The Douce Apocalypse
CVMA (GB) author, Nigel Morgan has written a lavishly illustrated study of the famous Douce Apocalypse, a manuscript made in England c.1270 for Prince Edward, later Edward I, and his wife Eleanor of Castile. Apart from its importance as a manuscript, the Douce Apocalypse employs some of the decorative devices used in manuscripts that have been compared to glass painting of a similar date. 112 pages, 267 x 194mm, about sixty full colour images. ISBN 1-85124-360-7; 13-digit ISBN 9781851243600. £19.99. Available on-line from the Bodleian Bookshop.
Cathedrals and Abbeys by Stephen Friar contains over 1,200 entries and follows a similar format to the author’s best selling Sutton Companion to Churches. It is published in hardback, 244 x 172mm, 448 pages, 25 colour and 150 black and white photographs. £25.
Beauty & Madness
A catalogue for the recent Beauty and Madness exhibition held in Burgos and Bruges is available, in Spanish and Dutch. Priced €35.00 plus postage, the book can be purchased from the Museum of Bruges website.