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1964 Reprints Question
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Were 1964 reprints issued in brown leather binding? I have a chance to buy a nice run from 1888-1895, but I need to know if the chances are good of locating 1896-1900 with the same binding.ThanksContinue

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Mark Van Winkle replied to Melvin L. De Vilbiss's discussion Total Number of Reprints Published by the National Geographic Society (NGS)
"I found it (barely), but what does it represent?"
Sep 9
Mark Van Winkle replied to Mark Van Winkle's discussion 1964 Reprints Question
"George, Thanks so much. I think I'll proceed then with the purchase. Mark"
Aug 25
George Thomas Wilson replied to Mark Van Winkle's discussion 1964 Reprints Question
"Mark, All the bound 1964 reprints have the same brown binding, 18 volumes spanning 20 years. Tom"
Aug 25
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1964 Reprints Question

Were 1964 reprints issued in brown leather binding? I have a chance to buy a nice run from 1888-1895, but I need to know if the chances are good of locating 1896-1900 with the same binding.ThanksSee More
Aug 25
Mark Van Winkle replied to Lynn Olson's discussion Maps 1914-2002
"George / Mel, Thanks so much for the information. That's really helpful. Mark"
Jul 19
Mark Van Winkle replied to Lynn Olson's discussion Maps 1914-2002
"Lynn, I finally got around to checking my issues, and I already have these maps and supplements. But here is a question: Do you have the map from April 1938 that shows Austria as part of Germany?  Mark"
Jul 17
Mark Van Winkle replied to Lynn Olson's discussion Maps 1914-2002
"Lynn, Do you have a list of which maps you have available that are pre-1920 and how much you need for them? Thanks Mark Van Winkle"
Jul 13
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Mark Van Winkle replied to K. Scott Moore's discussion National Geographic collection from an estate for sale
"Scott, Are you certain the 1888-1907 issues are originals and not reprints? Mark"
May 19
Mark Van Winkle replied to george warren's discussion Map/Supplement Register
"I use an old price list from 1978 that Don Smith sent out. It's really helpful. Once in a while you can find his price lists for sale for a modest price."
Apr 24

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Hometown:
Carrollton
Why do you wish to join this community?
To find old Nat Geos
About Me:
I'm a long-time collector. I had to sell my 1906-1945 issues twenty years ago, and would like to rebuild the set again.
Favorite National Geographic publication:
The Macchu Pichu discovery number by Hiram Bingham.
Favorite travel destination:
Italy

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Do Abstract Articles Exist?

Posted on November 3, 2017 at 11:22pm 3 Comments

In the back of Volume 1, Number 1 (I just have a reprint), there is an abstract of the minutes beginning with February 17, 1888. Some of the later addresses from April and May were integrated into Volume 1, Number 1. But what about the earlier ones beginning in February? I don't see them listed in my 1888-1946 index. Were they perhaps printed by NGS as a one-subject paper, maybe in a limited run? I've never heard of them or seen them listed. Does anyone know about transcriptions of these…

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At 10:03pm on January 5, 2017, Scott T. Shier said…

It's interesting finding oneself looking to re-build a past NGM collection isn't it? When I was young I had what I thought was a "huge" NGM collection, and then while in the care of someone else (for long-term safekeeping), they got rid of them without telling me. I vowed I would get a Nat Geo collection again, and what feels like eons later, I did, ha-ha. 

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