Edwin Smith – Bibliography

A few Edwin Smith books…

The listing below is revised as and when I discover yet another book that Edwin Smith or Olive Cook produced or contributed to. However, this list is nearing completion; all the main titles are captured here and many of them I have in my collection.

 

If you know of any that are not listed below then please let me know.

Date Title Author/Contributor Publishers
1935 Vogue Vol. 86, Nos. 1, 2, 4. Commissioned photographs by ES Conde Nast
1935 Modern Photography Annual Edited by C J Holme; One photograph and text by ES The Studio Ltd
1938 Photo Tips on Cats and Dogs Edwin Smith Focal Press
1939 Photo Tips on Children Rudolph & Mary Arnheim, drawings by ES Focal Press
1939 Cruising With a Camera F.W. & Oswell Blakeston, drawings by ES Focal Press
1939 Better Snapshots Edwin Smith; 2nd edition in 1948 Focal Press
1940 All About Sunshine Edwin Smith; No. 2 in the Photoguides series Focal Press
1940 All About Winter Photography Edwin Smith; No 11 in the Photoguides series; reprinted 1955 Focal Press
1940 All the Photo Tricks Edwin Smith Focal Press
1944 Saturday Book 4 Edited by Leon Russell, first contribution by ES Hutchinson
1945 The World’s Best Photographs – Second Series (exact date not known) Two early ES photographs: Eve’s Garden (1935) & Nature’s Tracery (date unknown). Odhams
1945 Saturday Book 5 Edited by Leon Russell, contributions by OC & ES Hutchinson
1946 A Clowder of Cats Text by W S Scott, many drawings by ES John Westhouse
1946 Saturday Book 6 Edited by Leon Russell, contributions by OC & ES Hutchinson
1947 Saturday Book 7 Edited by Leon Russell, contributions by OC & ES Hutchinson
1948 Northumberland Ann Sitwell, 5 photographs by ES Paul Elek
1948 Saturday Book 8 Edited by Leon Russell, contributions by OC & ES Hutchinson
1948 Suffolk Olive Cook, some photographs by Edwin Smith Elek
1949 Saturday Book 9 Edited by Leon Russell, contributions by OC & ES Hutchinson
1950 Saturday Book 10 Edited by Leon Russell, contributions by OC & ES Hutchinson
1951 The Artist’s Handbook of Material & Techniques Ralph Mayer; Edited (anglicised) by ES Faber & Faber
1951 Saturday Book 11 Edited by Leon Russell, contributions by OC & ES Hutchinson
1952 Saturday Book 12 Edited by John Hadfield, contributions by OC & ES (co-designer) Hutchinson
1952 English Parish Churches Graham Hutton, photographs by ES Thames and Hudson
1953 Cambridgeshire Olive Cook, some photos by Edwin Smith Blackie
1953 Saturday Book 13 Edited by Leon Russell, contributions by OC & ES Hutchinson
1953 The Coronation Peep Show Book Edwin Smith Hulton Press
1954 All About the Light Edwin Smith; ‘All About Sunshine’ renamed at some point; reprinted 1957 Focal Press
1954 Playbook House Olive Cook, drawings by George Adams Thames and Hudson
1954 Playbook Faces Olive Cook, drawings by George Adams Thames and Hudson
1954 Playbook Train Olive Cook, drawings by George Adams Thames and Hudson
1954 English Cottages and Farmhouses Olive Cook, photographs by ES Thames and Hudson
1954 A Book of Delights John Hadfield, photographs by ES Hulton Press
1954 The Gardener’s Album Miles Hadfield, some photos by ES Hulton Press
1954 Notes On The Technique Of Painting Hilaire Hiler (1934), revised edition with appendix attributed to Edwin Smith ‘Pigments at a Glance’ (also 3rd edition in 1969) Faber & Faber
1954 Saturday Book 14 Edited by Leon Russell, contributions by OC & ES Hutchinson
1955 Collectors’ Items from the Saturday Book Edwin Smith & Olive Cook London
1955 Scotland Text by George Fraser, photographs by ES Thames and Hudson
1955 Saturday Book 15 Edited by Leon Russell, contributions by OC & ES Hutchinson
1956 Breckland Olive Cook, photographs by ES Robert Hale
1956 Saturday Book 16 Edited by Leon Russell, contributions by OC & ES Hutchinson
