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Les Jardins Illustrated & Charmingly Bound
Delille, Jacques. Les jardins, poëme...nouvelle édition, considérablement augmentée. Paris: Chez Levrault (pr. by P. Didot l’aîné), 1801. 12mo (13.5 cm, 5.25"). [6], xxxv, [1], 216 pp.; 4 plts.
$250.00
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Folk-Style German Painted Binding
Demme, Christoph Hermann Gottfried, ed.  Altenburgisches Gesangbuch nebst Gebeten. Altenburg: Herzogl. Sächs. Hofbuchbruderen, 1825. 8vo (17.4 cm, 6.8"). [2], [v]/vi, 417, [1] pp. [with] Bible. O.T. Psalms. German. Des Königs und Propheten Davids Psalter. Verdeutscht durch Dr. Martin Luther. [Jena: Mauke, 1830?]. 8vo. 84 pp. [and] Episteln und Evangelia, wie solche auf alle Sonn-, Fest- und Feiertage durchs ganze Jahr pflegen gelesen zu werden. [Altenburg: Herzogl. Sächs. Hofbuchdr, 1829]. 8vo. 56 pp.
$750.00
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Dropmore Press Unopened Copy
De Quincey, Thomas.  Revolt of the Tartars or flight of the Kalmuck Khan and his people from the Russian territories to the frontiers of China. London: Dropmore Press, Ltd., 1948. 4to (26.8 cm, 10.6"). [10], 96, [4] pp.; illus.
$65.00
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Rare Variant “WE” Binding Detail Sunderland Copy
 Diodorus Siculus.  Diodorus Siculus. [Operum lib. vi. priores, Latine Poggio interprete.] [Paris]: [pr. by Jean Marchant for] Jean Petit, [ca. 1507]. 4to. a–v8.4x6y4; 123, [6] ff. [bound with] Justinus, Marcus Junianus. Justini historia ex Trogo Pompeio quattor & triginta epithomatis collecta; acc. Lucius Florus et Sextus Rufus. [Paris]: De Marnef, [ca. 1507]. 4to. A8B4C6a–y8.4z6&4; [18], 140 ff.
$3200.00
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GORGEOUSBRIGHT RED COVERS
  Proverbs, Parables, & Dreams with a Period” Flavor
Downey, William Scott.  Proverbs...tenth edition. New York: Pub. for the author by Edward Walker, 1856. 12mo (18.8 cm, 7.4"). 128 pp.
$200.00
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The 1886 Winner of theParkes Memorial Prize
Duncan, Andrew.  The prevention of disease in tropical and sub-tropical campaigns. London: J. & A. Churchill, 1888. 8vo (22 cm, 8.5"). x, 396 pp.
$850.00
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The Art of the Printed Book
Duncan, Harry.  Doors of perception: essays in book typography. Austin, TX: W. Thomas Taylor, 1983. 8vo (23.2 cm, 9.2"). [2], 99, [3] pp.
$150.00
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Nonesuch Tribute: Ellis's Essay withNumerous Chapman “Excerpts”
Ellis, Havelock.  Chapman. Bloomsbury: Nonesuch Press, 1934. 8vo (26 cm, 10.25"). 146, [2] pp.
$550.00
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Born a Slave, Later Secretary to Nero A Revered Philosopher
Epictetus; Thomas Wentworth Higginson, trans.  The works of Epictetus. Consisting of his discourses, in four books, the Enchiridion, and fragments. Boston: Little, Brown & Co., (1890). 12mo (18 cm, 7"). 2 vols. I: xvii, [3], 221, [1] pp. II: iv, 288 pp.
$250.00
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Epicurus in ENGLISH, Beautifully Bound by theQueens' Binder B
Epicurus.  Epicurus's morals, collected partly out of his own Greek text, in Diogenes Laertius, and partly out of the Rhapsodies of Marcus Antoninus, Plutarch, Cicero, & Seneca. And faithfully Englished. London: H. Herringman at the Blew Anchor..., 1670. 8vo (16.5 cm, 6.5"). Frontis., [18] ff., 201, [1] p.
