Article number: 28
Stockholm, tryckte hos Johan Hörberg på A. Wiborgs förlag, 1824–1826. 8vo. [vi] pp. (i.e. without the list of subscribers (iv pp.), as often) + 226; + [iv] + 490; + 504 pp.
First edition of the collected works of Swedish romantic poet E. J. Stagnelius.
A very fine association copy, with bookplate of Carl Wilhelm Böttiger (1807–1878), author of one of the earliest biographies of Stagnelius (“Minne af Erik Johan Stagnelius”, published in the transactions of the Swedish Academy, 47 (1872), pp. 61–210. Also with the bookplate of his nephew, John Böttiger.
Three volumes, bindings unsigned but by P. G. Dahlbom, Uppsala. Quarter calf, smooth spines richly gilt, marbled sides (slightly rubbed). Dahlbom (1796–1831) was the most skilled Swedish binder of his time.
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