King, Archdale Arthur. The Rites of Western Christendom. London, Burns, Oates, 1955-59. 4 v.
V. 1. Liturgies of the Religious Orders. 1955. LC 55-4576; V. 2. Liturgy of the Roman Church. 1957; V. 3. Liturgies of the Primatial Sees. 1957.
LC A59-881; V. 4. Liturgies of the Past. 1959. LC 60-4134.
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Covers every important rite that has existed in the West with historical backgrounds, descriptions of ceremonies, pictures of major churches and monasteries, and excerpts from liturgical texts. Each volume is thoroughly indexed.

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