COMPLETE National Geographic Magazine Vol. 09 - August 1898 -rap

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Post by Rapunzelina » January 5th, 2021, 7:10 am

The National Geographic Magazine Vol. 09 - August 1898.

This project is complete and all audiofiles can be found in the catalogue https://librivox.org/national-geographic-magazine-vol-09-08-august-1898-by-national-geographic-society/

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The National Geographic Magazine, an illustrated monthly, Vol IX, August 1898.
It includes the following articles:
  • Papagueria, by W. J. McGee
  • Gomez and the New York Gulf, by L. D. Scisco
  • Wellman Polar Expedition, by John Hyde
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Post by KevinS » January 5th, 2021, 7:39 am

Section 3, please.
Not feeling well. I'll get back to work as soon as possible. My LibriVox: https://librivox.org/sections/readers/13278

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Post by Rapunzelina » January 5th, 2021, 8:10 am

Affirmative!

Thank you, Kevin!

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Post by alanmapstone » January 5th, 2021, 8:28 am

Section 4 please 😺
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Post by KevinS » January 5th, 2021, 8:34 am

I'm so glad you said, 'yes'!

Sec. 3

https://librivox.org/uploads/rapunzelina/ngm09_08_03_128kb.mp3 (6:34)
Not feeling well. I'll get back to work as soon as possible. My LibriVox: https://librivox.org/sections/readers/13278

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Post by Rapunzelina » January 5th, 2021, 8:44 am

alanmapstone wrote:
January 5th, 2021, 8:28 am
Section 4 please 😺
Another affirmative! :D

Thank you, Alan! I don't know if you need the reminder, but just in case, please also include the end-of-book outro :thumbs:

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Post by Rapunzelina » January 5th, 2021, 8:58 am

KevinS wrote:
January 5th, 2021, 8:34 am
I'm so glad you said, 'yes'!

Sec. 3

https://librivox.org/uploads/rapunzelina/ngm09_08_03_128kb.mp3 (6:34)
This is PL OK!
Much more interesting than I expected!

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Post by silverquill » January 5th, 2021, 9:08 am

Well, let me join these distinguished gentlemen and start with Section 1.
~ Larry

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Post by Rapunzelina » January 5th, 2021, 9:18 am

By all means! Thank you, Larry!

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Post by abbiebee » January 5th, 2021, 11:54 am

section 2 if its still available! I'm new to recording so if the name Abigail could be used that would also be awesome!

thanks so much

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Post by Rapunzelina » January 5th, 2021, 12:01 pm

Welcome to this project, Abigail! The National Geographic has some interesting articles, and I hope you enjoy the subject!

Here's your Reader Page in the catalogue: https://librivox.org/reader/15544 which you can also access from your name-link in the Magic Windows. It lists the projects you read for, and can also help you keep track of your sections in ongoing projects under the "Reader section details" link.

Section 2 is all yours! Have fun!

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Post by Rapunzelina » January 6th, 2021, 5:10 am

And I've just moved us (directly!) to Readers Found.

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Post by alanmapstone » January 18th, 2021, 11:10 am

alan
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Post by Rapunzelina » January 20th, 2021, 7:02 am

Wonderful, Alan! It's perfect! Thank you!!

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Post by silverquill » January 25th, 2021, 11:30 am

~ Larry

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