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Denmark, Sweden, Norway
The Landscape / Architecture / Life Of The People

A very beautiful photographic record of full page photographs (in high quality photo gravure technique)
featuring topography, remarkable sites, culture, arts and people of Denmark, Sweden and Norway.

This precious book was not affordable by too many people at that time.
And there is no other book of that time which comes close to the printing quality of that title.

The photographer Kurt Hielscher travelled 3 years through Scandinavia from ~1928-1931
and made 4100 photos of Denmark, Sweden and Norway w/ premier photo equipment;
his Zeiss Ikon/Ica camera and Zeiss objectives on Agfa Chromo Isorapid and
Chromo Isolar plates and Isopan films.

This book represents the best 291 photos out of 4,100 from old Scandinavia.

Photographs titled in English, German, French and Danish/Swedish/Norwegian.

From the series "Orbis Terrarum", a series of early photobooks portraying the regions of the world.

Hardcover

  • 320 pages
  • Denmark - 16 pages intro and index of photographs
    88 photo reproduction in gravure printing
  • Sweden - 6 pages intro and index of photographs
    102 photo reproduction in gravure printing
  • Norway - 8 pages intro and index of photographs
    101 photo reproduction in gravure printing

In good exterior and very good interior condition
Boards and spine lightly soiled and rubbed, upper left hand corner lightly crushed, otherwise ok.

All pages are complete and tight in the binding.

Approx/Measurements: 12-1/4" x 9-1/2"  ~3.8 lbs.

from Kurt Hielscher
Published by Brockhaus Leipzig
in 1932





Denmark Photos






Sweden Photos








Norway Photos






Table of contents [excerpt]:

Denmark (Copenhagen - Rosenborg Castle - Grundtvig Church - Marble Church - The marble Bridge of Christiansborg Castle - Amalienborg Castle, Colonnade - Holmens Canal - Open air museum near Lyngby - Hermitage near Copenhagen - Frederiksborg Castle - Kronborg Castle - Roskilde Cathedral - Barrows near Rygaard and Soester Svenstrup - Moen - The Old Liselund Castle - Valloe Castle - Kjeldby Church - Koge - Vordingborg - Storehedinge - Kalundborg - Horne - Odense - Faaborg - Brahetrolleborg - Flasled - Taasinge - Egeskov Castle - Hessellagergaard - Rygaard near Svendborg - Langesoe Castle - Holkenhaven Castle - Laaland - The Paarug Mill - Mogeltondern - Tondern - Ribe - Sonderhoe - Laesoe - Costumes from Fanoe - Fishermen - Viborg - Aarhus - Ebeltoft - Femmoeller - Koldinghus Ruin - Randers- Frederikshavn - Aalborg - Mariager - Skagen - Bornholm) - Sweden (Stockholm-Skansen - Saltsjobaden - Drottningholm Palace - Lake Malear near Sigtuna - Gripsholm Castle - Uppsala - Gamla Uppsala - Visby Gotland - Endre - Ruin of Borgholm Castle in Oland - Kalmar - Glimmingehus - Trolleholm Skane - Vittskoevle Castle - Ystad - Trolle Ljungby - Svaneholm - Dybeck manor - Lund Cathedral - Malmo - Halsingborg - Krapperup - Kullen - The Trollhaette Falls - Goteborg - Bohus - Lackoe Castle - Varnhem - Husaby - Habo - Vadstena - Alvastra - Orebro - Filipstad - Varmland - Marbacka - National Costume from Blekinge, Leksand, Dalarna, Delsbo, Rattvik, Floda and Leksand - Mora - Falun - Nordingra - Solleftea - Jamtland - Are -Kiruna - Jukkasjarvi - Abikso - Lapporten - Nikkaluokta - Teusajaure in Lappland and others ...) - Norway (Oslo - Bygdoy - Ny Hellesund - Arendal - Storfoss - Lake Heddal - Heddal - Telemark - Valle - Setesdal - Byglandsfjord - Fanekleven - Finse - Hardanger Glacier - Vatnahalsen - Myrdal - Mabodal - Skjeggedalsfoss - Hardanger - Latefoss - Norheimsund - Hardangerfjord - Haukeliseter - Roeldal Lake - Suldalsporten - Stavanger - Lysebotn - Lysefjord - Flamsdal - Upheimsvatn - Voss - Stahlheim - Naerodal - Jordalsnut - Sogndal - Sogn - Beiteln - Aurlandsfjord - Sognefjord - Naerofjord - Balholm - Mundal - Fjaerlandsfjord - Borgund - Bergen - Hamar - Mjoesa Lake - Lillehammer - Maihaugen - Fagernes - Slidrefjord - Vaga - Lom - Gjuvvatn - Kjelentind - Jotunheimen - Tyinvatn - Koldedalsbreen - Bygdinvatn - Torfinstind - Kjenndalsbre - Loen - Oldendal - Loenvatn - Videseter - Videdal - Marak - Geirangerfjord - Norangsdal - Romdalshorn - Trolltindene - Romsdal - Opdal - Trollheimen - Alesund - Molde - Malmedal - Roed - Trondheim - Hestmannoy - Svartisen - Trollfjord - Lofoten - Svolvaer - Raftsund - Tromso - Hammerfest - Spitsbergen - Krossfjord - Gully Glacier - Mayer Glacier)


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