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1906sailcar.GIF (269856 bytes)

1906  (Not In My Collection)

Black and white picture "Sail Car on Church's Island, N.C." 6 1/4" x 9 1/2", 8 pages.

click on pic to enlarge this contribution from Charles Gannon

 

1909elephantscross.GIF (188269 bytes) 1909  (Not In My Collection)

 

Black and white picture of elephants crossing a stream with cottages in the background. 6" x 9", 8 pages.

 

click on pic to enlarge this contribution from Charles Gannon

 

1912Japn.tif (2150714 bytes) 1912  No covers. On the first page is a color picture titled "Wife and Child of a Lighthouse Keeper in Japan." 5 3/4" x 8 5/8", 8 pages.

 

click on pics to enlarge  (Not In My Collection)

 

1913Mand.tif (2125186 bytes) 1913  No covers. Color picture on first page is titled "A Mandaya Woman of the Philippine Islands". 6 3/4" x 9 7/8'% 16 pages. Contains picture of "The House of the Rich Man: Jerusalem"

 

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1915MnF.tif (2086938 bytes) 1915 Black and white (First Miniature) is like a National Geographic Magazine of the time designated Volume XXVI, No. 3. And says "Specimens in Miniature of What It Has Given in the Past and Will Bring in the Future." 4 7/8" x 7", 32 pages. A recommendation of membership form and a 3 3/4" x 5" publications order form were inside. Back is Holland Tulips  (back is pictured in the next frame).

 

click on pics to enlarge......$55

 

1915MnB.tif (2081020 bytes) 1915 (Back shown)

(see above)

1916EskimoBoy.JPG (49927 bytes) 1916   (Not In My Collection)

 

Green photogravure. Eskimo boy cover. Letter suggesting gift memberships be given inside. 41/8" x 6", 16 pages

 

click on pic to enlarge this contribution from Charles Gannon

 

1916MnF.jpg (94782 bytes) 1916 

Black and white "Specimens in Miniature" Volume XXIX, Number Two.

  4 7/8" x 7", 32 pages. Back has Giant Redwood.

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1916Mn1.tif (2024158 bytes) 1916 (back of above shown) 
1916MnF2.jpg (102020 bytes) 1916 Front of Second Miniature  (Front same as above)

Black and white "Specimens in Miniature" Volume XXIX, Number Two         4 7/8" x 7", 32 pages. Back has windmill (below)

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1916MnB2.jpg (49577 bytes) 1916 (back of above shown)

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1918MnF.jpg (95546 bytes)

1918 Miniature 

Black and white with  "Specimens in Miniature" Volume XXIII Number four  4 7/8" x 6 3/4", 32 pages. 

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1918MnB.jpg (90594 bytes) 1918 back of Miniature  (above)
1918MnF.jpg (95546 bytes) 1919 Front of Miniature  

Black and white "Specimens in Miniature" Volume XXXIII, Number 4          4 7/8" x 7", 32 pages. Back has Redwood (below)

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1918MnB.jpg (90594 bytes) 1919 back of Miniature  (above)
1919MnF.jpg (93496 bytes)

1919 Miniature 

Black and white with yellow border of Magazine of the period. 1919 "Specimens in Miniature" Volume XXXV, Number One 4 7/8" x 6 3/4", 32 pages. An Ainu of Japan

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1919MnB.tif (2019270 bytes) 1919 (back shown of above)

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1920HQ2.tif (2088446 bytes) 1920   Black and white. Cover title is "Some of the Contributions of the National Geographic Society Toward the Increase and Diffusion of Geographic Knowledge." Cover top picture is the headquarters of the National Geographic Society, bottom is Machu Picchu.

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1920HQ2B.jpg (100342 bytes) 1920   Back of above

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1920FellahCamel.GIF (298546 bytes) 1920  (Not In My Collection)

 

Black and white with a picture of a fellah and a camel. A pyramid is in the background. 6" x 9", 20 pages

 

click on pic to enlarge this contribution from Charles Gannon

1920EveryMember.JPG (54509 bytes) 1920  (Not In My Collection)

 

Every 1921 Member Will Receive...leaflet indicating what will be seen in the 1921 magazines (i.e. supplements, maps, color plates, etc.). Picture of Argosy of Geography on front...4 pages. 3 " x 6 "

 

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1920MnF.jpg (101479 bytes) 1920 

Black and white with yellow border of the Magazine at that time. "Specimens in Miniature" Volume XXVIII, Number One, Copyright 1920. 4 7/8" x 6 3/4", 32 pages.

