1979 COUNTRY LIFE Magazine NEWBY HALL YORKS Katharine Ruggles-Brise (6724)

Product code: 6724 (700g)
Original Vintage Magazine

Katharine Ruggles-Brise MALAYSIA BEACHES Acre Stud Palestine Israel NEWBY HALL YORKSHIRE Cyprus



Original Weekly Magazine

DATED 1979



Outer Cover Colour Photograph: Axmouth Devon by Eric J. Chalker

Frontispiece Cover Photograph: Miss Katharine Bishop Daughter of Brigadier Richard Bishop of Little Grange, White Colne, Essex - photo by Rosalind Mann; announcing forthcoming marriage to Samuel son of Guy Ruggles-Brise of Housham Tye, Harlow, Essex.


Principal Contents and Features on:

Seafront at Lyme Regis, Dorset - x1 picture by A. F. Kersting.

Beaches of East Coast of Malaysia: Small Fishing Village of Beserah, North of Kuantan - Houses in Beserah - Gobernment Building in Kuantan - Looking Over the Lagoon to the Village of paka, Trengganu State - The Mosque at Chukai - Turtle Eggs Hatchery at Rantau Abang nr Kuala Dungun - Beach at Kuala Trengganu - Bullock Grazine a Padi Field, Kelantan - Kalantan River at Tumpat - x9 pictures and article by Michael Wright.

Scene from Royal Shakespeare Companys Mikhail Bulgakovs The White Guard at Aldwych: John Bowe - patrick Stewart - Juliet Stevenson - Michael Pennington - Richard Griffiths - Allan Hendrick - x1 pic. and article by Ian Stewart for At the Theatre page.

Sale Rooms Page: Railway Bridge, Argenteuil by Claud Monet -Hampstead Heath by Constable - etc x5 pictures and article by Frank Davis.

The Pony Club Golden Jubilee: 1950's Working Rally - Colonel The hon. Guy Cubitt with a Junior Member - Jennie Loriston-Clarke (nee Bullen) in the 1955 Horse Trials - Cartoon in Punch of 1931 - Reive - Pat Koechlin-Smyth Lecturing at Camp - Polo Tournament - x6 pics. by Clive Hiles, Peter J. Reason Studios etc., and article by Elizabeth Johnson.

Gardening and Flowers That Delight for a Day - x7 pictures and article by Allen Paterson.

the Stud at Acre: Aerial View of the Palestine Government Stud Farm in 1930 - Imported Sires from 1927 with Werrington Royal II and Paphos the Jackass - Visit of the Emir Abdullah of Transjordan in 1927 with Peake Pasha, Admiral Sir Roger Keyes. Bradley Cameron, Brig. and Mrs McNeill - Huseini the Four Year Old Stallion - Local Mare - x6 pictures and article by J. N. P. Watson.

Newby Hall Yorkshire Part III. Home of Mister and Mrs R. E. J. Compton - x 11 pictures (6 colour) and article by John Cornforth.

The Opera House at Buxton, Derbyshire - x1 pic. and text for Town and Country.

Portraits of a Negro Slave 1850, and Rossini c1856 - x2 pictures and text for Town and Country.

Louis XV Corner Cabinet - x pictures and text. sleekburnc.

Drawings by Henry Harris Lines - x5 pictures and article by John Shaw.

Inventor George William Manby: Portrait of the Inventor - Mortaqr to Fire a Line from Shore to Ship in Distress - Forerunner of the Breeches Buoy - Rescue Equipment for Use on Ice - Portable Fire Extinguisher - x6 pictures and article by Daphne Cooke.

Thomas Hardy's Casterbridge; Dorchester High St - Plan of Dorchester early 19thC - Henchards house, South Street - Cornhill and Town Hall Clock - Napper's Mite - x5 pictures and article by James Stevens Curl.

Sir Robert Mayer - x1 photo by Roger Holmes, and article by Hugo Coal for Musical Scene .

Sweet Track in Somerset: Large Ash Trunk Used in the Post Track - Sweet Drove Site - x pictures and text.

New Zealand's Maligned Parrot, The Kea: The Tasman River with Mt. Wakefield Beyond - An Adult Kea - A Wildlife Officer and Inquisitive Keas x3 pictures and article by Robin Bromby. Miel.

3 Litre Capria Ghia - x1 photo and article by John Taylor, with specification and performance list.

Crossword Puzzle, and Bridge Problem by Pat Cotter - x pictures and text.

Self Help on Aphrodite's Island of Cyprus: Olive Groves near Evdhimou - Stavrovouni Monastery - Tower of St Lazarus Church, Larnaca - Potato Baskets and a Goat - Medieval Stone Water Tank Outside a Monstery at Ayia Napa - Proprietor of a Taverna in Larnaca - Shepherd with his Flock of Sheep at Kophinou - x7 pictures and article by Keith Spence.