[SOLD]
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20th-Century Renaissance ManMedievally Inspired MANUSCRIPT Memorial
Erie Railroad Company (Follansbee, Mitchell Davis).  Manuscript on paper, in English. “In memoriam Mitchell D. Follansbee 1870 – 1941.” [Chicago: 1941]. 8vo (27.4 cm, 10.75"). [8 (1 blank)] ff.
$950.00
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By the MENTOR, about the MENTEESigned Binding by Hayday
Evelyn, John.  The life of Mrs. Godolphin. London: William Pickering, 1848. 16mo (17.5 cm, 6.875"). xviii, 291 pp.
$300.00
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Disaster at SeaIllustrated by Richard Westall A Great Binding
Falconer, William.  The shipwreck. London: Pr. for John Sharpe by C. Whittingham, 1819. 12mo (16.4 cm, 6.4"). Add. engr. t.-p., [3]–58, [61]–167, [1] pp.; 5 plts.
$475.00
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The Archbishop of Cambrai onHow to Teach Girls
Fénelon [François de Salignac de La Mothe-Fénelon].  De l'éducation des filles. Paris: Ant. Aug. Renouard, 1807. 12mo (14 cm, 5.5"). viii, 204, [4], 6 (adv.) pp.
$275.00
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First English TranslationDeluxe Binding
Flaubert, Gustave.  November. [London: John Lane the Bodley Head Ltd., 1934]. 8vo (23.3 cm, 9.24"). 215, [3] pp.; illus.
$325.00
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SIGNED by the AuthorGerald Ford
Ford, Gerald.  A time to heal: the autobiography of Gerald R. Ford. Norwalk, Conn.: Easton Press, ©1987. 8vo. [8], 454 pp.
$495.00
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Figures from Schiller
Förster, Erwin; William Kaulbach, illus.  Schiller-Gallery. From the original drawings of William Kaulbach, C. Jaeger, A. Mueller, Th. Pixis, R. Beyschlag, W. Lindenschmit. New York: Stroeffer & Kirchner, [ca. 1868]. 8vo (22.5 cm, 8.85"). [4], 136 pp.; 22 plts.
$200.00
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Case ReportsSarah Cotter Printing ENVELOPE BINDING
Foster, Michael, Sir.  A report of some proceedings on the commission of oyer and terminer and gaol delivery for the trial of the rebels in the year 1746 in the county of Surry [sic], and of other Crown cases. To which are added discourses upon a few branches of the Crown law. Dublin: Printed for Sarah Cotter, 1767. 8vo (19.5 cm, 7.6"). x, 412 pp., [10] ff.
$900.00
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A Pretty Little BookA Litmus Test forYour” Variety of Catholicism
Francis of Assisi, St.  Fioretti ... testo di lingua secondo la lezione adottata dal P.A. Cesari e con brevi note filologiche di P. Fraticelli. Firenze: Pietro Fraticelli, 1845. Sm 8vo (14.8 cm; 5.75"). 330 pp.
$400.00
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ThePLAYS Complete & in a Signed Binding
Galsworthy, John.  The plays.... London: Duckworth, 1929. 8vo (22 cm, 8.6"). [8], 1150, [2] pp.
$100.00
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Epic Romance ofAlexander the Great
Gautier de Chatillon, Philippe.  Alexandreidos Galteri poetae clarissimi, libri decem. [colophon: Ingoldstadtii: in officina sua Alexander Weissenhorn], 1541. 8vo (15.8 cm, 6.2"). [8], CXVI, [4 (1 blank)] ff.
$4350.00
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Prize Copy ofthe Attic Nights
Gellius, Aulus.  Auli Gellii Noctium atticarum libri XX prout supersunt quos ad libros msstos novo & multo labore exegerunt.... Lugduni Batavorum: Apud Cornelium Boutesteyn & Johannem du Vivié, 1706. 4to (26, 10.25" cm). Add. engr. t.-p., [34], 903, [65 (index; 1 final f. blank)] pp.
