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Map index for the Atlas series Folio. Note: Index is too large for my scanner. Image of the lower right quadrant.

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Comment by Scott T. Shier on December 15, 2014 at 12:50am

So what do you think of the paper stock on the covers for this? Does it seem that this was meant to be attached to the Folio at all? I don't think so, but wanted to ask. Is there an intro or anything on the first inside page?

Comment by George Thomas Wilson on December 15, 2014 at 10:26am

I think the stock is similar to old (pre-yellow) NGMs and some of the older article reprints.  The binding is tight and does not seem to be made for attaching to anything.  With its dimensions being the same as the folio, I'd say it is one part of a two-part, build-your-own atlas.  The inside front cover has an intro and a conversion chart to sync up the maps' plate numbers to the page numbers in the index.

Comment by Scott T. Shier on December 15, 2014 at 3:58pm

Hmmm, 'tis fragile then. Not ideal, especially for a large (dimensions) item. 

...just for my own curiosity, would you take a pic of of the inside front spread so I can see 'what's going on' ? 

Comment by George Thomas Wilson on December 15, 2014 at 4:02pm

I don't have a good camera.  Folio index is to large for my scanner.  I broke it up into two images.


Comment by Abramo Russo on December 8, 2015 at 9:14am

George, can I use the Cover Image of your index for my NGS Atlases?

Comment by George Thomas Wilson on December 8, 2015 at 9:57am

No problem.  I posted it to share.  It's not the whole cover, just the lower-right.

Comment by Abramo Russo on December 8, 2015 at 9:58am

no problem George! thanks a lot!!!


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