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Original Vintage Magazine

DATED 1957


Frontispiece Cover Photograph: Miss Susan Wills Daughter of Major John Wills of Allanbay Park, Binfield, Berks - photo by Lenare. Info. Susan Griselda Anne Lyon Wills later Bertie.

Outer Colour Cover Designed by Mr C. F. Tunnicliffe RA showing a night time farming scene with an owl swooping down into a field of corn next to a tractor.


Principal Contents and Features on:

Pig Peeping Out from a Barn Door - x1 pics., by D. E.Tyler

Choosing a County to Live In: Vale of Pewsey from ham Hill, Wilts - Olviers Castle near Devizes Overlooking the Valley of The Bristol Avon - Old Roaman Road to Bath Past Morgans Hill, Devizes, near the Wansdyke - Hinton Downs nr the Berkshire Border - Devils Den at Clatford bottom nr Marlborough - x5 pics., and text/article by Geoffrey Grigson.

Spaniel for the Wild Fowler: Irish Water Spaniel Champion Breifny Chieftain Owned by Mister Trench O'Rorke - x1 pic., and text/article by S. M. Lampson.

Cedars Brought to Britain: The Lebanon Cedar, Probably Introduced in the 17thC - Deodar Cedar Native of W. Himalayas - Atlas Cedar - x3 pics. and text/article by Miles Hadfield.

Hunting on the Equator: The Nanyuki Hunt Around the Foothills of Mount Kenya with Master, Captain G. W. Taylor, Mr W. Cox and Mrs Griffiths - x1 pic., and text/article by Elsa Pickering.

George III Cheetahs: Early 17thC Mughal Painting of a Nobleman Driving a Hunting Cheetah on a Bullock Cart - Mughal Emperor Akbar Hunting Cheetas, Agra - Akbar Holding a Qamargah or Ring hunt Where the Animals were Slaughtered in a Palisade - Page from a Memorandum of 1799 Concerning Tip Sultans Three Cheetahs and Their Attendants That Were To Be Sent to George III - x4 pics., and text/article by Phylis G. Mann.

The Future of ARundel, Sussex: Aerial View - x1 pics., and text/article by H. A. Taylor.sleekburnc.

Breamore house, Hampshire Part III. The Seat of Sir Westrow Hulse - x11 pics., and text/article by Arthur Oswald.

Farmers and the Public: Bunch of Friesian Steers i Windsor Great PARK, Berks - Flock of Clun Forest Sheep on a Herefordshire Farm - x2 pics., and text/article by Anthony Hurd.

Trends in Agricultural Machinery: The Catchpole Land Leveller on show at The Royal Show Norwich - The Sila-Masta Which Mows, Chops etc Exhibited by Joh Wilder - The Hudson Down-The-Row Thinner Exhibited by Salopian Kenneth Hudson and Son - The Atkinson Universal Spreader Shown by Atkinsons Agricultural - Seed Spacing Drill with Electrical Control Panel Exhibited by Stanhay of Ashford - All Weather Cab to Protect Driver Made by Weathershields - x6 pics., and text/article by Clyde Higgs.

The Royal Show: Part of the Parade of Prize Winning Cattle at the Royal Show at Newcastle upon Tyne 1956 - x1 pic., and text/article by Alec Hobson.

Showing of Livestock: Dairy Shorthorn Bull, Histon Dairy Premier, Property of Cambridge Cattle Breeders Artificial Insemination Centre - Shorthorn Revelsmill Lady Lee 4th by Histon Dairy Premier - Revelsmill Pet 3rd, Revelex Daisy's Pride and Revelsmill Waxey of histon Dairy Premier - x3 pics., and text/article by Wilfrid S. Mansfield.

Farm and Garden Machinery at The Royal Show: New Potato Digger By Ransomes, Sims and Jefferies - Alfa LAvals New Stainless Steel Milker miel Unit - Silage Self reive Feeder Shown by Gush And Dent - Melotte Sales Co Mone Way Double Furrow Reversible Plough - McCormick International B4 Pick Up Baler with Up to Five Tons Capacity Per Hour by International Harvester Co. - New Auto Culto Universal By allen and Simmonds - Hayters Self Propelled Sythe with Rear Trailer Seat - New Machine for Gardeners the John Allen Garden Sweeper - x8 pics.

