1959 COUNTRY LIFE Magazine CHRISTMAS Ann Cartwright Terras WILBURY PARK (4723)

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Original Weekly Magazine

DATED 1959

Approx 90 pages (180 sides).


Frontispiece Cover Photograph: Miss Ann Cartwright Daughter of George Cartwright of Tre-Arddur House, Tre-Arddur Bay, Anglesey - photo by Vandyk; announcing forthcoming marriage to Antony Terras of Faraway, Mere, Cheshire.

Outer Cover in Colour: Well Over from a painting by George Henry Laporte (1802-73).

Principal Contents and Features on:

Origin of The Christmas Card: Forerunner to the Card and a Christmas Piece Done by Robert Maitland 1822 Aged 9 years; Water Colour Sketch by T. Hudson of Wisbech, Enclosed in a Folder late 18thC; Lithographed Hand Painted 1863; First Cards on General Sale 1863-5; Card Decorated with Photo of Sender c1872; Card from Early 1870's; Christmas Cards Valentine Style; Christmas Card Album of 1870 - Prize Designs in a Competition 1880 - x9 pictures, and article by Sylvia Groves.

Women Cyclists of 1880: Chilosa and Her Companion on Their Tricycles - x1 pic. showing two Victorian ladies; and article by Michell Raper and Dorice Fordred.

An Otter About The House - x5 pics., and article by Audrey and Jeremy Harris. .

1950's Wine:German Vineyard on the Alsace Frontier - Harvest in the neckar Valley on Steep Terraces - Clock Tower at Libourne in the Gironde - Tasting Wine at the Hospice de Beaune - x4 pics., and articleby Edmund Penning-Rowsell.

Wilbury Park, Wiltshire Part I. Home of Lady St. Just - x11pics. Incl a Vitruvius pland, and article by Christopher Hussey.

Christmas in the Belfry: Bell Ringing at Cripplegate Church, London A Century AGo - x1 pic., and article by Clifford Morsley.

Two Hundred Years of Toby Jugs: In the Mackintosh Colloction (fp in colour); plus x10 other pics incl 6 in colour; article by G. Bernard Hughes.

Plants for Christmas - x5 pics., and article by A. J. Huxley.

The Sale Rooms pages (auction houses) - x6 pics., and article by Frank Davis.

In the Heart of Argyll: Dunderave on the Shores of Lcoh Fyne - NE Ridge of Ben Buie - Loch Fyne - Mute Swan by Loch Fyne - x4 pics., and article by W. Kenneth Richmond.

Coaching Days: Elephant and Castle by James Pollard - Awaiting the Coach by Cooper Henderson - North Country Mails at The Peacock Inn, Islington by Pollard - Break of Day by Henderson x4 pics., and article by A. B. Shone.

New Ross Spur Motoway in Herfordshire to Tewkesbury in Glos: Map - The Ravaged River Leadon near Ryton Where Banks Have Been Stirpped and Debris Floats reive - Concrete Briodge That Will Carry a By Road Across Motorway - Bulldozer Cutting a Broad Gash Relentlessly Through Orchard and Woodland - x4 pics., and article by E. E. Kirby.

Can the Sea Eagle Be Re-Established in Britain?: Loch Na-H-Achlaise, Argyllshire - Head of an Adult Sea Eagle x2 pics. By E. K. Barth of Oslo University and Noel Habgood, and article by Seton Gordon.

Anniversaries of 1960: Sir Hans Sloan Physician b. 1660 - Daniel Defoe b. 1660 - Blind Jack of Knaresborough d. 1810 - Boxing Match Between American Champion Heenan, and Sayers at Farnborough - Lord Hawke Cricket Player b1860 - Peter pan Statue, Kensington Gardens Barre and Framton (sculptor) b. 1860 x 6pics., and text/article by Garth Christian.

Warrington and A Dessenting College's Few Famous Years: Original Premises of The Academy in Bridge St, Warrington, Lancs. - Academy Street - Jospeh Priestley's House - 18thC DissentersChapel in Cairo Street- x4 pics., and text/article Norman Jones.

Farming in the New Forest - x4 pics., and text/article by Norman L. Goodland.

Mound Built by Termites in Kenya - x1 pics.

Forerunner of the Shooting Stick: Victorian Walking Stick Opening into a Three Legged Chair - x2 pics., and text/article by R. F. Johnson.

