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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.3 No. 59 Week ending: July 3rd 1938

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

5. Front cover (in colour): An Engine Driver Needs To Know All These Controls

Articles include:-

Science Fights World’s Biggest Fire
Story: Terror of the Reef
Weather While You Wait
That’s Forgery!
If You Were an Engine Driver
Taking the hard work out of road ramming
Story: The Fire Raisers
The Magnetic Surgeon
300 Passenger Flying Boat
Modern Wonders of Mexico
Twin Hulls for New Racing Car
Science Marches On
Back cover: First Line Machines of French Air Force

Features a full colour centre-fold: Holiday Cruise on a Modern Liner
Dimensions: 10.5" x 14"

Condition: Commensurate to age. Pages are overall in acceptable condition, completely readable but paper aged in colour, with a small amount of dog earing to some pages.
Spine of cover is completely worn through. The rest of the pages are also worn through on their fold which results in individual pages (except the centre page which is still in good condition as a double spread).


The magazine (cost two pence, every Wednesday) and was available between 1937 – 1940
This is Vol.3 No. 73 Week ending: October 8th 1938

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

6. Front cover (in colour): Oxford Advanced Training Aircraft

Articles include:-
2000 Mile International Road
The Gearless Car
Story: The Prague Express
This Tube Railway Doesn’t Carry Passengers
Artic Quest
Life Rays From The Sun
Working Model Town (model railway)
Seven-foot Book
Story: Gathering War Clouds
One Man Submarine
Science Marches On
Speedy Camera Car used in Filming Night Scenes

Back Cover: Insulating 132,000 Volts

Features a full colour centre-fold: The World is Eating Out of a Can
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 is worn through for about 2”, otherwise all folds are in good condition

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:
Over 80 year old magazines
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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About this item

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.3 No. 59 Week ending: July 3rd 1938

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

5. Front cover (in colour): An Engine Driver Needs To Know All These Controls

Articles include:-

Science Fights World’s Biggest Fire
Story: Terror of the Reef
Weather While You Wait
That’s Forgery!
If You Were an Engine Driver
Taking the hard work out of road ramming
Story: The Fire Raisers
The Magnetic Surgeon
300 Passenger Flying Boat
Modern Wonders of Mexico
Twin Hulls for New Racing Car
Science Marches On
Back cover: First Line Machines of French Air Force

Features a full colour centre-fold: Holiday Cruise on a Modern Liner
Dimensions: 10.5" x 14"

Condition: Commensurate to age. Pages are overall in acceptable condition, completely readable but paper aged in colour, with a small amount of dog earing to some pages.
Spine of cover is completely worn through. The rest of the pages are also worn through on their fold which results in individual pages (except the centre page which is still in good condition as a double spread).


The magazine (cost two pence, every Wednesday) and was available between 1937 – 1940
This is Vol.3 No. 73 Week ending: October 8th 1938

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

6. Front cover (in colour): Oxford Advanced Training Aircraft

Articles include:-
2000 Mile International Road
The Gearless Car
Story: The Prague Express
This Tube Railway Doesn’t Carry Passengers
Artic Quest
Life Rays From The Sun
Working Model Town (model railway)
Seven-foot Book
Story: Gathering War Clouds
One Man Submarine
Science Marches On
Speedy Camera Car used in Filming Night Scenes

Back Cover: Insulating 132,000 Volts

Features a full colour centre-fold: The World is Eating Out of a Can
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 is worn through for about 2”, otherwise all folds are in good condition

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

Added value:
Over 80 year old magazines
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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