Carola Hicks, The King’s Glass, London: Chatto & Windus, 2007. Hardback, 246 pages, 14 colour plates, 12 black and white, £18.95 plus postage, available from the King’s College shop and other booksellers.
Laurence Riviale, Le vitrail en Normandie entre Renaissance et Réforme, CVMA France, Rennes, 2007. Hardcover, 429 pages, 155 black and white, and 55 colour pictures. €45, available via Amazon. A finely produced, well illustrated, excellent value for money study of stained glass windows in Normandy between the Renaissance and the Reformation. A full review will appear in a future edition of Vidimus.
Other Books on King’s College Chapel
Catherine Smart, The Great Windows, Scala 2005. Softback, 40 pages, 51 colour photographs, £2.50 plus postage. Only available from King’s College. Well illustrated companion to Carola Hick’s book. Excellent value guide to the windows.
Catherine Smart, The Christmas Story as told by the Great Windows of King’s College Chapel, Cambridge, King’s College, 1996. 14 pages, 25 colour photographs, £1.50, available as above
Douglas Morgan, Great West Window: Victorian Stained Glass in King’s College Chapel, London, 1996. Softback, 22 pages, 4 colour plates. £1 plus postage, available as above.
Other Books of Interest
George Hows, St. Mary’s Parish Church, Melton Mowbray. Softback, 160-page history of a church, described by Pevsner as ‘the stateliest and most impressive of all churches in Leicestershire’. Includes a photograph of the medieval stained glass collected by the then incumbent from local churches and other buildings around Melton and arranged and installed by William Wailes in 1869 at the westernmost window of the south aisle during the restoration of the church. Available from Melton Bookshop.