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His invention so fertile : a life of Christopher Wren

Author: Adrian Tinniswood
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Wren was a scientist and a founder of the Royal Society in addition to being one of Britain's most talented architects.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Tinniswood, Adrian.
His invention so fertile.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2001
(OCoLC)622672963
Named Person: Christopher Wren, Sir; Christopher Wren, Sir
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Adrian Tinniswood
ISBN: 0195149890 9780195149890
OCLC Number: 47746392
Description: xv, 462 pages, [24] pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: The beauty of holiness --
I will peerform as much as I am able --
The theory and practice of physick --
The natural simplicity of the contrivance --
The key that opens treasures --
An ingenious gentleman --
The most esteem'd fabricks of Paris --
A well-projected design --
Something of a better mould --
The honour of the nation --
Our reformed religion --
The most essential part of architecture --
The trade I was once well acquainted with --
Free conversation --
Virtues and accomplishments --
The poor old man --
My great work --
An ornament to the age.
Responsibility: Adrian Tinniswood.
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Wren was a scientist and a founder of the Royal Society in addition to being one of Britain's most talented architects.

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