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Vintage 1937 Modern Wonder Magazines (2 copies)

£20.00

Product description

MODERN WONDER Magazines

Two lovely magazines which are COMPLETE and still immensely entertaining even after 80 years. A great collectable gift or retro read

Modern Wonder was a largely factual British magazine aimed at boys and young men. It had many articles and pictures on science, engineering and warfare etc.

Printer: Oldhams, Great Britain

The magazine (cost two pence, every Wednesday) and was available between 1937 – 1940
This is Vol.2 No. 26 Week ending: November 13, 1937

Packed with photographs and illustrations of engineering marvels of the day and two stories.

1. Front cover (in colour): Mechanical Firefighter

Articles include:-
The Motorist’s farewell to his steed (a motor racing driver’s goodbye to his car he drove at Brooklyn)
Story: Volcano (story of battle in Dominique)
Railway through the wilds (building of Trans-Siberian Railway)
The mystery of the Atom
Land of the Gods
A plane you can’t crash
Story: Double crossed!
Science marches on – Surprise presentation for all

Features a full colour centre-fold depicting escaping a SUBMARINE
Back cover (in colour): Marvels of the Automatic Lighthouse
Dimensions: 10.5" x 14"

Condition: Commensurate to age. Pages are overall in good condition, completely readable, with a small amount of dog earing to some pages.
Spine of cover and first and last pages in worn through. The rest of the spine is in good condition.

Why not frame the front cover – guaranteed to be a startling eye-catching talking piece
This is Vol.2 No. 31 Week ending: December 18, 1937

Packed with photographs and illustrations of engineering marvels of the day and two stories.

2. Front cover (in colour): Sledges – powered and manual

Articles include:-
Micro-photography
Engineers turn Detectives to solve mysterious accidents
Story: Air Suspect
The miracle of the iron lung
Story: The frame up
Aviation’s missing link
London Calling the Empire (BBC engineering problems)
Story: The Throne of Atlas
Wireless Research

Features a full colour centre-fold detailing the Mystery of the Panto
Back cover (in colour): Keeping the Shipping Channels Clear
Dimensions: 10.5" x 14"

Condition: Commensurate to age. Pages are overall in good condition, completely readable, with a small amount of dog earing on one page.
Spine of cover mostly worn through. The rest of the spine is in good condition.

Why not frame the front cover – guaranteed to be a startling eye-catching talking piece

Price: £20 for both magazines (Collectors pieces from the 1st year of publication)

NOTE: WE HAVE PLACED 6 EDITIONS ON SALE (PLEASE SEE THE OTHER TWO ENTRIES FOR DETAILS OF THE OTHER 4 EDITIONS.

Item details

Added value:
80 year old magazine
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
10.5" x 14"
Edition:
Original copies
Format:
Paperback
Number of pages:
18
Title:
Modern Wonder magazine

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MODERN WONDER Magazines

Two lovely magazines which are COMPLETE and still immensely entertaining even after 80 years. A great collectable gift or retro read

Modern Wonder was a largely factual British magazine aimed at boys and young men. It had many articles and pictures on science, engineering and warfare etc.

Printer: Oldhams, Great Britain

The magazine (cost two pence, every Wednesday) and was available between 1937 – 1940
This is Vol.2 No. 26 Week ending: November 13, 1937

Packed with photographs and illustrations of engineering marvels of the day and two stories.

1. Front cover (in colour): Mechanical Firefighter

Articles include:-
The Motorist’s farewell to his steed (a motor racing driver’s goodbye to his car he drove at Brooklyn)
Story: Volcano (story of battle in Dominique)
Railway through the wilds (building of Trans-Siberian Railway)
The mystery of the Atom
Land of the Gods
A plane you can’t crash
Story: Double crossed!
Science marches on – Surprise presentation for all

Features a full colour centre-fold depicting escaping a SUBMARINE
Back cover (in colour): Marvels of the Automatic Lighthouse
Dimensions: 10.5" x 14"

Condition: Commensurate to age. Pages are overall in good condition, completely readable, with a small amount of dog earing to some pages.
Spine of cover and first and last pages in worn through. The rest of the spine is in good condition.

Why not frame the front cover – guaranteed to be a startling eye-catching talking piece
This is Vol.2 No. 31 Week ending: December 18, 1937

Packed with photographs and illustrations of engineering marvels of the day and two stories.

2. Front cover (in colour): Sledges – powered and manual

Articles include:-
Micro-photography
Engineers turn Detectives to solve mysterious accidents
Story: Air Suspect
The miracle of the iron lung
Story: The frame up
Aviation’s missing link
London Calling the Empire (BBC engineering problems)
Story: The Throne of Atlas
Wireless Research

Features a full colour centre-fold detailing the Mystery of the Panto
Back cover (in colour): Keeping the Shipping Channels Clear
Dimensions: 10.5" x 14"

Condition: Commensurate to age. Pages are overall in good condition, completely readable, with a small amount of dog earing on one page.
Spine of cover mostly worn through. The rest of the spine is in good condition.

Why not frame the front cover – guaranteed to be a startling eye-catching talking piece

Price: £20 for both magazines (Collectors pieces from the 1st year of publication)

NOTE: WE HAVE PLACED 6 EDITIONS ON SALE (PLEASE SEE THE OTHER TWO ENTRIES FOR DETAILS OF THE OTHER 4 EDITIONS.

Added value:
80 year old magazine
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
10.5" x 14"
Edition:
Original copies
Format:
Paperback
Number of pages:
18
Title:
Modern Wonder magazine

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