The Daily Telegraph magazine - Hot Air Balloon cover (30 June 1972)
1 in stock.
Good condition for age - yellowing to page edges - there is some light cover wear
A DIAMOND AS BIG AS THE RITZ - Diamonds, as everyone knows, are De Beers' best friends: 80% of the world's diamonds pass through their hands. Resting in their hands at the moment is the Star of Sierra Leone, just discovered and photographed for the first time. It weighs 969 carats - 900 carats more than the famous Burton-Taylor stone. What will become of it? 3 pages
SOMETHING NEW UNDER THE SUN - In a well trodden world there are few journeys which have yet to be made. One, decided Felix Pole, was a crossing of the Sahara by balloon. But the ballooons drifted quietly over some of the most desolate places on earth, scrambled boisterously out of crowded market places 6 page feature
THE ADAMS' GREAT CREATION - The Adelphi Arches: where actor David Garrick had a house and Charles Dickens liked to wander, and where today you might still hear the screams of Victorian Jenny's ghost. James Wentworth Day recalls the past of London's little known underground village which grew up round the 200-year-old arches built by the Adam brothers 2 pages
NO LESSON TONIGHT - A short story by Mary Goodhope 1 page