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This is an original but USED magazine not a scan and not a later re-print.

If there is a particular date you require in regards to this item eg. for a Birthday or anniversary etc please ask.

Twenty pages (40 sides) from a weekly issue of:


……………………. DATED 1915 ……………………

Edward Burgess Hudson (1854 -1936) was the founder of Country Life magazine in 1897.

 Please read condition report at the end of the description.

This second part of the description features items of news articles etc but have no images associated with the subject matter unless listed above. They include:

Lady Dalmeny - full front page photograph by Lallie Charles of 67 Curzon St. Mayfair, London W. - Info. nee Dorothy Alice Margaret Augusta Grosvenor.

Page entitled What Yorkshire Has Done for the War Part II, The West Riding - four photographs:

Captain The Late C. Meysey Thompson. Photograph by Lafayette. Sleekburnc.

Major C. A. L. Yate VC. Photograph by Elliott and Fry.

Lieutenant R. J. Lumley. Photograph by H. Walter Barnett.

Corporal Holmes VC Who Rescued Wounded Men Under Heavy Fire. Info. Frederick William Holmes.

Page entitled Penguins of South Georgia Part I - eight photographs by Robert Cushman Murphy

Labradors - eleven photographs by T. Fall:

Tracker of Whitmore.

Head of Champion Type of Whitmore.

Champion Type of Whitmore, the Greatest Labrador of His Day.

Tracker of Whitmore.

Champion Peter of Whitmore.

Two Labradors Waiting for Duck - with their handler

Labrador Retrieving from the Water

Labrador Landing From the Water.

Labrador Climbing Over Fence with Duck.

Taking Back the Duck to It's Handler

The Whitmore Labradors - six dogs with their owner/handler who I'm assuming is Mr Thomas W. Twyford of Whitmore Hall, Newcastle, Staffs. Keenlyside

Roehampton House, Surrey. One of Queen Mary's Convalescent Auxiliary Hospitals:

Entrance Front

Garden Front of The House - full page.

South Quadrant Arcade.

The Lawn.

Entrance Front and Forecourt.

New South Elevation.

Garden Front and Lawns.

Thornhill's Ceiling.

Underside of The Stairs.

Foot of the Stairs.

Fireplace in The Sitting Room.

Entrance Hall.

Archer's Plan

Plan of Roehampton House as Enlarged - floor plan.

Archer's Original Design.

Roehampton House as a Hospital:

Some of the Patients Outside the Front Entrance - the matron stands in the doorway in the background.

The Matron, Nurses and Staff - group photograph taken on the steps.

Men Sitting Round a Table on a Ward - nurses in the background.

Gardening: Iris Regelio-Cyclus - photograph by Reginald A. Malby

Gardening: Iris Kashmir White.

Correspondence Page - Photographs Sent in By Readers:

A Wilberforce Family Relic, An Elizabethan Mantelpiece - From FSA.

Symbol of Bravery: A Japanese Paper Carp - From K. Sakamoto.

The Lea Valley, Essex: From High Beech - From W. Curran Reedy.

Index Map to "The Country Gentleman" - From John Bennett-Stanford (small sketch).

A Motor Car Pasing By a Worcester Pigeon Cote in Great Comberton - photograph by F. Lumbers.

A 25hp Vauxhall Car in Baluchistan.

Motoring: The New Embedded Valve Seating (inner tyre).

HOrlick's Malted Milk Tablets - advert.

Drake and Gorham Electric Light Power - advert.

Eley Cartridges - advert.

Burberrys Haymarket London - advert.

Smokeless Cartridges - four types of cartridges: Premier, Red Rival, Neco, Green Rival, made by the New Explosives Company Ltd. - advert.

Remington UMC Steel Lined Cartridges - advert.

Modern Glasshouses from Messenger and Co. Ltd Loughborough - greenhouse advert.

Fox's FIP Puttees the New Non Fray Spiral at the Front - advert.

Perfection - Dunlop Rubber Co. Ltd - full page advert showing a lady in silhouette


This second part of the description features items of news articles etc but have no images associated with the subject matter unless listed above. They include:

Village War Food Societies.

Country Notes with mention of: The Kaiser - King of Denmark - Prince Louis of Battenberg - Mister Winston Churchill - Mr F. T. Jane - Sir George Scott-Robertson - Miss Falconer the Poet - Lord Salvesen Chairman of th Patriotic Food League, Scotland - The Star and Garter Hotel at Richmond - Professor Lefroy - Madame Osterberg - Miss Dorothy Beale of Cheltenham - Dartford Physical Training College - Dr Edwain Osterberg - Mr Swinburne.

