• Travel, Science & Natural Hist auction at Christies

    Sale 5809

    Travel, Science & Natural History

    15 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 178

    LONDON -- CHATELAIN, Jean Baptise Claude. [Prospects of Highgate and Hampstead.] London: W.H. Toms, c.1745-1752. Oblong folio (290 x 385mm). 8 engraved views by W.H. Toms after Chatelain (c.200 x c.285mm) on laid paper. (Light wear and light soiling in the margins.) Stitched, probably as issued.

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    LONDON -- CHATELAIN, Jean Baptise Claude. [Prospects of Highgate and Hampstead.] London: W.H. Toms, c.1745-1752. Oblong folio (290 x 385mm). 8 engraved views by W.H. Toms after Chatelain (c.200 x c.285mm) on laid paper. (Light wear and light soiling in the margins.) Stitched, probably as issued.

    A RARE, EARLY SERIES OF VIEWS OF HAMPSTEAD, including: 'The Long Room at Hampstead from the Heath', 'Hampstead from the corner of Mrs Holford's Garden, opposite the Well Walk', 'Hampstead from the Top of Pond Street', 'Hampstead from the Foot way next the Great Road', 'Highgate from Traytor's Hill', 'Highgate from Upper Holloway' and others. A popular work which was reissued in 1750 and 1752.


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