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Olive Cook Bibliography

This is an attempt to catalogue all of the books which featured Olive Cook either as primary author or contributor, or which contain information about her and her work. It is doubtless incomplete, but goes some way to illustrate the enormous output she achieved during her lifetime.

Date

Title

Author and Contributors

Publishers

1944

Saturday Book 4

?

1945

Saturday Book 5

‘Parallels in Paint', by Olive Cook

Hutchinson

1946

Saturday Book 6

‘Painters and Horses', by Olive Cook

Hutchinson

1947

Saturday Book 7

‘Fair and Frail', photographs by Edwin Smith, notes by Olive Cook?

Hutchinson

1948

Saturday Book 8

‘The Pre-Raphaelites', by Olive Cook

‘Art of Acquisition', photographs by Edwin Smith, notes by Olive Cook

Hutchinson

1948

Suffolk

Olive Cook, some photographs by Edwin Smith,drawings and water-colours by Rowland Suddaby.

Elek

1949

Saturday Book 9

‘The One in the Window', by Edwin Smith and Olive Cook

Hutchinson

1950

Saturday Book 10

‘Under the Yew Tree's Shade', by Olive Cook

‘Ship Shape', photographs by Edwin Smith, notes by Olive cook

Hutchinson

1951

Saturday Book 11

'Sports for all Seasons' by Olive Cook and Edwin Smith

'Turner at Petworth' by Olive Cook

Hutchinson

1952

Saturday Book 12

‘Beside the Seaside', by Olive Cook and Edwin Smith

‘Embroidered in White', by Olive Cook, photographs by Edwin Smith

Hutchinson

1953

Cambridgeshire: aspects of a County

Olive Cook, some photos by Edwin Smith

Blackie

1953

Saturday Book 13

?

Hutchinson

1954

Playbook Library - House

Nursery friezes designed by George Adams, stories by Olive Cook

Thames and Hudson

1954

Playbook Library - Faces

Nursery friezes designed by George Adams, stories by Olive Cook

Thames and Hudson

1954

Playbook Library - Train

Nursery friezes designed by George Adams, stories by Olive Cook

Thames and Hudson

1954

English Cottages and Farmhouses

Olive Cook, photographs by Edwin Smith

Thames and Hudson

1954

Saturday Book 14

‘The Art of Beauty', by Edwin Smith and Olive Cook

‘A Street in Sicily', by Olive Cook

‘Ups and Downs', by Olive Cook and Edwin Smith

Hutchinson

1955

Saturday Book 15

‘The Art of Adornment', by Edwin Smith and Olive Cook

‘Moving Pictures Before the Cinematograph' by Olive Cook, pictures by Edwin Smith

Hutchinson

1955

Collectors Items from the Saturday Book

Olive Cook and Edwin Smith

Hutchinson

1956

Breckland

Olive Cook, photographs by Edwin Smith

Robert Hale

1956

Saturday Book 16

?

Hutchinson

1957

Saturday Book 17

?

Hutchinson

1958

Saturday Book 18

‘The Fifties', by Olive Cook and Edwin Smith

‘Cinderella', by Olive Cook and Edwin Smith

Hutchinson

1958

The Picture Encyclopaedia of Art : a comprehensive survey of painting, sculpture, architecture and crafts, their methods, styles and technicalterms, from the earliest times to the present day with 192 plates in full colour and 388 illustrations in monochrome.

Prepared ... with the assistance of James Cleugh... [and others] under the supervision of Olive Cook and the editorial staff of Thames and Hudson, London ... Original German edition ... published by Georg Westermann Verlag, Brunswick, with contributions by Dr. Bert Bilzer ... Dr. Jurgen Eyssen ... and Dr. Otto Stelzer." -- t.p. verso.

Thames and Hudson

1959

The Kingdom Above the Clouds

Olive Cook (childrens' fiction)

Blackie

1959

Saturday Book 19

'Staurday Painters' and 'The Letter' by Olive Cook

'Breakfast, Luncheon, Tea, Dinner' by Olive Cook and Edwin Smith

Hutchinson

1960

English Abbeys and Priories

Olive Cook, photographs by Edwin Smith

Thames and Hudson

1960

Saturday Book 20

?

Hutchinson

1961

The Book of the City

Ian Norrie, Photos: Edwin Smith, article by Olive Cook, Illus: Ronald Saxby,

High Hill Press

1961

A Picture Book of Knowledge

Herbert Pothorn, adapted and arranged by Olive Cook

Thames and Hudson

1961

Saturday Book 21

'An Imaginary Museum' by Olive Cook and Edwin smith

Hutchinson

1962

The Heathside Book

Ian Norrie, Photos: Edwin Smith, article by Olive Cook

High Hill Press

1962

Saturday Book 22

?

Hutchinson

1963

Movement in Two Dimensions.

Olive Cook, A study of the animated and projected pictures which preceded the invention of cinematography

Hutchinson

1963

Saturday Book 23

'Puss in Boots' by Olive Cook and Edwin Smith

Hutchinson

1963

Cathedrals and Abbey Churches of the Rhine

Ernst Gall, translated and adapted by Olive Cook, photos by H. Schmidt-Glassner.

