COUNTRY LIFE MAGAZINE 1960
Original Vintage Magazine
Frontispiece Cover Photograph: Miss Rosamond Petre Daughter of Major General R. L. Petre, of Gilwell Cottage, Mayfield, Sussex - photo by Fayer; announcing forthcoming marriage to David Wately of Chiddingly, Lewes, Sussex. Full page (fp)
Outer Cover Photograph: Ely Cathedral - photo by Kenneth Scowen.
Principal Contents and Features on:
The Mews, Windsor, Berks - x1 photo by A. W. Besley.
Snowdon, Wales: By te Rhyd-Ddu Path - Summit of Yr Aran - Llechog Dropping Away to Cwm Clogwyn - Summit of Snowdon, The Bwlch Main Ridge and The Saddle from Llechog - Summit of Snowdon and Bwlch Main from The Saddle - x5 pics., and text/article by W. A. Poucher.
Bird Painters: Robert Gillmor - John P. Busby - James T. A. Osborne - x4 pics., and text/article by K.S.
The Sale-Rooms (items sold at Christies) - x6 pics., and text/article by Frank Davis.
Improving British Forest Trees - x5 pics., and text/article by J. D. Matthews.
Plasterwork in England (part II): Library at Newby Hall, Yorks - Plasterwork by the Roses at Syon House, Middx - Ceilings By the Rose Family at Harewood, Yorks - IN The Adam Saloon at Saltram Devon - Detail of Library Ceiling, Kenwood, London by Joseph Rose Jnr c1769 - x6 pics., and text/article by Geoffrey W. Beard (about the Rose family; famous plasterer or stucoist).c.keenlyside.
Wales and South Africa Springboks Game at Cardiff - x1 pics., and text/article by O. L. Owen.
Racing Notes: Some of the Buyers asnd Spectators in the Park Paddocks at Newmarket Bloodstock Sales - x1 pic., and text/article by Dare Wigan.
Wenlock Abbey, Shropshire (Part II) - x11 pics. (incl floor plan), and text/article by Christopher Hussey (to be concluded).
Some Finer Points of Ploughing - x6 pics., and text/article by Norman L. Goodland.
An Oxford President's House Replanned: New Entrance to the Presidents Lodgings at Corpus Christie College, Oxford - The Cloister Leading to Front Door - The Lodgings From the SE - Staircase Landing - New Entrance Courtyard - Old Backyard - Plan of the Ground Floor Before reive and After Alteration - x7 pics., and text/article by Mark Girouard. Article mentions Mr Michael Powers of the Architects Co-Partnership
Silver Scoops for Marrow Bones - x3 pics. showing thirteen examples, and text/article by G. Bernard Hughes.
Bridge Problem by M. Harrison Gray, and Crossword (not done), with name of previous winner as Miss N. Pennethorne, The Hill House, Lindfield, Sussex.
Fashion: Mid Length Collar-less Coat of Worsted Suiting with Two Buttons by Henri, and Overnight Case by Elizabeth Arden - Two Piece Tailored Jacket and Tapered Pants by Vernervogue - Jacket by Vernervogue and Zip Bag in Suede by Elizabeth Arden - Printed Cotton Dress Lightly loght Bonded Bodice from Horrockses - Swimsuit and Matching Jacket in Stained Glass Window Prints by Caprice - Straight Dress of Uncrushable Fine Linen Like Fabric by Dorville, at hunts, Woven Straw Bag From Eaton Bag Co. - Evening Dress By Frank Usher in Voile - Tweed Suite by Matita - x8 pics., and text/article by Betty Wilson.
Correspondence Pages - Letters from Readers:
Notice o the Wall of a Cobblers Workshop in Arundel, Sussex "He gives NO TICK" - picture and correspondence from Mister George Girling, Five Ways, West Marden, Chichester
Pot Lid Decorated with Print of Stratfield Say - picture and correspondence from Wing Cdr. T. H. Lucas, 72 Birdhurst Rd, South Croydon.
Wooden Trade Sign Depicting Fishermen Outside a Shop in City of London - picture and correspondence from J. C. D. Smith, Rose Cottage, Chezoy, Somerset.
Three British Species of Lizard - x3pictures and correspondence from B. N. Doueth, Chalfont, Wayneflete Tower Ave, Esher, Surrey. sleekburnc.
Carved Panels at Waddington Hall, West Riding - picture and correspondence from Northerner, Leeds.
Village Church at Matamau, Hawkes Bay Province, New Zealand - picture and correspondence from Laurence Abrahams, Pukeora Private Bag, Waipukurau, Hawkes Bay, New Zealand.
Bentley Car - fp.
Greece Travel Ad - fp colour.
Viyella House Travel Gown - fp col.
Sunbeam Rapier Car - fp with Jack Brabham sitting at the wheel.
Aristoc Stockings - x2 hp.
Helanca Sweater and Trousers - fp.
Morlands Sheepskin Lined "Campbell" Mans Boot - hp.
Myers's Planters Punch Jamaica Rum - fp colour; back cover.
BOAC Travel Agent - fp.
CEGB: Where Would You Run the Pylons - fp.
Booth's Dry Gin - fp col.
Plus many more adverts.
Property Supplement Pages - one photograph with each For Sale entry unless otherwise stated:
South Hill Park, Easthampstead - hp.
Trefonwys Estate, Belmont, North Wales (countryside view).
North Foreland, Broadstairs, Kent.
Manor Farm, Standlake, Oxon, Berks Border.
Broadstairs, Kent (info. Seven Stones House No. 5 South Cliff Parade).
Plus many more but not names; area only.
ARTICLES (text only):
Countryman's notes by Ian Niall.
Bonfire - poem by Jean Kenward.
The Dictator in The Garden - by Tom Edridge.
Golf Commentary and The Perfect Achievement by P. A. Ward Thomas.
A Poachers Passing (Hughie Bach the Welsh poacher) by Ian Niall
Farming Notes by Cincinnatus includes: Problems of The Pig Market - Christmas Turkeys - Milk in the West Regions - Farming Conference - Nitrogen on Grass Land - Letting by Tender - Farm Incomes.
Estate Market by Procurator inclueds Churston Estate Sale - Lord Rossslyn to miel Sell Farm - Tunbridge Wells Development - £1,5000,000 Hampstead Plan at Oak Hill Park.
New Books Reviewed by Howard Spring
Classified Announcements, and Properties. sleekburnc 0812
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 forty pages (80 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 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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