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1920MnB.tif (1997676 bytes) 1920 (back of above shown)

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1921Mn1.tif (1974896 bytes) 1921  Color picture of a Far Eastern Lady. Top title: "The National Geographic Magazine." Middle two titles: Specimens in Miniature of Past Illustrations; Suggestions in Miniature of Future Illustrations. 5" x 7", 24 pages.

 

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1921Mn1B.jpg (48841 bytes) 1921 (back of above)

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1924Mn1.tif (1996404 bytes) 1924  Color of a senorita at a corner of a building. "The National Geographic Magazine; Miniature Reproductions of Its World-Revealing Contents." 5" x 7", 24 pages.

 

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1924Mn1B.jpg (66479 bytes) 1924 (back of above)

 

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1925Mn1.tif (1990174 bytes) 1925 Color with a senorita at the corner of a building. The title is "The National Geographic Magazine; Miniature Reproductions of Its World-Revealing Contents." 5" x 7", 16 pages.

 

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1925Mn1B.jpg (66134 bytes) 1925 (back of above)

 

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1926Mn1.tif (2071970 bytes) 1926    Color. A Greenland girl is pictured on the cover. Title: The National Geographic Magazine, Miniature Reproductions of Its World-Revealing Contents. 5" x 7", 12 pages.

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1926Mn1B.jpg (61974 bytes) 1926 (back of above) 

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1926Pro.tif (2198996 bytes) 1926  Color shows a group of Hindu men. The title is "From The Seven Seas To You in 1927." 6" x 9", 16 pages.

 

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1926ProB.jpg (86080 bytes) 1926  (back of the above)

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1927Pro.tif (2252038 bytes) 1927  Color picture shows two girls in peasant costume. The title is "Blazing Your Geographic Trails of 1928." 6" x 9", 16 pages.

 

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1927ProB.jpg (94208 bytes) 1927  (back of the above)

 

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1928MN1.tif (2086420 bytes) 1928  Color shows a woman and a little girl in native costumes. The title is "Miniature Reproductions of Its World Revealing Contents." 5" x 7", 24 pages.

 

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1928MN1B.jpg (73631 bytes) 1928  (back of the above)

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1928Pro.jpg (115422 bytes) 1928 Color picture shows General Meade Monument near U.S. capitol. The title is "Your Society's Home to Earth's Ends in 1929." 6" x 9", 16 pages. 

 

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1928ProB.jpg (97477 bytes) 1928 (back of the above)

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1929Pro.tif (2202260 bytes) 1929  Color shows two Greek girls on the Acropolis. The title is "Your World-Wide Passport for 1930." 6" x 9", 16 pages.

 

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1929ProB.jpg (100609 bytes) 1929  (back of the above

 

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1930Mn1.tif (2077368 bytes) 1930  Color shows three peasants in colorful costumes sitting in a window. The title is "National Geographic Magazine, Miniature Reproductions of Its World-Revealing Contents." 5" x 7", 24 pages.

 

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1930Mn1B.jpg (86897 bytes) 1930  (back of the above)

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1930Pro.tif (2182472 bytes) 1930  Color shows a bare-footed peasant girl with a hoe and a basket. The title is "Widening Our Horizons for 1931." 6" x 9", 16 pages.

 

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1930ProB.jpg (94676 bytes) 1930  (back of the above)

 

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1931Mn1.tif (2046126 bytes) 1931 Color shows three peasants sitting in a window; "National Geographic Society, Washington, D.C., U.S.A." at the bottom. 5" x 7", 24 pages.

 

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1931Mn1B.jpg (86110 bytes)

 

1931 (back of above) 

1931Pro.tif (2168268 bytes)

1931

Color shows five Sardinian peasants in costume. "Sardinia" appears in the lower left corner of the front cover. 6" x 9", 16 pages.

 

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1931ProB.jpg (84732 bytes)

1931 (back of the above)

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1932Mn1.tif (2035734 bytes) 1932 Color shows three peasants in colorful costumes sifting in a window. Same as 1931 brochure above. 5" x 7", 24 pages.

