Country Life Magazine 1960 MEERSCHAUM PIPES Bridget Yates Smith EDWARD TURNOUR LORD WINTERTON Reive BELL LANE HENLEY Lamport Hall Gardens
Original Weekly Magazine
Frontispiece Cover Photograph: Miss Bridget Yates Daughter of Mr E. O. Yates and Mrs C. Milnes Yates, of Haywards Woodmancot, Glos. - photo by Yevonde; announcing forthcoming marriage to Peter Smith of Southerndown, Highworth, Wilts.
Outer Cover Photograph: New Forest Ponies nr Cadnam - photo by Noel Habgood.
Principal Contents and Features on:
Estuary at Alnmouth, Northumberland - x1 half page photo by G/ Douglas Bolton.
Stately Infernos: Assington Hall Suffolk Before and After the Fire in 1957 - Moncrieffe House, Perthshire Ablaze in 1957 - The Roof of Foots Cray Place Kent on Fire in 1949 - Seagry House, Wilst The Morning After the Fire in 1949 (aerial view) - Interior of Hagley Hall, Worcs After 1925 Fire - Start of the Fire in the Beam at Scriven Hall, York 1952 - x7 pics., and text/article by Donald W. Insall.
The Finest Hunter I Have Ever Known: Lord WInterton on Churchill - x1 pics., and text/article by Edward Turnour Lord Winterton.
The Salerooms: Butcher Cumberland and Prince Charlie - Chelsea ProcelaineHead of The Duke of Cumberland - Mid 18thC Mirror- 19thC Chair Poss. By John Gee - Jacobite Decanter with Portrait of Prince Charles Edward - 17thC Goblet and Cover with Charles II Coin in Base - James II Goblet Inset with Maundy Groat - Lime Wood Carving by Tillmann Riemenschneider c1500 miel - x7 pics., and text/article by Frank Davis with details of Sotheby Auctions etc.
Hiring Fairs of The North Country: Market Stalls at Wigton Hiring Fair, Cumberland 1923 - The Whitsuntide Hirings at Carlisle in 1948 - x2 pics., and text/article by C. R. Denton.
The Era of The Meerschaum Pipe - x6 pics. showing x20 pipes, and text/article by Roger Fresco-Corbu. c.keenlyside.
From Roman Diadem to Royal Crown: German Imperial Crown about 960 - Back of the Bohemian Crown of St Wenceslas Poss. 14thC - Austrian Imperial Corwn 1602 - Mediaeval Crown on reive the Bust of Charlemagne at Aix La Chapelle - Crown of St Stephen (Hungary_ c1000 - Crown Found in the Tomb of the Empress Constance at Palermo c1220 - Imperial Crown of Russia 1762 - x7 pics., and text/article by C.H.
The Gardens at Lamport Hall, Northants, Home of Sir Gyles Isham - x 11pics., and text/article by Arthur Oswald.
Arm-Chairs for Hooped Skirts x5pics., and text/article by G. Bernard hughes.
The Perfect British Mountain? - Summit of Stuchd an Lochan, Perthshire - Lochan Nan Cat in the Corrie Below Stuchd an Lochan - Hind on Stuchd an Lochan - Snow Bunring on Stuchd and Lochan - Wild Cat - x5 pics. by G. K. Yeates and H. Mortimer Batten, and text/article by W. Kenneth Richmond. sleekburnc.
Motoring page and Preparing for Winter: Badly Flooded Road - x1 pics., and text/article by J. Eason Gison.
When No Man Wanted to be Sheriff: Going to Meet the Judge at the Assizes for man Engraving 1796 - Monument to Sir George Onesiphorus paul in Gloucester Cathedral - x2 pics., and text/article by Esther Moir.
House with Walled Garden Owned by Architect Francis Pollen in the grounds of the former Phyllis Court, Henley on Thames - x6 pics. including floor plan, and text/article by Mark GIrouard. Info. Bell Lane, Henley RG9 2HR.
Bridge by M. Harrison Gray; Crossword Puzzle (with previous winners name Lt Col C. E.Turner Jones, The Firs, Eyam, Sheffield).
Town and Country Fashion: Light loght Colour Mink by S. London, and Hat by Antoine de Paris - Black Mink Coat by Calman Links - Large Pearl Buttoned Cardigan, and Tweed Skirt by Peter Saunders - Cashmere Sweater and Tweed Pencil Skirt by Peter Saunders - Return of the Smaller Hat with Veiling and Scatterd Chenille Spots by Simone Mirman - x5 pics., and text/article by Betty Wilson.
Correspondence Pages - Letters from Readers:
Stuffed Polar Bear Outside a Fur Shop in Tromso, Norway - picture and correspondence from J. Denton Robinson, 19 Langholm Cres, Darlington, Co. Durham.
Ceremonial Stool Presented to a Whitby Man, Governor Beecroft, by the King of Dahomey 100 Years Ago - picture and correspondence from G. Bernard Wood, Rawdon, Leeds.