Christmas Gift Ideas: Zociac Perfume Pots by Helena Rubinstein - Swedish Smoked Glass at Woolland's - Matched Air Weight Luggage Set - Efficient Camera Concealed Behind a Flap in Black Calf Handbag form Robinson and Cleavers - Decorateive Bamboo Screen and Chair from Derry and Toms - Drawn Thread Table Cloth and Napkins from Harvey Nichols - etc - x13 pics., and text/article by Betty Wilison.

One of Arthur Marokvia's Drawings in miel the Christmas Rocket by Anne Molloy - x1 pic.

Modern Georgian Style Houses: The Dower House, Letcombe Regis, Berks - x6 pics., interior and exterior, plus two floor plans; and text/article by H. Dalton Clifford.

French Master of English Illustration: Gravelot's Years in London - x5 pics., and text/article by H. A. Hammelmann. c.keenlyside.

The Pros and Cons of the M1 Motorway: Road Sign of the New London Birmingham Motorway - x1 pic., and text/article by J. Eason Gibson.

Crossword Puzzle (not done)

Fashion: Revillon's White Ermine Coat and Hat by Gilbert ORcel - Coat of White Kidskin with Royal Blue Sailor Collar and Cuffs (not colour) with Maxwell Croft Hat - Shrug Cap in White Mink from Deanfield Fur Models and Ear-rings by Michael Gosschalk - Stiffened Net Hat with Mignonette Green Feathers from Madame Agmar's - x7 pics., and text/article. By Betty Wilson.

Mens Gift Ideasx - x4 pics.

Correspondence Pages - Letters from Readers:

Yew Trees at New Hall, Sutton Coldfield - picture and correspondence from Miles Hadfield, 39 Hampstead Hill, Handsworth Wood, Birmingham.

Notepaper Heading Produced at the Time of the Crimean War; Bomarsund; Alma; Sebastopol - x3pics and correspondence from Mister T. G Scott, 19 Granville Rd, Fallowfield, Manchester14.

Wrought Iron Charcoal Brazier in Barking Church, Sufolk - picture and correspondence from Colin Betts, 80 Grove Rd, Chadwell Heath, Romford, Essex.

Bible and Signet Ring with General Gorden When He Fell at Khartoum 1885 - x2pictures and correspondence from O. Vaughan, 33 Teversham Drift, Cherry Hinton, Cambridge.

Black Swann Inn, Peasholme Green York The Home of Gen. Wolfe's Parents; Dog Gat on the Staircase - x2 pics and correspondence from G. B. Wood, Rawdon, Leeds

Unidentified Object of Brick Like Substance Found at Barwell, Leics. - picture and correspondence from D. T-D. Clarke, Keeper of Antiquities, City of Leciester Museum and Art Gallery, New Walk, Leicester.

Gateway of St John's Hospital, Malmesbury, Wilts - picture and correspondence from James Burford, Old Manor, Codford St Peter, Warminster, Wilts.

Game Warden in the Kenya National Park with a Tame Wart Hog and Elephant with the Wart Hog Sheltering Between Its Friends (elephant) Legs - x2pics and correspondence from Mrs Magda Jones, PO Box 7263, Mombasa, Kenya Colony, East Africa.

16thC Chapel of Pembridge Castle, Herefs; The Gatehouse and Portcullis - x2pics and correspondence fromM. W. of Hereford.


How Many Schwepping Days to Chriostmas - fp back cover colour advert designed and drawn by Sine.

Cartoons - fp colour inside back cover for Players Cigarettes.

Yardley Fragrant Gifts - fp colour advert with prices.

Burberrys Winter Wisdom: Lady in Burberry Cape and Tweed Suite - fp with prices.

Garvey Fino San Patricio, Jerez Dry Sherry - fp colour.

3 Litre Humber Super Snipe Car - fp colour.

Hennessy VSOP Cognac - colourful holiday picture on a fp.

Kutchinsky Jewellers: 18ct Gold set Diamdond, Rubies Sapphires Love Birds Brooch - Bird of Paradisc (same) - half page (hp).

Vantella Shirts - fp colour.

Cunard Cruises: Dancing in the Verandah Grill in the Queen Mary - fp colour.

Asprey Jewellers; various items - fp.

Old Grand-dad Decanter Filled with Kentucky Bourbon Whiskey - fp colour.

