Original Weekly Magazine
Approx 44 pages (88 sides).
Frontispiece Cover Photograph: Miss Carola Blanche de Gilibert Hopkinson Daughter of Colonel and Mrs Somerset Hopkinson of Llanvihangel Court, Abergavenny, Monmouthshire - photo by Bassano; announcing forthcoming marriage to Mr Robin Hugh Lewes of Bittescombe Manor, Wiveliscombe, Somerset.
Outer Cover Photograph: Caernarvon Castle North Wales - photo by G. F. Allen. Some wear and marking to cover.
Principal Contents and Features on:
Shamley Green nr Godalming, Surrey - x1 picture by Kenneth Scowen.
Nordkapp, Norway by Car: Mount Snaehetta from Dovre Fjeld - Reindeer in the Snow - Fjord near the Arctic Circle - Greenshank Birds - Stone Column Where Road Crossed Arctic Circle (Oslo to Nordkapp) - Lapp Tent With Occupants Knitting Outside - Lapp Mother and Child Selling Reindeer Antlers - Photo Taken at Midnight (daylight) from Cliffs On Nordkapp - Cotton Grass in Finmark x9 pictures and article by Frances Pitt.
Craftsmanship and the Carpenter: Sumi Tsubo for Japanese Carpenter - Plkain Wooden Sumi Tsubo Without Cord - Finely Carved Sumi Tsubo - St Joseph at His Bench by Annibale Carracci Showing Carpenters Line ion Use - x4 pictures, and article by Sylvia Groves.
Sulf Supporting Climbing Plants - x6 pictures, and article by A. G. L. Hellyer.
Photographing Swifts in Flight - x6 pictures and article by Arthur Brook.
Trap Controls for Salmon: Fish Pass on the River Lee Hydro Electric Scheme Dam in Ireland - x1 picture, and text by Roy Beddington.
A Little Known Spaniel: Sussex Spaniel, Hornshill Duke - x1 picture and article by S. M. Lampson.
Cranbury Park, Hants Part III - The home of Mrs Tankerville Chamberlayne - x15 pictures and article by Gordon Nares.
Motoring Notes: How the Driver of a Car Should Sit - x2 pictures and article by J. Eason Gibson.
19thC Artists Workiong Abroad - x5 pictures from paintings by R. P. Bonington - J. S. Cotman - David Cox - J. M. W. Turner - Edward Lear. and article by Francis W. Hawcroft. reive
Monterey Pine in the Scilly Islands - Monterey At Dartington Hall, Devon - x2 pictures, and article on Pine from The Pacific Coast by Miles Hadfield.
Art Page: St Mary Magdalen by Jan Van Scoral - x1 picture and text by DS. c.keenlyside
Georgian Hall and Wall Lanterns - x14 pictures and article by G. Bernard Hughes.
Bolehyde Manor, Wilts - x1 picture and text (2paragraphs).
Snelson near Olney in Bucks - full page (fp) with ¾ page drawing by Speechley showing the house and other building. This is actually and advert for Shell and BP Farm Service; but gives a description of the manor house and farm nr Lavendon, property of Mr R.N. Sanders. The drawing of the house is by Gilbert Speechley. - x1 pictures and text.
Fashion: Travel Coat by Aquascutum - Paisley Blouse and Skirt by Dorville - Reversible Goats Hair and Black Poplin Coat by Gordon Lowes - Ribbed Sweater and Knitted Peaked Cap by Lillywhites - Ski Poplin Jacket and Mitts by Simpsons. - x pictures and text.
Bridge by M. Harrison Gray
Correspondence Pages - Letters from Readers:
Market Hall Tetbury, Glos - picture and correspondence from D. J. Lamborough, Swindon.
Plantaion of Poplars in The Delta Zone of Argentina- picture and correspondence from Enrique R. Amos, Campana, Argentina.
Century Old Brick Found at Glastonbury Abbey, Somerset: Alert Down - picture and correspondence from R. D. Reid, Chamberlain St, Wells, Somerset.
Carving of a Salamander at East Pennard Church, Somerset - picture and correspondence from A. G. Randle Buck, DUnkery House, Weare, Axbridge, Somerset.
Druids Circle in the Grounds of Bierley Hall, Yorks - x2pictures and correspondence from G. B. W. of Rawdon, Leeds.
Lough Hyne, Co. Cork showing the Island on Which Stands Ruined Castle of a Legendary King - picture and orrespondence from A. J. Huxley, London WC1.
