By default, Preview displays pages like this in two-page mode:
How can I get it to display them like this instead?
Acrobat does the latter but Acrobat is not nearly as responsive with this file as Preview is.
I didn't find any way to display facing pages the other way in Preview. In Skim you can uncheck PDF > PDF Display > Book Mode.
I recommend to add a blank page as the new first page: