1974 COUNTRY LIFE MAGAZINE Marion Rowan Christie STRATHDON Alaska Oil HARRINGTON HALL Dadd (8104)

Product code: 8104
Original Vintage Magazine

Marion Rowan Christie STRATHDON Alaska Oil LARGE BLUE BUTTERFLY Artist Richard Dadd HARRINGTON HALL William James Blacklock



Original Vintage Magazine

DATED 1974

Frontispiece Cover Photograph: Miss Marion Rowan Daughter of Colin of Park Farm Knockholt Kent - photo by Rosalind Mann; announcing forthcoming marriage to Robin Christie of Quarry Ridge Oxted.

Outer Cover Photograph: The River Don at Poldullie Bridge Strathdon, Aberdeenshire - by G F Allen (The number 56 has been written on the front cover in ink.)


Principal Contents and Features on:

Protected Mammal: Badger - x1 photo by Sean Hagerty' article by Ian Niall for Countrymans Notes.

The Ascent - Poem by Jean Kenward.

x - x pictures and text/article.

Alaska and Oil: Drilling Rig on Arctic Slope of Alaska - Brooks Range Where Pipeline Must Cross - Pipeline Construction Camp in Foothills of Brooks Range - Brooks Range Northern Foothills - Migrating Caribou - Section of Simulated Pipeline - x6 pictures and text/article. By Bryan Sage.

Polo at Cirencester Park, Glos: Tommy Wayman of Greenhill Farm, Sandy Harper, Horacio Araya, Michael Hare, Paul Withers, Mark Vestey, Hap Sharp, Celestino Garros - x2 pictures and text/article by J. N. P. Watson.

Spring Bulbs - x6 pictures (by Robert J. Corbin, Weaver, A. J. Huxley) and text/article by Christopher Lloyd.

The National Hunter Show and Full Classes at Shrewsbury: Mrs P. Jackson's and Mr L. Iven's Sammy Dasher - Mr Bowers's Devonian Pride with Foal - x2 pictures by Findlay Davidson and text/article by Elwyn Hartley Edwards.

Saving The Large Blue Britains Rarest Butterfly: Larva in an Ant Newt - The Eggg - Larva - Adult - x4 pictures by Robert Goodden and Roy Pearce, and text/article by Robert and Rosemary Goodden.

Golf: Gathering for a Great Occasion - article by P. A. Ward-Thomas. (04/07; Jul).

The Lost World of the Artist Richard Dadd - x3 of his pictures and text/article by Christopher Neve.

Harrington Hall, Lincolnshire. The Home of Sir John and Lady Maitland - x10 pictures by Jonathan M. Gibson, and text/article by Marcus Binney.

Salerooms Page (recent sales and realised prices): Chinese Pottery Tomb Guardians T'ang Dynasty at Christies - Ming Stem Cup Ch'eng Hua Period at Sothebys - Late Worcester Porcelain Vase and Cover with Shells at Sothebys - One George III Armchair at Christies - Elle Vole au Rendez-vous by Constantin Guys at Sothebys - x5 pictures and text/article.

William James Blacklock a Painter of the Real Lakeland: Catbells and Causey Pike - Oak Tree - Terrace at Haddon Hall - The Rookery - Study of Fern and Bramble - Trees by a Path - Gilknockie Tower, Carrock - x7 pictures and text/article by Geoffrey Grigson.

The Musical Scene: Elisabeth Soderstrom as Christine in Intermezzo at Glyndebourne - x1 pic. and text/article by Steward Deas. sleekburnc.

The Cry of the Waup: A Curlew - x1 pic. (drawing by Timothy Greenwood) and text/article by Ian Niall

Artists of the Western Pacific: Sea Spirit; and Commorative Duka Figures of Ancestors - x2 pics. and text/article.

Chinese Ceramics and The Sir Alan Barlow Collection at the Ashmolean: T;ang Horse 7thC - Chin Pai Ware Cup 10-11thC - Jade Disc, Han Dynasty 1stC AD - T'ang Jar - Sung Bottle 960-1279 in Lung Ch' Uan Celadon - Mei-P'ing Vase c13thC - x6 pictures and text/article by John Sweetman.

Guts Woodgate, An English Worthy: The Leander Club Enclosure on Temple Island, Henly Royal Regatta 1891 - x1 pic. by Dickinson and Foster, and text/article by Michael Underhill.

Archaeology Today : 14thC Garderobe Pit at Netherton, Hants - New Role for a Pumping Engine; Cross Section miel of One of the Twin Pumping Engines at Addington Well, nr Croydon - x2 pictures, and text/article by Denis Smith.

Ballet: Vladimir Vasiliev and Ekaterina Maximova in the Bolshoi Ballets Spartacus at the London Coliseum - x1 pic. and text/article by James Monahan.

Before Thunder - Poem by Jean Chesterman.

Four Hundred Years of Chester goldsmiths: Monteigh Bowl by Peter Edwardes II - Tobacco Box by Nathaniel Bullen - Mace Made by Richard Richardson for Caernarvon Corporation 1718 (one of a pair) - Jug By Ralph Walley - Chocolate Pot by Peter Pemberton - x5 pics. by Christie Manson and Woods, V&A, Canon Maurice Ridgway, De Havilland Antiques, Messrs Spink and Son; and text/article by Christopher Lever.

