LUTYENS HOUSES Caroline Fletcher Speir EDWARD HUDSON
Original Vintage Magazine. Special Edition Celebrating 70 Years
Outer Cover: Covent Garden and The Offices of Country Life - from a Water Colour by William Walcot
Frontispiece Cover Photograph: Miss Caroline Fletcher Daughter of Mr Alexander Fletcher of Old Vicarage, Wighill, Yorks - full page (fp) photo by Yevonde; announcing forthcoming marriage to Mr Thomas Speir of East hall, Middleton Tyas, Yorks.
Principal Contents and Features on:
Doric Monumnent on Penshaw hill. Co. Durham - x1 photo by A. F Kersting.
The Making of Country Life The Early Treatment of Country Houses: Temple at Gunnersbury Park, Middx - Penshurst Place Kent - First Interior; Library at Sledmere, Yorks - Fig Court at Crooksbury, Surrey a Lutyens House - The Pergola and Garden at Deanery Garden, Berks Designed by Lutyens for hudson - Lutyens Gallery at munstead Wood, Surrey - Drawing Room at Levens Hall, Westmorland in 1903 - Drawing Room at Broome Park, Kent in 1907- x8 pics, and article by Christopher hussey.
Salerooms x6 pics., and article by Frank Davis.
Edward Hudson the Founder of Country Life: Edward Hudson - Lindisfarne Castle, Holy Island Restored by Lutyens for Hudson - Sir Edwin Lutyens - 15 Queen Anne's Gate, SW1 Where Monday Luncheons Wer Held for Country Life Contributors, and Hudsons London Home - Gertrude Jekyll in her Garden at the Age of 80 - x5 pictures and article by Pamela Maude.
The Darker Side of Gillray: The Giant Factotum - George Humphrey the Giant Factotum - x2 pictures and article by Christopher Neve.
Rugby and England v. Australia at Twickenham: P. F. Hawthorne Passing to K. W. Catchpole, and others - x1 pic and article by U. A. Titley.
Golf and Play on the Snow Covered Green at Rye x1 pic. and article by P. A. Ward-Thomas.
Life in the Country 70 Years Ago: HRH Princess of Wales with Her Dogs 1897 - Hunting on Bicycles in 1898 by F. H. Townsend - Lowland Ford 1897 - Joseph Sparrowhawk of Edenbridg Kent - The Keeper of the Parish Roads of Saintbury in the Cotswolds - Meteor Aground in the Solent - Holiday Camp at Sunbury on Thames 1897 - Biddenden, Kent 1898 - x8 pics and text by Gordon Winter.
Part of Johann Strauss's Manuscript for the Blue Danube - x1pic and article by Stewart Deas. Sleekburnc.
Decline of the Auks: Common Guillemot, Many of Which Have Been Killed by Oil Pollution - Group of Razorbills - Guillemots in the Farne Islands, Off Northumberland - Puffins on the Island of Skokholm in Wales - x4 pictures and text by R. M. Lockley. reive
An Architects Debt to Country Life: Deanery Garden, Berks Edward hudsons First Lutyens Commission - Paved Court at Munstead Wood, Surrey - Marshcourt, Hants - Loggia at Maryland, Alpes Maritimes by Harold Peto - Lutyens Castle Drogo, Devon - x5 pictures and text by Oliver Hill.
Volkswagen 1600 Estate Car - x1 pic, and text by J. Eason Gibson.
20 Bore Shot Gun and a 12 Bore - x1 pic and text by J. Wentworth Day.
Barcombe house, Sussex - x1 pic.
House that Integrates Old and New at Stratton Park, nr Winchester, Hants - x6 pics and article by michael Webb.
Rearing a Foundling Shelduck The Author Adopted and Nursed to Health - x1 picture and article by A. B. Holman.
Pupils of Chailey Primary School Sussex At work on a Shallow Pond on the Common - x1 picture of four boys, and text.
New Kind of Plastic Mesh Designed for Snow Fencing on Ski Slopes - x1 pic and text.
Ornamentsl Gourds - x1 pictures and text by Christopher Lloyd.
Wine Drinking Since the 1890's: Entrance to The Pommery and Greno Establishment at Rheims in Champagne - Young Champagne in the Pupitres - Chateau Gruad-Larose, St Julien, a Vineyard Which Produces Claret Known as Ch. Larose - Cockburn 63 Port Bottle - Christies Catalogue for the Sale of Surplus Sherry from Cellars of the Royal Residences - x5 pictures and text by Edmund Penning-Rowsell.