$650.00
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DecorativePolish Catholic Miniature
(God be with you!).  Bóg z toba! Ksiazka do nabozenstwa dla katolików obojga plci.  Warszawa i Wimperk: J. Steinbrenera, 1911. 16mo (9.8 cm, 3.75"). 256 pp. (19–30 lacking); illus.
$100.00
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Beautifully Bound & Illustrated FRENCH Edition
“Tr. by Mme. Bachellery”
 
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von.   Les souffrances du jeune Werther. Tr. by Mme. Bachellery. Paris: Librairie des Bibliophiles, 1886. 8vo.
$2250.00

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Presentation CopyBound byHAYDAY
Goldsmith, Oliver.  The vicar of Wakefield. London: John Van Voorst, 1843. 8vo (8.25"; 21 cm). xv, 306 pp.
$500.00
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On the Estiennes & Their PeersBound by Bernard Middleton
Greswell, William Parr.  A view of the early Parisian Greek press; including the lives of the Stephani; notices of other contemporary Greek printers of Paris; and various particulars of the literary and ecclesiastical history of their times. Oxford: Pr. by S. Collingwood for D.A. Talboys, 1833. 8vo (23 cm, 9.1"). 2 vols. I: xix, [1], 412 pp. II: vii, [1], 413, [1] pp.
$750.00
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Early Study of Tuscan Literature from theGiunta Press
Gualteruzzi, Carlo; Vincenzo Borghini, ed.  Libro di novelle, et di bel parlar gentile. Nel qual si contengono cento nouelle altrauolta mandate fuori da Messer Carlo Gualteruzzi da Fano ... Con aggiunta di quattro altre nel fine. Et con una dichiaratione d'alcune delle voci piu antiche. In Fiorenza: Nella Stamparia dei Giunti, 1572. 4to (22.5 cm, 8.875"). [28], 153 (i.e., 165; 79–88 repeated), [3] pp.
$2250.00
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Exceptional Musical Provenance
Hamma, Fridolin.  Meisterwerke italienischer Geigenbau-Kunst Ihre Beschreibg und bisher erzielte Preise. Stuttgart: Hamma & Co., [ca. 1933]. 4to (29.5 cm, 11.6"). [2], xiii, [3], 345, [5] pp.; 9 double plts., plts., illus.
$1000.00
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Ladies, Be Sweet & Mild“A Sportive Satire”A Nice Example of Color Printing
Hayley, William.  The triumphs of temper, a poem: in six cantos. Chichester: Pr. by William Mason for T. Cadell & W. Davies, 1817. 8vo (16.8 cm, 6.65"). Col. frontis., xii, 166 pp.
$750.00
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19th-Century AmericanSigned Blind–Embossed Binding
This Copy Extra-Illustrated
Hemans, Felicia; Reginald Heber; & Robert Pollok.  The poetical works of Hemans, Heber and Pollok. Complete in one volume. Philadelphia: Grigg & Elliott, 1838. 8vo (22.2 cm, 8.75"). Frontis., engr. t.-p., [10], vii, [ii]–xvi, 479, [1], [ii]–xvii, [1], 43, [1], 79, [1] pp.; 2 add. engr. plts.
$250.00
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Master Violin Makers (Both Subjects & Authors)Equally Masterful Binders
Extraordinary Provenance
         
Hill, William Henry; Arthur F. Hill; Alfred Ebsworth Hill.   The violin-makers of the Guarneri family (1626–1762): Their life and work. London: William E. Hill & Sons, 1931. 4to (29.9 cm, 11.75"). xxxvii, [3], 181, [5] pp.; 58 plts., 2 fold. maps, illus.
$3250.00
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Holbein’s Dance of DeathHIS ALPHABET with “New” Borders
Holbein, Hans.  L'alphabet de la mort de Hans Holbein entouré de bordures du XVIe siècle et suivi d'anciens poëmes français sur le sujet de trois mors et des trois vis publiés d'après les manuscrits par Anatole de Montaiglon. Paris: Edwin Tross, 1856. 8vo (21.8 cm, 8.625"). [96] pp.; illus.
