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Christopher Wren

Architect (20-Oct-1632 — 25-Feb-1723)


Geoffrey Beard. The Work of Christopher Wren. London: Bloomsbury Books. 1982.

James A. Bennett. The Mathematical Science of Christopher Wren. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press. 1982. 148pp.

Rudolf Dircks (editor). Sir Christopher Wren: A. D. 1632-1723: Bicentenary Memorial Volume. London: Hodder & Stoughton. 1923. 279pp.

James Elmes. Sir Christopher Wren and His Times. London: Chapman & Hall. 1852. 436pp.

Viktor Fürst. The Architecture of Sir Christopher Wren. London: Lund Humphries. 1956. 244pp.

Christian E. Hauer, Jr. (editor). Christopher Wren and the Many Sides of Genius: Proceedings of a Christopher Wren Symposium. Edwin Mellen Press. 1997. 170pp.

Harold F. Hutchison. Sir Christopher Wren: A Biography. Chelsea Manor, MI: Stein & Day. 1976. 191pp.

Lisa Jardine. On a Grander Scale: The Outstanding Career of Sir Christopher Wren. London: Harper Collins. 2002. 600pp.

Byran Little. Sir Christopher Wren: A Historical Biography. London: Hale. 1975. 288pp.

W. J. Loftie. Inigo Jones and Christopher Wren: Or the Rise and Decline of Modern Architecture in England. New York: MacMillan and Company. 1893. 284pp.

Lena Milman. Sir Christopher Wren. London & New York: Duckworth & Co./Scribner's. 1908. 367pp.

Lucy Phillimore. Sir Christopher Wren: His Family and His Times. London: Kegan, Paul, Trench & Co.. 1883. 362pp.

Arthur Stratton. The Life, Work and Influence of Sir Christopher Wren: An Essay. Liverpool, England: D. Marples & Co.. 1897. 52pp.

John Summerson. Sir Christopher Wren. Collins. 1953.

Adrian Tinniswood. His Invention so Fertile: A Life of Christopher Wren. New York: Oxford University Press. 2001. 462pp.

Lawrence Weaver. Sir Christopher Wren: Scientist, Scholar, and Architect. London: Country Life. 1923. 173pp. For the 200th anniversary of Wren's death.

Rosemary Weir. The Man Who Built a City: A Life of Sir Christopher Wren. New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux. 1971. 208pp.


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  5. Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition

  6. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.1584)

  7. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.1129)

  8. Asimov's Biographical Encyclopedia of Science and Technology (p.101a)

  9. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.521)

  10. Concise Biographical Dictionary of Famous Men and Women (p.747)

  11. Who's Who in Europe, 1450-1750 (p.317)

  12. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.77)

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