auktion: Rare Books, Maps & Manuscripts
wurde versteigert am: 20. Juni 2017
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Dahlberg's Suecia antiqua et hodierna

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Schätzpreis: 25.000 SEK - 30.000 SEK
ca. 2.868 $ - 3.442 $
Zuschlagspreis:  30.000 SEK
ca. 3.442 $
Los-Nr. 6169, Aufrufe: 55

DAHLBERG, ERIK. Suecia antiqua et hodierna. I-III + Index. About 1660-1718. Oblong folio (c. 355x445 mm). 354 engraved plates (excluding the extra plate Templum Ulricae Eleonorae; title inset in new paper, some small plates mounted on somewhat later paper or inset, almost all other plates on whole paper, 1 plate with repaired tear [Lindholmen], about 5 plates with some spots, a few marginal tears, some creasing, minor foxing). With 13-page index at the end. Contemporary brown mottled full calf, upper cover with gilt monogram A.A.v. S., partly worn and rubbed, upper joint partly split and cover partly warped, richly gilt slightly faded spine in compartments with dark and light brown title labels, renovated with new endpapers. Old bookplate of Anders Anton von Stiernman dated 1761 mounted in new paper, stamped Örbyhus. Last page of text with repaired corner, textloss, slightly foxed. Collijn, Sveriges Bibliografi, 1600-talet, col. 197. Berlin Kat. 1, 2256; Brunet V 578; Lipperheide 1037; Klemming, Ur en antecknares samlingar, Uppsala 1880-82, pp. 165-8. Sten G. Lindberg, Swedish Books, 37. One of the most important topographical and architectural works on Sweden by the architect and military engineer Erik Dahlberg. This magnificient work is illustrated with amongs others 3 titles, portraits of kings Charles XI and XII, author's portrait by S. Blesendorff, maps (i.a. "Veteris orbis arctoi typus" and "Nova et accurata orbis arctoi tabula geographica"), coat-of-arms of Sweden, views of monuments, settlements, manors, fortifications, cities (Stockholm, Uppsala), castles, gardens, ancient relics, etc. During his military service and studies in Germany, Erik Dahlberg (1625­1703) became acquainted with Matthaeus Merian the younger, the publisher of "Theatrum Europaeum" and the "Topographies". On his return to Sweden in 1661, Dahlberg obtained a privilege from the Government to make drawings for a similar publication. The engravings for this work were executed from these drawings by a total of 18 artists except for a few, which were based on drawings by David Klöcker Ehrenstrahl and Elias Brenner The project began in 1667 and the plates were engraved by many contemporary well-known European artists, Jean Marot A. Perelle, Joh. Jacob von Sandrart, Lepautre, Dionysius Padtbrugge E. Reitz, W. Swidde, J. van Aveelen, etc. Provenance: Anders Anton von Stiernman (1695-1765), Swedish historian and collector; Kulla Gunnarstorp castle, Sweden.

Informationen zur Auktion
Auktionshaus: Stockholms Auktionsverk
Titel: Rare Books, Maps & Manuscripts
Auktionsdatum: 20.06.2017
Adresse: Stockholms Auktionsverk
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