Rose Constance Bowes-Lyon Leveson-Gower WW1 SKETCHES Longnor Hall Shropshire LEEK WOOTTON COTTAGES Ladies Fashions BOXMOOR TRING HERTS.
Original Weekly Magazine
Frontispiece Cover Photograph: Lady Leveson-Gower - photo by E. O. Hoppe; nee Lady Rose Constance Bowes-Lyon daughter of Earl of Strathmore. Info. Sister of the Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother.
Principal Contents and Features on:
Life and Human Nature at the Front: Relieving Troops - A Sentry on the Road to Pervyse - The Telephonist - A "120" Long Gun In Its Shelter - x4 sketches by artists at the front incl. Allard L'Olivier, Martin Piene ?, N. Montagne ? and article by Henry D. Davray. Info. Henry-Durand Davray possibly. .
Longnor Hall Shropshire, The Property of Mr Edward Corbett - x10 pics., and text/article by H. Avray Tipping.
Winters Day Walk (Boxmoor, Tring, Area of Hertfordshire): View of Canal (snow scene) - Farmyard by the Canal (snow scene) - The Three Anglers (view of fronzen canal and The Three Horseshoes at Winkwell) miel - Felling Timber near Reservoir - Ice Skating at Tring - x5 pics., and text/article by O. M.
The Lesser Country Houses of Today: Houses (approved) on the Estate of Lord Leigh of Stoneleigh Abbey, Warwicks. Designed by Mr (Captain) H. W. Hobbiss and Mr Sidney Jones: Plan plus Entrance Front, Loggia and Bedroom Balcony and Detail of Front Door of House nr Coventry (x3; the article states the house is at Burnt Post) - Cottage at Leek Wootton plus Ground and FF Plan - Simple Sitting Room - Pair of Cottages at Leek Wootton - x8 photos. (incl floor plans), and article (apprx 1000wds) by Lawrence Weaver. It mentions Warwickshire traditions of brick building; Birmingham Architects; Lord Leigh etc.
English Drawings and Furniture at The Burlington Fine Arts club: Satinwood Commode by Adam and Chippendale - English Commode in French Style - x2photos., and text/article by H. Clifford Smith.
Automobile World: A Steam Tractor by Messrs Tasker Little Giant - Wolseley Staff Car in a Village in Mesopotamia - x2 pics., and text/articles.
Modes and Moods (fashion): A Satin Cloak and Hat for Spring - Dresses Worn in Zig-zag (x3 styles) - x4 sketches by W. Brooke Alder., and text/article by LMM.
Correspondence Pages - Letters from Readers:
Primitive But Efficient; A Dartmoor Sheepwash - picture and correspondence.
A Gigantic Hay Stack 300 Tons by Messrs Warren and Son of Ipswich - picture and correspondence from S. A. Brown.
In Memory of Lusitania Victims: The Cripple Childrens Pet - picture and correspondence from H. P. c.keenlyside.
Leaking Aquaduct During the reive Frost Over the Swansea Canal - picture and correspondence from F. Shewring
Frost Scene in a Backyard in Rutland St. Pimlico: A Frozen Clothes Line - picture and correspondence from F. E. Cook.
Snow Scene and a Deserted Mill i Casiobury Park Watford - picture and correspondence from E. M. McLaren.
The Avebury Chair by Williamson and Cole of Clapham - ¼page (qp).
Rest Gown by Debenham Freebody - qp.
J. C. Cording Waterproof Coat the Equitor - qp.
Silver and Sheffield Plate from Walter H. Willson of King St St James's London - half page (hp).
Mazda Lightbulbs - qp.
Sanitas Fluid and Powder - qp.
Burberry Weatherproof Top Coat and The Rusitor Burberry - qp.
Ariel Works Motor bike of Birmingham - qp.
Sunbeam Stamina Car - hp.
Monte Carlo Travel Advert.
Hooper Motor Bodies - fp car shwoing the Hooper Limousine Landaulette , and Limousine.
Dickins and Jones Corsets - over qp showing three models.
Hitchings Baby Carriages - pram.
The Fichu Rest Gown fr4om Marshall and Snelgrove.
Property Supplement Pages - one photograph with each For Sale entry unless otherwise stated:
Sharcombe Park and Chilcote Manor near Wells, Somerset - on photo of house and grounds.
Little Malvern Court, Malvern Wells.
Field Place near Horsham, Sussex.
Bulimba near Sevenoaks.
The Old Manor house Estate, Bighton, nr Alresford, Hants.
Blackhurst, Tunbridge Wells x2pics.
Pippingford Park Estate, nr Nutley, Sussex - x1 photo of house and garden.
Sudbourne Hall, Suffolk - full page.
Easton Hall nr Stamford.
Peacocks, Ingatestone, Essex.
ARTICLES (text only):
German Prisoners - to use as labourers for farm work.
Country Notes - various paragraphs/small articles with mention of Dr Russell - Reclamation - Lord Devonport - Foot Rationing - Lloyd George; His Lincoln Day Message to Americans - Antarctic and Shackleton - The War Loan - Mister Prothero and His Exhortaton to Lancashire Farmers at Preston - Mrs Barnett on the Reclamation of Women.
An Exemplar - poem by V. H. Friedlaender.
Fires of the north - poem by M. G. Meugens.
Reclaiming the Waste - by the Director of the Rothamsted Experimental Station.
The Potato Battlefields - From a Correspondent. With mention of Mr Prothero - Mr Bonar Law - Board of Agriculture - Potato Prices - Lord Devonport - etc.
A Saving in Transport.sleekburnc.
In the Garden: Two Substitues for Potatoes - Cultavation of the Parsnip - Jerusalem Artichoke.
Literature - incl. A Book of the Week - book reviews.
Woodlands in Winter by V. H. Friedlaender.
Racing and Breeding Notes by Trenton.
Miscellaneous Announcements, Advertisments etc.
From the Editors Bookshelf.
For Town and Country: Supporting the Victory Loan - The Baden Powell Prismatic Lines - The Voice and Gramaphone Co. Ltd and HMV. sleekburnc. 1702
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 32 pages (64 sides). It measures 365x235mm (14.25 x 9.25inches ). The titled, priced and dated frontispiece page is present; but the outer cover, has been removed as it was bound without the exterior cover. 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. 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. The only profit made is by ebay as they charge me approx. 10% on what I charge for postage.
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