1957 COUNTRY LIFE Vintage Magazine KATHERINE SACHS Breamore House Hants YORK MYSTERY PLAYS  (3513)
1957 COUNTRY LIFE Vintage Magazine KATHERINE SACHS Breamore House Hants YORK MYSTERY PLAYS  (3513)
1957 COUNTRY LIFE Vintage Magazine KATHERINE SACHS Breamore House Hants YORK MYSTERY PLAYS  (3513)
1957 COUNTRY LIFE Vintage Magazine KATHERINE SACHS Breamore House Hants YORK MYSTERY PLAYS  (3513)
1957 COUNTRY LIFE Vintage Magazine KATHERINE SACHS Breamore House Hants YORK MYSTERY PLAYS  (3513)

1957 COUNTRY LIFE Vintage Magazine KATHERINE SACHS Breamore House Hants YORK MYSTERY PLAYS (3513)

Product code: 3513 (Wt. 430g)

Vintage Magazine: Katherine Sachs RICHMOND HORSE SHOW Waddesdon Manor Bucks BREAMORE HOUSE FORDINGBRIDGE HANTS Poem William Kean Seymour DUDLEY HOYS SHEEP Hurst Castle Hants YORK MYSTERY PLAYS Andrew Crosse of Fyne Court Broomfield Somerset




Original Vintage Magazine

DATED 1957


Frontispiece Cover Photograph: Miss Katherine Sachs Daughter of Hon. Sir Eric Sachs and Grand-daughter of Lord Goddard Lord Chief Justice - photo by Yevonde. Info. Katharine Frances Goddard Sachs; later m. Pulay; later Harman.

Outer Cover Photograph by Leslie Neil: Cornwall and St Michaels Mount. This forms the outer cover and is rubbed around edges with wear.


Principal Contents and Features on:

An old man on a tricycle - x1 photo by A. Pilati.

Fortress of the Solent: Hurst Castle from An Engraving of 1733 - Hurst Castle 1840 - Aerial View of Hurst Castle Looking Toward Isle of Wight - x3 pics., and text/article by Anthony Cussans.

Shrubs for Summer: Kalmia Latifolia Myrtifolia - Cistus Lusitanicus Decumbens - Genista Virgata - Hydrangea Paniculata Praecox - x4 pics., and text/article by Michael Haworth-Booth.

Art and Irish Collections: Study of Dog attrib. Guercino (Municipal Gallery Dublin) - Etc - x7 pics., and text/article by Denys Sutton.

Pewter Spoon Problem - x6 pics., and text/article by A. V. Sutherland-Graeme.

The Richmond Horse Show, Yorkshire: General View of Judging of Amateur Driving Marathon - Mrs Stratton on Lovely Lady, Owned by Miss E. Pawson - Miss A. Davey on Dior, Owned by Mrs W. Stirling - Mrs B. H. Mellors Lichfiewld Sir John and Hurstwood Either or Drive by Mr R. Midgley in the Double Harness Horses - Colonel G. T. Hurrel on Whitsun, Owned by Mrs Z. S. Clark - Miss Tessa Martin-Bird on Edward Bear, Owned by Mrs N. Martin Bird, and Miss Angela Martin Bird on Coed Coch Pinc -in Childrens Ponies Pairs - Master W. Hull Jumping on Tony, Owned by Mister C. B. Playle - x7 pics., and text/article by Phyllis Hinton.

Breamore House nr Fordingbridge Hants. The Seat of Sir Westrow Hulse Part II: Gables of The South Front - The Hall with Tapestries and Portraits - The Hall - West End of The Hall with Portrait of Sir Norton Knatchbull - East End of Hall (damage see scan) - Dining Room - Dining Room Fire Place (damage) - Andiron - Portraits of Physicians, Edward Hulse the Elder; and the Younger (damage) reive - Carpet dated 1614 - x pics., and text/article by Arthur Oswald (to be concluded). The feature on the house incorporates a double centre page which is loose.

Scientific Squire: Andrew Crosse of Fyne Court, Broomfield, Somerset - Trees at Fyne Court - Music Room at Fyne Court - x3 pics., and text/article by J. D. U. Ward.

