1917 COUNTRY LIFE Magazine RUBY BARING CROMER High Chimneys Windlesham WW1 (9401)
RUBY COUNTESS OF CROMER Baring HIGH CHIMNEYS WINDLESHAM Powis Castle Wales MUIRHEAD BONE
Original Weekly Magazine
Frontispiece Cover Photograph: The Countess of Cromer - photo by Lallie Charles of 67 Curzon St. Mayfair. Info. Ruby nee Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound. There are marks/spotting to the page (see scans).
Principal Contents and Features on:
A Danish Peasants Reclamation: Thu Nielsen a Famous Danish Land Reclaimer - x1 photo of the man, and article by HF.
Garden Waste; Rabbits Food: Young Blue Beverens - Young Dutch Rabbit - Young Black Flemish Doe - x3 photos and article by C. J. Davis.
Sir Hugh Lane's Bequet to The National Gallery - x4 pics., and text/article by D. S. MacColl..
Powis Castle, Montgomeryshire A Seat of The Earl of Powis; Part II - x11 pics., and text/article by H. AVray Tipping.
The Western Front with Drawings by Muirehead Bone: Taking the Wounded on board (dockside scene, French port) - Amiens Cathedral (mark to top of pic.) x2 sketches., and text/article by Charles Marriott.
The Lesser Country Houses of Today and High Chimneys, Windlesham, Surrey Designed by The Late Charles Edward Mallows - x9 pics. incl. small ground floor plan., and text/article by Lawrence Weaver. *Info. Westwood Rd GU20 6LT
Correspondence Pages - Letters from Readers:
Christmas Turkeys in Egypt For "Tommies" Dinner - picture and correspondence from DS.
Mentone and Old Man with Primitive Plough and Cows at Mid-Day Halt - picture and correspondence from F. A. Darrah.
The Roaming Pig and Litter near Keighley - picture and correspondence from WS. c.keenlyside.
Old Norfolk Agricultural Worker on a Velocipede - picture and correspondence from Edward Bullard.
Slush In Whitehall and The Chill Misery of the Half Thaw - picture and correspondence from M.
Waring and Gillow Furniture - full page (fp).
Support the War Loan: Eagle and British Dominions Insurance Companies - fp.
Hamptons Wallpapers - ¼page.
ARTICLES (text only):
No Food Tickets Yet (rationing) - with mention of Lord Devonport.
Country Notes - various paragraphs/small articles; with ref to President Wilson USA - Lord Devonport and the Food Allowance - The War and The Demand for Soft Woods reive - German POW in Agriculture - Price of Potatoes - Royal Rescript Addressed to Prussian Diet by the Kaiser - Death of Lord Harrington.
Tightening the Agricultural Screw - with refs to Mister Prothero and Board of Agriculture - Potatoes - etc.sleekburnc.
A Valentine - poem by Mabel Leigh.
Music - short poem by Will Ogilvie.
A Winter's Night - poem by Bernard Gilbert.
Gardening: Garden Peas - Runner Beans - by HC.
Literature including Book of the Week.
Correspondence: Library at Rothamsted from E. A. Bunyard - Scandinavian Notes from G. Lindesay of Copenhagen - The Doings of King Bruce's Spider (old song) from Joseph Pearce - German Prisoners on the Land from AKT miel - Pigeons as Food - Cultivate the Railway Banks from J. C. Chetwood-Aiken - C3 Men and Agriculture from RNVR (info. C3 was an army/navy health grading)
Racing and Breeding Notes with various including: Dependence of Bloodstock Breeding on Racing - Result of the Falling Off in The Number of Two Year Olds - Lack of Stallions - Means of Supporting Bloodstock Breeding - Serious CVondition of Horse Breeding - Suggested Remedy - by Trenton.
Notes and Comments on Food Production with various incl: Animals as Food Producers ie Ducks, Pigs, Sheep, Cattle (plus costs) - Sucessful Reclamation Experiment - Saving of Waste and Conversion of Grass into Tillage. sleekburnc. 1002
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 16 pages (32 sides). It measures 365x235mm (14.25 x 9.25inches ). The titled, priced and dated frontispiece page is present; but the outer cover, and property pages have been removed as it was bound without the exterior cover or end-pages. The spine has been reinforced/repaired at some time (see scan). The front page has some spotting and a mark running down the bottom of the page (see scan). The pages have binding marks through-out. There is a little age yellowing and some creases 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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