Publications from J.G.Harston Publications
Publications available now and in stock:
Harston Advanced Disk Filing System for the BBC/Master series of
computers. Provides a fully hierarchical filing system without having to
upgrade hardware as for the Acorn ADFS system. Runs from sideways ram, or
can be blown into EPROM. DFS needs to be fitted to the machine. The
Startup Package provides the System Startup disk which includes extra
utilities and the Reference Manual. The manual is also provided as text
files on the Startup disk. 98pp. Availability: now.
1-899366-00-8 5.25" disk, 3.5" disk and manual £5.00
1-899366-30-X HADFS 16k EPROM £5.00
1-899366-40-7 HADFS Reference Manual only £5.00
An oggin Interpreter with Curses-based User Interface. Describes an
interactive CAL program used for examining the operations of the
conceptual oggin machine, includes software on disk.
1-899366-41-5 A4 edition £10.00
The Treaty of Union of the Two Kingdoms of Scotland and England. A
complete text of the 1707 treaty that brought around the United Kingdom.
Of particular interest to historians and people interested in the
relationships between England and Scotland in the late 17th century and
early 18th century. 20pp. Availability: now.
1-899366-50-4 A5 edition £1.00
The Yards of Whitby. A complete plan of the yards of Whitby at a scale
of 1:1250, about 50 inches to a mile. It shows all the yards as they
currently are, giving all their names. No other map ever published has
shown all the yards in such detail and completeness. Includes an index
with a quick location reference. 60x84cm map. Availability: now.
1-899366-70-9 folded map £1.50
1-899366-71-7 flat map £3.00
BBC Microcomputer Service Manual for models A, B and B+. Available in A5
or large A4 sizes, with circuits diagrams on full A3 sized sheets. 220pp.
1-899366-42-3 small A5 edition £6.00
1-899366-43-1 large A4 edition £12.00
Publications in progress:
Econet System User Guide Updated Edition. The Econet Advanced User Guide
was a cut-down version of this. The new updated edition includes the full
details of Econet and NFS communications protocols. 150pp. Availability:
1-899366-44-X A5 edition £5.00
BBC Computer User Guide Updated Edition. The big thick book that came
with the original BBC computer, but not with the Master. Very popular in
itself as a very good instuctional manual on Basic and programming.
Updated to include the additional features of Basic 4 on the Master
series. 600pp. Availability: Mar 1997.
1-899366-45-8 A5 edition £15.00
BBC Computer Disk System User Guide. Covers all aspects of using disks on
the BBC/Master series. Updated to include details of DFS, ADFS, HADFS,
Solidisk and Watford systems. 150pp. Availability: Mar 1997.
1-899366-46-6 A5 edition £5.00
Advanced Disk User Guide Updated Edition. Full technical details of how
to access the floppy disk controller hardware. Updated to include the
1770 as well as the original 8271. Availability: Mar 1997.
1-899366-49-0 A5 edition £15.00