 

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1932Mn1B.jpg (88264 bytes)  

1932 Back of the above)

 

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1932Pro.tif (2176670 bytes) 1932  Color shows two Chinese girls. The word "China" appears in the lower left-hand corner of the front cover. 5 1/2" x 8 1/8", 12 pages. Members, Subscribers versions.

 

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1932ProB.jpg (66205 bytes) 1932  (back of the above)

 

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1932SU.tif (2113484 bytes) 1932  These Timely, Stimulating Articles Will Come to You in the Essential National Geographic Magazine...b/w photo of Mount Vernon on front...dated 3-32...4 pages. 4 " x 7"

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1933Pro.tif (2226466 bytes) 1933  Color picture shows a picture of the White House lawn. "White House, Easter Monday." 5 1/2" x 8 1/4", 12 pages.

 

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1933ProB.jpg (87814 bytes) 1933  (back of the above)

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1934Bal.tif (2244700 bytes) 1934  Color, picture shows the balloon, Explorer. 51/2" x 81/4", 12 pages.

 

 

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1934BalB.jpg (75171 bytes) 1934 (back of the above)

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1934Pro.tif (1988408 bytes) 1934 Color picture shows peasants with white geese. 4 1/2" x 6", 16 pages.

 

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1935Pro.tif (2205680 bytes) 1935  Color. Five senoritas being serenaded by a guitarist near a mission building. 5 1/2" x 8 1/4", 12 pages. Members, Subscribers versions.

 

 

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1935ProB.jpg (103853 bytes) 1935  (back of the above)

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1940Pro.tif (2838282 bytes)

1939 - 40

Cover is identical to the 1939, 7" x 10" brochure. A letter is included. A map supplement is included. 7" x 10", 24 pages.

 

 

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1940ProB.jpg (62874 bytes)

 

1939 - 40 (back of the above)

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193941ProB.jpg (74631 bytes) 1939 - 41 

Color picture on the front with yellow border shows a woman carrying a basket of grapes on her head (same as 47-48 below). A letter is included. A map supplement is included. 7" x 10", 24 pages. (back shown below)

 

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193941Pro.jpg (94358 bytes)

(back of the above)

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1942ProA.jpg (83811 bytes)

1942 

  Color shows a bomber crew looking at a National Geographic Society Map. 5 3/8" x 8 1/8", 8 pages

At right are the envelope and address insert from this complete 4 part original mailing (Mint)

Member and Subscriber versions.

(see below right)

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 <<<<<<(Not In My Collection)

1942ProB.jpg (57717 bytes)

$15

1942ProC.jpg (85593 bytes)

$15

 

1942 (above cont'd)

 At left is shown notes about dues increase and importance of timely response (publication was limited to exact requirements). At right is the back pages showing difference of Member and Subscriber versions. 

1942ProD.jpg (110547 bytes)

(Not In My Collection)

1947Pro.jpg (108207 bytes)

1947

  Color picture (with yellow border) shows a Mongolian archer. "Invitation To Explore With the National Geographic Society." Includes map supplement and addressed letter (right) tipped into front. Front cover copyright is 1947, letter is early 1948. 7" x 10", 24 pages.

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1947ProB.jpg (76257 bytes)

1947Pro.jpg (108207 bytes)

< 1947 - 1948 >

  The 1948 Color picture also shows a Mongolian archer. 1947 rear cover is above right, 1948 rear cover is to the  right.  In addition, the last three pictures in each are different.

 

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1948ProB_small.jpg (85121 bytes)

1951Pro.jpg (59831 bytes)

1951

Color, Mexican beauty dressed for a fiesta. 5 3/8" x 8 1/8", 8 pages.

 

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1951ProB.jpg (76851 bytes)

1951 (back of the above)

 
1964Pro.tif (2796492 bytes) 1964  You can become a member...standard NGS magazine cover format with photo of boat on lake with snowcapped mountain in background....12 pages. 7" x 10"

 

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1983Pro.TIF (2153222 bytes) 1983  You are invited to join...standard NGS magazine cover format with photo of panda...12 pages. 7" x 10"  (back not shown)

 

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1985Pro.tif (3859794 bytes) 1985  Experiences are coming you'll never forget... Full package (below at left) of promotional mail (UNCIRCULATED) from NGS purchased from Roger Nathan.  Note that the label card (below) has NGS code for a prototype mailing to be approved at 25,000 for "group N".  It is common knowledge that NGS has various different mailings custom developed for computer generated mail list.  Here is a glimpse at such practice... folds out to poster size.... 8 3/4" x 11" folded.