Revolution in Livestock Breeding and Implications of Factory Farming Part I: Large Scale Farming of Broiler Chickens: Computer Used miel in the Farming Organisation of F. and G. Sykes, of Wiltshire - American Hampshire Boar - A Hybrid Dam (pig) - A Pig Unit in Essex x5 pictures and text by Frank Sykes.
Fashion and Seventy Years On: Orlon and Lurex Knitted Coat by Toplet - New Shape Evening Dress by Bob Schulz - Aquamarine Victorian Brooch of 70 Years Ago miel - Modern Brooch at Garard - Brooch for the Space Age by Stewart Aldhouse at Garrard - Striped Silk Dress by Bob Schulz - Caftan in Striped Silk by Sheila Folliss at Colin Glascoe - x8 pictures and article by Anne Price.
Correspondence from Readers:
Bridge and Bridge House at St Ives, Huntingdonshire - picture and correspondence from J. M. Walshe, Broom Lodge, Hemingford Grey, Hunts. reive
Cornice at Kentchurch Court, Herefs - picture and correspondence from John Cornforth, London SW1. c.keenlyside
Doulton Inkwell, c1882 - picture and correspondence fro mH. R> Culling Carr, Yew Tree Farm, Duntisbourne Abbotts, nr Cirencester, Glos.
W. BLackers Art of Angling etc (1842 book) - x2photos and correspondence from G. W. McDonald, High Spinney, Kloof, Natal, S. AFrica.
Rainwater Head Removed from Darley Abbey, Derbys - picture and correspondence from Bryan A. Stephenson, 24 Portland St, Derby.
Mural Depicting the Horse Fair Once Held at Birmingham - picture and correspondence from Donald Wright, 59 Moor Pool Ave, Harborne, Birmingham 17.
Thatched Cottage Near Crugybar in Carmarthenshire and View of Its Wattle and Plaster Chimney from Inside - x2pictures and correspondence from Miss M. Wight, 14 Overbury Rd, Hereford.
Benson and Hedges - fp back cover colour showing anglers fishing flies and mepps spiners.
Knight Frank and Rutley Reproduction of Houses for Sale in 1898 - fp.
Becas Real Turtle Soup - hp
John Bolding and Sons Bathrooms - hp
Sothebys Sale including The Property of Rt Hon Earl of Powis; Group Captain F. W. Wiseman-Clarke: mrs Joh Rogers; Mrs Manon Kampmann; E. V Newnham Esq; Tom Sharpe Esq; Major Randal Macdonnell and others - fp showing some of the items (x7)to be auctioned.
The Pulitzer Gallery 5 Kensington High St London WI - fp showing x6paintings.
Oscar and Peter Johnson, Lowndes Lodge Gallery - hp.
H. Blairman and Sons Announce Their Change of Address to New Bond St. - fp
Frost and Reed - hp
Colt Cedar Houses - hp.
Plus many more adverts.
Property for Sale Supplement with some houses named, and with one photo. unless otherwise stated:
Mereworth Castle, Kent. By Direction of Michael Tree Esq.
Between Chesham and Great Missenden. By Order of Viscount Ednam and Trustees of The Hundridge Settlement. Info. Hundridge Manor.
Sway Place, nr Brockenhurst, New Forest, Hampshire.
Ileclash House, Fermoy, Co. Cork, Eire.
Wierton Place, Boughton Monchelsea, Kent.
Skerraton nr Buckfastleigh, South Devon.
Sunways, Alerminster, nr Stratford on Avon.
The Barn house, Ledbury, Herefordshire.
Walberton house, West Sussex. By dir of the Right hon. Earl of Woolton - x2pics, int. and ext.
Knole Wood, Devenish Rd, Sunningdale x2pics of flats. SleekburnC.
The Ridges, FInchampstead, Berks.
Bedwardine House, Rushwick, Worcs.
Plus many more but not named; only area.
Articles etc. (no pics):
Full page of various incl: 70 Years Old - -An Old Countrywoman - short poem by Jean Kenward.
Countrymans Notes by Ian Niall
The Rocking Chair - Poem by H. T. C., Mallory.
Gardening in a Northern Clime - by A. J.F Milne Home
Sinking Line and Sunken Fly by Ian Niall.
Bridge by M. Harrison Gray
New Book Reviews by Richard Church.
Classified Properties SleekburnC. 1201
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 42 pages (84 sides). It measures 315 x 232 mm (12.25x9.25inches). The orig. owners name is in pencil on front cover. There is a little age yellowing. Some of the pages have handling marks, blemishes due to their age - anything more than minor will be mentioned in the main body of the description. The images vary in size. 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.
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