Product code: 9590 (Wt. 380g)

Lady Mary Charteris BUCKLAND HOUSE FARINGDON Mill Hill House Brandsby Yorkshire FASHION Gardening NIGHTJAR




Original Antique Magazine

DATED 1915


Frontispiece Cover Photograph:Lady Mary Charteris Daughter of Earl of Wemyss and March - photo by Speaight of 157 New Bond St W. - info. Mary Pamela Madeline Sibell Charteris.


Principal Contents and Features on:

The Old Trojan Battlefield and The New: Kum Kale to Yeni Shehr - Trojan Plain Looking North From Troy - Rhoeteum (Rhoiteion; shows a group of people resting) - Trojan Plann Lookin SW from Troy - Morto Bay - Mouth of Kalifatli Asmak - x6 pictures and article by Walter Leaf.

The Unknightly Knights: St George's Chapel With the Garter Banners - x1 pics., and text/article by Oswald Barron. About the Order of the Garter and members of the German and Austrian royal families, who were Knights of the Garter; their banners removed from St George’s Chapel.

x2 photos by V. G. H. Jacob and James Shaw showing sheep grazing on pastures.

The Nightjar - x8 photos of the bird on its nest - with eggs - and young., and article by Charles R. Brown.

Patsy O'Hooligan, Recruit - x9 sketches byJ. L. Dickie, and comical article.

Buckland, Faringdon, Berks (Oxfordshire) Seat of Sir Maurice FitzGerald, Part II - x13 pics. including floor plan, and text/article by Lawrence Weaver.

Gardening: Primula Littoniana - x1 pic., and text/article including the Chelsea Flower Show.

Science in Lawn Tennis: The Backhand Grip and Stroke - x9 pics., and text/article.

Lesser Country Houses: Mill Hill, Brandsby, Yorkshire, home of Mr Fairfax Cholmely; Designed by Mr Detmar Blow, and Later Alfred Powell - x9 pics. including floor plan, and text/article by Lawrence Weaver.

Waterloo Centenary and The Village of Quatre Bras - The Lion Mound - Farm of La Haye Sainte - x3 pics.

Automobile Worls: A Wolseley Car - Group of Three Colonial Napier - x2 pics., and text/article on various other motoring aspects. sleekburnc.

Modes and Moods (fashion): Two Coats and a Dress from John Barker of Kensington (from sketches) - Two Country Suits from Fenwick of 62 New Bond Street (from sketches) - Two Apres-Midi Gowns (afternoon gowns) from Liberty of Regent St. and Marshal Snelgrove of Oxford St. (nr full page photo) - x3 pics., and text/article.

Racing Notes: Danger Rock by Rocksand - Delusion Winner of the Newmarket Stakes - x1 pic. by W. A. Roach showing horse and jockey, and text/article.

Correspondence Pages - Letters from Readers:

Re Birds in the War Area - correspondence from W. S. Harris, 85th (3rd London) Field Ambulance TF at the Front.

Opportunity for a Patriotic Dairyman - correspondence from C. Arthur Pearson, Chairman Blinded Soldiers and Sailors Care Committee, St Dunstans, Regents Park NW.

Women and The Land - correspondence from J. Cleghorn (long letter).

Photography in Siberia: A Midnight Photograph on the Yenesei River - x1picture and correspondence from Maud D. Haviland.

A Cat and a Sure Sign of Rain - picture and correspondence from N. R. of Australia. c.keenlyside

The Lusitania and As a Friend of Mr Charles Lam - correspondence from C.G. (short).

Early Jacobean Carved Chest at Withyham Church - picture and correspondence from H. Clifford Smith.

The Fighting Redbreast - x2picture and correspondence from Jesse Packham.

House Martins Victims of Cold - picture and correspondence from A. Brook, of Builth.


Johnnie Walker Whisky - fp advert showing signalling sailors and "Johnnie".

A full page (fp) showing x3adverts: Hamptons Furnishings of Pall Mall - castles Garden Furniture from Man 'o War Teakwood - Drake and Gorham Electric Light Installations Systems.

A fp showing x3 adverts: Edmundsons Country House Lighting Installations - The Remington UMC Cartridges - Halls Sanitary Distemper.

Ronuk Sanitary Polishes - half page nursery scene.

A fp various: Tredegars Lighting Specialists - Burberry Coats - Hughes Bolcow Garden Elegance in Teakwood of Dover ST London and Blyth Northumberland.

WIllys-Overland Car - hp.

Clifton Inside Drive Body Car - ¼p.

A fp showing x3 ads: Wood Milne Tyres - Moseley Tyres - Rover Car Steering.

The 12-14hp Vinot Car - hp.

A fp showing x4: Graftons Cotton Voile (hp) - Hitchings Baby Carriage - Wrist Watch From J. C. Vickery - Guerlain Perfumes.

A fp showing x3: Horlicks Malted Milk miel Tablets - Pearls of Egypt Cigarettes - Aertex Cellular Clothing.

Plus other adverts.

ARTICLES (text only):

Country Notes

Kitcheners Army - poem by Stephanie Wills.

Lines of a poem by Celia Congreve.

Lord Haldane - his opinion, on conscription, in parliament; approx 160wds.

The Open Air Hospital at Cambridge by W. J. Simpson MD FRCP.

Poem entitled From a Waiting Ambulance by Magda Sindici.

At Night - poem by Margaret Sackville.

Literature - book reviews: The Contemplative Quarry by Anna Wickham. Spring Moring by Frances Cornford, Songs by Edward Shanks. Old Ships by James Elroy Flecker - Mrs Green Again by Evelyne E. Rynd - The Service Kipling - Clear Waters by A. G. Bradley - The Amateur Army by Patrick Macgill - Reive - Stilts by Adam Squire - The Great Whit Army by Max Pemberton.

Shire Bone and Thoroughbred Bone (horses) - Letters from: From Sir Merrik Burrell - Mister T. F. Dale - Colonel R. F. Meysey-Thompson - Mr John Hill - W. A. Harford - Mr A. M. Pilliner - Mr G. A. Wilson.

Paying First of Last by William Schooling: Whole of Life Policy - Best Way to Pay for Education - Death Duties and Leasehold Property.

Kennel Notes by A. Croxton Smith: The Great Terrier Show - The Ladies Kennel Association Show.

sleekburnc. xxxx


Edward Burgess Hudson (1854 -1936) was the founder of Country Life magazine in 1897. This is an original USED vintage 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.

Approx 30 pages (60 sides). It measures 365x235mm (14.25 x 9.25inches ). The spine has been repaired/reinforced at some time. The titled, priced and dated frontispiece page is present; but the outer cover pages have been removed as it was bound without the exterior cover. The spine is loose with binding witness marks where once bound (see scan). The pages are loose with binding marks through-out. There is a little age yellowing but this apart, the pages are clean. The images vary in size and are in b/w unless otherwise stated. PLEASE NOTE: There are no pages missing (apart from outer cover); but what I have described above IS present - if you are looking for something in particular in this issue PLEASE ASK. The process of the page numbering carry on from the previous issue, therefore do not start at number 1.

The description of the contents above are in my own 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.This item will be packaged in a tube and sent RM small parcels (too big for lge. letter). Please note that I don't make profit on postage and packing; it is done at cost.

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Product Code 9590 (Wt. 380g)
Weight 0.38kg