1959 COUNTRY LIFE Magazine ERNLE BRADFORD Felicity Drew Rutland HERON BAY BARBADOS Ski-ing (0723)

Product code: 0723 (Wt. range 300g)




Original Weekly Magazine

DATED 1959


Frontispiece Cover Photograph: Miss Felicity Drew Daughter of Lt. Colonel A. Drew RA of Edwards House, North Cheriton, Somerset, and Mrs H. M. Drew of Farthings, Fleet, Hants - photo by Yevonde; announcing forthcoming marriage to David Rutland son J H. Rutland, and of Hon. Mrs M. W. Hubbard of Crossways Cottage, Sunningdale, Berks.

Outer Cover Photograph: Skiers on the Slopes Between Megeve and St Gervais, French Alps.

Principal Contents and Features on:

Far, Water Wheel, near Harlech, Merioneth - x2 photo by E. W. Tattershall.

Monmouth Part I: Mediaeval Bridge Over the Monnow - reat Tower - Geoffreys Window of The Priory - Great Castle House - Hanging Plaster Ceiling at Great Castle House - View from the Kymin - House and Shop in Agincourt Square - Gates of the Churchyard - x8 pics., and text/article by Bryan Little.

West Highland White Terrier: Wolvey Patricia- x1 pic., and text/article with mention of Mrs May Pacey - Donald Gorme Mo'r Macdonald of Sleat - Mr Thompson Gray - Malcolms of Portalloch - Mr Colin Young - Countess of Aberdeen - Mrs Cecil Barber - Miss Buckley.

Salerooms: Slipware Portrait Dish of George I - Saltglaze Portobello Tankard and Cover showing Admiral Vernon and HMS BUrford - Lace From the Christening Trousseau of Charles I - Etching From Barlows Severall Wayes of hutning, Hawking and Fishing by W. Hollar - Two Title page from old Books Juliana Berners Hawkynge and Huntynge and Fysshynge etc. miel - x6 pics., and text/article by Frank Davis.

Lime Trees on Well Walk, Hampstead - Honeysuckle - Lime Tree Avenue at Clumber Notts - Pat of the Isenheim Altar Piece in Musee Unter Linden, Colmar, Alsace - x5 pics., and text/article by Geoffrey Grigson.

Hideouts After the Gunpowder Plot: Hindlip hall Worcs - Hidden Cupboard in Huddington Court - Priest hole at Sawston Hall - Sawston Hall Cambs - x4 pics., and text/article by Alastair Urquhart.

Newmarket: Mr J. N. Adam's Rexequus Ridden by N. Stirk Winning Cambridgehsire Stakes - x1 pics., and text/article by Dare Wigan.

Dairy Industry: British Friesian Bordeaux Mavis Holder of New Miling Recort at London Dairy Show - Winners in Beef From Dairy Herds Section - x2 pics., and text/article by Clyde Higgs.

Heron Bay House, Barbados Home of Mister Ronald Tree - x10 pics. Including plan, and text/article.

Brass Founders in London: Brass Scroll Tube - Illuminated Parchment Scroll 1835 x2 pics., and text/article by R. F. Johnson.

Whitethroats at Their Nest and Brooding x4 pics., and text/article by W. Kenneth Richmond.

Ford Anglia Car - x1 pic., and text/article by J. Eason Gibson including Ford Anglia specification list.

Winter Sports and French Ski-ing: Instructor Demonstrates at Courcheval, Savoy - Village of Alpe D'Huez Dauphine - Ski-ing Class at Alpe D'Huez - x4 pics. By R. N. Charlton, and text/article by Susan Abbott . c.keenlyside.

Splendours of Morocco: Koutoubia Mosque at Marrakesh - Market at Xauen - Dyers Vats in the Tanners Quarter Marrakesh - Riff Woman Making POttery - x4 pics., and text/article by Rupert Croft-Cooke.

Motoring in South Africa: hairpin bend on the Swartberg Pass - Tree on the Natal By-Way - Whitewashed Thatched Cottages by the Swartberg Pass - Rocks on Paarl Mountain - Shrine of Sheik Josef off The Road From Cape Town to Durban - x5 pics., and text/article by Dudley D'Ewes.

Winter Sailing in the Mediterranean: the Authors Dutch Cutter in the Harbour of Patras, Greece (shows a lady on the deck) reive - Small Harbour of Nervi Near Genoa - Quay at Calvi, Corsica - Looking Down on Porto D'Ischia - View Across the Harbour at Propriano, Corsica - Rapallo, N. Italy - x6 pics., and text/article by Ernle Bradford. sleekburnc.

Crossword Puzzle (not done); with name of last weeks winner (Mrs G. N. S. Gobey, Nightingale Farm, Brent Knoll, Somerset).

