English Cathedrals

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Herbert Press, 1989 - Architecture - 285 pages
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"English Cathedrals is a summation of a writing-photographing partnership between man and wife which ceased in 1971, when Edwin Smith died, leaving his widow with an archive of some of the finest pictures of architecture taken in this century...."--Ronald Blythe, The Tablet

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Originally published in France in 1988, The World of Chartres is an attractive and well-appointed work that balances scholarship with visual splendor. The 217 photographs, in color and black and white ... Read full review


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Edwin Smith, who died in 1971, was one of the most brilliant architectural photographers of his generation. Many books of his work have been published, covering a wide variety of subjects from parish churches to country cottages and gardens, mostly in collaboration with his wife Olive Cook. John Hadfield has also edited Victorian Delights: Reflections of Taste in the Nineteenth Century, available from New Amsterdam Books.

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