1974 COUNTRY LIFE Magazine HOLKHAM NORFOLK Alexandra Reid-Smith Thavenot (9304)

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CULM VALLEY DEVON Theatre Royal Glasgow HOLKHAM NORFOLK Alexandra Reid-Smith Thavenot ULRICH HENN



Original Weekly Magazine

DATED 1974


Outer Cover Photograph: by Andy Williams, showing Elstead in Surrey - a river and bridge scene

Frontispiece Cover Photograph by Lenare: Miss Alexandra Reid-Smith daughter of late Mr Donald Reid Smith of Queens Beeches, Ascot, Berks - announcing her forthcoming marriage to Mr David Thavenot son of Alexander Thavenot of Abbey Gardes, Milton Abbas, Dorset and Mrs Diana Thavenot of Dradfield, Soberton Hants.


Principal Contents and Features on:

Ruan River near Falmouth, Cornwall - x1 photo by Kenneth Scowen

Undiscovered Devon Valley: Culm Valley From Above the Village of Hemyock - Culmstock Church Tower - Cullompton Church Tower - roe3 Street Bradninch - Culm Valley Below Cullompton - Friends Meeting House at Spicelands - River Culm at Culmstock - x7 pictures and text/article byGeoffrey N. Wright.

Rugby and Ireland v The All Blacks at Landsdowne Rd: McDonald Gets Possession for the All Blacks (and others) - x1picture and text/article by David Frost

New Home for the Scottish Opera: theatre Royal Glasgow - Interior of Theatre Filled With Television Equipment - Scottish Opera Production of Fidelio - The Dress Circle - x4 pictures and text/article by James Stevens Curl.

Salerooms page - x5 pictures, and text/article by Frank Davis.

Gardening and Viburnums - x6 pictures, and text/article by I. F. La Croix.

Theatre: Dai Bradley and Pip Miller in The Revival of Peter Shaffers Equus at National Theatre - x1 pictures, and text/article by Ian Stewart .

Motoring Notes: The RAC Rall and the Winning Ford Escort RS of Tio Makinen and Henry Liddon on ht eSnow in the Lake District - x1 picture, and text/article by John Taylor.

Holkham Estate Buildings, Norfolk - x11 pictures, and text/article byJohn Martin Robinson. sleekburnc.

Music Scene: Elisabeth Ander and Neil Jenkins in Mozarts Cosi Fan Tutte at Congrees Hall Eastbourne - x1 picture, and text/article by Hugo Cole.

Conservation and Redundancy in Bedford: The Howard United Reform Church - Interior of Holy Trinity Church - St Augustines, Queens Gate, London - x3 pictures, and text/article.

Northern Butterflies - x9 pictures, and text/article by George Hyde. c.keenlyside.

The Work of Ulrich Henn the Sculptor - x6 pictures, and text/article by Frank Davis.

Future of Museum Collections Part II: I the City Art Gallery York - Recent Acquisition by The Castle MuseumNorwich - On Loan to the National Museum of Wales; the Body of Phocion - Hillard Miniatures Acquired by the V&A - Lord Cork's Orrery Sold by the Science Museum - La Parisienne by Renoir Bequeathed to National Museum of Wales by The Misses Davies - Gillow Designs for an Interior about 1825 - x8 pictures, and text/article by John Cornforth.

Gardening Week: Tritonia Crocata - x1 picture, and text/article by Tony Venison.

Gift Ideas: Christmas Hampers from Jacksons - Electronic Watch with Light from Omega Time Computer £374 - Childrens Clocks by Smiths - Micromatic Radio Kit by Sinclair Radionics - Snoopy, Woodstock, Charlie Brown and a Ladybird Novelty Candles by Hallmark - Unusual Photograph Frame in Solid Plexiglas - x pictures by John Miller and text/article by Anne Price.

Bronze Ewer Shang Dynasty and Marble Lion Tang Dynasty - x2 pictures for Book Reviews by John Taylor, Judith Bannister, Geoffrey Lee and John Cornforth.

