1957 COUNTRY LIFE Magazine 28 Feb ZINNIA DENISON COMINS Elton Hall Hunts (7313)

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ZINNIA DENISON COMINS Elton Hall Huntingdonshire ARLEY FERRY KIDDERMINSTER RIVER SEVERN  Hen Harriers WEIGHT STAMPS 

 

 

COUNTRY LIFE

Original Weekly Magazine

DATED 1957

 

Frontispiece Cover Photograph: Lady Zinnia Denison Daughter of Earl of Londesborough of Hambleton Hall, Rutland - photo by Harlip; announcing forthcoming marriage to Mr Peter Comins of Coddington Moor, Newark, Notts.

Outer Cover Photograph by G. F. Allen: West Marden, Sussex.

Principal Contents and Features on:

A Cat Sleeping on a Windowsill - x1photo by Kenneth Scowen.

Saga of the Severn: Inn Sign of the Severn Trow at Stourport, Worcs. - Severn at Bewdley - Arley Ferry - Severn at Bridgnorth, Shropshire - x4 pics., and text/article by Maruice Schofield.

The Threat to Wild Flowers: Pasque Flower - Butterfly and Man Orchids - Maiden Pink - Meadow Saxifrage - Oxlip - x6 pics., and text/article by John Faulkner.sleekburnc.

Collectors Questions - x6 pics; plus 7 letters from readers: G. E. Law Old School House, Merstham, Surrey - Arthur Penn, sternfield house, Saxmundham - Viscout Gage, Firle Place, Lewes, Sussex - E. M. H. Joyce 389 Fulwood Rd, Sheffield 10 - Professor E. R.Vincent, Corpos Christi College, Cambridge - L. J. Boyce, Wild Acre, Lydwell Rd, Torquay - Mrs M. A. Littaner, Hillside Farm, Syosset, Long Island, New York.

Dams v. Salmon in Canada: Two Salmon Passes at hell's Gate on the River Fraser in British Columbia - Sockeye Salmon Spawning in the Adams River, BC. - x2 pics., and text/article by H. Mortimer Batten. reive

Hacking Hen Harriers: One of Four Young hen Harriers the Author Lood After - x1 pic., and text/article by Cecilia Knowles. c.keenlyside.

Rugby and England v. France: A. Ashcroft grabbed by A. Sanac at Twickenham (with others) - x1 pics., and text/article O. L. Owen.

Elton Hall, huntingdonshire Part II. Set of Sir Richard Proby Bt. - x11 pics., and text/article by Arthur Oswald.

150 Years of South Dorset Hunt; Lifting Hounds on the Plough: The Hunt near Dorchester - x1 pics., and text/article by Lionel Dawson.

Weight Stamps: Old 1 Pound Weight with Stamps of Three Periods - Seven Old Local Weight Stamps, and a Modern One (diagram: Norwich, Oswestry, Congleton, Bradford, Dover, Exeter, Arundel, and modern) - x2 pics., and text/article by L. C. Porter.

Fashion Evening Wear: Chantilly Lace over Tulle Dress by John Cavanagh; Satin Dress and Jacket - White Chiffon Dotted Dress by Worth - White Chiffon and Train by Ronald Paterson - x3 pics., and text/article by P. Joyce Reynolds.


Correspondence Pages - Letters from Readers:

Birmingham Steam Driven Tram 1906 - picture and correspondence from A. E. Henson, Barnet, Herts.

Flowering of a Moon Flower Photographed at Accra, Ghana - x3pics and correspondence from William Lancaster, Leicester House, Henley on Thames.

Engraving of Admiral Nelsons Arrival at Reception at Fonthill, Wilts 1800 - picture and correspondence from Mrs Margaret Jones, Snowberry Cottage, Preston Wyne, Herefs. miel

Drawbridge at Wingfield Castle, Suffolk - picture and correspondence from G. E. Buncombe, Ashdon, Saffron Walden, Essex.

Sundial and Weathervane dated 1715 on Coutness Wear House, Devon - picture and correspondence fromCecil French, 26 Fairfield Ave, Whipton, Exeter.

Gothic Barnat Bollitree Castle, Ross on Wye - picture and correspondence from E. E. Kirby, 80 Barton Rd, Kettering, Northants.

Monument to Sir John Poley at Boxted Suffolk and Detail of His Head Showing Frog Ear-ring - x2pics. and correspondence from Rupert Gunnis, Hungershall Lodge, Tunbridge Wells.


Adverts:

Sanderson Wallpapers and Fabrics - back cover in colour; some scuffs and marking.

Short Length Sailor Jacket in Napp Cloth; Slacks and Skirts - by Jaeger - full page (fp) with price.

Riding Wear by Harry Hall - half page (hp).

Mallet and Son Antiques Ltd - hp.

Christies Auction by Order of HRH Princess Royal and Rt Hon Earl of harewood; Important Old English Silver - fp

Pancake Day - hp advert with recipe for the Flour Advisory Bureau.

Atcost Buildings - hp.

Wolseley Six Ninety Series II Car - fp.

Tobler Peppermint Creams - fp in colour.

Emba Natural Brown Mutation Mink Coat - fp in colour showing a photographic model at the bottom of the steps of a Lufthansa plane.


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

Norman Court Farm, nr Andover, Hants x2pics.

French Hall, Moulton, nr Newmarket. By dir of J. F. Duff Esq.

Clonroe, Enniskerry, Co. Wicklow, Ireland. Instructions of Sir Cameron Badenoch.

Bolehyde Manor nr Chippenham, Wilts. By dir. Of E. B. A Rose Esq.

Sandford Mill House, Woodley, nr Reading.

Yew Tree Cottage, Padworth Common, Berks.

Thames Court, Pangbourne, Berks.

Lingfield, 37 Kidbrooke Grove SE3.

Wardes, Otham nr Maidstone.

Dyke Road Avenue, Hove.

Culloden House, Inverness, Scotland.

Slinfold Lodge, nr Horsham, Sussex.

Hays Cottage, Sedgehill nr Shaftesbury.

Hazeleigh Grange and Farm, Purleigh, Essex. By dir. Of P. T. W. Remnant Esq.

Oakfield, Battledown, nr Cheltenham.

Madeley Manor, Staffordshire Cheshire Border.

Stone Manor and Estate, nr Kidderminster, Worcs.

The House of Barns, Chobham, Woking. By order of the Trustees of the late W. A. Stearns.

Coxhill, Chobham, Surrey.


ARTICLES (text only):

Fp with various small articles: Homes For Retirement - Commemorating Magna Carta - Hazel's (tree) Future - Rebuilding France - etc.

One in a Lifetime - poem by Mary Julian.

Countryman's notes by Ian Niall.

Motoring and Lessons From Motor Cycles by J. Eason Gibson.

A Countrywomans Notes by Eiluned Lewis.

Golf by Bernard Darwin.

Bridge by M. Harrison-Gray.

Crossword Puzzle.

Farming Notes.

Estate Market.

Farming Notes by Cincinnatus

New Book Reviews by Howard Spring: Dostoevsky, His Life and Art by Avrahm Yarmolinsky - Frauds by Richard Aldington - Mother Signed the Contract by Julia James.

Classified Announcements, and Property. Sleekburnc.2802

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 345 x 235 mm (13.5 x 9.25 " ). There is a little age yellowing. The staples are rusty.There is some wear to the front and back cover with wear and split to spine. Some of the inside pages may have 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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