1969 COUNTRY LIFE Magazine ALEXANDRA RUBENS Porto Santo MALTA Bob Sleigh (1973)

Product code: 1973
Vintage Magazine. Contents include: Valetta Malta ALEXANDRA RUBENS Gilbern Invader BOB SLEIGH EARL KIMBERLEY Porto Santo Island FASHION and more.

Weekly Magazine


DATED: 30 Oct 1969

Outer Cover Photograph: Grand Harbour at Valetta, Malta.

Frontispiece Cover Photograph: Miss Alexandra Rubens of 27 Gertrude St SW10, and Henley in Arden - photo by Harlip.

Principal Contents and Features on:

Restmorel Castle, Lostwithiel, Cornwall - x1 picture by Leonard and Marjorie Gayton.

Crisis on the Norfolk and Suffol Broads: Aeiral View Oulton Broad - House on Waterfront at Horning - St Nicholas Church, Great Yarmouth - Fishing on the Bure at Horning - Horsey Mere - Moorings at Hickling - Yacht Basin and Moorings, Potter Heigham - Windmill at Horsey mere - x8 pictures, and article byMichael Wright.

Andre Previn the Conductor of LondonSymphony Orchestra - x1 picture, and article by Christopher Grier on the LSO.

Collectors Questions - x6 pictures, and letters.

The Royal International Dairy SHow - x5 pictures, and articl by Frank Sykes.

Salerooms, Christies, Sotheby's etc - x6 pictures and article by Frank Davis.

Irish Portraits and the British School - x5 pictures,and article by John Cornforth and The Knight of Glin.

Malta and Baroque Architecture: Inquisitors Summer Palace, GIrgenti - Seminary at Floriana - Drawing of Scrolls on Gafa's Dom, Mdina Cathedral - Roman Temple in Serlio - Domenico Cachia's Staircase at Auberge de Castille, Valetta - Auberge de Castille and It's Possible Model; Fuga's Palazzo Della Consulta, Rome - Parish Church at BIrkirkara - Bernini;s Proposed Towers for St Peter's diagram. reive - Facade of St Paul's Rabat - Kirche am Hof Vienna - St Roch, Valetta - Seminary At Mdina - Entrance of Fort Manoel - x14 pictures, and article by Marcus Binney.

Gilbern Invader Car - x1 picture and article by John Taylor with list of Gilbern specifications and performanc chart.

Houses and Flats in Hampstead Garden Suburb - 2 pictures, and article by Mister Michael Hanson titled Nothing Gaines by Overcrowding.

James Anderson of Aberdeenshire 1739-1808 - x1 pic. with article by Hoole Jackson.

House Sparrow from a Painting by Raymond Watson x1 pic., plus small article.

Fashion: Cashmere Tunic with Wool Trousers by Ballantyne at Harrods - Trouser Suit by Tricosa - At the International Hoverport, Pegwell Bay, Kent, Women Wearing Long Line Golfer in Cashmere with Cashmere Skirt by Ballantyne. miel - Knitted Dress in Yasuka by Tricosa - Jumper and Skirt by Ballantyne - Hardy Amies's First Perfume - x6 pics by Claude Luzzatto, article by Anne Price.

Winter Travel and Sports Supplement:

Map of Mauritius - Le Morne Brabant Bay and Black River mountains - Le Reduit Residence - Cathedral of St James, Port Louis - Cutting Cane Near Pamplemousses - x6 pictures, and article by Graham Norton.

Ski Touring i Easter Alps: Monte Cevedale, Ortler Group - Adige Valley, Ortler - The Suldenspitze - Konigspitze from the Slopes aBove Sulden - Looking Up to the Madritsch Pass with Hintergrat Hut in Foreground - x5 pictures and article by Robin Feddin.c.Keenlyside.

Madrid: North Arcade of The Plaza Mayor - Book Fair in the Calle Claudio Morana -Open Air Market, Plaza Del Carmen - Restored Fishing Pavilion in the Retiro; family visiting - Monument to the Brothers Quintero in the Retiro - 5x pictures and article by Peter Stone.

Lure of the Bob Sleigh: The Earl of Kimberley and Michael Holliday Taking Part in World Championships at Garmische 1953 - Michael Holliday Thrown off the Boblet on Bavarian Curve - Members of the British Team of 1958, Tony Nash, Robin Dixon and others - Earl of Kimberley and Michael Holliday a tthe Start of the Run at St Moritz - x4 pictures, and article by John Wodehouse Earl of Kimberley.

Porto Santo NE of Madeira Island: One of the Beaches - The Square at Vila Baleira - A Primitive Windmill - Cutting the Sandstone Cliffs, Passage to Famous Mineral Water Springs - A Man Carrying Water in Heavy Coopered Buckets x2 pictures by Eva Pinto and Perestrello Ltd, article by Edward and Eva Pinto.

South Africa: Hermanus Fishing Harbour SE of Capetown - Ski Boat Fishermen Landing Barracuda off Durban - Albert Van Der Rift Fishing Champion Fighting with a Tunny - Fishing From a Deep Water Shore - Pair of Tunny 400lb - x5 pictures, and article by B. W. C. Cooke.Sleekburnc.

Correspondence from Readers:

Tower of Bibley Knoll, Man With Plough - x1 picture and letter from Miss M. Wight of 14 Overbury Rd, Hereford.

Capriccio Based on St Peter's Rome 1636 - picture and letter from Charles Napier, The Oratory, London SW7..

Inn Sign at Hawkshead, Lancashire (Lake District) - picture and letter from R. D. Barrett-Lennard, 13 Collingham Rd, London SW5.

Stone Wall at Brockley, Somerset - picture and letter from Gary Usher, Anglesea House, Victoria Rd, Clevedon, Somerset.

Two Unidentified Portraits in Stationers Hall London - x2 (paintings of men) pictures, and letter from G. P. Wells, Clerk, Staioners Company, Stationers Hall, London EC4.

Windmill at Heckington Lincolnshire - x1 picture and letter from Doris H. Blowers 15 Hereford Rd, Colchester Essex.


The Tientsin Chinese Carpet Design - full page (fp) colour advert back cover; owners name in pencil at top

Kutchinsky Jewellers - fp colour adv.

Kupferberg Gold Mainz on Rhine Wine - fp col. Adv.

Christies Sale: Various inc. Property of Arthur Bush - Lord Cottesloe - Gwen Lady Melchett - S. M. Myers - Charles Russell - Ala Story - fp advert

Sotheby's Sale: Property of Mrs V. HAddard, Mrs F. H. Glen Allen etc - fp adv.

National Fur Company Ltd x14 coats - fp advert.

Plus Many more adverts

PROPERTY FOR SALE - Large property for sale supplement with some houses named, and with photos (If you want to know if a particular house is advertised, 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. 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.

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.

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Product Code 1973
Weight 0.25kg