From Somewhere in France - Poem by C.

What Yorkshire has Done for the War: The West Riding Part II with mention of Major Charles Yate - Lance Corporal Holmes Lieutenant Colonel Bond - Sir John French - Capture of Hill 60 - Lord HArewood - Hon. Montagu Stuart Wortley - Lord Fitzwilliam - Major Anne of Burghwallis Hall - Captain W. Warede-Aldam of Frickeley Hall - Mr J. R S. Lieutenant Redvers Bewicke-Copley of Sprotborough Hall - Captain Ralph Creyke of Rawcliffe Hall - Second Lieutenant Hugh Brooksbank of Healaugh Old hall - Mr Stanley Brooksbank - Major E.l Milner and Brigadier General G. F. Milner of Nun Apleton - Lieut. Col. Brian Fairfax brother of Guy of Bilborough Hall - Captain Edward York of hutton Hall - Mr Savile Crossley - Lt. Frank Crossley - Colonel Sir Thomas Pilkington of Chevet Park in the Wakefield District - The Hon. Rowland Winn - Mr Charles F. Lee RFC of Grove Hall, Knottingley - Sir Charles Lowther of Swillington House - Frank son Mr ARmitage LEdgard of Thorner Manor House - Captain R. S. Ledgard - Mr W. L. Jackson - Mr James Kitson aka Lord Airedale - Hon. F. S. Jackson - Lt. Reive - Hon. Rowland Kitson - The Hon. John and George Savile - TheHon. Edward Wood of Temple Newsam - Mr Kenelm Lister-Kaye - Lieutenant Colonel Brook of Meltham - Lt. Colonel Armytage brothor fo Sir George Armytage of Kirilees Park - The Hon. Ralph Beckett - Hon. Gervase Beckett - Major William Henry Ingilby of Ripley - Major W. F. Collins of Knaresborough House - Lt Algernon Lamb of Goldsborough Hall - Lt. Col. Stanyforth of Kirkhammerton Hall - Lord LAscelles - Hon., Edward Lascelles - Mr F. H. Fawkes of Farnley Hall - Sir Matthew Wilson of SKipton - Major Frederick William Wormald of Denton Park near Ikikley - Captain A. E. Cathcart - of Mowbray House near Ripon - Captain V. J. Greenwood of Swarcliffe near Boroughbridge - Lt Miel - Mr Wilmot Smith of Boroughbridge Hall - Mr C. W. Wilmot Smith - Mr Andrew Wilmot Smith - Mr Bernard Hutton-Cropft of Aldborough Hall - Hon. Claude Meysey-Thompson - etc.

Penguins of South Georgia Part I by Robert Cushman Murphy, Brooklyn Museum, New York.

Labradors for Sport and Show by A. Croxton Smith.

Roehampton House, Surrey by Lawrence Weaver.

Roehampton House as a Hospital by Bernard Darwin.

Gardening Page by F. W. Harvey

Literature - Book Reviews

Manure and Flies by Professor H. M. Lefroy

The Flemish System of Poultry Rearing: Scientifically Improved Part IX - by Belle Orpigne formerly Madame B. Albert Jasper

Correspondence Page and Letters From Readers:

The Obligations of Racehorse Stallion Owners - From a Breeder.

South Africa's Vanishing Game: Causes And Remedies.

The Superfluous Footman - From a Londoner.

Cuckoo and Its Foster Parent - from Richard Rees (small).

A Stock for Rose Mrs Edward Mawley - From Charles G. Cater, Clarence Park PO, South Australia.

Scentless Musk - From Victoria Slade.

Fiddlesticks - From Thomas Ratcliffe - How Woodpeckers Drum - From R. M. Presland.

Golf Links as Rabbit Warrens - from Horace G. Hutchinson

Shooting Notes: Grouse by George Bolam

Kennel Notes by A. Croxton Smith

Racing Notes by Trenton



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, but the main inner front page with Country Life heading is present. This issue has had the Property For Sale Supplement, advertising pages, and other pages removed. The spine is loose and has been repaired/reinforced at some time with like paper. There are a few small repairs to small tears on edges of pages. 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, so 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 number 1.

The descriptive text in my listing, details the content in my words and not necessarily what is written on the original page. "Info." in the description is my research, although relevant to the accompanying image or article, is not necessarily in the text.  Please Feel free to ask any questions, we will try to answer promptly.

Condition Used
Weight 0.5kg