Atcost Ltd Concrete Farm Buildings - fp colour.

Fp showing various ads: Haig Whisky - Avia Watch - Porsche Cars x4models shown.

Carrington Jewellers showing variou designs with prices - fp.

Tio Pepe Spains Dry Sherry - wonderful fp colour adverrt showing flamenco dancer etc.

Sanderson Wallpapers - fp colour.

State Express 555 Cigarettes - fp colour.

Dry Fly Sherry - fp colour.

Chanel N0. 5 - fp perfume.

Martell Cordon Bleu Brandy - fp colour.

Midland Bank Christmas Advert - fp colour christmas scene.

General Trading Company - fp.

Smiths Watches - fp colour.

VAT 69 Whisky - fp colour.

Boucheron Jewellers - fp colour.

FP showing various: Joy Perfume by Jean Patour of Paris - Creme de Menthe Marie Brizard - Reliant Regal Mk V Saloon Car - Beards Leather Shop.

Staybrite Stainless Steel Items by Firth Vickers - fp.

Bert Crowther, Syon Lodge, Busch Corner Isleworth Middx - fp showing a pine panelled room they have in stock.

Sotheby's Fine Jewels Sale 10 December - fp with mention of Mrs A. M. Nieberding - mRs J. Mason - Captain R. Parke - Miss G. W. Lawrence - Rt. Hon. Laura Countess of Dudley - Rt Hon Earl of Mar and Kellie.

Biggs Of Maidenhead Antique Dealers - fp.

Thomas Agnew and Sons Ltd - double page (dp)

Spink and Son - fp.

Jeremy Ltd 255 King's Rd, Chelsea - dp.

Charlotte Square in 1822 from an Original by J. G. Rennie - fp colour ad. for King George IV Scotch Whisky - inside front cover.

Plus many more.

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

The Barn Farm, Brockenhurst Estate, Hants. By direction of John Morant Esq and Trustees of Morant Settled Estate.

The Bawdsey Estate, Suffolk. By order of Trustees of Sir William Cuthbert Quilter Bt. Decd. - x2pics of The Ramsholt Arms and Peyton Hall Farm.

The hill, Broadway, Worcestershire. By direction of Lady Edwards x2pics showing exterior and interior.

The Elms, South Stoke, nr Goring. sleekburnc.

The Vicarage, Dunsden, Oxfordshire.

Linksdown, Streatley, Berks. By order of Trustees of Samuel Hodgkinson decd.

Bremhill Vicarage, Wiltshire.

Steeple Langford Rectory, Wilts.

Adbury House, Newton, Hants.

Wilmerhatch, Epsom, Surrey x2pics.

Luxury Flats, Park Gate, Somerhill Rd, Hove.

One Belgrave Place London SWI. Finest Flats For Sale - fp.

Brownham Grange, Rodborough Common, Glos.

Brynmeddyg House, Aberdovey, Wales.

Slebech Park, nr Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire.

The Cottington Court Luxury Flats, Sidmourh - x3pics.

Newquay, Cornwall: Island Property with Suspension Bridge Approach. Info. Towan Island

And many more but not named; only area.

ARTICLES (text only):

FP with various small articles: Power in the Countryside - Civic Trust Awards - Land Drainage Agreement.

Winter Ride - Poem by Margaret Stanley-Wrench.

Golf: Watery Doom - Ryder Cup Match at Eldorado etc. By Bernard Darwin.

Bethlehem in the Hall by Eileen Masters

Countryman's notes by Ian Niall.

Farming Notes by Cincinnatus

Books Reviewed by Various.

Christmas Books

Bridge Problem by M. Harrison-Gray

New Book Reviews by Howard Spring

Classified Properties for Sale etc.

Classified Announcements.

Christmas Gifts. Sleekburnc.0312

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.

The magazine is heavy Wt.865g. Approx 90 pages (180 sides). The four digit number in brackets in title is for my ref only. It measures 345 x 235mm (13.5 x 9.25 " ) There is a little age yellowing. The staples are rusty Some of the pages have handling marks, blemishes due to their great age - anything more than minor will be mentioned in the main body of the description. The original owners name is in pencil on back cover. 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 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 tube and sent RM small parcels (too big for lge. letter). Please note that I don't make profit on postage and packing; it is done at under cost. The only profit made is by ebay as they charge me 10% on what I charge for postage.

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