Original Weekly Magazine
Frontispiece Cover Photograph:Miss Winifred Allsopp Daughter of Lady Mildred Allsopp; announcing her engagement to Lt. Reginald A Walter, 1st Life Guards.
Principal Contents and Features on:
British and Foreign Birds in My Aviary: Spotted Emus - Crowned Crane - Common Storks - Cattle Egrets (2) - x5 pictures and article by H. Willford.
The Waterways of Kashmir: To The Main Canal - On Lake Wular - Maize Being Transported - Weed Boats - Sunrise at Hokra Gheel - x6 pics. By W. J. Clutterbuck etc, and article3 by Lady muir Mackenzie.
Compton Place, Sussex, A Seat of Duke of Devonshire Part II - x12 pics., and text/article by H. Avray Tipping.
Gardening - x3 pics. and article by Gertrude Jekyll.
The Gyde Almshouses at Painswick Designed by Mister Sidney H. Barnsley: Cottage with Typical Cotswold Chimney - The Ten Cottages Seen From the Road - Pair of Right Angled on Plan - Typical Cotswold Masonry - Ground and First Floor Plan of One Pair - x4 pics. plus small floor plans; text/article by St. Clair Baddeley. Small tear to edge of pages affecting one of the images only
Automobile World and The Future of Benzol: Near Loch Lomond (shows car stopped on country lane; family etc. - x1 pic., and article.c.keenlyside.
A Welsh Motoring Centre: Sixth Hole on the Llandrindod Wells Golf Links is Blind and a Periscope is Consequently Used (shows man standing next to car; another looking at the periscope) - x1 pics., and text/article by Charles G. Harper.
Llandrindod Wells Hotels etc: Montpellier hotel (Miss C. L. Tysoe-Smith Proprietress) - Bryn-A wel Hotel, Temple Gardens - Llanyre Hall Preparatory School - Hotel Metropole and Hydro - the Springs hotel (Mrs C. L. Bentley Proprietress) - x5 pics. Of the hotel/school, and text.
Two Napier Lorries Seen Alongside one of the Latest LNWR Locomotives - x1 pic., and text/article by Henry Neynoe.
Duck Shooting on the River Ivel: Taking Covert - Fording a Shallow - Warding Off Mosquito Bites - The Right Kind of Dog x4 pics. By Horace W. Nicholls, and text/article by H. G. Hutchinson .
Correspondence Pages - Letters from Readers:
A Surrey Amateur's Battle Against Weeds - x4 pics. and correspondence from Herbert Pratt.
17thC Spanish Table - drawing and correspondence (short) from Hylton B. Dale.
A By-product of the War: Both My Parents Were Army Folk (sketch of a young mule or foal) - picture and correspondence from FH.
The Waiting List (Equestrian scene) from a Drawing by Septimus E. Scott for Dunlop Rubber Company Ltd - full page (fp); small tear to edge of page
Goodrich Safety Tread Tyres - fp.
Fp of adverts: Waring and Gillow - Debenham and Freebody Rest Gown - Tredegars; small tear to page edge.
Fp of adverts: Debenham Stockinette Coat - Viyella Shirts, Pyjamas - Allens Durobelle fabrics - Reive - Fox's FIP Puttees.
Wolseley Car - fp showing village and cottage scene; car in foreground
Property Supplement Pages - one photograph with each For Sale entry unless otherwise stated:
ARTICLES etc. (text only):
The Improvement of Land.
Invocation in War Time - Poem by Elsie Higginbotham.
Country Notes (various subjects) with mention of Dr Russell, Dir. Of the Rothamsted Experimental Station - Dr Edwards - The Zeppelin Conflagration - Lord Montagu of Beaulieu - King's Cadet - Comments of The Morning Post an dNew York Tribune - "Professor Munsterberg" - Sir Thomas Dunlop and Scottish Agriculturists - Miel - Housing with Reasonable Rents.
The Birds Nest - Poem by Pamela Glenconner. sleekburnc.
The Great Hungarian Plan by J. M. Dodington.
An East Coast Fishing Village in War Time.
Literature - book reviews.
The Methwold Reclamation from E. J. Russell, D.Sc., Lawes Agricultural Trust, Rothamsted Eperimental Station, Harpenden.
A Criticism and Its Answer from Colonel B. De Sales La Terriere, The Kings Body Guard.
Zeppelins and Martial Law from G.
What North Wales Has Done for the War from MJ.
To Prevent Moths from Juba. sleekburnc.
How to Dispose of Sawdust from UVedale Lambert.
Snakes Eggs from G. A. Boulenger.
Kennel Notes includes: The Crafty Dingo - Dingoes Under Domestication - IN England (dingoes) - article by A. Croxton Smith.
Marliung in Belgium by V.
ON an Unstable Frontier - Review of From the Gulf to Ararat; An Expedition Through Mesopotamia and Kurdistan Written by G. E. Hubbard. sleekburnc. 0909
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 22 pages (44 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 a couple of article supplement pages have been removed as it was bound without the exterior cover or end-pages/adverts. The spine has been reinforced/repaired with linen tape at some time. The pages have binding marks through-out. There is a little age yellowing but this apart, the pages are clean. There are a few tears/handling marks to edges. 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 - so 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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