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Archive 1994-2003 Ref: Run 84  

Issues 1-40 bound in seven volumes. Issued quarterly, 64 pages in each issue with numerous illustrations, maps and diagrams. The original laminated covers have been retained within the bindings. Bound in flame-red cloth by Mike Sullivan. Archive was the first commercially successful industrial archaeology magazine to be published in Great Britain. It has the happy knack of combining research and scholarship with popular appeal. From the library of the late Ron Hoskins.

Price: 200.00

Archive 1994-2003 Ref: Run 85  

Issues 1-40 bound in four substantial volumes. Issued quarterly, 64 pages in each issue with numerous illustrations, maps and diagrams. Bound in royal blue cloth by D J Bookbinders. The binding can be repeated for further volumes if the buyer wishes. Archive was the first commercially successful industrial archaeology magazine to be published in Great Britain. It has the happy knack of combining research and scholarship with popular appeal. From the library of the late Paul Burchell.

Price: 200.00

Back Track 1987-2009 Ref: Run 87  

Volumes 1-23 bound as 19 books. Published originally by Atlantic, more recently by Pendragon. First issues are quarterly, then bi-monthly. Monthly publication from vol 9 to the present. Standard A4 format, about 700 pages per volume. Contains thoughtful and often provoking historical articles and extensive use of colour illustrations. The original colour covers have been retained. Bound in dark green cloth by DJ Bookbinders, which can be repeated for further volumes in the series if the buyer so wishes.
Back Track was the first of the 'new wave' railway periodicals from the smaller publishing houses which were more concerned with historical accuracy and production values than mass circulation. Still going strong today under Michael Blakemore's editorship.

Price: 695.00

Back Track 1987-2009 Ref: Run 200  

New in the market
Volumes 1-23 bound as 23 yearly books. At first published quarterly, then bi-monthly for the first eight years. Monthly from volume 9 to the present. Oversize A4 format, about 64 pages per issue. Excellent historical articles on a wide range of subjects and often in great depth, sometimes running to 16 pages or more. Well illustrated in colour and monochrome, tables, maps, diagrams. The original covers have been retained and the first volume includes the scarce undated preview of 1986. Uniformly bound in the publishers dark green cloth featuring the Back Track And Wheel logo. Everything in first rate condition. An appealing set of one of the best modern periodicals.

Price: 735.00

Back Track 1987-2000 Ref: Run 201  

New in the market
Volumes 1-14 bound as ten books. At first published quarterly, then bi-monthly for the first eight years. Monthly from volume 9 to the present. Oversize A4 format, about 64 pages per issue. Excellent historical articles on a wide range of subjects and often in great depth, sometimes running to 16 pages or more. Well illustrated in colour and monochrome, tables, maps, diagrams. The original covers have been retained and the first volume includes the scarce undated preview of 1986. Uniformly bound in dark red cloth. A very good run.

Price: 375.00

British Railway Journal No1-73 + Extra Numbers Ref: Run 156  

Bound volumes 1-8 containing issues 1-73 together with the five GWR, LMS and GER special numbers bound together in a ninth volume. Standard A4 format, approximately 300-450 pages per volume, often lengthy articles with numerous illustrations and diagrams. Title page/index in each volume. Bound in royal blue cloth by DJ Bookbinders, gilt titles on spines, a very fine set of a high quality periodical. BRJ was started in 1983 by the then newly founded Wild Swan Publications to provide an outlet for 'serious' railway writing and research of the kind that was no longer catered for by the mass market periodicals.

Price: 425.00

Midland Record, Issues 1994-2009 + Extras Ref: Run 158  

A good long run of issues 1-29 of this attractive bi-annual devoted to all matters concerning the Midland Railway, its routes, locomotives, rolling stock, structures, and operations, edited by Bob Essery. Lengthy articles and well illustrated, about 80 pages per issue, published in laminated covers which have been retained within the hard covers. As well as the main magazine this set also contains the scarce Special Preview issue, the MR American Locomotives Issue of 1997 and the MR Wagons Special Issue of 1998. All bound in six substantial volumes in the publishers official maroon bindings having the ornate "Midland Record" device in gilt on the upper boards. A very fine set.

Price: 300.00

Model Railway Journal 1985-2010 Ref: Run 197  

New in the market
Volumes 1-26 comprising issues 1-203 together with the elusive preview issue "0". Produced 8 times a year by Wild Swan Publications. Standard A4 format, about 300 pages per year (slightly fewer for the early volumes), profusely illustrated with photographs, drawings and diagrams. All the original covers have been retained and with the annual indexes. The set is bound two years per book in uniform dark green cloth by DJ Book Binders. The binding style is repeatable for subsequent volumes if the buyer wished to extend the set
Many would regard MRJ as the best English language modelling magazine ever published. The emphasis is upon fine-scale modelling and pushing the boundaries of technique and realism.

