Outer Cover: Secret Talks at Broadhembury, Devon - fp colour photograph by Kenneth Scowen of two little boys in red jumpers, one on a red bike, talking secretively in the middle of a village street; a man walking along the road.
Frontispiece Cover Photograph: Miss Josephine Starkey Daughter of Major Starkey RM of Tigh-Na-Coille, Kincraig, Scotland - photo by Norman A. Chalk; announcing forthcoming marriage to Nigel Kinsey Reynolds of Cherry Tree House, Hellingly, Sussex.
Principal Contents and Features on:
Withington, Gloucestershire - x1 photograph by Kenneth Scowen showin a woman walking up a village street.
George IV And the Arts of France Exhibition at the Queen's Gallery Buckingham Palace: Plate from Pyne's; The Blue Velvet Room Carlton House - Riesener Jewel Cabinet - Top of the Sevre tAble of the Marshals Presented to George IV by Louis XVIII - Statuette of Louis XV - Louis XIV Decoration in the Elizabeth Saloon, Belvoir Castle - Ormolu Corner Cupboard by BVRB - Boiserie itn the Drawing Room, Highcliffe Castle x7 pictures, and text by John Cornforth.
Prospects of Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race - x2 pictures, and text by Cedric Venables.
Collectors Questions Page - x6 pictures and correspondence from readers with answers.
The North Country Gilpin Family - Cawsty Knotts, Kentmere Valley Westmorland - Church and Inn, Crosthwaite - An Oak Kist Carved with Gilpin Gamily Crest -ST Anthony's Chapel, Cartmel Fell - TheWaterfront at Arnside - x5 pictures, and text by G. Bernard Wood.
Horse Racing at Cheltenham: Salmon Spray Leading in the Field in Champion Hurdle Challenge - Arkle Winning the Gold Cup - x2 pictures, and text by Francis Byrne.
Naum Gabo Sculptures - x6 pictures, and text by Michael Webb.
Rugby at Murryfield: Soctland v. England in the Calcutta Cup - x1 picture of Scotland Gaining Possession; and text by U. A. Titley.
The Art of Planting an Orchard near Swanley, Kent - x picture, and text by D. Macer Wright.
Lambton Castle Durham the Property of Viscount Lambton, Part 1: Penshaw Monument - Bridgeford Bridge Over the River Wear; and Arch by Ignatius Bonomi - Lamb Bridge, The Approach to Lambton Castle From SW fro Painting by Joh Glover - Castle Seen from Lamb Bridge - etc.- x8 pictures, and text by Christopher Hussey. Sleekburnc.
Flintlock Made from Rebel Swords: Detail of Fowling Piece 1721 - Platinum Medal of French Revolution - Military Camp in Hyde Park by Paul Sandby - Page from an Italian Bestiary; Joseph Berruerius, Savona 10524 - 19thC Tazza from Vienna - x6 pictures, and text by Frank Davis.
Experiments in Hill farming: Sheep on Hill at The Great House Experimental Husbandry Farm, at Rossendale, Lancs - Ayrshire Heifer Calves At Great House - Weighting Yields of Grass - Visiting Farmers Inspect Plots - Hill Pastures of the Farm - x5 pictures, and text by C. H. Mudd Director of Great House EHF.
Royal Artillery Elephant Battery in Abyssinia in 1868 - x1 picture from an old print. Book Review page
Golf at Hunstanton: J. C. W. Crawshaw the Oxford Captain with A. W. Holmes and Others - W. G. Morrison the Cambridge Captain - x2 pictures and text P. A. Ward-Thomas. reive.
Dukes Place, Near Mereworth, Kent - x1 picture and text.
France: Cathedral and Palace form the River at Avignon - Two Corners in the St Jean Area of Lyons - 12thC Town Walls at Provins, Seine et Marne - La Turbie, Alpes Maritimes, The Trophy of Augustus - x5 pictures, and text by Bruce Watkin.
Winchester Cathedral: Cracks in a Nave Pillar at the Cathedral - x1 picture and text.
Self Portrait 1965, Lithograph by Oskar Kokoschka - x1 picture and text.
Head of a Man, An Enamel by Peter Campbell - x1 picture and text.
Lonicera Tragophylla Honeysuckle - x1 picture and text by Christopher Lloyd.
Bridge x4 diagrams; Crossword Puzzle plus name of winner from previous week: Lt. Col. E.H. P., Jackson, Yew Tree House, Wellington, Hereford.
Fashion: Check Jacket with Plain Skirt at Le Style Franglais, and Beret by Kangol - - x pictures and text.
Diagonal Striped Single Breasted Coat with Silk Turban And Cravat form Jaeger - Reversible Suit at Wetherall - Country Suite in Tweed by Jaeger, Beret by Kangol - Accessories, Bags and Jewellery from Harrods - Patterned Sports Shirt in Fine Knit with Plain Skirt from Le Style Franglais, Pompom Beret by Kangol - ¾ Length Coat in Fine Wool by Racine - Spring Coat with Half Belt by Lisa Spain - Whit eWool Dress by Henri at Harvey Nichols etc - New Version of Donald Davies Shirt-dress from AMry Davies - White Cocktail Suit in Crochet Stitch from Burberry - Nine Tenths Length Coat by Aquascutum x14 pictures and text by Anne Price.
Correspondence From Readers:
Beckford's Tower Bath - picture and correspondence from V. C. Chamberlain, 117 Lower Oldfield Park, Bath. .
Walpole ST Peter's Church, Norfolk: Passageway Beneath the Raised Altar - picture and correspondence from J. W. Whitelaw, 29 Granby Ave, Harpenden, Herts.
Grantham Lincs: Old Trade Sign over Ironmongers SHop - picture and correspondence from K. F. Day, 39 Moorway, Tranmere Park, Guiseley, Yorks.
