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Edward Burgess Hudson (1854 -1936) was the founder of Country Life magazine in 1897.
Miss Joan Leyland - full front page photograph by Val L'Estrange of 135 Sloane St. London SW. Info. daughter of Christopher John Leyland of Haggerston Castle, Beal, Northumberland. The frontispiece caption on the reverse of the page states that the castle had been given over as a hospital for wounded officers.
A Cottage and Its Economies - four photographs of a cottage, garden and interior.
What Yorkshire Has Done for the War - The East Riding Part III:
The Hon. Hugo Denison
Colonel Sir Mark Sykes
Lieutenant Colonel A. G. Shaw
Captain B. Farrell
Major C. E. Thielmann
Captain Edgar Walker - Killed at the First Battle of Ypres
Scenes on the Marne in France:
A Ruined Chateau at Montdement on the Marne
Ruined Cottages at Sommesous
The Ruined Mairie at Sommeil
Coming Back From the Trenches at Clermont en Argonne
A Congregation of Soldiers Out of Church
Heroes Wearing the Medaille Militaire and Croix de Guerre
Words and Music to Ave Caesar, Morituri te Salutant
Article entitled Italy in War Time:
Mother and Baby in the Sunshine of Southern Italy
Two Older Women Exchanging War New - one knitting and the other spinning wool on a stick
Gossips in Volterra Market Place
Valle di Cadore, Italian Tyrol - Women washing at a communal area
A Ravenna Fisherman Keenlyside.
A Man Smoking A Pipe under A Statue of a Lion in Florence
On the Cobbles at Nesso - a boy on a donkey and children sitting on the cobbles playing
Wounded Soldiers in the Garden of an Old Monastery
Beacon House, Painswick, Gloucester - eight photographs and a small floor plan:
The Street Front
Top of the Stairs - full page
The Foot of the Stairs
Fireplace in the Drawing Room
Drawing Room Door
Range in the Kitchen
The Roof Parapet
Fireplace in the Dining Room
Floor Plan of Beacon house
The Star And Garter at Richmond, a View From Across the Thames
Fox Cubs and Their Ways - three photographs
Gardening: Orchis Latifolia - - White Speedwell, Veronica Spicata Alba at Wisley - - Veronica Spicata in the Royal Horticultural Society's Rock Garden
Correspondence Page - Photographs Sent in by Readers:
The Fly: Volucella Pellucns and Stomoxys Calcitrans - From EKP
A Fasciated Delphinium - From "Kent"
Expeditious Sheep Shearing - From J. M. Campbell
The Warren Inn Dartmoor, Where the Fire Has Burned for 100 Years - Arthur O. Cooke
The Knitters: Two Soldiers Passing the Time Knitting - From H. Phillips
Tagale and Her LEmberg Colt - From J. M. Walmsley
Full page of adverts: J. C. Vickery Military Canes and Walking Sticks - - The Bromsgrove Guild Garde Figure - - Colgate Talc Powder - - Allen's Fadeless Durobelle Curtains
YMCA and The Munition Centres - full page advert for an appeal for the YMCA refreshment buildings etc. in the munition factories
Making Shrapnes at the Works of Wolseley Motors Ltd
a 9.5hp Standard Car on the Bridgnorth Bewdley Road
Full page of adverts including Burberrys - - - Eley Cartridges - - etc
A Simple Tea Gown - Fashion Sketch by W. Brooke Alder
Practical Suggestions for Working Attire: Four Outfits - fashion drawings by W. Brooke Alder
Full page of Adverts including Goodyear etc
Country Notes includes:
Administration of the Grant for the Improvement of Livestock with mention of Mr E. J. Cheney
Madame Duclaux and her poem
Mister Lovat Fraser on the Registration Returns with mention of Lord Esher. Papers sent out to households demanding the names of inmates fit for military service.
