Gamla Stockholmshus af Nicodemus Tessin D.A. och Nagra Samtida Byggnader
by Sirén, Osvald
Tessin. 2 vols., 514 pp. text on buildings in Stockholm by the Elder Tessin (1615-1681), notes, numerous documents, indices, text illus. throughout, 223 illus. on plates from photographs and contemporary drawings. Small folio. 3/4 leather and boards. Stockholm (Norstedt & Soeners) 1912. One of 420 copies. A nicely bound copy of the scarce work, not known to the author of the Thieme-Becker article, on this important architect who created a Swedish Baroque architectural style out of French, Italian, and Dutch elements. Buildings discussed and illustrated include town houses, among them Tessin's own that was razed in 1901, churches, public buildings, etc. (Inventory #: 2201)
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