Tom Tower Christ Church, Oxford. Some Letters of Sr Christopher…

Tom Tower Christ Church, Oxford. Some Letters of Sr Christopher Wren to John Fell, Bishop of Oxford.

Oxford The Clarendon Press 1923

127pp. Illustrated with numerous photographs of the Tower and other buildings by Wren, architectural drawings, facsimiles of the letters, engraved views, portraits of Wren and other figures. 4to. Original cloth, gilt devise on upper board and gilt lettering on the spine. Rubbed at head and base of spine and cloth a little worn at edges but internally very good copy. A collection of unpublished letters from the Christopher Wren to design the great tower leading into the quadrangle courtyard of Christ's Church, Oxford. The book gives an thorough account of Wren's early career as a scientist and his early architectural achievements leading up to the Oxford commission. Wren's letters to the Dean of Christ Church are printed in their entirety with a commentary by the author.

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