Photo of The Wren Society. by BOLTON, Arthur T. and H. Duncan HENDRY (editors).

BOLTON, Arthur T. and H. Duncan HENDRY (editors).

The Wren Society.

Oxford, Printed For The Wren Society At The University Press,



Large 4to. (314 x 248 mm). Twenty volumes (all published), numbered I-XX. Bound in the original quarter linen over buff paper-covered titled boards, bar Volume XVIII which has been sometime bound at the University Press, Oxford in full crimson morocco gilt, t.e.g., each volume illustrated with a frontispiece and numerous b/w plates (some folding), reproducing drawings and prints; light scattered spotting to the upper boards of several volumes, as often, internally bright.

Issued only to subscribers.
Vol. I. Original Wren Drawings From The Collection At All Souls College, Oxford.
Vol. II. Original Wren Drawings From The Collection In The Library Of St. Paul’s Cathedral.
Vol. III. Original Wren Drawings From The Collection In The Library Of St. Paul’s Cathedral.
Vol. IV. Hampton Court Palace 1689-1702. Original Wren Drawings From The Sir John Soane’s Museum And All Souls Collections.
Vol. V. Designs Of Sir Chr. Wren For Oxford Cambridge, London, Windsor, Etc. Original Wren Drawings From All Souls, Hans Sloane, And Sir John Soane’s Collections.
Vol. VI. The Royal Hospital For Seamen At Greenwich 1694-1728. Original Drawings By Sir Christopher Wren, Sir John Vanbrugh, Nicholas Hawksmoor, John James. From the Collections at The Bodleian, All Souls College, Worcester College, Sir John Soane’s Museum, Royal Naval Museum Greenwich, R.I.B.A. Library.
Vol. VII. The Royal Palaces Of Winchester, Whitehall Kensington, and St. James’s ... To which are added some additional designs for Hampton Court Palace supplementary to Vol. IV, together with an account of Marlborough House, St. James’s Park and two Plans of Buckingham House.
Vol. VIII. Being Thirty-Two Large Drawings for Whitehall Windsor, And Greenwich 1694-1698. Original Wren Drawings, Purchased By Dr. Stack, F.R.S., In 1749, Being Now Volume V In The Collection Of All Souls.
Vol. IX. The Parochial Churches of Sir Christopher Wren 1666-1718 Part I.
Vol. X. The Parochial Churches of Sir Christopher Wren 1666-1718. Part II.
Vol. XI. Being Designs by Sir Chr. Wren for Westminster Abbey, The New Dormitory Westminster School, Works At Westminster Palace For The Houses Of Parliament, and The House, Library And Garden Of Sir John Cotton; also for Sir John Moore’s School At Christ’s Hospital, Newgate Street, and for his School At Appleby in Leicestershire.
Vol. XII. Miscellaneous Designs And Drawings By Sir Chr. Wren And Others, Including James Gibbs And Nicholas Hawksmoor, For Houses, Public Buildings and Decorations, With The Plans For The Rebuilding Of The City Of London After The Fire.
Vol. XIII. Designs And Drawings By Sir Christopher Wren For St. Paul’s Cathedral, The Residentiaries’ Houses, And The Deanery.
Vol. XIV. Engravings Of St. Paul’s Cathedral And Part II Of The Building Accounts For The Years 1685-1695.
Vol. XV. Photographic Supplement Of St. Paul’s Cathedral And Part III Of The Building Accounts From October Ist, 1695 To June 24th, 1713. Also The Chapter House Accounts 1712-1714 And Outline Of Cathedral Accounts, 1714-1715.
Vol. XVI. Drawings And Models Of The Construction Of St. Paul’s Cathedral Measured Drawings Of The Old Choir By F.C. Penrose. Thomas Malton’s Drawings 1797-1800. Part I. The Contract Book. Part II. The Minute Book. Part III. The ‘Frauds And Abuses’ Controversy, And Part IV. Building Accounts 1668-1675.
Vol. XVII. Designs And Drawings Supplementary To Volume XII. 1935. The Work Of Sir Chr. Wren, Sir John Vanbrugh, William And John Talman, James Gibbs, Thomas Archer, William Dickinson And Of C. Gabriel Cibber, Edward Pierce, Peter Scheemakers, William Watson, And Sir James Thornhill ... With Appendices The Domestic Work Of Sir Chr. Wren, 1674-1702. Fawley Court; Winslow Hall, And Lincoln Cathedral Library Measured Drawings, Contracts And Building Accounts.
Vol. XVIII. The Wren MS. ‘Court Orders’ With A Supplement Of Official Papers From The Public Record Office, Welbeck Abbey, &c. A Biographical Note On Sir Chr. Wren’s Visit To Paris 1665 And His Death And Funeral In 1723. Together With Some Account Of Thomas White Of Worcester, Sculptor And Architect, Reputed Pupil Of Sir Chr. Wren. Engravings, Drawings Photographs.
Vol. XIX. The City Churches, Vestry Minutes And Churchwardens’ Accounts; St. Mary’s Ingestre, Staffordshire; All Saints’ And Sessions House, Northampton; The Royal Hospital , Chelsea; The Church And Almshouses, Farley, Wiltshire; The Sheldonian Theatre And Tom Tower, Oxford; The Market House, Abingdon, Berkshire; The Bridge, St. John’s College, Cambridge; The New School, Eton; Kensington Palace; The Royal Observatory, Greenwich; Morden And Bromley Colleges; And The Five Tracts On Architecture By Sir Chr. Wren. Drawings, Engravings And Photographs.
Vol. XX. Catalogue Of Sir Chr. Wren’s Drawings At All Souls, St. Paul’s Library, Sir John Soane’s Collection, Etc., With Plate References To Those Published In The Wren Society’s Volumes. Index to Volumes I-XIX. List Of Members.

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