Islington c1800 - picture and correspondence from Graves, Son and Pilcher, 42 Church Rd, Hove.
Near Porlock, Somerset: An Old Weather Worn Roadside Charcoal Burner? - picture and correspondence from John A. Long, 3 The Reddings, Kingswood, Bristol.
Two Old Steel Tong Instruments of Unknown Use - picture and correspondence from John Keswick, 5 Chester Place, Regent's Park, London NW1.
Fashion: Jaeger Beige Suit with Pale Blue, Yellow, Pink and Green Sweater - fp colour back pagewith prices.
Fashion: Cashmere Lace Astrid JAckt with Diana Skirt; Andrea Pullover - from Pringle - fp colour.
Fashion: Rodex Check Coat hp
Fashion: Susan Small Four Piece Courtelle and Wool Ladies Suite - hp photo by Richard Rutledge.
Dress and Suit in Knitted Bri-Nylon by Mirsa of Italy at Debenham and Freebody - fp with prices.
Fashion: Gorringes Summer Dresses - hp.
Ban Lon Underwear in Bri Nylon by Smedley - hp.
Fashion: Miramar Dress and Jacket in Fine Wool Crepe with Chffon Inserts by Henri at Marshall and Snelgrove - hp
Dress and Blouse From The White House - Huppert Knitwear - French Beachwear, Lycra Costume from Rigby & Peller - Finnigans Gatwick Bag, and Carry on Case - New Look Riding Mackintosh from South Bucks - fp showing 5ads.
J'aime de Jacques Heim Parfum - Marly le Roi Cellophane Lace Evening Dress at Jacques Heim.
Three Nuns Tobacco - fp colour inside front cover
Christies Sale, Property of Count Charles De Salis, Lt. Col. Sir Michael Peto, Late H. E. Backner, Late Rt Hon. The Lord Bossom, Late Rupert Gunnis - fp showing five items: Maiolica Ewer, Montelupo Ewer, 3 Hispano Moresque Albarelli - fp.
Patterson and Shipman - hp.
T. Crowther of Fulham - hp
John Bell of Aberdeen - nr hp.
Alfa Romeo 2600 Sprint Car - fp.
The Changing Face of the Sea; Senior Service Cigarettes - fp colour.
Mens Shirts from Simpson of Piccadilly - fp colour. (loose).
Coutts and Co. Bank: Specimen Personal Bank Statement - fp.
DAF Car for The Lady of the House - hp.
Zeiss Umbral San Remo Ladies Sunglasses - ¼page
Cabot Beach, Canada for Canadian Gobernment Travel Bureau - fp colour.
HArveys Bristol Cream - fp colour.
Vauxhall Victor 101 Estate - fp.
Bang & Olufsen Beomaster 900 RG de Luxe Stereogram with Amplifier; Beolit 600 Portable Radio - fp.
Rutherford Swimming Pools of Sunningdale, Berks - near ¼ page.
Saab Cars: 96, 95 Station Wagon - hp.
Plus Many more small adverts.
Property for Sale - Large supplement with some houses named, and with photos (If you want to know if a particular house is advertised, or size of photos (some are small) please ask):
Ginge Manor, West Hendred, Berks - hp.
Bardown, Stonegate, Sussex Kent Border x2 pics.
Quinnettes, Churt, Surrey Hants Border.
Castle Kevin, Annamoe, Co. Wicklow, Ireland.
Tudor House, Fairford, Glos.
Willow Green, Boston Spa, West Riding, Yorkshire.
The Lane Cottage, East Haddon, Northants.
Harts Hill Farm, Thatcham, Berks.
Ewshot Farm, Ewshot, Hants Surrey Border: Principal Residence, and Manager's house and Cottages x2pics.
Durford Knoll, Durford Wood, near Petersfield, West Sussex Hants Border.
Meadow Lake, Esher, Surrey. c.Keenlyside
The Old Farm House, Monxton, Hants Wilts Border.
The Oast House, Dogmersfield, Nr Basingstoke, Hants.
Sunbanks, Poole Harbour, Dorset (view of harbour).
Wilmshurst, Fletching, Sussex.
Oakbeams, 17 The Green, Southgate, London.
Stavordale Priory, Wincanton, Wilts - x2, interior and exterior.
Carters Hill Farm, Arborfield, Berks.
Bracken Hill, Ringwood, New Forest - aerial view.
Woodcote Park, nr Purley - Info. 15 Woodcote Park Ave.
The Old Pack House, Church Lane, Godstone; Re. Mrs E. C.H. Chisholm deceased. - x2pics
The Dower House, Forty Hill, Enfield, London - x2 pics., interior and exterior.
Old Heathbourne, Bushey Heath, Herts. - info.Heathbourne Rd,
Dorincourt, Green Lane, Burnham, Bucks.
Ballinger Farm, between Great Missenden and Chesham, Bucks.
Pilgrims Way, Reigate.
Pelling Bridge Farm, Scaynes Hill, Nr Haywards Heath, Mid Sussex.
Sevenscore and Ebbsfleet Farm, Minster, Thanet, Kent; To Be Sold by Auction at County Hotel, Canterbury - photo. of house.
A Residential Farm at Norton Barton, Launcells, Bude, Cornwall.
East Horsley; New Bardoling Development - architects impression.
New Detached House at Hook Heath.
Angmering on Sea, Sussex; Bungalow of Distinction Close to Sea Front.
Winton Heights, Hight Point, Nasau, New Providence, Bahamas.
The Glebe House, Arlington, North Devon.
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 four digit number in brackets in title is for my ref only. It measures 315 x 232 mm (12.25x9.25inches). Original owners name written in pencil by newsagent on top of front cover. 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 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. (3069)
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