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Original Weekly Magazine

DATED 1915


Frontispiece Cover Photograph: Mary Viscountess Curzon - photo by Yevonde of 92 Victoria St. SW.


Principal Contents and Features on:

What Italy is Doing: The Cimone Della Pala Showing the Military Road at the Base - Rock Pinnacles, Rosengarten Towers - Horse With Wheel Barrow, Vagolet Valley from Campitello - ON the Way Up to One of the Passes - The Croda Rossa at Schluderbach - The Durren See nr Schluderbach with Monte Cristallo - x6 photos by J. Shaw, and text.

The Ledburn Bloodhounds: Mother of Many Famous Hounds - Litter of Bloodhound Puppies - Ledburn Brigadier - Beau Brummel x2 -Solace - Ledburn Binnacle x2 - x8 pics. By t. Fall, and text/article by A. Croxton Smith.

Nature and Japanese Decoration: A Crow by Shojo Kyosai,Lent by Lady Cecilia Rose - Writing Table Decorated With Moon Behind Winter Glass and Lent by Walter Samuel - Sword Guard by Otsuki Mitsu Yoshi Lent by Marquess Inouye - Shingen Sword Guard Lent by H. Joly - Yoshiiye at the Gate of Nakoze by Shuno Hogen Nobuyoshi Lent by Lt Col Gaskell x3 pics., and text/article by Marcus B. Huish about an exhibition of the art of Japan organised by the Japanese community in London in aid of Red Cross.

Gardens and Sundials: Sundial at Blikling - At Normanton - At Amesbury Abbey - Gnomon Diagrams (x3) - x6 pics., and text/article by Colonel F. P. Washington FRGS. .

Wiveton Hall, Norfolk, Residence of Colonel Watson Kennedy - x8 pics including a ground floor plan, and text/article.

The Army and Navy Club: Tapestry Presented by Napoleon III - The Dining Room - Head of the Stairs - x3 pics., and text/article by E. C. Stembridge.

Winchester Public School - x5 pics., and text/article by Harold Child. c.keenlyside.

Horses Driven to Crime by Bad Weather - x1 from a drawing, and text/article.

A Patriotic Offer and Hesitating State; Colonel Hall-Walker and The Government: White Eagle of the Tully Stud - x1 pic., and text/article by W. Allison. The article relates to the offer of his stud to the Government.

The Lesser Country Houses of Today: Moon Green, Wittersham, Kent - x4 pics., and text/article by Lawrence Weaver. Repair to corner of page affecting a small part the article - see scan.

Correspondence Pages - Letters from Readers:

Rare Fish in British Waters Trachyrhynchus trachyrhynchus - picture (small sketch) and correspondence from Albert Wade.

Chesterton Windmill 1632 Attrib. to Inigo Jones - picture and correspondence from FSA miel.

The Stanley Crane, and The Crowned Crane of S. Africa - x2pictures and correspondence from H. A. Bryden.

Composite Bridge at Gilsland - picture and correspondence from E. Crowe. sleekburnc.

Gulls Eating the Carcase of a Seale in Shetland - picture and correspondence from H. B. Macpherson.

An Athletic Mouse; a Canadian Jumping Mouse - picture and correspondence from H. H. Pittman, Wauchope, Saskatchewan

A Mahommedan Woman with a Baby on Her Shoulder Smiling Behind Her Yashmak in a Cairo Street - picture and correspondence from D. McLeish.

Water Spout in North Devon - picture and correspondence from Maud D. Haviland.


Tredegars Lighting Specialists - half page; repaired damage to corner of page affecting adv.

Johnnie Walker Whisky - full page.

ARTICLES (text only):

German Agriculture and The War.

Country Notes - various paragraphs/small articles with ref. to Professor Middleton on Agriculture - Board of Agriculture - German POW camp at Wittenberg - reive - etc.

Destroyers - poem by Miss M. G. Meugens.

Leaves - poem by Mora Lee.

Literature including Book of the Week Old Familiar Faces by Theodore Watts-Dunton - reviews etc.

Correspondence from: F. W. Stoneham on Stained Glasss - Ancient Epitaphs from K. E. Styan - How to cure Small Skins from Ethel Walmsley - The Herb Vervain from Lilian Stapleton - Rats in a house from B. J. H. Forder - etc.

The Value of Pony Transport. sleekburnc. 2711

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 18 pages (36 sides). It measures 365x235mm (14.25 x 9.25inches ). The titled, priced and dated frontispiece page is present; but the outer cover, property, advertising, and other article supplement pages have been removed as it was bound without the exterior cover or end-pages/adverts. The spine has been reinforced/repaired at some time (see scan). The inside pages have binding marks through-out. There is a little age yellowing but this apart, the pages are clean. There is a repair to the back page (see scan). The images vary in size and are in b/w unless otherwise stated. PLEASE NOTE: There are pages missing; but what I have described above IS present - but 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. The only profit made is by ebay as they charge me approx. 10% on what I charge for postage.

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