BRE

British Reprint Edition

from Fancyclopedia 2
During and just after World War II, when shipping space couldn't be wasted on prozines, American magazines sometimes published British Reprint Editions in the Isles. They were on cheaper and lighter paper, and always managed to leave out the best stories from the original editions. Some are still published, apparently for reasons connected with mundane restrictions on exchange and so forth… in fact, the BRE of SF Adventures is still being published (1959) even tho the US original has folded.