Scotch Pines Planted About 1720 at Corby Castle, Cumberland (men standing next to them) - picture and correspondence from R. C. Gardner (Sec) The Royal Forestry Society, 49 Russell Square London WC1.
Omega Seamaster Automatic Watch - fp colour
Harry Weigh First Hand Steel Smelter in a Flintshire Plant: Harry and the Melting Shop - fp for British Iron and Steel Federation.
Illustration drawn by Eric Fraser features small scene about Cider Making - hp advert for Yorkshire Insurance Co. Ltd.
Colt Cedar Houses of Bethersden Kent.
Blue nun Wine.
The Swing King Kutter from Hubert Whitehead, Kessingland, Suffolk (small).
Sankey Aspin Chain Saw.
Nuffield Universal Tractor - hp.
Defence Bonds by National Savings Committee - hp.
Lillywhites for Winter Sports: Mens Parka Ski Jacket; Womans Swiss Jacket - hp.
Raymond Hairdressing Salons - hp showing womans hairstyle.
Mens miel Ranch Ox-hide Shoes by Russell and Bromley - hp.
Courtaulds Sanderson Fabrics - hp.
Rodex Coat 18gns from Debenham Freebody - hp.
Martell Cordon Bleu Brandy - fp colour; artwork unknown.
Myers Rum - fp illustration on back cover from a drawing by Templar; some wear and marks to back cover.
Property Supplement Pages - one photograph with each For Sale entry unless otherwise stated:
Juniper Place, Lower Kingswood, Surrey - x2pics.
Bolehyde Manor, nr Chippenham, Wilts - hp showing x4pics.
Turnworth House Estate, Dorset.
Greeba, Copperkins Lane, Chesham Bois, Bucks.
The Grange, Wendover, Bucks.
Chimneys, Aston Clinton, Bucks.
Hartwell, Godshill, Fordingbridge.
Woodcut House, Hollingbourne nr Maidstone.
51 Dyke Road Avenue, Hove x2pics.
Buckhold Estate, near Pangbourn x2pics.
Church Cottage, High Street, Limpsfield; and Ridlands Farmhous, Ridlands Lane Limpsfield Chart - x2pic. (not sure of which).
Stilemans, Munstead, Godalming x2pics.
Slades Farm, Bramley, Surrey. By Order Trustees of Sir Keith Price, decd.
Gun Hill Place, Dedham.
Hartlip House, Hartlip, Kent.
Beach House, Aldwick Bay Estate, Bognor Regis.
The Grange, Leonard Stanley, Glos.
The Uplands, Minchinhampton Common. Re. Mrs L. M. Brooke Bradley, decd.
Rodborough Rectory, nr Stroud.
An Grianan, Harlaxton, Lincs.
Plus many others but no named; only area given.
ARTICLES (text only):
Full page with various small articles: Demolishing Rent Controls - Good Flowers in a Wet Season - Farm Price Guarantees - Sacrosanct Pylons - The Smuts Monument (with ref to Mr Epstein) - a Talkative Sex (ref. Rushmere Golf Club nr Ipswich).
Egdon Heath - poem (one verse) by Geoffrey Johnson
Countryman's notes by Ian Niall.
Outside the Rent Acts by W. J. Weston.
Golf: Twenty Seven Possibles by Bernard Darwin. With ref. to the Royal and Ancient Club Committee Selection (St Andrews) etc. with some players named.
Farming Notes by Cincinnatus; Root harvest etc
The Estate Market. Sleekburnc.
New Books Reviewed by Howard Spring: Wellington by Sir charles Petrie - Son of Talleyrand by Francoise de Bernardy trans. By Lucy Norton - Platero and I by Juan Ramon Jimenex trans. by William and Mary Roberts.
Classified Properties. Sleekburnc. 1511
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.
The four digit number in brackets in title is for my ref only. It measures 345 x 235 mm (13.5 x 9.25 " ) There is that 'old book smell' which is typical of some books/magazines of this age. There are some issues where the coating on the smooth paper breaks down, leaving a powdery feel to some of the pages; the outer cover is grubby, and the inside pages are clean. The outer cover is loose due to rusty staples (which I have removed), leaving witness marks - anything more than minor will be mentioned in the main body of the description. The images vary in size and are in b/w unless otherwise stated. PLEASE NOTE: I cannot guarantee that the issue is complete 'as published' - but what I have described above IS present. As far as I can tell there are no pages missing, 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 board backed envelope; packaged wt. 440g.
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