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CHATELAIN Jean Baptiste Claude 1710?-1771?

[Fifty small original, and elegant views of the most splendid churches, villages, rural prospects. and masterly pieces of architecture, adjacent to London]

Superb early illustrations of the villages in and around London:

CHATELAIN Jean Baptiste Claude 1710?-1771?

[Fifty small original, and elegant views of the most splendid churches, villages, rural prospects. and masterly pieces of architecture, adjacent to London] c1755-1775 c.1755 - 1775

Description

In contemporary blue paper wraps, neatly re-backed paper spine, 50 un-coloured engraved views, lacks titlepage, a few leaves trimmed within lower plate mark, stab sew to inner margin, oblong 15.6*9.5 cms.

Bibliography

ESTC T144299

Footnote

Per ESTC, A reimpression of the octavo edition of 1750; the plates have been numbered, and the date removed from them; some now bear the imprint: London: printed for Robt. Sayer.
The work consists of small views of churches and villages that surrounded early Georgian London; these include, among others, Chelsea, Battersea, Highgate, Hampstead, Barnes, Kew, and St Pancras.