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Gigapan Photos

A REAL PAGE TURNER

Alastair Johnston, the vice chairman of sports management behemoth IMG World and chairman of the Glasgow Rangers Football Club, has the world's largest private collection of golf books -- more than 16,000 volumes. Only the USGA has a larger collection. A Glasgow native who now lives near Cleveland, Johnston began his collection in 1969 and adds 600-700 books annually. He says he wants to own every golf book ever published.

Gigapan, a relatively new technology, is a robotic camera that takes hundreds of images over an extended period of time, which are then stitched together in a high-resolution panoramic photograph. To experience the full impact of the Gigapan and Johnston's remarkable library, use the zoom tool below to view books close-up and move around the room.-- Ron Sirak


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