1957 Saturday Book 17 Edited by John Hadfield, contributions by OC & ES Hutchinson
1957 England Geoffrey Grigson, photographs by ES Thames and Hudson
1957 The British Museum Geoffrey Grigson, photographs by ES Thames and Hudson
1957 The Living City Raymond Smith, photographs by ES Corp. of London
1958 Collins Guide to English Parish Churches Ed. John Betjeman; 34 photos by ES Collins
1958 Saturday Book 18 Edited by John Hadfield, contributions by OC & ES Hutchinson
1959 The Kingdom Above the Clouds Olive Cook (childrens’ fiction) Blackie
1959 Saturday Book 19 Edited by John Hadfield, contributions by OC & ES Hutchinson
1960 English Abbeys and Priories Olive Cook, photographs by ES Thames and Hudson
1960 Pompeii & Herculaneum Marcel Brion, photographs by ES Elek Books
1960 Saturday Book 20 Edited by John Hadfield, contributions by OC & ES Hutchinson
1961 The Book of the City Ian Norrie, Photos: ES, Article by OC, Illust: Ronald Saxby, High Hill Press
1961 Imperial Peking Lin Yutang, museum artefact photographs by ES Elek
1961 Great Houses of Europe Ed. Sacheverell Sitwell, some photographs by ES Weidenfeld & Nicolson
1961 Saturday Book 21 Edited by John Hadfield, contributions by OC & ES Hutchinson
1962 The Heathside Book Ian Norrie, Photos: ES, Article by OC High Hill Press
1962 Venice: The Masque of Italy Marcel Brion, photographs by ES Elek Books
1962 Saturday Book 22 Edited by John Hadfield, contributions by OC & ES Hutchinson
1963 Portmeirion:
The Place and Its Meaning
Clough Williams-Ellis, photographs by ES Faber
1963 English Villages F R Banks, photographs by ES Batsford
1963 Great Gardens Ed. Peter Coats, photographs by ES Weidenfeld & Nicolson
1963 Saturday Book 23 Edited by John Hadfield, contributions by OC & ES Hutchinson
1964 Old English Towns F R Banks, photographs by ES Batsford
1964 The English Garden Edward Hyams, photographs by ES Thames and Hudson
1964 British Churches Olive Cook, photographs by ES Studio Vista
1964 Athens Angelo Procopiou, photographs by ES Elek Books
1964 Shakespeare and His World Ivor Brown; photographs by ES Lutterworth Press
1964 Saturday Book 24 Edited by John Hadfield, ES domestic alphabet Hutchinson
1965 The Wonders of Italy Olive Cook, photographs by ES Thames and Hudson
1965 Prospect of Cambridge Olive Cook, photographs by ES Batsford
1965 The Age of Charlemagne Donald Bullough, photographs by ES Elek Books
1965 Saturday Book 25 Edited by John Hadfield, contributions by OC & ES Hutchinson
1966 The Making of Classical Edinburgh A.J. Youngson, photographs by ES Edinburgh Univ. Press
1966 Ireland Michel MacLiamor and Olive Cook, photographs by ES Thames and Hudson
1966 Saturday Book 26 Edited by John Hadfield, contributions by OC & ES Hutchinson
1967 Tibet: Land of Snows Text by G Tucci, photographs by ES Elek Books
1967 Great Interiors Ed. lan Grant, photographs by ES Weidenfeld & Nicolson
1967 The Age of Plantagenet & Valois Kenneth Fowler, photographs by ES Elek Books
1967 Saturday Book 27 Edited by John Hadfield, contributions by OC & ES Hutchinson
1968 Saturday Book 28 Edited by John Hadfield, contributions by OC & ES Hutchinson
1968 Scotland Eric Linklater and Olive Cook, photographs by ES Thames and Hudson
1968 The Book of Hampstead Colin Penn Oxford; L. H. Reader; and Photos by Edwin Smith High Hill Press
1968 The English House Through Seven Centuries Olive Cook, photographs by ES Nelson
1968 Collins Pocket Guide to English Parish Churches – The North & South (two volumes) John Betjeman, photographs by ES Collins
1969 A Small World Wood Engravings by ES Self -published
1969 A Golden Dolly;
the Art, Mystery & History of Corn Dollies
M Lambeth, photographs by ES John Baker Ltd
1969 Graphic Reproduction and Photography of Works of Art John Lewis and Edwin Smith Cowell
