Bibliography of books on Decorative Arts


The Official Souvenir Guides to Buckingham Palace, Clarence House and Windsor Castle include comprehensive details of the works of art on display

George III and Queen Charlotte: Patronage, Collecting and Court Taste, exhibition catalogue (The Queen's Gallery), London 2004

One Hundred Treasures of Buckingham Palace, ed. T. Parsons, second edn, London 2003

Royal Treasures: a Golden Jubilee Celebration, exhibition catalogue (The Queen's Gallery), London 2002
Carlton House: the Past Glories of George IV's Palace, exhibition catalogue (The Queen's Gallery), London 1991
J.Harris, O.Millar and Bellaigue, Buckingham Palace, London 1968
Victoria & Albert: Art & Love, exhibition catalogue (The Queen’s Gallery, London) ed. J. Marsden, London, 2010

Arms and Armour

G.F.Laking, The Armoury of Windsor Castle, London 1905
H.L. Blackmore, Royal Sporting Guns at Windsor, London 1968


H.Roberts, For the King's Pleasure: George IV's Apartments at Windsor Castle, London 2001


G. de Bellaigue, French Porcelain in the Collection of Her Majesty The Queen, 3 vols, London, 2009

G. de Bellaigue, Sèvres Porcelain in the Collection of Her Majesty The Queen, vol. I: The Louis XVI Service, London 1986


E.A.Jones, The Gold and Silver of Windsor Castle, London 1911

Jewellery, Insignia etc.

Dr Kirsten Aschengreen Piacenti and Sir John Boardman, Ancient and Modern Gems and Jewels in the Collection of Her Majesty The Queen, London 2008
The Crown Jewels.  The History of the Coronation Regalia in the Jewel House of the Tower of London, ed. C.Blair, 2 vols, London 1998
S.J.Patterson, Royal Insignia: British and Foreign Orders of Chivalry from the Royal Collection, London 1997

A. Keay, The Crown Jewels, London, 2011


Fabergé in the Royal Collection, exhibition catalogue (The Queen's Gallery), London 2002