1957 COUNTRY LIFE Magazine 25 April CLARISSA SABINA CACCIA Elton Hunts (5413)

Product code: 25Apr1957 (5413) 16Nov2016
Original Vintage Magazine. Packaged Wt. 385g





Original Weekly Magazine

DATED 1957


Frontispiece Cover Photograph: Miss Clarissa Sabina Caccia Daughter of Sir Harold Caccia British Ambassador at Washington - full page (fp). Info. later Pryce-Jones.

Outer Cover Photograph by G. F. Allen: River Cam Cambridge


Principal Contents and Features on:

Running a Trout Farm on the River Cleddau Pembrokeshire x4 pictures and article by John L. Jones.

Wild Swans: Family of Whoopers Being Chivied Around by Angry Mute Swans on a Small Loch Near the Authors Home in Scotland e etc. - x4 pics., and article by W. Kenneth Richmond.

Modernising an Estate in Surrey: The Main House - Old Power House Before and After Conversion into Cottage - Stable Building Conversion - Pair of Cottages Modernised - The Drive - x6 pics., and text/article by Katharine Ashworth.

Vintage of the West Country: Engraving of Cider Mill and Press - Orchard of Old Cider Apple Trees - Modern Cider Orchard, Long Ashton nr Bristol - Apple Juice Running From Modern Press - Juice in Glass Containers - x5 pics., and text/article Herbert Miles.

Loch Corrib W. Ireland: Trolling for Pike - x1 pic., and text/article by Valentine Boucher. c.keenlyside.

Golf and The Team of George Watson's College Who Wont the Halford Hewitt Cup: C. N. Hastings. - P. J. Binns - K. B. Munnoch - A. Millar Forbes - A. F. D. MacGregor - R. P. White - T. C. Scott - S. B Williamson - W. C. White - T. A. Torrance - C. D. R. Lees - R. P. J. Heron - x pics., and text/article by Bernard Darwin.

Elton Estate and Village, Huntingdonshire - Middle St, Elton - The Old School House Duck Street - Coopers hospital in Over End - Pump House Middle St - The Lime Avenue to The Hall Entrance - Elton Mill and Old Mill Stone - Stock Hill Corn Drying Polant - Warmington Church - Eaglethorpe House, Warmington - Manor Farm, Warmington - x14 pics., and text/article by Arthur Oswald.

Wild Life on a Canadian Trail: Moose in British Columbia - Black Bear - Chipmunk - x3 pics., and text/article by H. Mortimer Batten.

Variety of Victorian Glass - x5 pics., and text/article by Bea Howe. sleekburnc.

A Weed of Many Names: Couch Grass (old from Sowerbys Botany) - Nicholas Culpeper the Herbalist - Bindweed - x3 pics., and text/article by Geoffrey Grigson.

Rover 105S Car - x1 pics., and text/article by J. Eason Gibson with specification and performance list.

Ven House, Somerset - x1 small pic., and text/article The Estate Market.

Womens Fashion: Country Felt Homburg Hat by Herbert Johnson - Panama Straw Hat in Bowler Shape by Scotts - Cotton Beret by Dolores - Dreess and Jacekt in Wool Boucle by Sumrie; Check Coat by Bickler - Showerproof Coat in Pin Stipe from Harrods - Reversed Calf Shoes with Saddle Stitching by Bective - x6 pics., and text/article by P. Joyce Reynolds.

Correspondence Pages - Letters from Readers:

Sides and Interior of a Frog Mug - x3pictures and correspondence from W. C. S. Girling, 29 Pouling Rd, Ipswich.

Flail in Action; Detail from Hogarths The Chairing in the Election Series - picture and correspondence from George H. Taylor, 107 Sylvan Way, Sea Mills, Bristol.

Refreshment During the Harvest: Herefordshire Farm Worker Drinking Cider from Decorated Horn Cup Seen in Detail - x2pictures and correspondence fromMW of Hereford.

Magnolia Campbellii in Bloom in March, Abbotsbury Dorset - picture and correspondence from J. D. U. W. of Somerset.

