There are a few books on icons that are worth reading. However not all of them are still in print!

The books below are available from Amazon however, (click on the cover picture or name for more details):



cover Theology of the Icon, Leonid Ouspensky, 1992

cover The Russian Icon: From its Origin to the 16th Century, Viktor Nikitic Lazarev, 1997

cover The Icon: Window on the Kingdom, Michel Quenot, 1992

cover The Meaning of Icons, Leonid Ouspensky, Vladimir Lossky, 1983

cover Sacred Doorways: A Beginner's Guide to Icons, Linette Martin, 2002