 

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1985ProVik.jpg (102262 bytes) 1985 six items in intended mailing 1985ProVikng.jpg (93398 bytes) (see above)

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1988Pro.tif (2058208 bytes) 1987 circulation, but Roman numeral copyright is 1986 showing early centennial planning.

Passport...simulated passport...blue cover reads...Passport National Geographic Society 1988 Our Centennial Year...NGS emblem in center of cover...w/inserts (3) and envelope (not shown)...12 pages. 5" x 7".

 

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1989Pro.tif (4381834 bytes) 1989  Come back...Continue the adventure...color cover with yellow border and picture of orangutan smelling flowers... with inserts...4 pages. 7" x 10"

 

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1990Pro.tif (4020770 bytes) 1990  The Officers..... Cordially Invite You to Enjoy the Benefits of Membership.  (for 1991).  4 page 7 1/2" x 10" folds out to letter style info on joining. Mailer contained mailback envelope and Gift Card promotional as well as the standard magazine cover with lioness and cub (below).

 

click on pic to enlarge....included with the promotional below

1990Pro2.jpg (82206 bytes) 1990

No Sweepstakes…No Clocks…No Radios… No Phones… No Discounts… Just… red (inside) leaflet…w/inserts of the above. 5" x 7"

 

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1990Pro1.tif (4239066 bytes) 1990

Discover another world and.... 4 page folded (fold at top) brochure has copyright of 1990, with tear off mailback to join for 1992. go figure...  7" x 10" may be the same as listed in 1991 below.    

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1991Pro.tif (4354716 bytes) 1991 

You have been selected...standard NGS magazine cover format with photo of panda...w/inserts...4 pages. 7" x 10" additional example: same as above with variations in the inserts…in-house sample. 7" x 10"

 

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1992Pro.jpg (93235 bytes) 1991  Journey to the plains, the mountains, the seas… standard NGS magazine format with photo of lion... with several inserts….4 pages. 6 " x 9 "

 

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1992ProSelected.jpg (171055 bytes) You have been selected...standard NGS magazine cover format with photo of lion lying in grass (cr. 1991)...with several inserts... .4 pages. 7" x 10"

 

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1992ProB.jpg (133157 bytes) 1993  

You are invited...color cover photo of lion in grass...w/inserts...4 pages. 6 " x 9 "

 

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1993ProB.jpg (124626 bytes) 1993

  You are invited...color cover photo of lion in grass...w/inserts..package included the card offering free water map. 6 " x 9 "

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1996Pro.jpg (171696 bytes) 1996

No shopping..wrapping..packing..shipping... seasonal invitation to give NG as gift.  In envelope of 4 3/4" x 6 1/2".

 

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1997Pro.jpg (150859 bytes) 1997

No shopping..wrapping..packing..shipping... variation (increased price) of the 1996 mailing above for 1998 NG subscription gift.

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1998Pro.tif (2257720 bytes) 1998

You are Invited…standard NGS cover format with photo of lion cub is inside this see thru (framed) envelope.  Brochure is 5" x 71/8". 4 pgs.  Envelope has letter, gift (promotional) card, mail back envelope, and map gift (promotional) card.

 

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1999Pro.jpg (79982 bytes) 1999

Come back…single sheet yellow NGS format w/color photo of nature …w/inserts…for 1999 distribution. 6 " x 9 "

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1999Pro1.jpg (79362 bytes) 1999

Come back…single page insert with membership card.

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1999Pro2.jpg (128620 bytes) 1999

Come back…double sided page and inserts.

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1999Pro3.jpg (169484 bytes) 1999

Gift giving promotional.... has post cards that can be filled out and sent to your designated recipient.

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1999Pro4.jpg (109271 bytes) 1999

Details of gift giving savings. (with the above promotional)

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2000Pro.jpg (80061 bytes) 2000

Come back...Stay in touch with the World…double sided page and inserts.

 

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2000Pro2.jpg (95970 bytes) 2000

Come back.... balance of mailing that is somewhat less than normal (no full page color picture - came with the above)) 

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