The Daily Telegraph magazine - Growing Into Elegance cover (21 September 1973)
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The Daily Telegraph magazine - Growing Into Elegance cover (21 September 1973) Good condition for age - yellowing to page edges
LOST, FOUND-AND KEPT - The present law on treasure trove means that valuable antiquities do not automatically go to the nation but can be the property of whoever has the good fortune to unearth them. They can then be sold to the highest bidder - which is not usually a public institution 2½ pages
DARK THINGS ON THE FRINGES OF EXPERIENCE - Despite the success of the technological age and the continuing advance of scientific thought, we are still a superstitious people. Many old beliefs remain - but with 20th century modifications. Byron Rogers examines the extent to which we still cross our fingers 5 pages
THE STRAINED SILENCE OF A MILLION FLUTTERS - Despite the money involved, gaming is becoming plebian now that so many aristocratic fortunes have disappeared. Irma Kurtz has prowled the casinos from the sophisticated baize tables of London's most fashionable gaming houses to barn-like Northern clubs where they sweep the clients' empty pay packets up from the floor. She wonders if there is any difference between losing the rent money in Sheffield and losing the money from rents in Mayfair 3¼ pages
BETTING WITHIN BOUNDS - Regimented and regulated... how are casinos affected by the 1968 Gaming Act 2 pages
CHRISTOPHER BURNEY was one of only four Englishmen to survive Buchenwald. A member of SOE whose mission went wrong, his war became one of Gestapo terror, solitary confinement, and concentration camp. Now he lives alone in France 2½ pages