Art: Hastings Fishmarket c1804 by Joshua Cristall - Hastings and Sea Fishing Engraved by R. Wallis after Turner - Hastings Fishermen from a drawing by Samuel Prout - Our English Coasts and Strayed Sheep 1852 by holman Hunt - Lookig Towards the Old Town, Hastings by David Cox jnr. - x5 pictures and text/article bgy Alan Rye.

The Worlds First Factory? etc: The Silk Mill now Derbys New Museum - Rolling Over Horse by Elisabeth Frink - x pictures and text/article for Town and Country.

Estate Market; What Future for th eRating System?: Owlpen Manor, nr Uley, Glos. - x1 picture and text/article byMichael Hanson.

To Graze or Not to Graze; The Value of Autumn Grass: Friesians Grazing Italian Rygrass Sward in November - Ayrshire Herd - Kale - Urea Block in Use - Waiting for the Next Bite - x5 pictures and text/article byAnthony Collins.

Crossword, and Bridge Problem by Pat

Fashion: Silk Chiffon Tiered Dress by Shuji Tojo - Jewellery by Leo and Ginnie DeVroomen, John and Lynda Gilchrist, and Caroline Broadhead - Trend Setting Hairstyles by Vidal Sassoon x2 - Silk Chiffon Cress and Satin Jacket by Gina Fratini - Dress with Corduroy Bodice and Donegal Twee Skirt by Angela Gore - Various Perfumes and Aftershaves by Chanel, Mary Quant, Ritz, Hermes - Crabtree and Evelyn - x15 pictures and text/article by Anne Price.

Articles Only:

Countrymans Notes by Ian Niall

The Anglers - Poem by Kathleen herbert.

Countrywomans Notes by Eiluned Lewis.

Golf by P. A. Ward-Thomas

Correspondence from Readers:

Shuttered House in Saffrn Walden - picture and correspondence from R. Jemmett, 9 high St. Saffron Walden.

Peele's Hotel, in Fleet Street in 19thC - picture and correspondence from Rev. Bernard Croft Reighton Vicarage, Filey N. Yorks.

Kaiser Wilhelm II and Entourage by a Norwegian Fjord in 1911 - picture and correspondence from Peter F. Evans, Post house, 158 Pilgrims Way, Reigate.

Watercolours by Julius Caesar Ibbetson, and Thomas Bush Hardy - picture and correspondenceW. D> Lapthorne, Arx Ruochim, 42 Pierremont Ave, Broadstairs, Kent.

Pandanus Palm on the Island of Gan, Indian Ocean - picture and correspondence from W. D. Askham, 42 Chestnut Ave, Henlow, Beds.

Stage Coach Breakfast by E. V. Rippingille 1824 - picture and correspondence from F. W. Greenacre, City Art Gallery, Queens Rd, Clifton, Bristol.


Miel Washing Machine - fp colour showing a sectional view of the machine.

Saab 99 CM4 Car - double page (dp) colour showing sectional style diagram of the car.

Dunhill Cigarette Lighters - fp colour.

Philips RH837 Stereo Radio/Record Playing System £249 - fp colour.

Cartier Cigarette Lighter and Watch - fp colour.

Triumph 2500TC Car - half page (hp).

Marsh York Ham by Marsh and Baxter Ltd Brierley Hill W. Mids. - hp colour

Plus many more adverts.

Property for Sale Supplement with some houses named, and with one photo. unless otherwise stated. If you want to know if a particular house is advertised, please ask:

Erriseask House Hotel, Ballyconneelyt, Connemara Co. Galway Ireland.

Dundermot, Ballymoe, Co. Roscommon.

Clearwater House, Leap, Co. Cork.

Parklands , Burgess Hill, Sussex.

Monks Barn, Sherborne, Dorset.

Dragon House, Dursley, Cotswolds.

The Glebe House, Colwall, Herefs. X2pics.

Lowndes House, Lowndes Place London SW1

And many more. sleekburnc. 2811


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 64 pages (128 sides). 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 four digit number in brackets in title is for my ref only.

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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Weight 0.3kg
Product Code 8204 (Wt. 300g)
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