1958 COUNTRY LIFE Magazine ASHTEAD PARK Little Haugh Hall PENELOPE RICHES Mtubatuba Reserve  (3023)
1958 COUNTRY LIFE Magazine ASHTEAD PARK Little Haugh Hall PENELOPE RICHES Mtubatuba Reserve  (3023)
1958 COUNTRY LIFE Magazine ASHTEAD PARK Little Haugh Hall PENELOPE RICHES Mtubatuba Reserve  (3023)
1958 COUNTRY LIFE Magazine ASHTEAD PARK Little Haugh Hall PENELOPE RICHES Mtubatuba Reserve  (3023)
1958 COUNTRY LIFE Magazine ASHTEAD PARK Little Haugh Hall PENELOPE RICHES Mtubatuba Reserve  (3023)

1958 COUNTRY LIFE Magazine ASHTEAD PARK Little Haugh Hall PENELOPE RICHES Mtubatuba Reserve (3023)

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Original Vintage Magazine

DATED 1958


Frontispiece Cover Photograph: Miss Penelope Riches Daughter of Edward Riches of Old Leigh Place, Stelling, Kent - photo by Pearl Freeman.

Outer Cover Photograph: Whitchurch, Hants: The Mill on the Test. The outer cover is worn on the spine and rubed with some fading/marks.


Principal Contents and Features on:

York: A Flower Shop - x1 photo by Bertram Unne.

Countryman's Notes by Ian Niall - article.

Various paragraphs on items of interest on a full page.

Sheep - verse by W. H. Boore.

A Game Reserve in Zululand: Wart Hog in the Bush - miel - Man Watching a Herd of Buffalo - Black Rhinoceros at a Pool - White Rhinoceros Mother and Calf - Spider and Web - Giraffe - x6 pictures and text/article by Alan Savoury.

Spring Salmon: Fishing on the Tavey in Devon - x1 picture and text/article by Kenneth Dawson.

Art and The Grand Tour in Italy: Virgin Enthroned by Solimena - William Sheldon Attrib. to Trevsani - Piazzetta at Venice by Carlevaris - Grand Canal by Canaletto - Duomo and Campanile, Florence by William Marlow - x5 pictures and text/article by Denys Sutton.

Shrubs for Colour: Eucalyptus Gunnii - Garden of Shrubs - Cotinus Coggygria - Senecio Laxifolius - Elaeagnus pungens Aureo Variegata - Variegated Maple - x6 pictures and text/article by Michael Haworth-Booth.

The Salerooms; Mostley Chinese Porcelain Sold at Sothebys: Ming Dynasty Box Wan Li Period - Two Ming Dynasty Porcelain Dishes Chia Ching - Famile Verte Perfume Holder K'ang Hsi Reign - K'ang Hsi Porcelain Figures incl Buddhist Apostle, Pair of Parrots - Gold Freedom Box Presented to Sir William Carr Beresford 1811 - x6 pictures, and text/article by Frank Davis.

Bath and West Show at Plymouth: Judging Rings - South Devon Bull Bicton Director 6th by Mr Cecil harvey of Yealmpton, Devon - British Friesian Cow, Claybury Dew Alexa Owned by C. E. B. Draper and Son of Acton Burnell Shropshire - Pair of Devon Long Woolled Shearling Ewes Owned by Mister K. W. Watts, of Okehampton - Duchy of Cornwall Woodlands Round Pole Dutch Barn - Simple in-sack Drier with Engine Unit - x6 pictures, and text/article by Clyde Higgs.

Little Haugh Hall, Norton, Suffolk - x123 pictures by Edwin Smith and text/article by Norman Scarfe.

Pre-Raphaelite Principles in Wood by Thomas Wilkinson Wallis - Self Portrait of Wallis - Carved Study of Fruit and Flowers for George Tomline - Dead Game and Ferns Commissioned by Samuel Armitage of Manchester - Sleeping Child at Usher Gallery Lincoln - x4 pictures, and text/article by Sheila Sutcliffe. Info. had his shop in Louth, Lincolnshire.

The Swallow Tail Butterfly in Britain - x6 pictures and text/article by L. Hugh Newman.

The Farmhouse Where Pepys was a Lodger: Ashtead park Farm House, Ashstead, Surrey - Dining Room at Ashtead Park - West Front - Sitting Room - Entrance Hall and Stairs - x5 pictures, and text/article by H. Dalton Clifford.

Great Golf at the Berkshire - article only by Bernard Darwin (0506)

Hunting Haunts of the Kestrel - article onlyt by Garth Christian. sleekburnc.

Motoring Page: Renault Fregate Grand Pavois - x1 picture and text/article by J. eason Gibson with a list of the specifications.

Crossword Puzzle (not done), and Bridge Problem by M. Harrison Gray.

Book Reviews by Howard Spring - article.

Fashion from Jaeger, Russell and Bromley, Fortnum and Mason, Elizabeth Arden, Estrava: Shorts; Shirt; Sunhat; Canvas Shoes; Bamboo Framed Sunglasses; Towelling Tunic Dress; Raffia Bag; Vanity Handbag; Striped Denim Blazer; Sandal with Rope Sole; Short Waved Hair by Steiner; reive; Coiffure by Alan Spiers - x8 pictures, and text/article by P. Joyce Reynolds.

Correspondence from Readers:

Wall Plaque at Newlyn Harbour, Cornwall for Voyage to Australia of Captain Richard Nicholls and Crew of the Lugger Mystery - picture and correspondence from Wayfarer, Penzance.