1969 Notes On The Technique Of Painting Hilaire Hiler, edited by Edwin Smith, with preface by Sir William Rothenstein (earlier editions 1934, 1954) Faber & Faber
1969 Saturday Book 29 Edited by John Hadfield, contributions by OC & ES Hutchinson
1969 Gothic Europe Sacheverell Sitwell; 43 photos by ES (not colour ones) Weidenfeld & Nicholson
1969 A Study of Anstey Text by OS; 35 photos by ES; produced as part of the opposition to a 3rd London Airport Nuthampstead Preservation Society
1970 Ardna Gashel Olive Cook; linocuts and pattern paper by Edwin Smith Golden Head Press
1970 English Cottage Gardens Edward Hyams, photographs by ES Nelson
1970 Saturday Book 30 Edited by John Hadfield, contributions by OC & ES Hutchinson
1971 England Angus Wilson and Olive Cook, photographs by ES Thames and Hudson
1971 Rome: from its Foundation to the Present Stewart Perowne, photographs by ES Elek Books
1971 London David Piper, photographs by ES Thames and Hudson
1971 Saturday Book 31 Edited by John Hadfield, contributions by OC & ES Hutchinson
1972 Saturday Book 32 Edited by John Hadfield, OC valediction to ES: ‘ Photographer by Chance’ Hutchinson
1972 Pictorial History of English Architecture John Betjeman; 26 photos by ES + endpapers John Murray
1973 Inverary & the Dukes of Argyll Ian Lindsay & Mary Cosh; 48 photos by ES Edinburgh University Press
1973 The Cecils of Hatfield House David Cecil, 14 photographs by ES Rainbird
1973 Saturday Book 33 Edited by John Hadfield, contributions by OC Hutchinson
1974 The English Country House: An Art and a Way of Life Text Olive Cook; Photographs by A F Kersting Thames and Hudson
1974 English Parish Churches Graham Hutton and Olive Cook, photographs by ES Thames and Hudson
1974 Furor Hortensis Ed. Peter WIllis; 6 photos by ES; edition of 1000 Elysium Press
1975 Saturday Book 34 Edited by John Hadfield, contributions by OC & ES; final edition Hutchinson
1977 Sceptered Isle (US)
The Countryside of Britain (UK)
James Turner, photographs by ES Methuen;WardLocke
1977 Charles Bridgeman & The English Country Garden Peter Willis; 20 photos by ES, some commissioned in the 1960s; 1000 copies printed; reprinted 2002 (poor) Zwemmer
1978 Creative Camera Yearbook Colin Osman & Peter Turner; OS introduces portfolio by ES Coo Press
1980 Breckland Olive Cook, revised, photographs by ES Robert Hale
1981 Companion to Britain Paul Jennings, photographs by ES Cassell
1982 English Cottages and Farmhouses Olive Cook, photographs by ES Thames and Hudson
1984 Edwin Smith: Photographs 1935-1971 Olive Cook, photographs by ES Thames and Hudson
1986 Sacheverell Sitwell’s England Michael Raeburn; 16 photos by ES Orbis
1986 Divine Landscapes Ronald Blythe, photographs by ES Viking
1989 English Cathedrals Olive Cook, photographs by ES The Herbert Press
1992 Cuts: Wood & Linocuts
(Limited Edition)
Olive Cook, all cuts and pattern paper by ES Previous Parrot
1994 Betjeman’s Cornwall John Betjeman, photographs by ES, Drawing bu John Piper John Murray
1996 In Your Garden Vita Sackville-West; Illustrations by ES Oxenwood
1999 Architecture in Britain and Ireland 600-1500 Lucy Archer, photographs by ES Harvill Press
1999 Betjeman’s Britain Selected, Edited and Introduced by Candida Lycett Green. Illustrated with photographs by John Piper, Edwin Smith, Bill Brandt and Others Folio Society
2004 Catalogue 15:
Olive Cook & Edwin Smith
George Ramsden, et al. Comprehensive listing of ES & OC material. Stone Trough Books
2005 A View of the Cotswolds
(A memorial to Olive Cook & Edwin Smith)
Alan Powers, Ian Mackenzie-Kerr, Shawn Kholucy, Rory Young, Vanessa Watts, George Ramsden. 32 tritone photographs by ES. (Limited Edition) Whittington Press
2007 Evocations of Place: The Photography of Edwin Smith Robert Elwall Merrell
2011 Virginia Woolf Alexandra Harris, 2 photos by ES Thames & Hudson
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