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Christopher Wren

by James Chambers

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Published by Sutton Pub. in Phoenix Mill, Thrupp, Stroud, Gloucestershire .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England
    • Subjects:
    • Wren, Christopher, Sir, 1632-1723.,
    • Architects -- England -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 111-112).

      StatementJames Chambers.
      SeriesPocket biographies
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNA997.W8 C49 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 112 p. :
      Number of Pages112
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL496077M
      ISBN 100750918527
      LC Control Number98229718
      OCLC/WorldCa40098989

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