Richard Gameson is a professor of the History of the Book at Durham University. He specialises in the history of the book from Antiquity to the Renaissance, and in medieval art. He has published over seventy studies on medieval manuscripts, book collections, art and cultural history.
"For the number and quality of the reproductions, this book is a bargain. Richard Gameson proves to be an informative guide to these treasures of Durham Cathedral." Speculum Journal of Medieval Studies, April 2011