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    Post Largest Atlas Ever Published

    24" x 18", more than 65 pounds, and a mere $3500. Ouch.

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

    http://www.cnn.com/2008/TECH/science...las/index.html

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

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    "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."

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    But... leather bound? Yummy. We should all get one. Two, even!

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    Quote Originally Posted by StillCypher View Post
    But... leather bound? Yummy. We should all get one. Two, even!
    You buying?
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    Damn, that is exactly the kind of book i get *ahem* a chubby for
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    Quote Originally Posted by Steel General View Post
    You buying?
    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!

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    That would be something!
    I'm not sure my coffee table would hold up to a 65 lb. book
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    Quote Originally Posted by Steel General View Post
    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.
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    I'm going to have to wait for the paperback.
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