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rlucci
10-17-2008, 12:51 PM
24" x 18", more than 65 pounds, and a mere $3500. Ouch.

"...a luxurious benchmark in cartography..."

http://www.cnn.com/2008/TECH/science/10/16/earth.atlas/index.html

Maybe I can talk my local library into ponying up for this monster...

joćo paulo
10-17-2008, 01:47 PM
"A lot of people are getting their maps from the Internet now>:).This will probably be the last big atlas that will ever be published," he said."The beauty of an atlas is that it helps you dream.":((

StillCypher
10-17-2008, 02:29 PM
But... leather bound? Yummy. We should all get one. Two, even!

Steel General
10-17-2008, 02:32 PM
But... leather bound? Yummy. We should all get one. Two, even!

You buying? :D

NeonKnight
10-17-2008, 07:04 PM
Damn, that is exactly the kind of book i get *ahem* a chubby for ;)

StillCypher
10-18-2008, 07:26 PM
You buying? :D

I wish! LOL

Wish I could afford even one. Wouldn't that be neat? I love looking at atlases. And picture books. Actually... I can even read! Woohoo!

Steel General
10-19-2008, 09:02 AM
That would be something!
I'm not sure my coffee table would hold up to a 65 lb. book

Turgenev
10-19-2008, 03:33 PM
That would be something!
I'm not sure my coffee table would hold up to a 65 lb. book

With that amount of weight, you could build a coffee table out of them. :lol:

jaerdaph
10-24-2008, 12:28 PM
I'm going to have to wait for the paperback. :)

ravells
10-24-2008, 02:37 PM
Wow, if that thing falls over, the baby's a goner!