St Patrick's Cathedral - A Guide is a fitting memento of your visit to Melbourne's St Patrick's Cathedral, arming you with some information leading to greater knowledge and understanding. The guide is structured so that you can do exterior and interior tours, with annotated fold out maps at front and back respectively.
There are short essays on Pugin and the Gothic Revival; Melbourne's early history; the decision to build a Gothic cathedral; Wardell, architect of Cathedrals and churches; and the building of St Patrick's.
There is detailed information on the architecture of the Cathedral, the design, the materials, the craftmanship and the symbolism. There is an introduction to the treasures of the Cathedral.
The guide concludes with a brief look at the Cathedral today.