Sporting Fish for the Summer Angler, Grilse and Sea Trout - article by B. W. C. Cooke. c.keenlyside

Gardening - articles by Christopher Lloyd, and Tony Venison; plus one photo.

Cars: The MGB GT V8 x2 pictures and text/article by John Taylor.

Estate Market: Bolehyde Manor aka Bulidge, near Hardenhuish, Wilts - x1 picture and text/article by Michael Hanson.

It Started with Honey Hunting; A Centenary of English Bee Keeping - x5 pictures and text/article by Eva Crane.

Causerie on Bridge - x5 diagrams and text/article by Pat Cotter.

Crossword Puzzle (not done) plus name of last weeks winner: Mister A. M. Turton, 203 Rusholme Gdns, Wilmslow Rd, Manchester.

New Book Reviews by Paul Scott: A Matter of honour by Philip Mason - Tolstoy bgy Edeward Crankshaw - etc.

Fashion and Womens Dresses: Caftan; and Striped Skirt and Cotton Shirt; Straw Hat and Flowers; all reive from Mexicana of Lower Sloane St. London - Floral Caftan from Pewter Simple, and Black Evening Dress by Marimekko at Libertys - x2 pictures by John Cole, and text/article by Anne Price.

Correspondence from Readers:

Restored Stonework at Christchurh Priory Church, Dorset - picture and correspondence from Brian A Mead, Christchurch Printing Co., 6-8 Bridge St, Christchurch, Dorset.

Sundial at Charelton Marshall, Dorset - picture and correspondence from S. J. Skerman, 26 Daws Ave, Wallisdown, Bournemouth.

Windmill at Quainton, Bucks - picture and correspondence from Raymond Lea, The Barn, West Street, Marlow, Bucks.

Possibly Midland Views; Two Drawings of Unidentified Scenes - picture and correspondence from Norman Barton, Leighton, 20 Fecham Way, Lichfeild, Staffs.

Thors Stone, Wirral, Cheshire - picture and correspondence from W. Palmer, 122 Ganneys Meadow Rd. Woodchurch, Birkenhead, Cheshire.

Commemorative Obelisk, The Mail Coach Pillar, Nr Llandovery, Carmarthenshire - picture and correspondence from P. G. Wright, Dunelm, 27 Hafod Cwnin, Bronwydd Rd. Carmarthen.


Saab 99 Series Car - fp.

Praktica Super TL Camera SLR from Wallace Haton - fp.

Christies Victorian Week: Trout Fishing in the Highlands by JohnPettie RA - fp.

Nationwide Building Society - fp

Black & Decker - hp (half page).

Rothmans King Size Cigarettes - fp in colour.

En Tout Cas Tennis Courts - fp colour showing three women in tennis outfits through the ages.

Findlaters Medium Sherry Guide to Art - fp colour.

The Water Bridge at Eynsford by James Proudfoot - hp colour for Peppiat Fine Art Ltd.

Comtemptous of the Insults by Francesco Goya - fp for Colnaghi's of Old Bond St, London.

Property of Rt. Hon. Earl of Lonsdale, Rt Hon. Earl of Morton etc: The Fitzalan Chapel by Joseph Mallrod; Venice the Mole by William James - fp for Sothebys.

Sothebys: Flowers and Fruit by Jan Davidaz de Heem - fp colour.

With many more antique, art, salerooms etc.

Classified Announcements.

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:

Baynton House, nr Westbury, Wilts.

Seymour Court, Marlow, Bucks.

Moat Cottage, Aston Clinton, Bucks Herts Border.

The Priory, Selham, West Sussex.

The Old Vicarage, South Stoke, nr Bath - hp.

The Burlton Estate, Shropshire - fp with x3pics.

Higher Foxholes, Bay Horse, Nr Lancaster.

Saxby's, Chislehurst - x2pics.

Tregunter Road Kensington - fp showing x2pics.

Lucy's Mill, Stratford upon Avon - fp; view of the development.

On Chiddingfold Village Green x2pics.

Hill Farm, Haslemere, W. Surrey - x2pics.

Copcourt Manor, Oxfordshire - half page (hp).

Thornbury Hall, North Staffs.

Little Garretts, North End, Felsted, Essex x2pics.

Skurrayfield, Trowbridge, Wilts x2pics.

27 Broad Street, Ludlow, Shropshire x2pics.

The Manor House, Dorchester on Thames, Oxon.

The Little Grange, East Hagbourne, nr Didcot, Oxon.

Stratton Audley Manor, nr Bicester x2pics.

Partney Hall, nr Spilsby, Lincolnshire Wolds.

Cherry Tree Farm, Lockton, Nth Yorks.

Low Park Farm, Ebberston, N. Yorks.

Appin, Argyll, on Loch Linnhe.

Kedington House, Kedington, nr Haverhill, Suffolk.

Brownings Manor, Blackboys, Sussex x2pics.

Hoxne Place, Suffolk.

Gooderhams Farm, Clopton, Suffolk.

Prospect House, Grindleton, nr Clitheroe, Lancs Yorks Border.

Burstow Park Coach House, Surrey.

Umberslade Hall, Hockley Heath, Solihull, Warwicks.

Broadgroves Farm, Barnston, W. Essex.

Plus many more. sleekburnc. 0407


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.

Heavy magazine (over 500g) approx.75 pages (140 sides). In very good condition. It measures 315 x 235 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. The four digit number in brackets in title is for my ref only.

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Product Code 8104
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