Bibliography on books from the Royal Library


J. Roberts (ed.), Royal Treasures: A Golden Jubilee Celebration (exh. cat., The Queen’s Gallery), London, 2002, pp. 356-87

A Royal Miscellany from the Royal Library, Windsor Castle (exh. cat., The Queen’s Gallery), London, 1990

S. Patterson, ‘The Royal Library at Windsor Castle’, El Libro Antigua Espanol III: El libro en Palacio y otros estudios bibliograficos, 1996, pp. 201-23

R.R. Holmes, Specimens of Royal Fine and Historical Bookbinding, Selected from the Royal Library, Windsor Castle, London, 1893

Particular monarchs and their books

T.A. Birrell, English Monarchs and their Books: From Henry VII to Charles II: The Panizzi Lectures, 1986, London, 1987

J. Roberts (ed.), George III & Queen Charlotte. Patronage, Collecting and Court Taste (exh. cat., The Queen’s Gallery), London, 2004, pp. 220-43

O. Everett, ‘The Royal Library at Windsor Castle as Developed by Prince Albert and B.B. Woodward’, The Library, 7th ser., III, no. 1, 2002, pp. 58-88

B. Wright and S. Owens, ‘Such wonderful method. Prince Albert and the Royal Library’, Windsor-Coburg: Divided Estate-Common  Heritage, the Collections of a Dynasty, eds F.Bosbach and J.R. Davis, Prince Albert Studies xxv, Munich, pp. 49–59

J. Marsden (ed.), Victoria & Albert: Art & Love (exh. Cat. The Queen’s Gallery), London 2010

Western manuscripts

E. Spencer, The Sobieski Hours: A manuscript in the Royal Library at Windsor Castle, London, 1977

J. Stratford, Catalogue of the Jackson Collection of Manuscript Fragments in the Royal Library, Windsor Castle. With a Memoir of Canon J.E. Jackson and a list of his Works, London, 1981

J. Stratford, ‘Manuscript fragments at Windsor Castle and the Entente Cordiale’, in Interpreting and Collecting Fragments of Medieval Books, ed. L.L. Brownrigg and M.M. Smith, Los Altos Hills and London, 2000, pp. 114-35

Islamic manuscripts

M.I. Waley. ‘Islamic Manuscripts in the Royal Collection: A Concise Catalogue’, Manuscripts of the Middle East, VI, 1992

M. Cleveland Beach and E. Koch, King of the World. The Padshahnama. An Imperial Mughal Manuscript from the Royal Library, Windsor Castle (exh. cat.), London and Washington, 1997

B.W. Robinson and E. Sims, The Windsor Shahnama of 1648; with contributions by Manijeh Bayani, Roxburghe Club, London 2007