Series Accident to the Irish Mail train twenty miles south of Rugby
Sinking of a Transport Ship in the Aegean Sea
Recruiting English Nurses on the French Lines with mention of Lady Barclay
The Wood at Sucy. July 1915 - Poem by Mary Duclaux
The Birth of a Song - short poem by Isabel Butchart
A Cottage and Its Economies
What Yorkshire has Done for the War, The East Riding with mention of: Lieutenant Colonel Richard Benson - Captain Walker Son of Admiral Walker of The Ball, Befverley - Major Thielmann - Captain Farrell - Lieutenant Colonel G. A. E> Wilkinson of Dringhouses Manor - Captain Wormald of the 7th Hussars - Captain Edwyn Walker of Millmount - Captain Percy Green - Mr Edward Arthur Lycett Green - David Lycett Green on the Inflexible - Lord Deramore of Heslington - Rev George Palmes of Naburn - Mr Guy Palmes of Lingcroft - Mr Harry Preston of Moreby Hall - Second Lieutenant W. M. Dunnington-Jefferson of Thicket Priory - Colonel Philip Saltmarshe - Mr L. Garforth of Westow Hall near Malton - Colonel Sir James Legard of Welham Hall - The Hon. Tatton Willoughby - Hon. Claud Willoughby - Lt. Col. Sir Mark Sykes - Mr Reive - Mr T. L. Wickham Boynton of Burton Agnes - Mr William Adrian Bethell of Rise Park - Lieutenant Chichester Constable of Burton Constable - Mr Charles Percy Sykes of West Ella - The Hon. Guy Greville Wilson MP West Hull - Hon. Hugo Denison.
Ruined Homesteads on the Marne in France (to be continued)
Italy in War Time by The Hon. Alethea Wiel
Beacon House, Painswick, Gloucestershire by St. Clair Baddeley - info. Welbore St Clair Baddeley
Marshland by T. M. H.
Waste Lands and Modern Methods of Reclaiming Them Part VI by Henry Vendelmans
The Star and Garter at Richmond on Thames as a Hospital by Henry B. Wheatley DCL
Fox Cubs and Their Ways by R. Clapham
Public School Men at the Universities by "Tutor Emeritus"
Literature: Books of the Week
Gardening article by F. W. Harvey
Correspondence Page: Letters from Readers include:
Wiltshire and the War - From Pamela Adeane with mention of Richard Wyndham (short)
A Dorset Hero? - From G. W with mention of Bampfylde Moore Carew
To The Front - From J.C. An account of a wife saying goodbye to her soldier husband at a railway station
Destruction of Flies - From Maud Glyn (short)
Robin Run the Hedge - from H. A'C Penruddocke
Morality in Partridges - from T. H. Browne
Indifference of Birds to Shell Fire - From Horace G. Hutchinson
Modern Alchemy by William Schooling - article on Annuities, insurance etc.
The Automobile World:
Shell Making by thge Wolseley Company
The Use and Abuse of Brakes
Action by the British Motor Trade with mention of Mr Horace Wyatt
The Automobile Association and French Wounded with mention of Mr A. B. E. Cheeseman - Sir Francis Bertie - Colonel LE Roy-Lewis - etc.
Shooting Notes: Animals and Birds of Prey Killed in Sweden in 1914-15 - - - Big Game Kille in Norway in 1915. List of areas, towns etc
Modes and Moods - fashion pages by L.M.M.
Woodcraft and Hound Work on Exmoor
Paragraph on the YMCA with mention of Lrod Derby - Lady Wimborne - Lieutenant Rodney - Mrs Churchill.
The four digit number in brackets in title is for my ref only.
It measures 360 x 235 mm (14 x 9.25 inches ). There is no outer cover, the original advertising cover and supplement pages have been removed, approx five pages. The spine is loose and has been repaired/reinforced at some time with like paper. The pages are loose with binding marks through-out. There is a little age yellowing.
The images are in b& w unless otherwise stated. Some of the pages may have minor cuts tears and blemishes due to their great age - anything more than minor will be mentioned in the main body of the description. This item will be packaged in a tube.
PLEASE NOTE: I cannot guarantee that the issue is complete 'as published' - but what I have described above IS present. There are pages missing as described above but everything listed above is present, but if you are looking for something in particular in this issue PLEASE ASK. If you require information on size of articles (i.e. number of words), sizes of images, please ask before bidding or buying. The process of the page numbering in the Country Life issues are applied in a yearly sequence and therefore do not start at page 1.
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