Harrison, F C (editor).
Armstrong Whitworth Record [5 issues 1931-1933].
Publisher: Murphy Casson Ltd for Armstrong Whitworth, London;
Date of Publication: 1931
Stock Code: 6233
5 issues of the periodical: Autumn 1931, Spring 1932, Autumn 1932, Spring 1933 and Christmas 1933. Quarto, pp 123, 88, 96, 72 & 89. Illustrated throughout including tipped-in frontispieces to first 2 issues, large fold-out diagram to 4th and 2 large fold out diagrams to 5th. Harlequin textured thin card wraps each with titles in colour and company crest to upper cover. Autumn 1931 issue and Autumn 1932 both creased and split to spine with loss but holding, Spring 1932 front cover detached but rear just holding and both covers creased; Spring and Christmas 1933 issues both a little rubbed to spine but in very good order. Tidy ownership inscription to upper cover of each issue in ink (W J Walton) and in pencil to contents page. Very light soiling to contents pages otherwise contents clean and bright. Good to Very Good overall.
Well-illustrated periodical produced by the Newcastle engineering firm, covering social activities as well as more technical articles on products including shipping and locomotives. Rare, COPAC list only three institutional holdings for this magazine, two at the BL, and this is the first of any of them that we have seen.