1966 COUNTRY LIFE Magazine Glenna Parry Evans FONTHILL WILTS (8363)

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Glenna Parry Evans Devlin FONTHILL WILTSHIRE The Herring Fleet DARTMOOR HUNT Coomb Hill Greenwich




Original Weekly Magazine

DATED 1966 (as titled)


With lots of features/articles; here are just a few:

Frontispiece Cover Photograph: Miss Glenna Parry Evans Daughter of Dr J. Parry Evans of Colwyn Bay. Photograph by Harlip; announcing her forthcoming marriage to Hon. Gilpatrick Devlin of West Wick House, Pewsey, Wilts.

Outer Cover Colour Photograph: Cows in a Field Next to the Church, Alfriston. Sussex; colour photo by Noel Habgood.

Principal Contents, Features, Photographs:

Village Sign, Fressingfield, Suffolk - photo by Kenneth Scowen - x1photo by Kenneth Scowen.

The End of the Herring Fleet? - showing x 6pictures: Landing the Catch At Lowestoft - Great Yarmouth mid 1800's - Slating Herring at Yarmouth - Modern Diesel drifter from Lowestoft at Sea - etc.

Dartmoor Hunting - article by James Lewis plus 5photos by John Tarlton: DartmOor Hounds at Wrangaton, Devon with Mr R. W. F. POoole - Mrs G. Dalby - Mr P. Murray Smith and others - Whipper In Gordon Must at Ivybridge Kennels - Chir of the hunt Captain W. G. Peek and Daughter with Tow Hunt Terriers - etc.

Fonthill, Wiltshire Part I. Aleerman Beckford's Houses - x12 pics and article by John Harris.

The Villas on The Waste. Crooms hill, Greenwich Part II by Beryl Platts - x7pics: Park Hall, and The White House at the Top of Crooms Hill - Babiole House - Montague House, Snape's Third Villa - Macartney House, With Snapes Original Villa on Right - Houses Built on The Waste at the Foot of Crooms Hill (Nos 9 and 11). - etc.

Morris 1100 Traveller Car x1pic and article by J. Eason Gibson with specification and performance chart.

Herefordshire Institute of Agriculture, St Albans - x2pics and article by Bryan Meering

Correspondence Pages - Letters from Readers

Property Supplement Pages - one photograph with each For Sale entry.

Countryman's notes by Ian Niall.

Farming Notes by Cincinnatus

And much more.

Full page adverts:

Rolex from Mappin and Webb.

The Punch Bowl at Paglesham Church End, Essex. Queen Anne Whisky

Bensons Jewellery: Diamond Ruby Brooches, Sapphire Necklet etc - colour.

Eterna Matic Watch.

Boucheron Watches.

Christmas Pudding Scene; Johnnie Walker Whisky in colour.

Garrard Jewellers: Gold Cigar Cutter - Coral Emerald Diamond Necklace - Gold and Blue Enamel Flamingo Brooch - Cachou Box - Watch. Colour.

Watches of Switzerland - colour.

Tio Pepe by Gonzalez Byass - colour back page; with orig owners name in pencil.

Martini - colour.

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 345 x 235 mm (13.5 x 9.25 " ) and is in good condition. The original owners name in pencil on back cover photograph/advert. The pages inside are clean. 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.

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Product Code 8363 (Wt. 0.42kg)
Weight 0.25kg