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General Reading -
The following titles are particularly recommended as general introductions to the diverse subject of labyrinths and mazes:
Magical Paths -
Mitchell Beazley, London, 2002. Published in French language as "Labyrinthes" by Flammarion, 2003.
An illustrated study of the current resurgence of mazes and labyrinths around the world, with a potted history and many beautiful photographs.
Tarquin Publications, Diss, England, 1999.
Colourful introductory booklet on mazes and labyrinths, with good coverage of Roman mosaics and UK labyrinths.
The Unending Mystery -
David Willis McCullough
Anchor Books, New York, 2005.
Delightful to read and packed with solid information, one of the best introductions to both the historical and modern world of labyrinths and mazes available.
Labyrinths for the Spirit
Gaia, London, 2007.
Colourful introduction to labyrinths with a wealth of practical ideas and information for creating labyrinths, large and small.
Franco Maria Ricci
Rizzoli, New York, 2013.
The Art of the Maze
Adrian Fisher & Georg Gerster
Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London, 1990. Reprinted by Seven Dials, London, 2000. Published in the USA as "Labyrinth -
The Amazing Book of Mazes
Thames & Hudson, London, 2006.
Beautifully illustrated guide to mazes and labyrinths worldwide, with good detail of Adrian Fisher's installations from around the world.
Labyrinths & Mazes
Prestel, New York, London & Munich, 2003. Published in German language as "Labyrinthe & Irrgärten."
Lavishly illustrated, large format picture book, with text contributions by various writers, featuring many Jürgen Hohmuth's remarkable photographs taken with a radio controlled balloon. A visual labyrinthine feast!
Lansdowne Publishing, Sydney, Australia, 2001.
Well illustrated introduction to the labyrinth revival, with insight into the characters and reasons behind it all and a useful guide to the best labyrinths to visit worldwide.
Das Labyrinth -
Ilse M. Seifried
Haymon, Innsbruck, Austria, 2002.
Nicely illustrated German-
Die Faszination der Labyrinth
Kösel, Munich, Germany, 2004.
Das Geheimnisvolle Labyrinth
Pattloch, Augsburg, Germany, 1999.
El Laberinto -
Marcos Méndez Filesi
Alba, Barcelona, Spain, 2009.
Comprehensive and up to date, this paperback is a solid and concise Spanish-
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