2009 · New Haven
by Gerbino, Anthony and Stephen Johnston
New Haven: Yale University Press, 2009. Hardcover. VG. lower corners bumped & creased. dustjacket lower corners rubbed & chipped.. Black cloth with gold lettering; tan dj with architectural drawing of St. Paul's Dome; 208 pp. with 157 illustrations. The focus of this book is on Christopher Wren. Featuring drawings, instruments, paintings and other examples of the material culture of English architecture, the authors discuss the role of mathematics in shaping the art and its design techniques. Inigo Jones is covered to some extent. Wren's Dome of St. Paul's is the entire subject of Part II. With a catalogue checklist.
(Inventory #: 120679)