Insects Behaving Like Birds x2pics, and article by Philip Radford.

The Rough, Tilford, Surrey - x1pic. c.keenlyside

House at Cumberland Walk, Tunbridge Wells, Kent sold for £75,000.

Rudyard Kipling's Cat That Walked by Himself Drawing x1pic.

Chippewa Indians Playing Checkers at Port Snelling, Minnesota c1840's.

Bicentenary Rembered and Gibraltar Under Siege: Combined Attack by Forces of France and Spain (from an old drawing) - Captain George Johnston of 56th Regiment - Gobernor Officer General Sir George Augustus Elliott - The Rock Today - x4 pics, and article by Peggy hickman

Fashion: Viscose Dress with Sailor Collar by Hug and Co. at Elle - Nouveau Necklet and Pear Drop, Brooch by Nicholas D - Provencal Print Blouse and Quilted Skirt by Brother Sun - Georgette Dress by Sally Mee - x5pics, and article by Anne Price.

Correspondence from Readers:

Stone Trough on Track Between Wildboarclough and Gradbach, Cheshire Staffs Border - picture and correspondence from Frank Rodgers, Rose Cottage, Holloway, Derbys.

Drawing for a Proposed Chimneypiece by James Stuart - for Newby - picture and correspondence from John Cornforth, Clarence Gate Gardens NW1.

Helmsdale, Sutherland - picture and correspondence from Geoffrey N. Wright, Helm, Askrigg, Leyburn, Yorks.

Rowlandsons Royal Academy - picture and correspondence from John Riley, 331b Yale University Library, New Haven, Connecticut, 06520, USA.

Biblical Reference on a Stone in Derbyshire - picture and correspondence Eileen Peters, 10 Chalfont Rd, South Norwood, London SE25.


Benson and Hedges Cigarettes - fp colour back cover

Nilfisk Ltd of Newmarket Rd, Bury St Edmunds - fp.

CHinon 35F-A Auto Focus 35mm Camera from Wallace Heaton - fpa.

Hush Puppies Shoes - fp colour.

Clouds by Yoshikazu Shirakawa and Clouds by Derek Richards - fp colour for Pentax MX Camera SLR.

Honda Prelude 2+2 Car - double page (dp) colour.

Lambert and Butler Cigarettes - fp col.

Pipers Scotch Whisky - fp col.

Hayter Lawn Mower - half page.

Lancia Beta Saloon - HPE - Lancioa Betacoupe - fp col. Shwoing 3 cars.

Showjumping - fp for Canon camera.

BMW 3 Series - dp showing yellow car.

Martini Dry - fp col.

Mercedes Benz Estate Car - dp col.

Anthony Hawkins of Bonhams - fp.

Christies - dp details of forthcoming auctions for properties of Mrs Noel Case, Earl of Craven, Copuntess Cromer, Major David Summers, Late J. M. Misa Esq.

Philips INternation Book Auction - fp.

Suzanne Lucas Exhibition at the Mall Galleris, SWI - hp.

Sothebys - dp details of forthcoming auctions.

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:

Wykehurst Park, Bolney, Sussex - fp.

The Sandy Haven Estate nr Milford Haven - fp showing x4photos.

The Lodge Hill Estate, Buckinghamshire - fp showing x4pics.

The Wellgarth Nursery Training College - fp.

The Boltons, Gilston Rd,. SW10.

Langstone Manor Farm, Brentor, Tavistock Devon.

The Rectory, Shennington nr Banbury. By direction of the Lord Bishop of Oxford.

The Sussex Stud, West Grinstead, Sussex.

West Lodge, Ludgrove, Wokingham, Berks.

Norboro, Saunton, North Devon. By dir. Of Timothy B. Jones Esq.

Dodford Priory, nr Bromsgrove.

Steeple Aston, Oxon - hp showing x2interior and x1exterior. photos. Although not named, I think this is Grange Cottage on South Side.

The Newland Valley Estate, Glos. - fp showing x3pics.

Crabett Park, Worth, W. Sussex - x2pics.

Charlton Down Stud - fp colour showing x2pics.

Ednaston Manor, nr Brailsford, Derbys - fp colour showing x3pics.

Woodlands, northaw, Potters Bar, Herts - hp.

Plus many more but not named (area only).

Articles Only:

Countrymans notes by Ian Niall.

Two Summers - Poem by J. C. M. Hepple.

Tackling Spinning by David Barr - fishing article.

Cricket by Colin Cowdrey.

Gardening: Starvation Can Pay - by Christopher Lloyd.

Golf by Pat Ward-Thomas. Sleekburnc. 2106



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.

This is a heavy magazine. It measures 315 x 232 mm (12.25x9.25inches). The address 56 High is written on front cover. 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.

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Product Code 6724 (700g)
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