Staircases with Divided Steps at Chicheley Hall Bucks, and in a Dorset Farm House - picture and correspondence from Rev. K. V. Tanner, The Glen, 75 Preston Rd, Weymouth, Dorset.
Burrard Inlet, Vancouver, Named by Capt. Vancouver After Admiral Sir Harry Burrard - picture and correspondence fromD. Lukin Johnston, 1331 Marine Building, Vancouver, Canada.
Parti Coloured Poodle Standing Under a Pinting Believed to be by Stubbs - picture and correspondence from Hon. Mrs Ionides, Buxted Pari, Uckfield, Sussex.
Mermaid Carved in a Church at Down St Mary, Devon - picture and correspondence fromJ. Denton Robinson, of Darlington.
Inscription of the Wall of a Cottage at Priddy, Somerset - picture and correspondence from Rev. C. T. Spurling, Otham Rectory, nr Maidstone, Kent.
Mahogany Boxes of Unknown Purpose - x2pics. and correspondence from Edward and Eva Pinto, Oxhey Woods house, Oxhey Drive nr Northwood, Middx.
Tio Pepe Spain's Dry Sherry, Gonzalez Byass - fp, very colourful illustration showing Spanish dancer etc.
Rose's Lime Juice - fp colour party type scene.
Rolls Royce Silver Cloud II - fp.
Cinzano Bianco - fp showing an illustration of a harlequin (Italianissime or Italianisimo as Cinzano).
The Central Electricity Generating Board CEGB - fp.
Ciro Jewellery: Gilt Filigree and Marcasite Designs - hp.
Aristoc Stockings x2hp.
Chilprufe Childrens Underwear - hp.
Audemars Piguet Watch from Hatton Jewellery and Watch Co. Ltd. - ¼page.
Morlands Real Sheepskin Argyll Lady's Boot in Suede Hide - hp with price.
Avia Lad's Watch - hp.
Huppert Luxurious Brushed Mohair Check Jacket - ¼page.
Christies Auction - dp with a list of owners (incl Princess Royal, Earl of Harewood, Countess of Ross, VIscountess de Vesci, Count Guy de Peley, Hon Mrs Jamieson) with one fp showing jewels to be auctioned belonging to the Princess Royal; diamond necklaces, brooches - another page showing an emerald and diamond necklace.
Sotheby's Auction of Glass Paperweights Property of Late Colonel M. Robert Guggenheim of Washington DC - English Porcelain and Property of Various (two plates shown) etc.
Mrs Shields Ltd Decorators and Upholsterers of Harriet ST and Sloane St. - ¼p.
Fur Coat by Maxwell Croft - hp.
Period High Fidelity TV, Stereo - hp.
Longines Mans Slimline 9ct Gold Watch with Crocodile Strap - hp.
Harveys of Bristol - fp colour showing a lady posing with a glass of sherry beneath Velaszuez's Count Duke of Olivarez, Courtesy of Hispanic Society of America.
Hennessy VSOP Cognac - fp colour illustration; English traveller asking the way in France.
Long John Scotch Whisky - fp colour showing a scotsman, country scene etc. Back cover.
Swiss Watches - fp colour advert by the Swiss Watch Industry. Shows an illustration of a ladys arm/wrist and a red telephone.
Property Supplement Pages - one photograph with each For Sale entry unless otherwise stated:
Dukenfield Hll nr Mobberley. Cheshire - by direction of Mrs N. M. Agnew.
Parsonage Farm, Ugley, Essex Herts Border.
Buckhurst Park, Ascot. sleekburnc.
Belfield House, Kilpedder, Co. Wicklow, Ireland.
The Cedars, Bere Regis, Dorset. By dir of Lt Commander H. W. P. Ernle-Erle-Drax RN.
Ketley, Upper Belgrave Rd, East Blatchington, Seaford. By dir of The Exors of late Mister J. Harding Browne.
Plus many more but not named; location only.
ARTICLES (text only):
Full page with various incl: Need and Greed in Land Use - - Sir William Holford and Architecture - - Drainage Charges - - Chemicals in the Soil.
Countryman's notes by Ian Niall.
Queen Bee - Poem by Jean Kenward
The Walnut and The Calligrapher by Oliver Holt
Preserving Salmon and Trout by Roy Beddington.
Golf: The Decline of the Bunker; Golf Commentary by P. A. Ward Thomas.
Protection of a Private Road by W. J. Weston.
Farming Notes by Cincinnatus.
Estate Market by Procurator.
New Books Reviewed by Howard Spring: Memoirs of William Hickey by Peter Quennell - The Trumpets from the Steep by Diana Cooper
Classified Announcements, and Properties. sleekburnc. 1011
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Approx Forty-four pages (88 sides). It measures 330 x 240mm (13 x 9.5"). There is a little age yellowing. The front and back cover has some scuffs/wear; inside pages are very clean; good for it's sixty years. 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 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.
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