1957 COUNTRY LIFE Magazine SARAH NEILL-FRASER Stowe House GOLF LOCKE Original Vintage(6513)

Product code: 6513 (Wt. 251-500g)
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Original Weekly Magazine

DATED 1957

Approx 36 pages (72 sides).


Frontispiece Cover Photograph: The Hon. Mrs Neill Fraser, Daughter of Lord Erskine of Manor, Bourton on the Water, Glos. - photo by Fayer; announcing her recent marriage to Norman Neill-Fraser of Portobello, Midlothian. Info. nee Sarah Louise Erskine. Full page (fp).

Outer Cover Photograph by Donovan E. H. Box: Wiston Pond with Chanctonbury Ring, Sussex in the background - fp.


Principal Contents and Features on:

Cricket Match at Charterhouse, Surrey - x1 pics. By A. A. Livesey.

Roses for Garden Displays: Sissinghurst Castle in Kent - Sedgwick Park, nr Horsham, Sussex (x2) - Kiftsgate in Glos - Julians in Herts (x2) - x6 pics., and text/article by A. G. L. hellyer.

Art and European Pictures from Hampshire; by Rubens, Boucher, Parmigianino, Annibale Carracci - Ludger Tom Ring, Philip de Koninck - x6 pics., and text/article by Denys Sutton.

Return of doves: Turtle Dove on Its Nest - x1 pic., and text/article by Geoffrey Grigson. sleekburnc.

Cornell University Beating Yale at the Henley Regatta - x1 pics., and text/article by Cedric Venables.

Wimbledon Lawn Tennis: Lew Hoad of Australia - x1 pic., and text/article by Lance Tingay.

Locke's Supreme Triumph: A. D. Locke of S. Africa Playing an Iron Shot - P. Thomson of Australia on the 15th Green, St Andrews - x2 pics., and text/article by P. A. Ward Thomas. Info. Bobby Locke - Peter Thomson. .

hereford Bull Noble Sam at the Royal Show Norwich Shown by C. E. Rudge of Baysham. reive - x pic. of Bull only, and text/article by Anthony Hurd.

Country Morning: In Eskdale - x1 pics. By L. Shearman, and text/article by Dudley Hoys.

Stowe House, Bucks: South Front and Parterre From a Sketch 1690 - Sketch of Elevation of N. Front - Existing North Front - Orig. Design for Temple of British Worthies c1735 - etc - x10 pics., and text/article by Laurence Whistler.

Treasures of the British Embassy, Paris - x6 pics., and text/article by Christopher Hussey. There is damage to four of the photos where the page has stuck together.

Crossword Puzzle and Bridge Problem.

Fashions: Cotton Poplin Blouse and Skirt by Horrockses - New Suit in Course Weave Wool from Debenham Freebody - Hand Knitted Jacket from Ireland By Woolands - Short Overblouse with Hood and Drawstring Over Shorts from Harrods - x4 pics., and text/article by P. Joyce Reynolds.

Correspondence Pages - Letters from Readers:

Cockpit at Beckbury, Shropshire - picture and correspondence from M. J. of Birmingham.

Cyprus Cedar at bicton, E. Devon - picture and correspondence fromJ. D. U. Ward, Rodhuish, Watchet, Somerset.

Chair Made of Cast Iron and The royal Arms in Cast Iron at Stoneleigh Warwicks. miel - x2 pics. and correspondence.

Staffordshire Figure Poss of Dr Goulburn of Rugby School - picture and correspondence fromThomas Balston. Flat 64, 3 Whitehall Court SW1.

Shag on the End of the Jetty at Aberdovey - picture and correspondence from R. Styemstedt, Bryanston School, Blandford, Dorset.

Obverse and Reverse of a Middlesex Token of 1794 - picture and correspondence from John F. Cardwell, London WC2.

Exposed Walls of Old Houses at Warwick and Leominster showing Infill of Timber Framing - picture and correspondence from Margaret Jones, Preston Wynne, Herefs.


The Stately Homes of Schweppshire - wonderful fp colour for a series of adverts for Schweppes. Written by Stephen Potter; designed by George Him

Spink and Son - fp

Quantas Airlines - half page (hp).

Ingram Shaving Lotion - hp.

National Benzole - wonderful fp colourful advert; artwork unknown.

Hillman 4-Door Estate Car by Rootes - fp colour with price; artwork unknown.

Standard Vanguard Estate Car - fp.

Sothebys Jewels Sale - fp.

Potterton Boilers - hp.

Atcost Farm Buildings - hp.

Allen Motor Scythe - hp.

Plus many more ads.

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

Thirtover, Cold Ash, Newbury, Berks.

Vale Court, Colerne, Wilts Somerset Borders.

Weston Farm nr Chard, Somerset Devon Dorset Borders. By Direction of A. B. W. Pennell Esq.

Dungrove Farm, Chesham, Bucks.

Spring Farm House, Dennington Suffolk.

Combe Court, Chiddingfold, W. Surrey.

Burgate House, Hascombe, nr Godalming, Surry. By Order of Execs. of His Grace Duke of Westminster.

Belgar Farm, Tenterden Kent. By dir of Squadron Leader Peter H. Shaw.

Folly Cottage, Inkpen, Berks.

Curry Rivel, Somerset.

Mathern Palace nr Chepstow.

Crest House, St Georges hill, Weybridge, Surrey.

Oak House, Aldington, Kent.

The Old Gun House, Sedlescombe, Sussex.

Bench House, Lyndhurst.

Gedges, Matfield, Kent. By dir of R. H. Marten Esq.

Chesworth, Horsham, Sussex. By Order of Execs of Captain C. R. Cook, dec'd. - fp showing x5pics.

Trent Meadows, Puddletown, South Dorset. By dir. Of Execs of Dr R. M. D. Devereux decd.

Coppid Hall, Wardfield Rd, Bracknell, Berks.

Plus others but not named; area only.

ARTICLES (text only):

FP shwoing various: Harvest of Fifty Years - Dorset Pylons Disallowed - Slow Motion in Mapping - etc.

The Wren and the Nightingale - Poem by Evan Mackinlay.

Countryman's notes by Ian Niall.

The Treacherous Ram by J. Wentworth Day

Motoring: American Cars Through American Eyes - by J. Eason Gibson.

Grims Gold by G. Ridsdill Smith - to do with digging up archaeology in parish villages etc

Farming Notes by Cincinnatus

Estate Market by Arbiter.

New Books Reviewed by Howard Spring

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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.

It measures 345 x 235 mm (13.5 x 9.25 " ). The outer covers is rubbed (see scan). The staples are rusty leaving witness marks. The centre pages are loose. Some of the pages may have handling marks, blemishes due to their age/use - 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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Product Code 6513 (Wt. 251-500g)
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