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St. Paul's Cathedral


St. Paul's Cathedral
St. Paul's Cathedral is one of London's most recognizable, and best-known, buildings.

St. Paul's is an Anglican cathedral which was designed by the famous architect Sir Christopher Wren in the 17th century. Construction was completed in 1708.

For more information about St. Paul's Cathedral, please visit the official website:

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St Paul's Cathedral: 1,400 Years at the Heart of London

By Ann Saunders

Brand: Scala Arts Publishers Inc.
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Sir Christopher Wren's St Paul's, built after the Fire of London of 1666, has become the City's most familiar landmark, its dome with the ball and cross above it symbolic of London's steadfastness down the centuries and its endurance during the Second World War. When it was newly completed, in the early eighteenth century, it seemed breathtaking and unlike any other cathedral or church in Britain. Today's building is not the first to occupy the site, for this has been a place of Christian worship for 1,400 years. The medieval Cathedral, with a tower and spire soaring above the city, was at the time one of the wonders of Europe. Beautifully illustrated with rare items from city and cathedral archives, and glorious colour photography of today's building and its treasures, St Paul's Cathedral: 1,400 Years at the Heart of London tells of St Paul's fascinating history.

The Complete Book of Greek Cooking: The Recipe Club of St. Paul's Orthodox Cathedral

By Recipe Club of St. Paul's Church

St. Paul's Greek Orthodox Cathedral (Hempstead, N. Y.)/ Malhado, Manny (ILT)
Released: 1991-06-05
Paperback (352 pages)

The Complete Book of Greek Cooking: The Recipe Club of St. Paul s Orthodox Cathedral
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More than 200 unique and intriguing recipes for all kinds of Greek dishes.

St. Paul's Cathedral

By Various

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Official Guide Book to St. Paul's Cathedral in London.

The Cathedral of St. Paul: An Architectural Biography

By Eric C. Hansen

Brand: Cathedral of Saint Paul
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The Cathedral of St. Paul: An Architectural Biography
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First Edition. 10" x 13", 135 page hardcover is in fine condition in a VG+ dust jacket. The dust jacket has a rubs to its corners. Frays and small tears at the head of its spine. Illustrated.

Paddington at St. Paul's

By Michael Bond

HarperCollins
Released: 2019-01-15
Hardcover (32 pages)

Paddington at St. Paul s
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Celebrate the 60th anniversary of Paddington Bear with this final classic picture book adventure from beloved author Michael Bond.

Paddington Bear’s adventures never go quite as planned. But that doesn’t mean they aren’t filled with fun and laughter!

When Mr. Gruber takes Paddington on a special outing to St. Paul’s Cathedral, there is one surprise after another. And the biggest surprise of all comes when Paddington is mistaken for a choir bear and suddenly finds himself taking part in a most unusual rehearsal.

For six decades, stories of Paddington have charmed readers all over the world. Now another generation of fans can join the beloved bear in this brand-new adventure written by Michael Bond and illustrated by artist R. W. Alley.

St Paul's: The Cathedral Church of London 604-2004 (Studies in British Art)

By Derek J. Keene & Andrew Saint

Yale University Press
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St Paul s: The Cathedral Church of London 604-2004 (Studies in British Art)
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The present St Paul's Cathedral, Christopher Wren's masterpiece, is the fourth religious building to occupy the site. Its location in the heart of the capital reflects its importance in the English church while the photographs of it burning during the Blitz forms one of the most powerful and familiar images of London during recent times. This substantial and richly illustrated study, published to mark the 1,400th anniversary of St Paul's, presents 42 scholarly contributions which approach the cathedral from a range of perspectives. All are supported by photographs, illustrations and plans of the exterior and interior of St Paul's, both past and present. Eight essays discuss the history of St Paul's, demonstrating the role of the cathedral in the formation of England's church and state from the 7th century onwards; nine essays examine the organisation and function of the cathedral during the Middle Ages, looking at, for example, the arrangement of the precinct, the tombs, the Dean's household during the 15th century, the liturgy and the archaeology. The remaining papers examine many aspects of Wren's cathedral, including its construction, fittings and embellishments, its estates and income, music and rituals, its place in London, its library, its role in the book trade and its reputation.

Jubilate: 500 Years Of Cathedral Music

By ALED / CARWOOD,ANDREW / ST PAUL'S CATHEDRAL JONES

Universal Music UK
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This new recording from St Paul’s Cathedral Choir celebrates 500 years of best-loved cathedral music on one album, from Tallis to Rutter, with Handel, Stanford, Mendelssohn, Parry and more between.On four tracks, St Paul’s Cathedral choir is augmented by choristers from no fewer than 50 cathedrals across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, all brought together and recorded in the astonishing acoustics of St Paul’s Cathedral on 3rd January 2017.Soloists include Aled Jones singing a special arrangement by John Rutter of A Gaelic Blessing, among his most popular works.    St Paul’s 2016 Head Chorister Nathaniel Morley sings ‘O for the Wings of a Dove’ in this new recording of a work that is reputed to have sold over 5 million copies in a recording by chorister Ernest Lough in the early 20th century.Every copy supports the ‘Diamond Fund for Choristers’ in its goal to raise £10M to support cathedral music and secure the nation’s musical legacy.

St Paul's Cathedral Before Wren

By John Schofield

Brand: English Heritage
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St Paul s Cathedral Before Wren
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St Paul’s Cathedral is the City of London’s most important monument and historic building. But Wren’s great work is only the most recent of a succession of Anglo-Saxon and medieval cathedrals on the site, where Christianity was first established in AD 604. This report is the first ever comprehensive account of the archaeology and history of the cathedral and its churchyard from Roman times up to the construction of the Wren building which began in 1675. Archaeological excavations and observations go back to the time of Wren. The Anglo-Saxon cathedral is an enigma, and even its precise site somewhere in the churchyard is not known for certain. The medieval cathedral was probably the largest building in medieval Britain and one of the largest in Europe, with its 400ft-spire and a rose window to rival those we now see at Notre Dame in Paris. Recent excavations in and around the Wren building are described, and some of the many architectural fragments of the medieval cathedral, dug up over the last 150 years, are studied. Documents, surveys and early maps show the development of the religious complex and illuminate the lives of its occupants. In the 1630s a classical portico was added to the west end by Inigo Jones, Britain’s first truly Renaissance architect. Fragments of the portico, still covered with the soot of the Great Fire of 1666 which destroyed the cathedral, were found in 1996 when a tunnel was dug through one of the crypt walls of the present building. From these varied sources, the cathedrals which preceded that of Wren come to the surface again, and we can appreciate the cultural and religious importance of St Paul’s within the City of London, over a period of more than 1000 years.

From Tent to Cathedral : A History of St. Paul's Cathedral, Regina [Saskatchewan]

By Trevor Powell

St. Paul's Cathedral
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