$450.00
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A Delightful, Eye-Pleasing HoraceA Chromolithographic Tour de Force
Horatius Flaccus, Quintus.  The works of Quintus Horatius Flaccus illustrated chiefly from the remains of ancient art. London: John Murray, 1849. 8vo (22.5 cm, 8.8"). [6], 194, [6], 490, xiv pp.; 8 col. plts.
$550.00
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    Narrow Escape!Dangerous Publication
     Surreptitiously Printed & a Pseudonym Used
Hotman, François.  De furoribus Gallicis, horrenda & indigna Amirallij Castillionei, nobilium atq[ue]; illustrium virorum caede, scelerata ac inaudita piorum strage passim edita per complures Galliae ciuitates, sine vllo discrimine generis, sexus, aetatis & conditionis hominum: vera & simplex narratio. Edimburgi [i.e., London: Printed by Henry Bynneman], 1573. 8vo (15.7 cm; 6.125"). CCXII [i.e., 212] pp.
$3250.00
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Sumptuously BoundFirst American Edition of Irving's FIRST HISTORICAL Work
Irving, Washington.  A history of the life and voyages of Christopher Columbus. New York: G. & C. Carvill, 1828. 8vo (22 cm; 8.625"). 3 vols. I: xvi, 399 pp., 1 folded map. II: viii, [1], 10–367. III: viii, [1], 14–419, [1] pp.
$850.00
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EVERYTHING You Need to Know about the Nobility, &Other Tuscan Matters
[Italian Almanac].  Almanacco Toscano 1846. Firenze: Stamperia Granducale, [1846]. 12mo (14.6 cm, 5.75"). Engr. t.-p., 689, [1] pp.; 6 plts.
[SOLD]
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A QUITELuxurious & Useful Production
Jacquemart, Albert.  Histoire de la céramique. Paris: Librairie Hachette, 1873. 4to (26.5 cm, 10.43"). [2] ff., 750, [2] pp. 12 pls.
$425.00
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American Acid-Stained Autumnal Binding Spine with a DISTINCTIVE Stamp
Josephus, Flavius.  The genuine works of Flavius Josephus; translated by William Whiston, A.M. New York: Published by William Borradaile, 1825. 12mo (18 cm; 7"). Vol. 6 only of 6. Frontis., 317, [1] pp.
$85.00
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A Present for the Students of “the English Mezzofanti”
Juvenal, & Persius.  Decii Junii Juvenalis aquinatis satirae decem et sex[.] Auli Persii Flacci satirae sex. Londini: [colophon: Excudebat Carolus Whittingham], 1845. 4to (28.3 cm, 11.125"). [99] ff.
$200.00
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“A Remarkable Piece of Apparatus . . .”
Kafka, Franz; Michael Hafftka, illus.  In the penal colony. South Portland, ME: Silas Andrus, 1987. Small 4to (26.5 cm, 10.5"). [4], 53, [5] pp.; 4 plts. (incl. in pagination).
$285.00
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National Poetry” Neatly Packaged
King, Richard John, ed.; Sir Walter Scott, et al.  Selections from the early ballad poetry of England and Scotland. London: William Pickering [colophon: Printed by C. Whittingham, Chiswick], 1842. 16mo (17 cm, 6.625"). viii, [1], ii–xl, [3], 4–291, [1] pp.
$275.00
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Chicken Soup for the HUGUENOT Soul?
L'Espine, Jean de.  Excellens discours de I. de l'Espine angevin. Touchant le repos & contentement de l'esprit. La Rochelle: Hierosme Haultain, 1594. 12mo (13.7 cm, 5.38"). 758 pp., [5 (blank)] ff.
$875.00
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Baskerville's Twelvemo Lucretius, Morocco Bound
Lucretius Carus, Titus.  Titi Lucretii Cari De rerum natura libri sex. Birminghamiae: Typis Johannis Baskerville, 1773. 12mo in 6s (18 cm, 7"). [1] f., 131, 128–214 (i.e., 218) pp. (text continuous despite pagination).