Price: 800.00

Railway Bylines 1996-2011 Ref: Run 194  

New In The Market
A very fine run of volumes 1-16. The arrangement of contents is bi-monthly for the first two years, nine issues in 3rd year, then monthly from commencement of Volume 4. Standard A4 format, about 52 pages per issue, idiosyncratic articles about the byways and backwaters of railway history, obscure branch lines, run-down industrial systems, odd forms of propulsion from the past, nooks, crannies, huts and bothies. Photos, maps and other illustrations. Bound as 15 books in red cloth by D J Book Binders, gilt titles on spines. From the collection of the late Peter Pay, former general manager of the North York Moors Railway.

Price: 575.00

Railways South East 1987-1993 Ref: Run 199  

New in the market
A complete set of the 12 six-monthly issues bound in one volume. By Capital Transport Publishing, standard A4 format, 64 pages per issue on heavy art paper. Contains long historical articles of absorbing interest, profusely illustrated in b/w and colour, letters, notes, news relating to London and the immediate Home Counties. Bound in dark green cloth by DJ Book Binders, all the original covers retained.

Price: 110.00

Steam Days 1986-2011 Ref: Run 193  

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New in the market
Issues 1-268 inclusive, originally published quarterly, then monthly from 1991. Format is A4 for the first three volumes, then slightly over A4. Page count runs up to 750-800 pages per year. Contents are wholly British and entirely historical, mainly of the period 1930 to 1968. With numerous colour and b/w illustrations. Originally intended as a "Trains Illustrated" revival for those of a certain age, Steam Days developed a vigorous life of its own under the editorship of Rex Kennedy, and is now one of the most attractive steam-era magazines on the market. Bound in 22 volumes in yellow cloth by DJ Bookbinders, which can re repeated for further volumes.

Price: 730.00

Steam World 1981-2010 Ref: Run 196  

New in the market
Volumes 1-23 complete (issues 1-282). This run includes the original series 1-32 published by IPC. The new series from issue 33 started in March 1990 and continues to this day. Standard A4 format, about 700-800 pages per volume, containing historical material mainly of the 1945-1968 period. Little or no preservation or current steam operation.Strong on articles by former railwaymen such as Dick Hardy and Stanley Hall. Profusely illustrated, half colour, half b/w. The original colour covers have been retained. Bound in dark green cloth by DJ Book Binders, with gilt titles on the spines. Binding pattern is repeatable for subsequent volumes if the buyer wishes to extend the set.

Price: 795.00

Today's Railways [Europe] 1994-2008 Ref: Run 144  

A good bound run of issues 1-156 of this smart and informative magazine produced by Platform Five Publishing. For the first two years issued bi-monthly, after that monthly to the present. A4 format, mostly approx 700pp per volumes, profusely illustrated, mainly in colour. Major articles on routes and systems are usually accompanied by good, clear maps. In the early years the material was mixed British and Continental, and is now exclusively the latter (British coverage appears in the sister magazine Entrain/Today's Railways UK) Professionally bound in 13 volumes in orange cloth by D J Book Binders.

Price: 475.00

Today's Railways [Europe] 1994-2010 Ref: Run 170  

A good bound run of volumes 1-11 (issues 1-132) of this smart and informative magazine produced by Platform Five Publishing. For the first two years issued bi-monthly, after that monthly to the present. A4 format, mostly approx 700pp per volumes, profusely illustrated, mainly in colour. Major articles on routes and systems are usually accompanied by good, clear maps. In the early years the material was mixed British and Continental, and is now exclusively the latter (British coverage appears in the sister magazine Entrain/Today's Railways UK) Professionally bound in 11 volumes in medium green cloth with gilt titling on the spine by Chew Valley Book Binders. Ron White collection

Price: 400.00

Transit Postmark Collector 1980-2002 Ref: Run 169  

Volumes 31-53, issues 234-369 inclusive. Published bi-monthly in the USA by the Mobile Post Office Society. Standard US quarto format, about 100-140pp per year with numerous illustrations and short articles. Mainly US contents, some British including TPOs, some Europe, occasional notes from elsewhere. Bound in 7 volumes, red cloth, fine condition. Very scarce, from the library of the late Ron Hoskins.

Price: 210.00

Vintage Commercial Vehicle Magazine Ref: Run 161  

An unbound run from issue No.1 (1984) to 59, lacking only No.2 and No.7. Clean condition, wrapped in sparkle film to protect. Price for the lot: £48.

Price: 48.00

Vintage Roadscene Ref: Run 162  

An unbroken and unbound run of the first 40 issues commencing December 1984. Clean condition, wrapped in sparkle film to protect. Price for the lot: £40.

Price: 40.00

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