1966 COUNTRY LIFE Magazine SWINTON PARK RIPON Anthea Blackburn Johnston (5063)

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Weekly Magazine


DATED: 1966

Outer Cover Photograph: Harlech Castle, Merioneth - front cover colour photograph by Noel Habgood.

Frontispiece Cover Photograph: Miss Anthea Blackburn Daughter of John Blackburn of Windyridge, Wheatley, Oxon - photo by Bassano and Vandyk; announcing forthcoming marriage to Alan Johnston son of Alastair Johnston QC 8 Heriot Row, Edinburgh.

Principal Contents and Features on:

Cottage Chimneystacks at Bossington, Somerset - x2 picture by Kenneth Scowen, and text.

Poem by Cecily Lambert titled At Wotton, Surrey - no pic.

Westminster Abbey's Links with the USA - x9 pictures, and text by Brian Dunning.

Lucky Dog on Mont Blanc: The Halt at the Pierre A L'Echelle (a lithograph from a sketch by Henry Atkins during his ascent of Mont Blanc in 1837) - Silhouette of Henry Martin Atkins - Henry Martin's Sketch of the Party at the Summit of Mont Blanc with The Dog - x3 pictures, and text by Herbert Carr

Headache for the Prophet: Set of Modern Beduin Coffee Pots for Triple Brewed Coffee - An Old Pot, and A Pot for the Single Brew Coffee - x2 pictures, and text by R. F. Johnson.

Salerooms: Thomas Sheraton Table - Women's Bath 15thC German Engraving - Design by Leon Bakst - Jade Brush Washer - etc. - x6 pictures, and text by Frank Davis.

A Great Oxford Eccentric: G. C. Brodrick, Warden of Merton College - Cartoon by Spy of Broderick - Cartoon of Brodrick By Beerbohm titled Desigtn for an Equestrian Statue to Be Place in the Playing Fields of Eton x3 pictures, and text by Angus Macnaghten.

Swinton, Yorkshire, The Home of The Earl and Countess of Swinton - x10 pictures, and text by John Cornforth.

The Caledonian and Crinan Canals: Northern End to the Crinan Canal at Crinan - Neptune's Staircase on the Caledonian Canal at Banavie, near Fort William -Fishing Boat on Caledonian Canal with Corpach Pulp Mill Beyond - Banavie Stretch of Canal Partly Drained; Ben Nevis in Background - Corpach Basing Being Enlarged in 1964 -Loch Ness - x6 pictures and text by Tom Weir.

Turkey - x3 pictures, and text by Rewa Ray.

The Estate Market: The White House, Rye - x1 picture, and text.

Porecelain for the Great Occasion - x6 pictures, and text by Beryl Platt.

Alfa Romeo 2600 Sprint - x1 picture, and text by J. Eason Gibson.

Hallamshire Cutlers Fine Silver: Beadle of the Company of Cutlers with His Mace - etc. - x7 pictures, and text by G. Bernard Hughes.

Bines Green, Sussex Typical of Commons Mis-Used as Visitors Car Parks - x1 picture, and text.

Wade's Causeway in The north York Moors National Park - x picture and text.

Charolais Beef Out of Dairy Cows - x4 pictures and text by John L. Jones.c.keenlyside

Sweetmeats of Pontefract: Examining Liquorice Shoots at Pontefract in Yorikshire - Plant in Leaf - One of the Last Commercial Crops of Liquorice at Baghill, Pontefract - Wopmen Sorting Liquorice Sweets in Factory - Women Coating the Sweets with Coconut - x5 pictures by W. R. Wilkinson and Co., and Pontefreact and Cvastleford Express; text by Arthur Gaunt.

Bridge by M. Harrison Gray x3 diagrams; Crossword Puzzle.

Fashion: Printed Pyjama Suit in Linen by Liza Spain - Linen Long Evening Dress reive Designed by Michel Goma for Jean patou Couture, Paris - Hairstyle with Cheek Curls and Fringe by Barry Kibble - Linen Dress WithEmbroidery by Henri - Suit with Gil Buttons by Wetherall - Dress and Jacket by Morelle of Curzon St. - Linen Coat by Koupy - Flared Princess Line Tennis Dress in Dacron Polyester from Teddy Tinling - x8 pictures, and text by Anne Price.


Stone Built Barn and The Carreg Fawr in Merioneth - x2 pictures and correspondence from Mary Corbett Harris, Arosa, 118 Reculver Rd, Beltinge, Herne Bay, Kent.

Old Trade Sign, A Clock, Outside a London Hatter's in Old Kent Rd - picture and correspondence from R. D. Barrett-Lennard, 61 Earls Court Square, London SW5 .

Stratton's Observatory Tower at Little Berkhamstead, near Hertford - picture and correspondence from J. W. Whitelaw, 29 Granby Ave, Harpenden, Herts.

