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Sir Christopher Wren, A.D. 1632-1723

Author: Rudolf Dircks; Royal Institute of British Architects.
Publisher: London : Hodder and Stoughton, 1923.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English
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Named Person: Christopher Wren, Sir; Christopher Wren, Sir
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rudolf Dircks; Royal Institute of British Architects.
OCLC Number: 824726
Notes: Facsimiles on end-papers.
Edited by Rudolf Dircks.
Description: xvi, 279, [1] pages : color frontispiece, illustrations (including facsimiles) plates (some color, 1 folded) portraits (1 color) plans (some folded) ; 30 x 23 cm
Contents: Introduction / by 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 of St. Paul's / by Laurence A. Turner --
Sir Christopher Wren's public buildings / by A.E. Richardson --
Sir Christopher Wren and his plan for London / by S.D. Adshead --
Dutch influence on the architecture of Sir Christopher Wren / by Arthur Stratton --
French and Italian influences on Sir Christopher Wren's work / by W. Henry Ward --
Pembroke College Chapel, Cambridge, Sir Christopher Wren's first building / by Ellis H. Minns --
Sir Christopher Wren's repair of the divinity school and Duke Humphrey's Library, Oxford / by Edward Prioleau Warren --
Sir Christopher Wren the astronomer / by A.R. Hinks --
Sir Christopher Wren's contributions to biological science / a note by William M. Bayliss --
Sir Christopher Wren, merchant adventurer / by William Schooling --
The cross and the dome (epilogue) / by S.A. Alexander.
Responsibility: bicentenary memorial volume published under the auspices of the Royal Institute of British Architects.

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