$300.00
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I Shall Intersperse the Dry Narration of the Chronicles
with Such Specimens of Fabulous Tradition
as the Poetical Antiquary Will Not Disdain to Recognize”
Malkin, Benjamin Heath.  The scenery, antiquities, and biography, of South Wales, from materials collected during two excursions in the year 1803. London: Pr. for T.N. Longman & O. Rees by T. Bensley, 1804. 4to (27 cm, 10.65"). Frontis., [2], vii, [1], 634 pp.; fold. map., 12 plts.
$750.00
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Marmontel's Political-Philosophical Novel withGravelot's Illustrations
Marmontel, Jean François.  Bélisaire. Paris: Chez Merlin, 1767. 8vo (19.9 cm, 7.8"). [4], x, 340, [6] pp.; 4 plts.
$900.00
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Continental Blind-Embossed Binding
Martínez Villergas, Juan.  Juicio crítico de los poetas españoles contemporáneos. Paris: Libr. Rosa y Bouret, 1854. 12mo (17 cm; 6.75"). [2] ff., 285, [1] pp., [1] f.
$200.00

The First Corpus Doctrinae16th-Century Binding Date on Front Cover
Melanchthon, Philipp.  Corpus doctrinae christianae. Quae est summa orthodoxi et catholici dogmatis ... Nunc edita ad usum ecclesiae sanctae publicum et privatum. Lipsiae: Cum privilegio Pr. Aug. Elect. D. Sax. (pr. by Iohannes Rhamba), 1572. 8vo (20 cm, 7.8"). [22], 888 pp.
[SOLD]
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Special Edition, Special Copy
Mérimée, Prosper.  Carmen. Winchester, MA: [DeVinne Press], 1896. 8vo (22 cm, 9"). xxx, 118 pp., plts.
[SOLD]
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A VERY PRETTY American Binding
Methodist Episcopal Church.  Hymns.  Hymnal of the Methodist Episcopal Church. New York: Phillips & Hunt; Cincinnati: Walden & Stowe, 1882. 8vo (19.7 cm, 7.75"). viii, 775, [1] pp.
$125.00
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Comely Shelf of Poetry Published by theElzevirs of Britain”
THE FOULIS PRESS
Milton, John; Alexander Pope; & Others.  Collection of English poets published by the Foulis Press. Glasgow: Robert & Andrew Foulis, 1769–74. Sm. 12mo (12.5 cm, 4.875"). 34 vols. [pagination below].
$6300.00
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Colonial Brazilian Medical Work
Miranda, João Cardoso de.  Relaçaõ cirurgica, e médica, na qual se trata, e declara especialmente hum novo methodo para curar a infecçaõ escorbutica, ou mal de Loanda, e todos os seus productos, fazendo para isso manifestos dous especificos, e muy particulares remedios. Lisboa: Na officina de Miguel Rodrigues, impressor, 1747. Folio (30 cm, 11.75"). [26] ff., 235, [1] pp.
$4000.00
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Conspiracy!
Montjoie, Christophe Félix Louis Ventre de la Touloubre, called Galart de.  Histoire de la conjuration de Louis-Philippe-Joseph d’Orléans.... Paris, 1796. 3 vols. 8vo (25 cm, 8"). I: Frontis., [4], xvi, 304 pp. II: [2], 392 pp. III: [4], 304, 8 (index), 4 (contents) pp.
$650.00
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Lyric Poems, Lovely Binding
Moratín, Nicolás Fernández de, & Leandro Fernández de Moratín; Francisco Salva Miquel, ed.  Poesia lirica. Barcelona: Montaner y Simon, 1945. 32mo (12 cm, 4.75"). xxiv, 252 pp.
[SOLD]
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Richard the Third & Chiswick Press
More, Thomas.  The history of King Richard the Third. Chiswick: From the press of C. Whittingham for R. Triphook, 1821. 8vo (19.5 cm, 7.625"). Engr. frontis., xiv, [2], 241, [3] pp.; 1 plt.
$250.00
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Kelmscott MedievalismBeautiful Signed Binding
Morris, William.  The tale of King Florus and the Fair Jehane. [colophon: Hammersmith: Pr. by William Morris at the Kelmscott Press, 1893]. 12mo (15 cm, 5.9"). [4], 96, [2] pp.
[SOLD]
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