Old Carving in an Inn at Hoo Kent - picture and correspondence fromRonald B. Haynes, Watermill House, Loose, Maidstone, Kent.

Epitaph Carved on a Concrete Tree Stump to Edward Maritn a Woodcutter of The Mackenzie River Canada Who Supplied Wood to the Steamboats - picture and correspondence from Colin W. Wyatt, Cobbetts, Farnham, Surrey.

An Electric Hedge Clipper Adapted to Cut Box Edges - picture and correspondence from J.M.S. of Midlothian

Portrait of Mrs Sarah George by Adam Buck 1824 - picture and correspondence from A. R. T. George, 107 Cardington Ave, Great Barr, Birmingham 22a.


Ruberoid Strip Slates - fp back cover in colour.

Singer Gazelle Car - fp.

Hunt and Winterbotham Cardigan with price half page (hp).

Horockses Dress with Fine Wool Cardigan - hp.

Antique Deaqler Mallet and Son of New Bond St. - hp.

Sotheby's Sale - hp.

Harvey and Gore Ltd - hp.

John Selby Pleated Dress - hp with price.

Rolls Royce Silver Cloud - fp.

Rover 90 Car - fp

Braemar Lambswool Jumpers - fp colour; artwork by Alastair Michie.

Guinness Guide to Chicken - fp colour

Property Supplement Pages - one photograph with each For Sale entry unless otherwise stated:

Ratton Wood, Willingdon, nr Eastbourne. By dir of Sir Charles Taylor MP - x2pics.

Middleton Park, nr Mullingar, Country Westmeath, Ireland - hp x2pics.

The Mere House, Hanmer, nr Whitchurch,Salop. By dir of Sir Edward Hanmer JP.

Gables, Fifield, Kingham.

Mavins, Farnham, Surrey.

La Rocquaise, St Brelades Bay, Jersey. By dir of His Grace Duke of Bedford.

Riverside House, Axford in the Kennet Valley, Wilts.

The Hold, Manningford Bruce, Wilts.

Orchard House, Wilton nr Marlborough.

Foundry Cottage, Ramsbury, Wilts.

Wychwood, Oxshott.

Camp Cottage, Bulstrode Park, Gerrards Cross.

TheLangley Estate, Loddon, East Norfolk x2pics.

Forston House, Dorchester, Dorset.

Hendersyde, Roxburghshire - x2pics.

Lincoln Hill, nr Ross on Wye, Herefs. By order of Executors of the Late A. E. A. Gostling Esq.

Badgers, Corss in Hand, East Sussex.

Kinghern Cottage, Little London nr Basingstoke, Hants.

The Old Farm, Ashley Green nr Chesham.

The Manor Farmhouse, Winson nr Bibury, Glos. By dir of Mrs R. Henriques.

The Cleeve, Ross on Wye, Herefs. By dir of LT. Colonel F. C. C. Balfour.

Hoe FArmhouse, Wheddon Cross, N. Somerset. By dir of Brigadier G. B. Still - x1 pic.

Martlets, Fleet Hants.

Peckhams, Hallandnr Lewes. By Dir of Sir Hartley Shawcross MP.

Steeles, Wadhurst, East Sussex.

Alne Cote, Great Alne, nr Alcester, Warwicks.

St Loes, High St, Henley in Arden, Warwicks.

Articles (text only):

Countryman's notes by Ian Niall.

Farming Notes by Cincinnatus

Countrywoman's Notes by Eiluned Lewis.

Bridge and Slam Signposts by M. Harrison Gray.

Crossword Puzzle

Books Reviewed by Howard Spring

Classified Announcements, and Properties.Sleekburnc.2504

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 36 pages (72 sides). It measures 345 x 235 mm (13.5 x 9.25 " ). The centre pages are loose. The outer cover has some wear. The staples are rusty leaving witness marks. Some of the pages may handling marks, blemishes due to their great age - 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 four digit number in brackets in title is for my ref only.

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.

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