Dual Earthenware Vessel Possibly South American in Origin - picture and correspondence from Miss Joyce Quick, 34 Tor Lane, Hartley, Plymouth.

Row of Houses in Worcester, Reputed to Have Been Built for 18thC Gobemakers, Due for Demolition - picture and correspondence from R. J. Collins, 14 Stanmore Rd, Hanbury Park, Worcs.


Vanishing Wild Animals, The Polar Bear; An Illustration by John Leigh-Pemberton for Midland Bank - fp colour

The Rutland Gallery, Brompton Road - fp.

Patterson and Shipman 19 Albemarle ST London - fp

Mallett at Bourdon House - dp.Sleekburnc.

Kaplan Gallery: Les Bords du Loing by G. Loiseau - miel fp.Collingwood of Conduit St. - fp

Frank Partridge of New Bond St. - fp.

Maples Carpet No. 1013 Kashan - dp colour.

Garrard Crown Jewellers - fp colour.

Harrods Contemporary Furniture - fp colour.

The Bow and Arrow Maker - Illustration by Jean Leon Huens - fp colour for Shell.

Spink of King Street, St James's - fp.

Gold Label Barley Wine - fp.Sunbeam Tiger Car - fp.

Three Nuns Tobacco - fp colour.

Sotheby's Sale; Diamond Riviere with Forty Four Cushion Shaped Stones - fp.

Christies Auction: The Property of H. R.Milner Esq; showing George I Wine Cistern and James II Monteith 1686 - fp.

Corsair V4 Estate Car - fp with price.

Flymo Morrison and Toro Lawnmowers - fp.

Embroidered Lace Dress by Susan Small - hp photograph by Richard Rutledge; with price.

Pure Wool Deux Piece Suit in Pebble Tweed Knit - ¼ p.

Hayter Lawn Mowers - hp.

morgan Girl - car adv. Hp.

Allen Grass Cutters - hp.

Dunhill Cigarettes - fp colour back cover.

Plus Many more adverts.


Property for Sale - Large supplement with some houses named, and with photos (If you want to know if a particular house is advertised, please ask):

Mereworth Castle, Kent; by Direction of Michael Tree Esq - fp x4 pics.

Ashworth House, Westonbirt, Glos.

Halstead Hall, Kent.

Bulltown Farm, Brabourne, Kent.

The Strange Hall, Old Bosham, Chichester Harbour.

Crockham Hill, Kent; House by Baillie Scott.

The Beeches, Waterhouse Lane, Kingswood, Surrey.

Winnimum's Cottage, Burgate, Fordingbridge, Hants.

Old Shoyswell Manor, Etchingham, Sussex Kent Border.

The Bell House, Ellisfield, Hants.

Abbotsworthy Mill, Near Winchester, Hants.

Hallscroft, Wateringbury, Kent.

Peter Womersley Designed House Between Camberley and Bagshot, Surrey.

Pixtonhill Farm, Forst Row, Sussex - 2pics.

Bracken Hill, Ringwood.

Invergloy House, Inverness-shire.

Trevanion, Portloe, South Cornwall.

Dorincourt, Green Lane, Burnham, Bucks.

Tythe Barn, Abbotsbrook, Bourne End, Bucks.

Pellingbridge Farm, Scaynes hill, Sussex x2pics.

Knightley Grange, Woodseaves, Staffs, Salop Border.

The Pump House, Bishopton Spa, Stratford on Avon.

Shipton Oliffe Manor near Cheltenham x2picws.

The Gables, Preston on Stour.

The Close, Church Westcote, Stow on the Wold.

Stanton House, Hyde Lane, Newnham on Severn, Glos.

Broke Farm, Halstead nr Sevenoaks.

TheDrive Cottag, Sevenoaks.

The Little House, Stone St., Nr Sevenoaks.

TheOld Stables, Kippington, Sevenoaks.

Silverdale, Lower Durford Wood, Petersfield.

White Horse Cottage, West Meon, Hants; by order of Mr W. H. Bridgen.

Marlyn Cottage, Leyhill.

Little Rignalls, Great Missenden.

Weir House, Bassetsbury Mill, High Wycombe.

Courtenayside, The Kingsway, Hove, Sussex.

The White Cottage, Duddleswell, Sussex.

The Manor Farm Estate, Burton Bradstock Dorset; By Direction of M. A. L. F. Pitt-Rivers Esq.

Mount henry, Torca Hill, Dalkey, Co Dublin Ireland.

Brenanstown house, Cabinteely, Co. Dublin.

Coral Cove, Mid Ocean Club, Bermuda

Holly Place, Stansted, Kent.

Prees Hall Estate, North Shropshire.

12 Hyde Park Gate; and 4 and 4a Hyde Park Gate Mews London SW7 - artists impression.

Beara Court, Devon.

Outer Down, Chagford, Devon.

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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). 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.

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