Explore the collections of Durham Cathedral with these comprehensive publications, available from the Cathedral Shop

R. Gameson, Manuscript Treasures of Durham Cathedral, Third Millennium (2010)

This volume offers a comprehensive overview of Durham Cathedral's extensive collection of manuscripts. Forty items are discussed in detail, representing one tenth of the Cathedral's holding. The manuscripts have been selected to reflect the range, importance and beauty of the whole collection, with items extending from the sixth century to the sixteenth, straddling most of the main classes of material, and including masterpieces of book production and decoration from France and Italy as well as from the British Isles.

RRP: £25.00

D. Brown, Durham Cathedral: History, Fabric and Culture, Yale (2015)

This volume book offers a comprehensive account of the Cathedral’s history, and includes contributions from a team of 30 experts, on the founding, development, building, and decoration of Durham Cathedral.

The impressive volume consists of a range of accessible essays which approach Durham Cathedral from a wide variety of fields and vantage points, including liturgy, music, stained-glass decoration, learning and book collecting. Lavishly illustrated with 400 images, the book also includes both archival and new photography, and reproductions of representations in all media of the cathedral throughout history.

RRP: £75.00