Fashions: Flower Pattern Cotton Lawn Housecoat wiht High Waist and Gathered Skirt by Horrockses - Folded Cap Made from Spot Glazed Cotton by Rudolph - Cotton Striped Full Skirted Dress by Lillywhites Shorts in Corded Cotton with Cotton Lawn Shirt by Jaeger Boutique - Sailcloth Overblouse, and Trousers by Bourne and Hollingsworth - Plaid Canvas Espadrille; Plaid Knitted Laced Shoe' Blond Sandal by Russell and Bromley - White Cotton Sweater Knitted in Diamond Design by I. and R. Morley - x7 pics., and text/article by P. Joyce Reynolds.

Correspondence Pages - Letters from Readers:

Mole Runs Discharging into an Archaeological Excavation Trench in Buckinghamshire - picture and correspondence from Mrs M. U. Jones, Snowberry Cottage, Preston Wynne, Herefs.

Shepherd Wiggins Wearing His Smock ad Didbrook, Winchcombe Fifty Years Ago - picture and correspondence fromF.C> Morgan, 267 Upper LEdbury Rd, Hereford.

Sign in a Park at the Hague "Het is Verboden..." - picture and correspondence from Arthur H. Dodds, 14 West Ave, Billingham, Co. Durham.

A Herring Gull Nesting on the Thatched Roof of a House at Minehead, Somerset - picture and correspondence from Frederick H. Harrison, Stargroves, The Quay, Minehead,

Primrose Plant with Double Blooms in a Wood in Kent and Transplanted to a Garden - picture and correspondence from Mrs Ann McCutcheon, Mullion Cort, Linton, Maidstone, Kent.

Pennant Melangell Church, Montgomeryshire, Where there are Traces of a Cockpit in the Graveyard - picture and correspondence from MW of Hereford.


London Evening Scene By Laurence Bagley for White Label Dewars Whisky - fp back cover in colour showing busy street scene, cars, bus etc.

Fashion by Braemar "Double the Colour" - fp colour showing two jupers - artwork by Alastair Michie 1921-2008.

The Hilman Estate Car - fp colour for Rootes Motors with prices; artwork unknown.

Good Year Tyres - half page (hp).

Nuffield Tractor - hp.

Bentall Silver Medal Challenger Disc Harrow - hp.

Diesel Land Rover - fp.

Firestone Tyre - hp.

Allen Motor Scythe and Sickle - hp.

Atcost Ltd Farm Buildings - hp.

Villiers Engines - hp.

State Express 555 Cigarettes - fp.

Renault Dauphine Car (with price) - fp.

Asprey Jewellers: Patek Phillipe Gentlemans Watch - Patek Phillipe Lady's Watch - Asprey Lady's Flexible Bracelet Watch £3,750. 0s. 0d. - hp.

Spink And Son Ltd Antiques - fp showing x4 items.

Bolding Bathroom - hp.

Army and Navy Stores (Binoculars) - hp.

Nescafe Blend 37 Continental Roast Coffee - fp.

FP showing various: Sothebys Fine Jewels Sale incl Property of Late Baroness Buxhoeveden, Mrs George Tibbitt, Mrs J. Sipson, Mrs Bennett Stanford, Mrs Marie Wright (shows necklace and Ear Clips - Bigss of Maidenhead, 18thC Bracket Clock by Skelton barrett - John Bell of Aberdeen Furniture - Thomas Lumley, George II Silver Coffee Pot, John Le Sage.

FP shwing various: Christies Fine Jewels Property of Rt. Hon. Viscountess Stonehaven (diamond necklace) - Mallet and Son - Knight Frank and Rutley and Contents of Park House, Cholmondeley, Cheshire; by dir of The Hon. Anthony Cayzer - Deauville Holiday Destination.

Hunt and Winterbotham Italian Collection (lady in jumper) - hp.

Plus more.

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

Berry's Maple, Ash, nr Wrotham, Kent - x2pics.

The Garth, Lingfield, Surrey - x2pics.

Coombe, Abbotsham, Bideford, Devon - x2pics.

Bartonbury, Stroud Road, Cirencester.

The Rocks, Builth Wells, Breconshire - x2 general pics of the river and surrounding area.

Garfield House, Aish, South Brent..

