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Oct. 1939 Central Europe maps
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I have the Sept. 1 version. I was wondering, what is the difference between it and the Aug. 28 version besides the date showing in the title area? On internet views, I don't see any other differences…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Harold Woron Jun 9.

Illustrations in NGM in 1920s
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In the 1920s magazines as an example, black and white photos are usually called illustrations.  But some were called engravings.  I don't see much difference in them.  Does anybody know why some were…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by George Thomas Wilson May 14.

Covers
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I think a trend is starting where members get one cover and over-the-counter magazines are another. I saw this cover at CVS which shows "Birth of Booze" as compared to the one I received which shows…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Scott T. Shier Feb 19.

Map Supplements
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Does anybody have a Feb. 1922 "Countries of the Caribbean" map supplement in decent condition they might want to sell at a reasonable price? I saw one on e-Bay, but it has hard folds and some tears. …Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Harold Woron Feb 9.

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Harold Woron replied to Harold Woron's discussion Oct. 1939 Central Europe maps
"Thanks, Tom Harold"
Jun 9
George Thomas Wilson replied to Harold Woron's discussion Oct. 1939 Central Europe maps
"I think that may have been their point for the date change.  This is how Central Europe looked the day the war started.  Of course it looked the same four days earlier but that date had no "meaning"."
Jun 9
George Thomas Wilson replied to Harold Woron's discussion Oct. 1939 Central Europe maps
"Harold, If you look on any Group page you'll notice a list of recent discussion within the group.  Below that list, and above the Comment Wall, is a line with two options: "Add a Discussion" and "View All". That…"
Jun 9
Harold Woron replied to Harold Woron's discussion Oct. 1939 Central Europe maps
"I wanted to, but  I couldn't see "new discussion" on the map group page."
Jun 8
Harold Woron replied to Harold Woron's discussion Oct. 1939 Central Europe maps
"Thanks, Tom. I have Nathan's book and have read that. It just didn't make much sense to change the date and nothing on the map.  They should have just added a note that changes may be forthcoming with Germany invading Poland. …"
Jun 8
George Thomas Wilson replied to Harold Woron's discussion Oct. 1939 Central Europe maps
"On another note, you might want to move this discussion from the Buy/Sell/Trade Forum to the Discussion Forum since it is about information and not the exchange of items."
Jun 8
George Thomas Wilson replied to Harold Woron's discussion Oct. 1939 Central Europe maps
"Howard, I searched both maps side-by-side and couldn't find any difference between them other than the date. Roger Nathan mentions these maps in his book "Collectibles of the National Geographic Society".  On page 37 he states:…"
Jun 8
Harold Woron posted a discussion

Oct. 1939 Central Europe maps

I have the Sept. 1 version. I was wondering, what is the difference between it and the Aug. 28 version besides the date showing in the title area? On internet views, I don't see any other differences unless I'm missing something.    HaroldSee More
Jun 8
George Thomas Wilson replied to Harold Woron's discussion Illustrations in NGM in 1920s
"Interesting tidbit on Photogravures: A few years ago, "Les Nus de Drtikol", a folio of 30 photogravures by Frantizek Drtikol was sold at Christies for over $30,000.  We are getting ours much cheaper than that, I'd say. Tom"
May 14
Harold Woron replied to Harold Woron's discussion Illustrations in NGM in 1920s
"Nice picture. Too bad we can't see the same picture both ways side by side for comparison. Harold"
May 14
Philip Riviere replied to Harold Woron's discussion Illustrations in NGM in 1920s
"Here's an example from Dec. 1915"
May 14
Harold Woron replied to Harold Woron's discussion Illustrations in NGM in 1920s
"Thanks, again, Harold"
May 13
George Thomas Wilson replied to Harold Woron's discussion Illustrations in NGM in 1920s
"The engraving process produces a more detailed image with subtle shading.  Photographic copies on the other hand are reproduced in the magazine as a series of dots, with shading determined by dot size.  This process limits the detail…"
May 13
Harold Woron replied to Harold Woron's discussion Illustrations in NGM in 1920s
"I understand the process. I was just curious as to why they used it or needed to. Thanks. Harold"
May 13
George Thomas Wilson replied to Harold Woron's discussion Illustrations in NGM in 1920s
"Harold, Most of the black-and-white pictures in the National Geographic are photographs.  Sometimes, however, they would include images using a technique known as photogravure. Photogravure  is an art form in and of itself. It is a…"
May 12
Harold Woron posted a discussion

Illustrations in NGM in 1920s

In the 1920s magazines as an example, black and white photos are usually called illustrations.  But some were called engravings.  I don't see much difference in them.  Does anybody know why some were done as engravings?HaroldSee More
May 12

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Collecting many years, may need to sell in future. Discuss maps, etc.
About Me:
Started collecting NGM in 1972. Remember seeing them in school in the 1940s during WWII. Have issues and supplements back to early 1900s. They had great maps and supplements for many years and then stopped - bad mistake! Now see they are starting again. Way overdue for new wall maps of the world, Europe, Asia, and Africa which have all seen boundary changes or new nations since last supplemented.
Favorite National Geographic publication:
National Geographic Magazine with map and/or picture supplements.

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