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Original Vintage Magazine

DATED 1978

Approx 60 pages (120 sides).


Frontispiece Cover Photograph: Miss Josephine Chenevix-Trenchy, Daughter of Anthony Chenevix-Trench of Headmaster's Lodge, Fettes College, Edinburgh - photo. by Harlip; announcing forthcoming marriage to John Homfray of Penllyn Court, Cowbridge, Glamorgan.

Outer Cover Photograph by Kenneth Scowen: Wilcot, Pewsey, Wilts.

Principal Contents and Features on:

Cottage at Dalham, Suffolk - x1 photo by A. F. Kersting

State and Aid for historic Churches: Baptist Taernacle in Swindon To be Demolished - Brunswick Methodist Chapel, Leeds - West Tofts Norfolk with Pugin Fittings - St Edward, Holbeck Leeds - Elworthy, Somerset - St Andrew by the Green, Glasgow - Parish Church at Cromarty (interior) - x7 pictures, and text by Marcus Binney.

Golf: Jack Nicklaus - Neil Coles - xw pictures, and text by Poat Ward-Thomas.

Salerooms Page: The Music Lesson or The Goberness a Painting by Richard Dadd - Chinese Porcelain Punch Bowl - 18thC Armchair -Candlesticke by Alexis Loir 1748 - La Vache Enragee, A Lithogaph by Toulouse Laurec- x5 pictures, and text by Frank Davis.

National Hunter Show at Shrewsbury: Henry James OPwned by Miss Sheila Willcox - Chamption Brood Mare, My Rougette Owned by Mr H. S. Jeffs x2 picutres by Findlay Davidson, and text by Elwyn Hartley Edwards.

henley Regatta: Crooks of Leander Winning from Matheson of Thames Tradesmen x1 pic. by George Bushell and Son, and text by Gordon Winter.

The Kilverstone Wildlife Park in East Anglia: Lord Fisher With Two of His Tapirs - x13 pics by Eric Hosking, and Studio Five, Thetford; text by J. N. P. Watson.

British Meat's International amateur Athletics at Crystal Palace: Totka Petrova of Bulgaria and Ileana Silai of Rumania - x1 pic, and text by Neil Allen

Wingless Victory - Poem by Noel Scott.

Doncaster Mansion house, South Yorkshire - x11 pictures, and text by Peter Leach.

Ballet: Richard Cragun and Birgit KEil in a Scene from Kenneth MacMillans Ballet - x1 pictures, and text by James Monahan.

Exhibition of Rings for Fingers: 2-3rd Millenium BC Gold Hittite Ring - Relinquary Ring from the Thame Hoard c1375 - 16th C Ring - Cluster of Pearls Set in Gold 17thC Italy from Charles Drury Fortnum Coll. - x4 pictures, and text by Judith Banister.

Iceland: Basalt Table Mountain of Herdubreid - Lake Myvatn - Gulfoss - Helgafell on Heimay Island - Surtsey - Skrokkur - x6 pictures, and text by Kevin Crossley-Holland.

Eva Peron Whose Life Inspired the New Musical Evita by Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber - x1 pictures, and text by Hugo Cole.

Threat to Waterloo Church; St Mary's Quarry hill, Leeds - x1 picture, and text.

The Gigg with a View of Epsom Downs: Engraving of 1770 - x1 picture, and text.

Tile Designs of Maw and Company: Exhibiti at the 1893 Chicago World Fair - Leaf From a Design Book showing Mosaic Designs - Selection of Embossed Tiling - Maw Vase by Walter Crane - x4 pictures, and text by Michael Messenger

Pruning - x4 pics by The harry Smith Collection, and text by A. G. Healey

Buxton Derbyshire: The Crescent room an Old Print 1800 - Buxton Crescent Today - Assembly Room Ceiling - Carr's Treatmen o fthe Apsidal - Adamesque Detail in Assembly Room - x pictures, and text by R. B. Wragg.

The Manx Shearwater - x4 pics by Eric Hosking and the author, and text by Michael Brooke.

Cars Described: The Princess 2 - Opel Monza Coupe x2 pictures, and text by John Taylor

Getting Possession of Tied Cottages: Mays Farmhouse near Lane End Hampshire - North Lodge Pettisfree Suffolk x2 pics and text by Michael Hanson.

Great Chishill Post Mill, Cambs. x1 pic.

Factory Farming in the 1850's: Cattle Sheds at Egmere Fam on the Holkham Estate, norfolk - Loose Boxes at Egmere, Norfolk - Doorway of a Loose Box - Wagon Lodge with the Granary - Wooden Corn Bins - Ground Plan of Egmere Farm 1853 - 6 pics by John and Jane Jones, and text by Susanna Wade Martins.

Fashion: Loose Fitting Jacket and Pants by Portfolio - Jungle Print Two Piece Voile by Betty Barclay from Moselle - Silk Crpep de chine Suit by Jane Cattlin - Liberty Tana Lawn Blouse and Tiered Skirt with Broderie Anglaise Trim by Dorville at Michael Geary - Clack and White Jersey Dress by Dorville at Michael Geary; Black Straw Boater by David Shilling - x5 photos by Christopher Moore and John Cole, article by Anne Price

Correspondence Pages - Letters from Readers:

An Act of Vandalism? London Pavilion, Piccadilly WI To Be Gutted by Greater London Council - picture and letter from Pat Forster the Committee Sec. for Savce London's Theatres Campaign, 8 harley St. London WI.