Winter Sports Fashion:Angora Wool Cap with Scarf by Dolores - American Opossum Coat - Ski Jacket with Hood by Daks - Heavy Knitted Pullover at Sarah Ward - Apres Ski Jacket from Italy from Lillywhites - One Piece Ski Suit from Harrods - x6 pics., and text/article by Betty Wilson.

Correspondence Pages - Letters from Readers:

Mature Specimens of Cupressus Macrocarpa near Monterey, California - picture and correspondence from Forrester of Somerset.

Wood Carvings of Sherwood Forest and Robin Hood at Throesby hall, Notts - x2pictures and correspondence.

Mounting Block at Ruthwaite, Cumberland, Outside John Peels House - picture and correspondence from C. R. Denton, 64 Nailcote Ave, Tile hill, Coventry, Warwickshire.

Captains Brooch of The Scorton Archers; Thirsk Bowmens Silver Bugle - picture and correspondence from GBW of Rawdon, Leeds.

An Indian Silver Figure of a Pig Sticker c late 18thC - picture and correspondence from Lt. Col. Douglas Gray Hadrian Stud, Newmarket, Suffolk.

The Pantiles, Tunbridge Wells, Kent; Strip of Tiles and All that Remains of The pavement - x2 pictures and correspondence from N. M. Woodall, 40 St Marys Terr, Hastings, Sussex.

Hooded Crow on a Ships Jackstaff 25 Miles off Lowestoft - picture and correspondence from Sub. Lt. R. F. Channon, HMS Wotton c/o GPO London.


Booths Dry Gin - full page (fp) colour.

The S.S. Orsova of the Orient Line - fp colour travel ad.

A fp of travel adverts: Malta - Madeira - etc.

Harveys Sherry - fp colour.

Sanderson Wallpaper and Fabrics - fp colour on back cover.

Midland Bank - fp colour showing seasonal illustration.

Sothebys Auction: Philip 5th Earl of chesterfield by Thomas Gainsborough - fp.

Christie's Auction: Diamond Necklace by Boucheron Property of Hon. Mrs Georgina Beresford; Diamond Orchid Brooch Property of a Dedeased Lady - fp

Thomas Agnew and Sons 43 Old Bond St etc. - fp.

Grundig Radiogram - double page.

Landrover - fp.

Spink and Son - fp.

Martell Cognac Brandy - fp colour.

Nassau Bahama Islands - fp colour showing beach at Governors Harbour, Isle of Eleuthera.

Dormobile Caravan from Martin Walter Ltd - ¼p.

Morag Knitwear from Peter Scott, Hawick, Scotland.

P&O Australia - fp colour advert showing the dining room on a cruise ship; from a painting by Forster.

Union Castle To South Africe - fp colour advert.

BOAC Escapes - fp.

Black Eyed Susan Pudding of Hampshire - hp advert for Yorkshire Insurance Co. Ltd.

Plus many more adverts.

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

The Bawdsey Estate. By order of the Trustees of Sir William Cuthbert Quilter - x2pics: The Ramsholt Arms; Peyton hall Farm.

Plaish Hall, Cardington nr Church Stretton. Shropshire.

Berrys Maple, Ash, nr Wrotham Kent.

Stow House, Goring on Thames.

Garynahine, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides.

NOtley Abbey, Long Crendon, Bucks. By Direction of Sir Laurence and Lady Olivier.

Bowerhill Lodge, Melksham nr Chippenham.

Heathfield, Kilchreggan, Dunbartonshire.

Ropley Grove, Hants.

Wilmerhatch, Woodcote Park, Epsom.

Martley Hall, Easton, Suffolk.

Norton Place, Bishop Norton, Lincs. By Dir. Of Trustees of the Late Major Hoult.

Four Winds, Mammee Bay, Jamaica.

ARTICLES (text only):

A full page with various: The Future of Provincial Theatres; Jobs for Landscape Architects; Ants and Aphides; Voice of the Parish Councils; Tree Planting Time; Poem by D. Murrell Simmons.

Countryman's notes by Ian Niall.

Britains Hope in the Ryder Cup - Golf Commentary by P. A. Ward-Thomas.

Butterfly Island in the Sun by David Green.

Death of a Hedgehog - poem by Margaret Stanley-Wrench.

Bridge and The Meaning of Trump Control by M. Harrison Gray.

Farming Notes by Cincinnatus - Help from the Bank etc.

Estate Market by Arbiter.

New Books Reviewed by Howard Spring

Classified Announcements, and Properties. sleekburnc. 0511



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 56 pages (112 sides). It measures 330 x 240mm (13 x 9.5"). 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.


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Product Code 0723 (Wt. range 300g)
Weight 0.25kg