Background to the York Mystery Plays: Barker Tower and St Leonards Tower, Two Mediaeval Towers Beside the River Ouse at York - Merchant Adventurers hall Taken Over By Mercers Guild c1420 - Panels in Window at Saints Church, North St - Stone Carvings, miel - x6 pics., and text/article by G. Bernard Wood.

Art and Birds by Miss Winifred Austen - x2 pics., and text/article by Frances Pitt.

Waddesdon Manor, Bucks: The Manor Bequeathed to National Trust by James De Rothschild - Bust of Madame De Pompadour by Lemoyne - Pot Pourrie Vases - Louis XV Commode - Portrait George IV by Gainsborough - Clock, Writing Table and Comode - Lady Jane Halliday by Reynolds - a full page showing x7 pics.

The MG MAgnette Car - x1 pic., and text/article by J. Eason Gibson; with MG specification and performance list..

Crossword Puzzle (not done) with name of last weeks winner, a Mr William G. Prosser of 70 Chelsham Rd London SW4

Fashions: Two Feathered Half Cap Hats, One of Curled Ostrich, by Madame Vernier - Travel Felt Panama Ladies Hat by Agmar - Brim Hat Folded Away from the Face by Rudolph - Netted Cap with Bright Small Flowers by Simone Mirman - Rose Petal Hat in Tulle Cloche Style by Mirman - Large Folded Toque in Grosgrain with Looped Edge by Rudolph - x pics., and text/article by P. Joyce Reynolds.

Correspondence Pages - Letters from Readers:

New Ford at Chew Stoke, Somerset - picture and correspondence from R. D. Reid 8 Chamberlain St, Wells, somerset.

Hill Farmer Carrying Milk Churns on His Back near Redmire, Yorks - picture and correspondence fromJ. Ashworth, Park House, Smithills Dean, Bolton, Lancs.

Pancratium illyricum at Savill Gardens Windsor; West Indian Hymenocallis Speciosa - x2pictures and correspondence from A. J. Huxley of London WC2.

Roman Road at Abbey Dore, Herefs - picture and correspondence from MW of Hereford

Thieving Jay About to Raid a Capercailzie's Nest - picture and correspondence from Ian M. Thomson, Edragoll, Aberfeldy, Perthshire.

Victorian Copper Kettle, One a Lyme Kettle - picture and correspondence fromM. Littledale, 1 The Cross Roads, Southbourne, Bournemouth.

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

Morton Bagot Manor nr Studley, Warwicks. By Direction of Sir Albert Cahn - x3pics.

Euridge Manor Farm, Colerne, Wilts - x2pics.

Coombe, Abbotsham, Bideford, Devon.

Vale Court, Colerne, Wilts.

How Caple Frith, How Caple, Herefs.

Fosse house nr Stow on the Wold, Glos. By dir of P. L. Russell Allen Esq.

West Broomers, nr Pulborough, Sussex.

Wood Farm, Mollington, nr Chester, Cheshire.

Wheatlands Manor, Finchampstead, Berks x2pics.

Dunston Hall Estate nr Norwich.

Broadleaze, Seaford, Sussex.

Mead Close, Fulbrook, Burford, Oxon.

Brickfield Stud, Newmarket - aerial photo.

Upton, 14 Guildown Ave, Guildford, Surrey.

Ladyswood, Malmesbury, Wilts.

3 Cottages - at Entrance to Glen Affric, Inverness-shire: The Lodge - The Bungalow - Finnish Cottage - x2pics.

Hill Farm, Leafield, Oxon.

Folly Cottage, Indpen, Berks.

Charis, Cleeve Hill, nr Cheltenham, Glos. By dir of Eric Moss Esq.

Shenfield Mill, Theale, Berks - x2pics

North Portions of the Ashburnham Estate, Sussex. By dir. Of the Trustees of the Ashburnham Settled Estates - x2pics of cottages, and oast house.

The Cleeve, Ross on Wye, Herefs.