Saved from a Snake, a Young Hoopoe Being Feed With Mealworms in Segovia - picture and letter from D. N. Dalton, Hillmere, Haughton, Bridgnorth, Shropshire.

South PacificBlow by Claude Muncaster - picture and letter from Martin Muncaster, Clouds Hill, Lynchmere, haslemere, Surrey.

Fountain Without Water in the Grounds of Witley Court, near Stourport - picture and letter from W. D. Askham, 7 Warren Wood Dr. High Wycombe, Bucks.

Raising of Lazarus and Head of Christ From Relief of Caen Stone atChichester Cathedral - picture and letter from Evelyn Hardy, Bramshott Court, Liphook, Hants.

Sweet Chestnut Tree on the Common at Marlow in Bucks - picture and letter from Raymond Lea, The Barn, West Street, Marlow.


The Launch of the Swedish Satellite - fp for Hasselblad Photographic System (camera adv.)

Sotheby's Sale: To Be Sold; Portrait of Mrs George Turner by John Singleton - fp

Phillips Musical Instruments Sale: Giulio Ettore Degani 1897 Violin - fp.

David Messum of Beaconsfield - hp.

Christies Sale: Porperties of Lord Balfour, Geoffrey Bourne May, Richard Carline etc - fp shows two paintings of Coastal Scene by Shayer, and Windsor from Brocas Meadow by Vickers.

Summer at Christie's - fp colour shows German Meissen Ormolu - Vezzi Coffee Pot c1725 - Le Pecheur a la ligne by Renoir - Lilium Auratum by Lewis - Vase of Strawberries by Faberge - Seascape by Wesselmann.

Federation Equestre Internationale - fp showing hp colour Equestrian Bowl Limited Edition; Franklin Mint.

G-Plan - fp colour.

Collector's Pieces from Guinness - fp (books).

Subaru Car - fp

Dunhill Cigarettes and Lighter - fp colour.

NOilly Prat Vermouth - fp colour.

Lancia Beta Cars: Spyder - Coupe - HPE - Saloon - Monte-Carlo - double page colour with prices.

Flora Margarine - fp colour showing mans feet.

MGB Sports Car - fp colour.

The Times Newspaper - fp colour.

Wine: Cotes Du Roussillon - Minervois, Corbieres - fp colour.

Grand Prix Racing Car and Goodyear Tyres - fp colour showing goodyear Parmalat car and driver in wet conditions.

Len Wilson Jewellery: Memory - fp colour shows a pair of blue baby booties with eternity ring on ribbon.

Audemars Piguet Skeleton Pocket Watch; from Asprey of Bond St - fp colour showing watch in (probably) white gold and diamonds.

Crummels Master Enamel Box - fp colour for Thomas Goode of Audley St. London WI.

Mercedes Benz Diesel Car - fp.

State Express Three Fives Cigarettes - fp back cover colour. Bit scuffed.

Property For Sale Supplement Pages - one photograph with each For Sale entry unless otherwise stated:

Compton House, Compton, W. Sussex.

Between Eaton Square and Chester Square, Belgravia: Two Story House with Intergral Garage.

Ghyll Manor Estate, Rusper nr Horsham x5 pics - fp.

Alleron, Loddiswell, Devon.

30 Dyke Road Avenue, Brighton.

Ingleden Park Estate, Kent - fp.

the Hockering, Woking.

Slinfold nr horsham.

Durford Wood, Petersfield.

Patmans Farm, Coolham nr Horsham, W. Sussex.

Meonstoke House, Hants - hp.

Greystones Court, Bromham, Wilts.

Jacobean Style Mansion at Ayot St Peter, Herts - hp.

Chapel house, Raughton head, Cumbria.

The Rectory, Wappenham, Towcesterm Northants.

The Vicarage, Sulgrave, Banbury Oxon.

The Vicarage, Norton, Daventry, Northants.

Kingsthorpe Rectory, The Green, Kingsthorpe, Northants.

Glenart Castle, Arklow, Co. Wicklow, Ireland - hp.

Mount Fidget, Fulmer Rise Estate, Fulmer, Bucks - hp.

Shergolds and Riddens Farms. By order Nat West Bank Trustee of Estate of Mrs A. G. Bates - pic. of a house.

Brookhill Hall, PInxton, Notts.

Abbot's hill, Beaford, Devon.

Splatts Cottage, Heddington near Calne.

Dalchully House, Dalchully and Coul Estate, Laggan Bridge, Newtonmore, Scotland - (the house).

Great Bealings House, Woodbridge, Suffolk.

Plus many others with locations (but un-named).


ARTICLES (text only):

Countryman's notes by Ian Niall.

The Flowering of the Rushes - Poem by Diana McLoghlin.

The World of Ballet: Spirit of Stuttgart by James Monahan.

Music Scene: Dont Cry For Me, Luisa Miller by Hugo Cole

Law and The Land: Country Retirement by Francis holland

Farming Notes by Cincinnatus

Gardening by Christopher Lloyd.

Cricket by Colin Cowdrey.

Fishing and Infertile Trout Stocks by B. W. C. Dooke.

Gardening by Tony Venison.

Estate Market by Michael Hanson.

Book Reviews and Funny Peculiar by Amrghanita Laski etc.


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 345 x 235 mm (13.5 x 9.25 " ) There is a little age yellowing. Some of the pages may have handling marks, blemishes due to the age - anything more than minor will be mentioned in the main body of the description. The house no. 56 is written on front outer cover. 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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Product Code 6224 67
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