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I am curious of what my collection of National Geographic magazines and hardback books would be valued at. I have the following:

Year 1970 - Missing July and August;
1971 - Missing July, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov and Dec;
1972 - 1995 Complete
1996 - Missing Nov and Dec

Index Magazines - 1947 - 1976, published 1977
Vol's 137 and 138

Hardback National Geographic Vol's 95 - 136, 1949 - 1969

All in nice to excellent condition. If anyone can help me I sure would be grateful.

Thank you

Jeff Parker

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Hi Jeff,

It would help us to know what binding your copies are in (i.e., which bindery co., as there are different particular bindings, and not all are "equal"). 

Other key pieces of information would be:

  1. do your copies have the covers bound in?
  2. are there maps/supplements present (either bound in, in rear board pockets, or inserted loose)
  3. are the advertisements bound in with the issues, or absent? A simple picture of the spines of these bound copies would inform experienced Nat Geo-ites which binding they are.

have a good day,

 - Scott S.


Can you please look at the pictures and see if they help on maybe determining any value.

Thank you
Here are some pictures. There are maps that are loose inside and some advertisements that are not loose.
Here is another picture.



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