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[LIGHTHOUSES - SWEDEN]. - Beskrifning öfver svenska fyrarne, med kort underrättelse om fyrväsendets uppkomst och utveckling.+ Tillägg till den år 1872 utgifna beskifning öfver svenska fyrarne. 1:a häftet (all publ.). Stockholm, P.A. Norstedt & Söner, 1872 & 1875.

. Oblong 8vo. Pp. 163 + add. (ii), 12, (2). With one large folding coloured map and 97 plates (of which 5 in the addendum). Contemporary marbled boards, calf spine, rebacked. Recased with new end papers. Private stamps. First edition. This thorough study on Swedish lighthouses gives an historical background and some general information about regulations and schedules, etc. It's followed by a detailed account of 87 lighthouses giving information about their location, appearance and shape, postition, light range, etc., and with an illustration of each lighthouse. A charming and comprehensive work, the first of its kind in Sweden. Scarce, especially with the addendum.
EUR 1400.00 [Appr.: US$ 1486.49 | £UK 1196 | JP¥ 229419] Book number 99738

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