Important Sales of Portions of Leconfield Estates in W. Sussex and Cumberland, By dir of J. E. R. Wyndham Esq. THE PETWORTH ESTATE: Street and Wicks Farm (not sure which one it is; or if that's just the name of it) - Coldwaltham Farm - x2pics. THE CUMBERLAND ESTATE: Westward Parks Farm - Wasdale (general view with unknown buildings) - x2pics. Full page in all.

Spey House, Mayfield, Sussex. The Home of the Late Sir James Walton KCVO.

Christmas Place nr Edenbridge, Kent - x2pics.

Moor House Farm, Headley, Hants - aerial view.

The Box House, Kemsing, Kent.

Lyndon Hall, Lyminge, Kent.

Lignwood, Scone, Perthshire - architects drawing.

Boundary Court, Woodchester, Glos x2pics.

The Retreat, Malmesbury, Wilts.

Lincoln hill, nr Ross on Wye, Herefs. By order of the Executors of the the late A. E. A. Gostling.

Beaumonts, Four Elms, Kent.


The Ainu Japanese Tea Ceremony - Wonderful full page (fp) colour illustration by Morden for Brooke Bond Tea - shows a group of men and women in Japan taking tea.

Ceylon Tourist Bureau, Colombo - fp showing a lady arranging flowers; travel adv.

Humber Hawk Car from Rootes Motors - fp.

Revelation Luggage - half page (hp) ad.

Orient Line - hp.

Mercedes Benz Type 190 Salloon Car - hp.

Esso for Extra - hp cartoon type advert with poem.

Monaco Pram by Wilson - wonderful fp showing a coach built pram with rose motif on side.

Raymond Salons de Coiffure of Grafton Street etc. Hair Stylist - hp.

Permutit Water Softener - hp.

Ernest Thesiger - fp colour advert for Passing Clouds Cigarettes.

Kodak Bantam Colorsnap Camera - fp colour.

Cussons Talcum Powder: Imperial Leather and Apple Blossom - fp colour beach scene illustration.

Ford Prefect De Luxe £438 Plus PT - fp.

Harry Hall Riding Clothes and Accessories - hp with some prices.

Allen Motor Scythe - hp

Cavalier King Charles Spaniels, Mrs Keswick, Pargeter Kennels, Cowhill, Dumfries - small adv.

Norwich Royal Show - fp back page colour kodachrome photo for Norwich Union Insurance Societies. This forms the outer back cover and is a little rubbed.

ARTICLES (text only):

Full page with various: Wanted, A C.P.U.E. Council for the Preservation of Urban England - Chateau of Buckinghamshire, Waddesdon Manor Bequested by Rothschild - Shooting Being Forbidden with mention of Dame Evelyn Sharp at th eCouncil for Preservation of Rural England - Blue and Red Himalayan Poppies - Mission Accomplished, Commander Alan Villiers and Mayflower II.

Summer's Ease - a lovely poem by William Kean Seymour.

Countryman's notes by Ian Niall.sleekburnc.

Who Will Play for th e Walker Cup? - Golf by P. A. Ward-Thomas.

Compensation for Compulsory Purchase by W. J. Weston - with mention of the Town and Country Planning Act - Acquisition of Land Act 1919 - Harvey v. Crawley Development Corporation - Justice Denning.

Coming Through the Rye by Dudley Hoys - a lovely account about feeding and looking after his sheep through the winter months etc on Scafell.

The Game of Bridge and Summer Selections by M. Harrison Gray.

Farming Notes by Cincinnatus: First Job for the Egg Board? - Crops Shoot Ahead - Beef for Choice - Hire Purchase - Venturesome Vixen - Cattle Staggers - Beef for the Continent.

Estate Market by Arbiter.

New Books Reviewed by Howard Spring

Classified Announcements, and Properties. sleekburnc. 2006




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.

Weekly magaazine with approx 38 pages (76 sides). It measures 345 x 235 mm (13.5 x 9.25 " ). There is a little age yellowing. The centre page is loose; some pages and have handling marks, blemishes due to their great age. There is some damp damage to two of the pages where they have stuck together: this is mentioned above (see scan). The staples are rusty leaving witness marks 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 content 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 3513 (Wt. 430g)
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