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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

British Railway Journal 1982-2004 Ref: Run 230  

SOLD

New in the market
A full set of the first series, issues 1-73 bound in eight volumes. Published approximately quarterly by Wild Swan Publications. Standard A4 format, 44 pages per issue with plenty of quality illustrations, maps and diagrams. Original covers and indexes included. Bound in medium green cloth with gilt titling, a very fine set. Michael Max collection.

Price: 400.00

Continental Railway Journal 1973-2009 Ref: Run 218  

New in the market
New Series published quarterly, issues 12-156 inclusive comprising volumes 2-13. Uniform medium quarto format throughout, mostly 40-44 pages per issue except for a few slightly thinner early numbers. Glossy paper, containing authoritative articles, photos, locomotive lists and extensive news coverage from around the world. Bound in 12 substantial volumes, red cloth, very fine condition. Edited from first to last by the late Lance King and his band of helpers. CRJ is a premier source of information in English on overseas railways. In the earlier years coverage was mainly limited to Europe but soon spread to cover the whole world.

Price: 457.00

Great Western Railway Journal 1999-2013 Ref: Run 229  

New in the market
Issues 1-188 bound in eleven volumes. Published quarterly by Wild Swan Publications, eight issues and on average about 450 pages to each volume. The first volume also includes the introductory issue "0" and the Special Cornish Number. The attractive colour covers have been retained and available indexes have been included. A4 format, contents comprise substantial and well illustrate articles on all aspects of the GWR and BR(WR) up to about 1960. A fine set strongly bound in dark green cloth by DJ Book Binders.

Price: 550.00

LMS Journal 2001-2015 Ref: Run 222  

New in the market
A complete set of twice-yearly issues 1-38, together with the introductory Preview issue. All in the original laminated card covers, square back. Published by Wild Swan, A4 format, 80 pages per copy. Range of subject matter though emphasis on motive power and rolling stock history. Superb photos and other illustrations. All in as new condition

Price: 350.00

Locomotives International 1989-2010 Ref: Run 219  

New in the market
A complete bound run of the first series, issues 1-80 bound in 8 substantial volumes. A4 format, mostly 36 pages per issue with mono and some colour illustrations. Contents are worldwide though mainly beyond Europe and with an emphasis upon the hot parts of the globe. All the glossy covers have been retained. Bound in dark red cloth with gilt titles on the spines, a fine and pleasing-looking set.

Price: 450.00

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

Model Railway Journal 1986-2011 Ref: Run 223  

New in the market
A good, long run from Volume 1 to Volume 27, including the elusive Preview number "0" and the three MRJ Compendiums issued in the 1990s. Published 8 times a year by Wild Swan Publications. Standard A4 format, about 300 pages per volume (slightly fewer in the early years), authoritative articles, profusely illustrated with photographs, drawings and diagrams. The original covers have been retained and the annual indexes bound in. The set is bound in 27 volumes (compendiums separate) in red cloth with gilt titling on the spines

Price: 800.00

Railway Reflections 1979-1985 Ref: Run 228  

New in the market
A complete set of issues 1-28 together with the rare "pilot issue" of 1979 and the special issue "Western Reflections." Standard A4 format, 32 pages per issue, mainly pictorial with mixed colour and b/w photos of the postwar era. Mostly steam. Bound in 6 volumes, green cloth, fine condition.

Price: 100.00

Railway Reflections 1980-1985 Ref: Run 195  

A complete set of issues 1-28 bound a single volume. Oversize A4 format, 32 pages per issue with many fine colour plates and b/w photos, mainly of the post-nationalisation steam era. All the original colour covers have been retained. Dark green cloth by DJ Book Binders, very fine condition. Railway Reflections was an early attempt to produce a wholly pictorial steam nostalgia magazine. Under the editorship of Hugh Ramsay it set a new standard for quality at a time when most other magazines were coming out on inferior inflation-era paper. In the end lack of capital did for it, but it paved the way for later successes such as Back Track and Steam Days.

Price: 95.00

Railways South East 1987-1993 Ref: Run 199  

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 World 1981-2010 Ref: Run 196  

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] 1994-2010 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

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

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

Vintage LNER. Ref: Run 217  

New in the market
Issues 1-20. A periodical about the London & North Eastern Railway and constituents, with an emphasis on motive power. Edited by Owen Russell. Octavo format, mostly 32 pages per issue, with illustrations. Neatly bound in 2 volumes, green cloth, as new. First issue dated Spring 2001, rest undated. The magazine is still published on an occasional basis.

Price: 60.00

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