1966 COUNTRY LIFE Magazine JANE DE LASZLO Fonthill ZEALS Waterford (0463)

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Jane de Laszlo Ruffin WATERFORD IRELAND Fonthill Wiltshire ZEALS WILTS Adder Snake L. S. LOWRY Floods Italy




Original Weekly Magazine

DATED 1966

Approx 42 pages (84 sides).


Frontispiece Cover Photograph: Miss Jane de Laszlo Daughter of Paul de Laszlo of Orchards, Godalming - photo by Tom Hustler; announcing forthcoming marriage to William Ruffin of 25 York Drive, Durham, North Carolina USA.

Outer Cover Photograph: Zeals Memorial Cross on The Green, Wiltshire. Colour photo by Kenneth Scowen; a row of white houses and cottages.

Principal Contents and Features on:

Clock Tower at Gatehouse of Fleet Kirkcudbrightshire - x1 photo by Geoffrey N. Wright.

The City of Waterford, Ireland Part I - x9 pictures and article by Mark Girouard.

The Adder Snake - x5 pictures and text by Leonard G. Appleby.

Floods in Italy: Restoration of Mud Covered Paintings in Florence - Farm Buildings in the Po Delta - Slime Covered Books Salvaged from Basement of National Library Florence - Floods reive Receding From the Uffizi Galleries, Florence - x4 pictures, and article by Alistair Rowan.

The Sale Rooms; Sothebys etc - x5 pictures, and article by Frank Davis.

Interior of S. Costanza, Rome - x1 photo. for Book Reviews

Sale Ring at Park Paddocks, Newmarket - x1 photo. And article by Francis Byrne; Racing Notes

Fonthill, Wiltshire Part III. William Beckford as Collector - x13 pictures and article, by Boyd Alexander.

The Problems of Touring with Opera: Scene From Sadler's Wells Co. Producton of Tchaikovsky's The Queen of Spades - x1 picture, and article by Stewart Deas; Music Scene.

Birds in a Lakeside Setting in North Zambia - x5 pictures, and article by William Condry.

L. S. Lowry and White Satanic miels Mills: Good Friday Daisy Nook - Dockside, Sunderland - The Cripples - Lake Landscape - x4 pictures, and article by Christopher Neve.

A Day with a Single Seater: J. Eason Gibson Testing a Maclaren Oldsmobile at Silverstone - 1photo, and article by J. eason Gibson for Motoiring Notes.

Gaulden Manor, Tolland, Somerset - x1 photo for The Estate Market article.

Records of a Birmingham Japanner - x5 pictures and article by Shirley Spaulding DeVoe. c.keenlyside

Nets Over a Wall-trained Peach to Protect form The Bullfinch - x1 picture and Gardening article by Christopher Lloyd.

Revolution in Welsh Upland Farms: Grassland Trials at Trawscoed nr Aberystwyth - Store Lambs Bing Fattened on Fodder Radish - etc. - x4 pictures and article byJohn L. Jones.

Fashion: Caftan in Wool Jersey from Service Couture of Thackery St. Kensington - Peasant Style Caftan from Mexico, and Hat, From Mexicana of 89 Lower Sloane St. - New Skinny sweater wit Knitted Skirt at Wetherall - Christmas Presents from Bouskells - x6 pictures and article by Anne Price, and RF.

Launching of Three Decker at Chatham Dockyard in c1745; Painting by Francis Holman - x1 pictures for Town and Country page.

A gesso Panel by Arthur Silver - x1 pic for Town and Country page

Crossword Puzzle

Correspondence Pages - Letters from Readers:

Dutch Clock by Amsterdam Maker Thomas Loor - x2 pictures and correspondence from Squadron Leader retd. D. H. Young, 3 The Gate House, Old Hatfield, Herts.

Brandy Cove, Glamorgan - picture and letter from Alasdair Alpin MacGregor of 48 Upper Cheyne Row, Chelsea SW3.

Old Lockup at Smisby, Derbys. - x1picture and correspondence from Frank Rodgers, 26 Findern Cl. Allestree, Derby.

Ornamental Stonework 16thC Farmhouse in Woolhope, Herefs. - x1picture and correspondence from Miss M. Wight, Thelwall, Overbury Rd, Hereford.

Watercolour of Unidentified Landscape (by P. R. Rodger) - x1 picture and correspondence from Brian Davis, Pen Cottage, Box, nr Stroud, Glos.

Bolton Priory, Yorkshire; Coffins That Were Buried Upright - picture and correspondence from J. stobbs, 26 Victoria St, Oakworth, Keighley, Yorks. with verse from Wordsworth poem.

An Early Photo of a Horse Fair at Lincoln - picture and correspondence from Mister John Miller-Smith of 25 Wentworth Court, St Marks Hill, Surbiton.

Coalport Mug 1750 with View of IRonbridge Shropshire - picture and correspondence from Mary Corbett Harris, Arosa, 118 Reculver Rd, Beltinge, Herne Bay, Kent. .


Triumph 2000 Estate Car - full page (fp) colour.

Tio Pepe Sherry by Gonzalez Byass - fp colour.

Boucheron of 180 New Bond St, London W1;Watches - fp

Dewar's Racehorse Competition: Win a 5000 Guinea Racehorse - fp with entry form.

Sobranie Russian Cigarettes - fp Sleekburnc.

Limestone Head from Cyprus 5/4thC BC - Spink and Son Ltd - fp.

Land-Rover - fp.

Clocks From Asprey: Phillippe Gilt Enamel Light Clock £700; Jaeger le Coultre Atmos Caravelle Clock £100; Lacquer Luxor World Time Clock £112. 10s. 0d. - fp.

Lucien Follereau Cattle Breeder in the Nievre and His Charolais Bull Sansouci - fp colour back cover for Martell Cognac Brandy. Owners name in pencil at top of page.

Christies Sale of Old English Silver. Properties of Ret. Hon. Earl of Shaftesbury, Mrs G. Kelton, Mrs G. C> Paget and Others - fp

Temple Williams Antiques - dp.

Eterna Matic 3000 Watch - fp.

Senior Servict cigarettes fo rChristmas - fp colour.

Garrard Watches - fp col.

Peace Tower, Ottawa, Canada (top of with flag) - Canadian Travel Ad. fp col.

Lindt Bonbons Liqueurs Chocolates - fp colour

Vat 69 Whisky with Crabbies Green Ginger Wine - fp colour.

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

Norfolk and An Attractive Lutyens House.

Southfield house, Whatley, Wilts Somerset Borders.

El Vila, Puerto Pollensa, Majorca.

Claridge House, Harmony hill, Nassau, Bahamas.

Winton Heights, High Point, Nassau Bahamas.

House of Character with View, Oving, nr Whitchurch, North Bucks.

Stacumny House, Celbridge, Co. Kildare, Ireland.

Horley Lodge, Salfords nr Redhill, Surrey. By Order of the Execs. of G. H. Stewart-Parsons (deceased).

And many more but not named.

ARTICLES (text only):

Page with a mix of columns: Shaping Future Cities - Remember Rutland - Disentangling London Transport - Trees for Landscapingt

Countryman's notes by Ian Niall.

Renoir - poem by Jean Kenward

Golf by P. A> Ward-Thomas - @Young Players Points of Promise

Farming Notes by Cincinnatus

Classified Announcements. 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.

The four digit number in brackets in title is for my ref only. It measures 345 x 235 mm (13.5 x 9.25 " ) There is a little age yellowing with a little wear to outer cover. Some of the pages may have handling marks, blemishes due to their age; the back cover has the orig. owners name in pencil at top and this page - 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.

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