Thames and Hudson

1964

British Churches

Olive Cook, photographs by Edwin Smith

Studio Vista

1965

The Wonders of Italy

Olive Cook, photographs by Edwin Smith

Thames and Hudson

1965

Prospect of Cambridge

Olive Cook, photographs by Edwin Smith

Batsford

1965

Saturday Book 25

'A Pioneer of the Cinema' by Olive Cook

'The Golden Age of the Bicycle' by Olive Cook and Edwin Smith

Hutchinson

1965

Archaeology of the Cinema

C. W. Ceram, translated from German, image editor Olive Cook

Thames and Hudson

1966

Ireland

Michel MacLiamor and notes on plates by Olive Cook, photographs by Edwin Smith

Thames and Hudson

1966

Saturday Book 26

‘Glendalough The Monastic City', by Olive Cook and Edwin Smith

‘Disasters', by Olive Cook and Edwin Smith

Hutchinson

1967

Saturday Book 27

'The Postman's Palace' by Olive Cook and Edwin Smith

'Victorian Magicians' by Olive Cook

Hutchinson

1968

Saturday Book 28

'Lantern Moralities' by Olive Cook

Hutchinson

1968

Scotland

Eric Linklater, notes on plates by Olive Cook, photographs by Edwin Smith

Thames and Hudson

1968

The English House Through Seven Centuries

Olive Cook, photographs by Edwin Smith

Nelson

1968

The Stansted affair : a case for the people

Olive Cook, foreword by John Betjeman

Pan

1969

Saturday Book 29

?

Hutchinson

1969

The Sense of Continuity in a Hertfordshire Parish : a study of Anstey

Text by Olive Cook, 35 photos by Edwin Smith; produced as part of the opposition to a Third London Airport

Nuthampstead Preservation Society

1970

Ardna Gashel

Olive Cook, linocuts and pattern paper by Edwin Smith

Golden Head Press

1970

Saturday Book 30

'The Art of Collecting' by Olive Cook and Edwin Smith

Hutchinson

1971

England

Angus Wilson, notes on plates by Olive Cook, photographs by Edwin Smith

Thames and Hudson

1971

Saturday Book 31

'Fairground Baroque' by Olive Cook and Edwin Smith

Hutchinson

1972

Saturday Book 32

'Valediction to Edwin Smith' by Olive Cook

Hutchinson

1973

Saturday Book 33

?

Hutchinson

1974

The English Country House: An Art and a Way of Life

Reprinted 1984

Olive Cook; Photographs by A F Kersting

Thames and Hudson

1974

English Parish Churches

Graham Hutton, notes on plates by Olive Cook, photographs by Edwin Smith

Thames and Hudson

1975

Saturday Book 34

?

Hutchinson

1978

Creative Camera Yearbook

Colin Osman & Peter Turner; Olive Cook introduces portfolio by Edwin Smith

Coo Press

1978

The English Country House: An Art and a Way of Life

Olive Cook, photographs by A F Kersting

Thames and Hudson

1980

Breckland

Olive Cook, revised, photographs by Edwin Smith

Robert Hale

1982

English Cottages and Farmhouses

Olive Cook, photographs by Edwin Smith

Thames and Hudson

1984

The English House Through Seven Centuries

Olive Cook, photographs by Edwin Smith

Harmondsworth: Penguin

1984

Edwin Smith: Photographs 1935-1971

Olive Cook, photographs by Edwin Smith

Thames and Hudson

1989

English Cathedrals

Olive Cook, photographs by Edwin Smith

The Herbert Press

1990

Matrix 10

‘The Art of Tirzah Garwood', by Olive Cook (Reproduced here)

Whittington Press

1992

Cuts: Wood & Linocuts
(Limited Edition)

Olive Cook, all cuts and pattern paper by Edwin Smith

Previous Parrot Press

1996

Matrix 16

‘Peggy Angus and her Wallpapers', by Olive Cook

Whittington Press

1997

Matrix 17

‘The Southwold Columbian', by Olive Cook

Whittington Press

1998

Matrix 18

‘Photography and the Visual Arts', by Olive Cook (Reproduced here)

Whittington Press

1998

To Sicily with Edward Bawden / Walter Hoyle

An introduction by Olive Cook, drawings of Sicily by Edward Bawden, Walter Hoyle and Edwin Smith.

Previous Parrot Press

1999

Architecture in Britain and Ireland, 600-1500

Lucy Archer, with photographs by Edwin Smith, selected in collaboration with Olive Cook.

Harvill

1999

Tryphema Pruss : the ghost of Great Lodge

Short story by Olive Cook, with drawings by Walter Hoyle.

Previous Parrot Press

1999

Matrix 19

‘A Triumph of Evocation', by Olive Cook

Whittington Press

2000

Matrix 20

‘Novelty and the Sense of Continuity', by Olive Cook

Whittington Press

2000

A History of Pre-cinema

Olive Cook, with a new introduction by Stephen Herbert.

Routledge

2001

English Parish Churches

Graham Hutton, notes on plates Olive Cook, photographs by Edwin Smith

Thames and Hudson

2001

Matrix 21

‘A View of the Cotswolds', by Olive Cook

Whittington Press

2002

An alphabet in praise of frogs & toads

Written and drawn by John Norris Wood' with a foreword by Len Deighton and an afterword by Olive Cook.

Inky Parrot

2003

Matrix 23

‘Working with Olive Cook', by Lucy Archer

Whittington Press

2004

Catalogue 15:
Olive Cook & Edwin Smith

George Ramsden, et al. Comprehensive listing of Edwin Smith& Olive Cook material.

Stone Trough Books

Brian Human

Updated 17th March 2010