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Mary Helena Maitland Biddulph BARDSEY Paulette Lloyd Greame Lions CROWE HALL STUTTON Hazlewood Castle nr Tadcaster North Yorkshire



Original Vintage Magazine

DATED 1957


Frontispiece Cover Photograph: Miss Lady Mary Helena Maitland Daughter of Viscount Maitland - photo by Bassano; announcing forthcoming marriage to Hon. Robert Michael Christian Biddulph.

Outer Cover Photograph by A. J. Addison Wall: The Berkeley Hunt Waiting to Move Off.


Principal Contents and Features on:

Snow Clad Peaks of Ben More and Stobinaian, Perthshire x1 - x pic.

The Christmas Battle of Ghosts: The Battle at Edgehill 1642 After an Engraving by M. Van der Gucht - Edgehill Where Charles I Raise His Standard - View Looking miel Towards the Tower, Up to the Slopes Where Charles I Troops Moved Against Cromwells Men - View From Edgehill to the Village of Radway and Warwickshire Plains - Radway Church Effigy of Capt. Henry Kingsmill - x5 photos., and text/article byJ. Wentworth Day.

The Wren Boys Ritual: The Wren a Bird Formerly Hunted in a Pagan Winter Solstice Ritual - Irish Wren Boys Playing The Fife and Bodhran Drum - Group ofWren Boys in Athea, Co. Limerick x photos. By G. K. Yeates and Kevin Danaher, and text/article by Edward A. Armstrong.

The "Tortoise", The Authors Horse Box, Now in Hon. Retirement - x1 drawing, and text/article by Roy Beddington; the tortois being a horsebox and the authors account of its last days etc.

Miniature Libraries for Children: Front of Box Containing The "Childrens Library" an early 19thC Set of Books for Children - Miniature historic Library with Sliding Front Removed - Open Page of "The Infants Library" 1800-1 Which is the Earliest Set of Such Books Known - Engravings of Samson; Free negro and His Slave; Chinese Man with Puppies and Rats to Sell, from "A Short History of the Bible and New Testament" - Engraving of the London Museum Piccadilly From the "London in Miniature" - Cameleopard (giraffe) Engraved in the "Natural History of Forty Eight Quadrupeds" - Engraving of the Dodo from "The Natural History of 48 Birds" - x9 pics., and text/article by H. A. Hammelmann.

A Lioness in the Bedroom: Neghesti, the Authors Tame Lioness with Elisabeth the Collie Dog - Neghesti the Lioness Sitting at the Dressing Table - Neghesti With Paulette on the Settee - Neghestie Greeting Paulette by Standing On her Hind Legs and Embracing Her Neck - Neghesti Washing The Window to Show She Wants to Come In - x5 photos., and text/article by Paulette Lloyd Greame.

The Salerooms: Meissen Soup Tureen by Lowenfinck - Staffordshire SLipware Pot 1699 - Part of Meissen Tea and coffee Set - Pair of Bow Bowls and Stands in Japanese Style - Gold Snuff Box Paris 1754, and 1750 (x2) - Faberge Carvings of Pig, Frog and Rhinoceros - x7 pics., and text/article by Frank Davis.

Hazelwood Castle, nr Tadcaster, Yorkshire. The Home of Mister and Mrs Richard Fawcett. Part II - x10 pics., and text/article by Arthur Oswald. Now a Wedding Venue, Hotel Restaurant.

The Cultivation of Currants - x4 pics., and text/article by J. P. Wood. sleekburnc.

Island of Saints and Birds: View Towards Bardsey from the Lleyn Peninsula, Caernarvonshire (Caernarfonshire) - Shag Incubating Eggs on the Cliffs of Bardsey - Guillemots, Razorbills and Kittiwakes - Abbey Ruins and Farm at North End of Bardsey - x4 pics., and text/article on Bardsey by William condry.

Crow Hall, Stutton, Suffolk - x7 pics., and text/article by RGN. Info Crowe Hall

The Predella of an Altar Piece: Early 16thC Lombard Relief in Pearwood - x1 pics., and text/article for Countrywomans Notes by Eiluned Lewis.

Salmon in Winter: Salmon Spawning Grounds Showing the Type of Gravel Selected - x1 pics., and text/article by Kenneth Dawson.

Bridge Problem by M. Harrison-Gray, and Crossword - x pics., and text/article.

Fashion: Ermine Evening Stole by Maxwell Croft - White Osprey Fronds on Hat by Vernier - Wild Mink Coat by ational Fur Co. - Smooth Cap Coiffure Decorated wiht Spray of Flowers; and Smooth Hair Style Medium Length Chignon Decorated reive with Flowers, both by Antoine - Bracelet, Earrings and Pearl Chain from Harrods - Chains with Medallions from Paris House - x7 pics., and text/article by P. Joyce Reynolds.

Correspondence Pages - Letters from Readers:

Romany Caravan, and Sea Serpent Device on the Back and Front - x1photo and a small diagram; correspondence from M. Bodley scott, Uppfield, Charvil Lane, Sonning, Berks. Info. the correspondent trying to find out who the original owner of the caravan was.

Victorian Picture heading From notepaper of the Theatre Royal, Marylebone - picture and correspondence from T. G. Scott, 19 Granville Rd, Fallowfield, Manchester 14.

Middleton Parish Church, Lancs: Concealed Snuff Box in a Choir Bench End - picture and correspondence from GBW of Rawdon, Leeds.

Painting of an Unidentified Country House with Early 19thc Costumes - picture and correspondence from Richard Kingzett, 43 Old Bond St. London W1.

Slate Gateposts in the South hams District of Devon - picture and correspondence from Cecil French, 26 Fairfield Ave, Whipton, Exeter, Devon.

Trumpet Used in the 19thc to Lead the Congregational Singing in East Leake Church, Notts - picture and correspondence from Arthur Nettleton, 59 Fleet St., London EC4.

Hobsons Conduit in Cambridge - picture and correspondence from G. E. Buncombe, Ashdon, nr Saffron Walden, Essex

For Stretching Clothes: Pair of Wooden Stocking Boards; Pair of Glove Boards with Coachmans Breeches Board - picture and correspondence from Eva and Edward Pinto, Oxhey Woods House, Oxhey Dr. nr Northwood, Middx.

Plus many adverts of the day.

Levans Hall on the River Kent in Westmorland - full page advert for Shell Oil Fired Boiler.

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

Kingsholme, East Hagbourne, Berks.

The Manor house Farm, Long Sutton, Somerset.

Poyle Manor, Poyle, nr Colnbrook, Bucks - x2pics.

Wayside, Blakeney, Norfolk.c.keenlyside.

ARTICLES (text only):

Full page showing various: the Cradle of Agriculture - Kings Lynn Controversy - Under Hyde Park Corner - etc.

Fire Worship - poem by J. Phoenice.

Countryman's notes by Ian Niall.

Winter Landscape - poem by J. Phoenice.

Holly - poem by B. R. Gibbs.

A Fox in the Garden by E. J. Brady.

Farming Notes by Cincinnatus includes No Milk Quotas - Tending Livestock - etc.

Estate Market by Arbiter.

New Books Reviewed by Howard Spring

Classified Announcements, and Properties sleekburnc.2612




Edward Burgess Hudson (1854 -1936) was the founder of Country Life magazine in 1897. This is an original 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 26 pages (52 sides). It measures 330 x 240mm (13 x 9.5"). There is a little age yellowing. The staples are rusty; the centre page is loose. Some of the 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. Original owners address "13Vale View" is written in pencil on back page top border. 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 0813 SORRY this item has been SOLD
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