A Green & Pleasant
Land, 1987 - out of print
ISBN 0 948797 10 X soft cover ISBN 0 948797 15 0 hardback edition of 50 (printed in book as
edition of 100 but only 50 produced) 38 duotone B&W images
urban / post industrial Britain 1981 to 1986
text written by John Davies
introduction by Michael Wood and essay by Rob Powell
the first Cornerhouse book
ISBN 0907879276 monograph
29 colour & duotone B&W images
exhibition catalogue: construction in London's Broadgate from 1989 to
1991. Phase 11, built over the railway lines near Liverpool Street Station,
now known as Exchange House.
introduction by Les Hutton and essay by Martin Caiger-Smith
published by The Photographers' Gallery and Davenport Editions, London,
monograph 36 duotone B&W images
English & French / English & Welsh text
European landscapes from 1984 to 1992.
essay by Ian Walker.
published by Ffotogallery, Cardiff & Cornerhouse Publications, Manchester,
monograph 36 duotone B&W images + cover photograph
English & French
Special Limited Edition cloth covered hardback, signed and numbered
from a limited edition of 50 by John Davies. With hand made silver gelatin
print by John Davies attached to recessed frame on front cover. Blind-embossed
title on front cover with white embossed title on spine.
Linea di Confine della Provincia
di Reggio Emillia Laboratorio di Fotografia 5, 1992
monograph 18 duotone B&W images
Italian & English text
Boretto, Brescello, Gualtieri, Poviglio & The River Po, Italy.
interview with John Davies
published by Arcadia Edizioni & Assessorato alla Cultra del
Comune di Rubiera, via Emilia Est 5, 42048 Reggio Emillia, Italy
Skylines, 1993 -
out of print
monograph 24 duotone B&W images
Spanish & English text
exhibition catalogue: landscapes from the British Isles from 1976 to
text by Richard Ehrlich
published by Valencia University, Imp. Mari Montanana, Spain
Through fire and water: River Taff,
monograph 21 duotone B&W images
English or Welsh text
exhibition catalogue: following the course of the River Taff from the
Brecon Beacons to the building of the Cardiff Bay Barrage.
introduction by David Alston and Jenni Spencer Davies with essay by
published by Oriel (The Arts Council of Wales' Gallery, Cardiff) &
the National Museum & Galleries of Wales
ISBN 88 8158 223 6 29 duotone B&W imagesby John Davies + 29 colour by Martin
Italian & English text
Lake Garda with details of the lake.
text by Franco Rella and biography by Roberta Valtorta.
commissioned by Museo Civico Riva del Garda
published by Edizioni Charta, Milan, Italy
ISBN 2 84587 010 8
monograph 16 B&W images
landscapes from the Canton of Saint Benoit, France from 1994 to 1998.
text by John Davies & Odile Marcel.
published by Editions Tarabuste / Centre d'art et du Paysage, 36170
Saint-Benoit-du-Sault, France. tel.02 54 24 88 50
Visa III, Littoral / Le retour de
la nature, 2001
ISBN 2 914381 17 4
monograph 27 B&W images
French & English text
Paulilles on the south coast of France, the site was originally built
by Nobel for manufacturing explosives.
Text by Dominique Legrain & interview with Yves Leers.
Commissioned by le Conservatoire du Littoral.
ISBN 2 912132 21 5
monograph 32 B&W images
French & English text
Landscapes of the River Seine and surrounding areas, including Le Harve,
Rouen, Les Andelys and Vernon.
Text by Didier Mouchel.
Commissioned by Pole Image Haute-Normandie.
published by Le Point du Jour Editeur / Pole Image Haute-Normandie,
Hidden River, 2013 ISBN 978 2 919507 14 6
31 B&W and colour images
French and English by Armelle Canitrot
Following the course of the River Tiretaine nord from it's source near
the Puy de Dôme through Clermont-Ferrand. Including Michelin headquarters,
factory sites and where the river is often hidden underground or behind
factory walls. This was an industrial river which Michelin enveloped
from Clermont and expanding to Ferrand - effectively joining the two
cities. This work is also a metaphor for the personal, social and political
secrets we hide.
Shadow, 2016 ISBN 978-2-919507-45-0
46 B&W and colour images
French and English text by Jean Attali & John Davies
This work presents and compares two types of landscapes of the terrils
and spoil heaps of coal mining: landscapes from Artois’
mining basin in Northern France (2013/2014) and Durham Coalfield
(1983) & the Welsh Valleys (1984-1995).
A limited edition of 25 numbered and signed silver-gelatin
20 x 30 cm. photographs printed by John Davies of an image (not in the
book) of the Artois’ mining basin from Vimey Ridge in 1989. http://www.editionsloco.com/Shadow