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On a grander scale : the outstanding career of Sir Christopher Wren

Author: Lisa Jardine
Publisher: London : HarperCollins, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The figure of Sir Christopher Wren looms large in English national consciousness. In this biography, Lisa Jardine explores the unique, exacting nature of Wren's mind and the emerging new world of late-17th-century science and ideas.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Christopher Wren, Sir; Christopher Wren, Sir; Christopher Wren, Sir
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lisa Jardine
ISBN: 0007107757 9780007107759
OCLC Number: 51109479
Description: xviii, 600 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations, maps, plans, portraits ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Lisa Jardine.
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