Parentalia, or, Memoirs of the family of the Wrens : viz. of Mathew bishop of Ely, Christopher dean of Windsor, &c but chiefly of Sir Christopher Wren ... : in which is contained, besides his works, a great number of original papers and records; on religion, politicks, anatomy, mathematicks, architecture, antiquities; and most branches of polite literature / comp. by his son Christopher; now published by his grandson, Stephen Wren, esq. ; with the care of Joseph Ames ...
- Additional Title(s):
Memoirs of the family of the Wrens
- London : Printed for T. Osborn, in Gray's-Inn; and R. Dodsley, in Pall-Mall, 1750.
- Physical Description:
- , ii, , iii-xii, 368 (i.e. 343),  p. : ill., ports. ; 37 cm.
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- Copyright Status:
- Copyright Not Evaluated
- No. 121-124, 160-180 omitted in paging.
Spine title: Wren's Parentalia.
Engraved dedication "To the Right Honourable Arthur Onslow."
English short title catalogue, T145737
Illustrations by Gerard Van der Gucht, S. Coignard and J. Mynde; after John Faber, Edward Thorowgood and Henry Flitcroft.
T.p. engraved in black and red.
Head and tail pieces.
List of subscriber's: p. i-ii.
BAC: Inscription on front fly-leaf: Bought at sale of Alexander Chalmers, Esq., editor of The Biographical Dictionary, March, 1835. John Alexander.
- Subject Terms:
- Alexander, John -- Provenance.Beaumont, Richard Blackett, b. 1926 -- Bookplate.Chalmers, Alexander -- Provenance.Dodsley, R. -- Publisher.Osborn, T. -- Publisher.Pecham, Henry -- Autograph.Warwick Castle -- Bookplate.Wren family.Wren, Christopher, 1589-1658.Wren, Christopher, Sir, 1632-1723.Wren, Matthew, 1585-1667.
- Mezzotints -- 1750.
Engravings -- 1750.
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