Sometimes, when sorting out raw material for the increasingly crammed-full-of-Brit-Old-School-goodness tumblr blog fuckyeahbritisholdschoolgaming.tumblr.com (try the archive and spin that mousewheel - it's ace) that I do, you come across some really amazing stuff.
Such as this;
It's from October 1983 and the First Citadel Compendium. It would of course appear in print four years later and no longer be an RPG or a spacecraft combat system as first touted. Fascinating to think what would have been in that manuscript had it been published back when it was actually first advertised.
You could of course argue that this particular game didn't appear for twenty-six years and the launch of the Fantasy Flight Games RPG of the same name.