The Country Life Collection

Letters to the Editor, Gentlemen's Pursuits, The Glory of the Garden, Curious Observations


About The Book

This fabulous collection contains:

Curious Observations- 'A wonderful reminder of our traditions, our country customs, that it is now, more than ever, important to guard' Julian Fellowes

The Glory of the Garden- 'If you can resist reading these pieces then you are not the sort of person I hope to find myself sitting next to at the dinner table' Alan Titchmarsh

Gentlemen's Pursuits- Tips on pipe-smoking, advice on gun dogs and the last word in how to cut a dash - everything the perfect gentleman needs.

Letters to the Editor- A 'best of' selection from the thousands of letters Country Lifehas published in its past. A compelling compendium of the humorous, the splenetic, the joyous and the just plain odd.

About The Author

Country Life magazine has set the standard for the illustrated periodical since its birth in 1897. World-renowned for the quality of its writing and the comprehensiveness of its archive, it has charted, with charm and humour, all aspects of rural life in Britain. For the first time, its entire archive has been made available, and the selections in this series provide an enticing snapshot of the riches within.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster UK (November 8, 2012)
  • Length: 1024 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781471126567

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