1957 COUNTRY LIFE Magazine 7 Feb FIONA MACBEAN Sheringham Hall Norfolk (4313)

Product code: 4313 Wt. 300g
Original Vintage Magazine. Packaged Wt. 300g

Fiona MacBean PET PENGUIN RONALD HORSHAM Sherringham Hall Norfolk




Original Weekly Magazine

DATED 1957


Frontispiece Cover Photograph: Miss Fiona MacBean Daughter of Lady Land and Step Daughter of Sir Charles Lane of Place house, Great Staughton, Hunts. - photo by Harrods.

Outer Cover Photograph by John Tarlton: The Itchen River nr Winchester


Principal Contents and Features on:

A Cotswold Shepherd - x1 photo by John Tarlton

Relics of the Ice Age in Scottigh Highlands: Assynt, Sutherland - Eas-Coul-Aulin, Sutherland - Massif of Ben More Assynt - Corrie Dubh Loch Beag, Ben More Assynt - Sandstone Perched on Gneiss - Glen Roy Parallel "Roads" - Map of Glen Roy District and Glacial Lakes - x7 pics., and text/article byAlex J. Boyd.

Stalwart Scottie: Scottish Terrier Gregorach Maid of the Loch - x1 pic., and text/article by S. M. Lampson.

Georgian Inkstands - x7 pics., and text/article by G. Bernard Hughes.

Gardening and Dwarf Flowering Evergreens - x4 pics., and text/article by Michael Haworth-Booth.

Playful Penguin: Percy The Authors Tame Penguin Washed up on the Beach Near Cape Town - Percy with Adrian and Rosalind the Author's Children - Percy with a Tortoise - x3 pics., and text/article by Ronald J. E. Horsham.

Sheringham Hall, Norfolk Part II. Home of Mr Thomas Upcher - x13 pics., and text/article by Christopher Hussey.

The First British Miners: Lane Leading to Grimes Graves in the Norfolk Breckland - Pile of Flints and Antler Picks at the Bottom of one of the Shafts - x2 pics., and text/article by Geoffrey Grigson.

Smoking The Salmon: Construction of a Smoke House - x3 diagrams, and text/article by R. Barraud.

The Radcliffe Observatory, Oxford - x1 pic. Fashion and The London Collections: Beaver Fur Short Jacket from Bradleys - Coctail Hat of Folded Chiffon from Vernier - Mob Cap of Pique Straw by Rudolph - High Cap in Straw by Vernier - Chipstraw Sailor Hat with turn Brim and Ribbon Band by Simone Mirman - Chipstraw Cap with Velvet Trim by Edward Harvane - x6 pics., and text/article by P. Joyce Reynolds.

Correspondence Pages - Letters from Readers:

Ivy ona Naturally Grafted Beech Tree in near Crowcombe Somerset - picture and correspondence from J. D. U. Ward, Rodhuish, Watchet, Somerset.

Bronze of Voltigeur the Derby Winner 1850 with His Cat - picture and correspondence fromG. Bernard Wood, Leeds.

Turf Drying in the Bog of Allen, Eire - picture and correspondence from Alastair Simpson, 4 Beach Ave, Newcastle, Co. Down.

Belled Pig at the Feet of St Anthony in a Church Window at Winscombe, Somerset - picture and correspondence fromD. J. Lamborough, Swindon.

Cobbled Roads: Judge's Lodgings Lincoln - Steep Hill, Lincoln - Roman Road at Blackpool Bridge Forest of Dean - x3 pictures and correspondence from Mrs Margaret Jones, Snowberry Cottage, Presotn Wynne, Herefs.

Young West African Buffalo With His Keeper - picture and correspondence from K. Landskroner, 23 Grove Rd, HOylake, Cheshire.

Cork Oak Tree in a Highgate Garden, London - picture and correspondence from Oswald Lewis, Beechwood, Hampstead Lane, Highgate N6.

Cat Hole in a Door at Exeter Cathedral, Devon - West End of Sutton Bingham Church, Somerset - x2pictures and correspondence from Westcountryman, Somerset


Dewars Scoth Whisky - full page (fp) colour back

Fashionable Dress by Horrockses - hp

Model Suit: Swing Cape Style Coat with Fox Fur Collar from Jenners - hp.

Cream for Sagging Facial Contours by Helena Rubinstein - hp.

FP showin x4ads: Burrough's Gin - Teregenna Castle Hotel, St Ives, Cornwall - British Railways Cross Channel Services - Parker Knoll Chair with prices.

HP showing x2ads: Bols Liqueurs Woodcock Club reive - Manor House hotel Moretonhampstead.

Eggs and Epivax Vaccine - hp. c.keenlyside.

Aga Kitchen Range - hp.

MG Magnette Car - fp with prices.

Players Cigarettes - fp.

Ladies Taking Tea in India - fp incolour for Brooke Bond Tea showing a picture by K. J. Petts.

Shell Guide to Trees - fp Shell Key to the Countryside with a painted by R. S. Badmin RWS.

Singer Gazelle Car - fp with prices.

FP showing x3ads: Paul Kitchen And Dalewood Range, Paraffin Heater; Double Sink Unit - Turnberry hotel, Ayrshire - Ualais, Switzerland Travel Advert.

Georgette the Well Know Tight Rope Artiste at Chessington Circus - double page (dp) for Courtaulds Rayon and Tubless Tyres.

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

Lynbrook, Knaphill, Surrey, and Cartchers Farm, Horsell. By Direction of the Executors of the Late H. P. Lawson Esq miel - x2pics.

La Rondellerie Farmhouse, Sark, Channel Islands.

Strathconan Estate, South Canterbury, New Zealand.

Woodend, Fetcham, nr Leatherhead.sleekburnc.

Beauly, Waltham St Lawrence, Beriks.

Picots, Heydon nr Royston, Herts.

Lansdown, Great Missenden, Bucks.

The Gables, Bramber, Sussex.

Historic Plantagenet House, Shute Barton, DevonDorset Border. By dir. Of Sir John Carew Pole DSO and The National Trust.

Grey House, Burghclere, Hants.

Plus many other houses but not named; area only.

ARTICLES (text only):

Full page showing various small articles: rivers of Sewers? - Farm Improvement Grants - Future of Covent Garden - New Golf Championship Conditions.

Countryman's notes by Ian Niall.

The Squirrel - short poem by Pamela Page.

Farmers Harmony by G. Riddsdill Smith.

The River - short poem by W. Kersley Holmes.

Motoring Notes by J. Eason Gibson.

Light From Decay by James Cowan

Golf By Bernard Darwin.

Bearing With Neighbours by W. J. Weston.

Bridge by M. Harrison-Gray.

Estate Market: Rent Bill Rumpus - etc. by Procurator.

Farming Notes by Cincinnatus

New Books Reviewed by howard Spring

Classified Announcements.

Classified Properties. Sleekburnc. 0702

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 " ). There is a little age yellowing. The staples are rusty. Some of the pages may have handling marks, blemishes due to their great age; the front cover has some wear and marks. The pages inside are clean. 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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Product Code 4313 Wt. 300g
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