Islanmore, Croom, Country Limerick. By Direction of Derrick Morley Esq - x2pics.

Shenfield Mill, Theale, Nr Reading, Berks.

Valley Farm, Wissett, Suffolk.

Hendersyde, Roxburghshire. By dir of Lord Balfour of Inchrye PC MC.

Burgate House, Hascombe, nr Godalming, Surrey.

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

Godden Green, Kent nr Sevenoaks. By dir. of the Trustee of the Cornwallis Estates.

Tugley Farm, Chiddingfold, Surrey.

The Box house, Kemsing, Kent.

Leconfield Cumberland Estate: Intack, Westward - Longwath, Westward - x2pics of farm houses.

Caerwnon House, nr Builth Wells, Wye Valley.

Charis, Cleeve Hill, nr Cheltenham. By Dir. Of Eric Moss Esq.

Kynton's Mead, Wedmore, Somerset.

Bel-Mont House, Halstock, Somerset.

Richard's House, Burford, Oxon. By dir of the Gobernors of Burford Grammar School.

Remenham Lodge, Henley on Thames.

Burnley Hall Estate, East Norfolk. By Dir. Of Captain Kenneth Watt.

The Langford estate: Dairy Farm House, Langford. By dir of Trinity College, Cambridge.

Oaklands Park, Hassocks, nr Haywards Heath. - x2pics

Colwood Cottag, Bolney, Sussex.

Whitelands, RUdford, nr Gloucester.

The Retreat, Malmesbury, Wilts.

South Cottage, Castle Cary, Somerset.

Counry House at Winterborne Abbas - x2pics.

Tudor Cottage, Great Chishill, nr Royston.

Shepscombe House, Sheepscombe, nr Painswick.

Upmead, Minchinhampton. Estate of the late Miss S. L. Hartley.

Watercombe House, Waterlane, Oakridge. By dir. Of Miss Cecily de Freville.

Moor House, Farm Headley, Hants.

House at Virginia Water, Surrey. By order of Major Richard Watt.

Monks Orchard, East Blatchington, Seaford, E. Sussex.

Fairfield, Inkpen, Berks.

Hill House, Midgham, Berks.

The Rough, Worplesdon Hill, Woking.

White Sheiling, Dryhill Lane, Sundridge, Kent.

Firhill, Whitchurch, Oxon.

Rockley Farm House, Old Cumnor Village, nr Oxford.

Crabbetts, Hoveton nr Wroxham and Horning.

Marley House nr Hereford.

Lawkland Hall, West Riding of Yorkshire.

Maudlin Farm, Steyning, W. Sussex. By Dir of The Execs. Of the late L. C. Ing.

Braywick nr Maidenhead. By order of Colonel L. A. Eddis.

Gracefield Lodge, Ballylinan, Leix, Ireland.

Miramar, Lee, North Devon.

Templenoe House, Fermoy, Co. Cork, Ireland.

Ballanagh House, Avoca, Co. Wicklow.

Ardnanean, Kilbrittain, Co. Cork.

ARTICLES (text only):

Full page of various: SSpread of Livestock Breeds - An Affront to Planning wiht mention of Sheffield City Council etc - The Arundel Estate Bill - Grouse Enquiry - Private Forestry Catches Up.

Gypsy - Poem by H. H. Bashford

Countryman's notes by Ian Niall.

Crowborough Re-Visited - Golf by Bernard Darwin.

Car on the common by W. J. Weston - legal right to walk over common land.

Polo - poem by J. Phoenice. c.keenlyside.

Bridge: Swedish Drill by M. Harrison-Gray with diagrams.

Crossword Puzzle (not done).

Estate Market by Arbiter - Death Duty Problem.

Farming Notes by Cincinnatus - Findin Markets for Milk - Early Weaned Pigs - Wheat Growing Costs - English Cheese - Ministry Staff.

New Books Reviewed by Howard Spring: Expedition South by W. Ellery Anderson - Independent Education: In Defence of the Public Schools by A. N. Gilkes - So Much Love, So Little Money by Lyn Irvine - Henley Regatte a History by R. D. Burnell.

Competitive Angling - Review by RB.

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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.

Approx 48 pages (96 sides). It measures 345 x 235 mm (13.5 x 9.25 " ). There is a little age yellowing. Some of the pages maybe loose, and 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 Wt. 470g.


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