Sir Christopher Wren, A.D. 1632-1723: Bicentenary Memorial Volume Published Under the Auspices of the Royal Institute of British Architects

By: [Wren, Sir Christopher]

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No jacket. Spine lightly toned, smudges on boards, hinges broken. 1923 Large Hardcover. xvi, 279, [1] pp. Sir Christopher Wren was responsible for rebuilding 52 churches in the City of London after the Great Fire in 1666. Of particular note was St Paul's Cathedral, on Ludgate Hill, completed in 1710. CONTENTS: Sertorum Depositio, by Paul Waterhouse; Editor's Note; Introduction, by Sir Aston Webb; Sir Christopher Wren from the Personal Side, by J. Alfred Gotch; Sir Christopher Wren's Parish Churches, by Arthur Keen; The Design of St. Paul's Cathedral, by A. Beresford Pite; Some Recent Investigations at St. Paul's, by Mervyn E. Macartney; St. Paul's Cathedral: Observations on Wren's System of Buttresses for the Dome Piers and on Some Other Things, by Somers Clark; The Crafts at St. Paul's, by Laurence A. Turner.

Title: Sir Christopher Wren, A.D. 1632-1723: Bicentenary Memorial Volume Published Under the Auspices of the Royal Institute of British Architects

Author: [Wren, Sir Christopher]

Categories: Christian, British, Biography, Architecture,

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton: 1923

Binding: Large Hardcover

Book Condition: Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Seller ID: 2292257

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