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Post by Rapunzelina » September 9th, 2017, 7:30 am

The National Geographic Magazine Vol. 08 - February 1897.

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The National Geographic Magazine, an illustrated monthly, the February Number.
It includes the following articles:
  • Crater Lake, Oregon, by J. S. Diller
  • The Utilization of the Vacant Public Lands, by Emory F. Best
  • The Mazamas, by J. S. Diller
  • Geographic Literature, Serials and Miscellanea
  • The National Geographic Society: Supplementary synopsis of a course of lectures on the effects of geographic environment in developing the civilization of the world
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Post by Availle » September 9th, 2017, 7:35 am

Section 2 on Vacant land sounds interesting - may I please?
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Post by Rapunzelina » September 9th, 2017, 7:39 am

Thank you, Ava! I'll sign you up!

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Post by MaryAnnSpiegel » September 9th, 2017, 8:46 am

Oooooh, Crater Lake please?
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Post by Rapunzelina » September 9th, 2017, 9:17 am

Yep! Thank you, MaryAnn!

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Post by BettyB » September 9th, 2017, 2:44 pm

may I have 4 and 7

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Post by Rapunzelina » September 9th, 2017, 11:22 pm

Thank you, BettyB!
7 is a bit weird, it seems like an extra leaflet, it doesn't have the same page numbering. But since we had last month's synopsis of Lectures, I also included this supplementary one.

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Post by DancingSnail » September 12th, 2017, 11:21 am

Hello!
May I have section 3 please?

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Post by Rapunzelina » September 12th, 2017, 3:35 pm

Yes! Thank you! :D

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Post by Rapunzelina » September 18th, 2017, 2:31 pm

:thumbs: Thank you, Carol! It's PL OK and now in the Magic Window! :clap:

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Post by Rapunzelina » September 24th, 2017, 9:41 am

Thank you, Betty and MaryAnn!
The recordings arrived PL OK in the Magic Window! :D

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