The Daily Telegraph magazine - Durer's Horse and Rider cover (21 May 1971)
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Good condition for age - yellowing to some pages/page edges
WHEN THE AIM IS EXCELLENCE - Everyone agrees that the British police should carry guns only as a last resort, but already some are magnificent shots. The Home Office is studying weapons and instruction at police request. But how well are the police trained now? Two and a quarter page feature
WHERE SUNDAY IS HAM, EGG AND CHIPS - Bitter waves batter on the sides of Wyre Conqueror as she battles against the Arctic seas in quest of rich harvests of fish. What is life like on board a fishing trawler? What makes men work in such conditions? Brendan Lehane sailed with them Six and a half pages
NATURE'S FIRST DRAUGHTSMAN - Albrecht Durer, graphic artist, creator of exquisite woodcuts, portrait painter, the Renaissance man, was an obsessive observer of nature and a landscape artist with an approach centuries before his time. The 500th anniversary celebrations of his birth open in Nuremberg on Friday; today Edwin Mullins looks at the facets of Durer's genius - his draughtsmanship, his observation of everyday life, and especially his landscapes in which the countryside was, for the first time, recorded for its own sake Four and three-quarter pages
PERIODS OF ARCHITECTURE: RENAISSANCE - John Betjeman resumes his series of articles on the architecture of this country at the time when the principles and the practices of ancient architecture are rediscovered, revived and reapplied. For 300 years a knowledge of the Five Orders was to be essential to the man of taste Five and a quarter pages