Sawing Down a Cherry Log With A Pit Saw - picture and correspondence from Commander S. Jenkins RN of Swallowcliffe, Wilts.

Elephant Carved on 16thC Capital in Ottery St Mary Church Devon - picture and correspondence from Cecil French, 26 Fairfield AQve, Whipton, Exeter.

Notice in a Wood Near Twyford, Berks - picture and correspondence fron R. C. B> Gardner, Magnolia Cottage, Henley on THames.

Painted panel at the Chateau de St Firmin, Vineuil Symbolising Sir Duff and Lady Diana Cooper's Period at the Paris Embassy etc - picture and correspondence from Diana Cooper, Chateau de St Firmin, Vineui8l, ~Oise, France.

Tomb at Clodock, Herefs. - picture and correspondence from MW of Hereford.

Sphinx on a Pillar nr the Place de la Concorde in Paris - picture and correspondence from A. J. Huxley, London WC1.

Links with Southold, Long Island, Kept at Southwold Suffolk: Pestle and Mortar and Indian Mixing Bowl for War Paint - picture and correspondence from Antiquary, Leeds.


Shell Guide to the Countryside - fp colour showing Lichens, Mosses, Fungi, woodpecker, Nuthatch, Tree-creeper, Red and Grey Squirrel, Purple Emperor Butterfly, Beech Tree; with a key to the illustration painted by John Leigh Pemberton - full page (fp).

Ford Zephyr Car - fp.

Bentley S Series Car - fp.

BOAC Airlines - fp.

Recipe for Cheese Scones by the Flour Advisory Bureau - half page (hp).

Muguet by Bally Shoes at London Shoe Company - hp.

Canvas Chair with Case at Army and Navy Stores - hp

Self Winding Clock from Beards of Cheltenham - ¼p.

Zeta Zero Energy Thermonuclear Assembly at Harwell - fp ad. for the Operation Britain Organisation.

Midland Bank - fp colour showing a painting of a polo match being played by Indian riders. The description mentions a match played on Hounslow Heath between 9th Lancers and 10th Hussars in 1871. This is the back cover which ios a little grubby.

Allen Self Propelled Rotary Sickle, and Motor Scythe - hp.

Bergermaster Paint - fp showing a colour illustration of the Architectural Service Department at Berger House, Berkeley Square, London; artwork unknown.

Plus many more adverts.

Property for Sale Supplement with some houses named, and with one photo. unless otherwise stated. If you want to know if a particular house is advertised, please ask:

Kingswood House, Hare Hatch, Twyford, Berks. By Direction of Henry Wynmalen Esq. - x2pics.

Horncliffe House on the Banks of River Tweed Five Miles From Berwick; By Direction of Miss Horne x2pics.

Netherwood Manor, Tenbury Wells, Herefs. Worcs Border. By Dir. Of Mr and Mrs R. Abel Smith.

The Manor House, Buriton, nr Petersfield, Hants Sussex Border.

Hillesley House, Hillesley, nr Wotton under Edge, Glos. By dir of Exors of the late Captain G. B> Witts.

The Old Farm, Apperley, Glos.

Purse Caundle Manor nr Sherborne, Dorset.

Hyde Tyning, Hyde, nr Minchinhampton, Glos. By dir of Mrs R. S. Moore.

Three Firs, Bramshott Chase, Hants Surrey Border.

Whitings, nr Colley Hill, Reigate (plus cottage). By dir. Of Lord Moynihan OBE TD - x2pics.

Pollardes Farm, Chalvington, Sussex. .

Pudlicote House, Nr Chilson, Oxfordshire.

The Godmersham Park Estate, Canterbury, Kent. By dir. Of Mrs Robert Tritton - fp showing x4pics of interior and exterior of the house.

Midford Castle, nr Bath, Somerset. c.keenlyside.

Glanymor, Laugharne, Carmarthenshire, Wales.

Broom Downs, Wateringbury, Kent.

Highlands, Hydon Heath, Godalming, Surrey.

Aldwick Bay Estate, Sussex (detached house).

Lambs Farm, Danehill, Sussex.

Wardens, Wateringbury, Kent.

Tile House, Chalfont St. Giles, Bucks.

The Fulmer Estate, Bucks: Church Farm; Fernacres Farm; Ocknell House; Well Cottage: Church Farm Cottage; - fp showing x5pics.

Little Fields,Crowborough, Sussex.

Greystone, Cleeve Hill, Cheltenham - x2pics.

Willonyx, Beckhampton, nr Marlborough, Wilts. Formerly the home of the Late Mr Fred Darling x2pics.

Upcott House, Latton nr Cricklade, Glos Wilts Border,

The Old Rectory, Widmerpool, Notts - x2pics.

The Mount, Dunham on Trent, Notts Lincs Border. By order of Mrs K. Cartwright.

Burwood Park, Walton on Thames.

Haverhill, St Georges Hill, Weybridge.

Soppers Cottage, Chipstead, Surrey.

The Pound House, Angmering, W. Sussex.

Oaklands, Rowlands Castle, Hants Sussex Border.

Plus many other properties but not named; area only.

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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 40 pages (80 sides).It measures 315 x 235 mm (12.25x9.25inches). The outer cover is worn on the spine and rubbed with some fading/marks. The inside pages are good with some turned corners.There is a little age yellowing. 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. 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 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. The four digit number in brackets in title is for my ref only.

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Product Code SOLD (3023)
Weight 0.25kg