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161 STEINERT, Marlis G. DONITZ, Karl, Admiral) Die 23 Tage der Regierung Donitz. in dj.
Econ-Verlag, Dusseldorf, 1967, 
STEINERT, Marlis G. Die 23 Tage der Regierung Dönitz . Düsseldorf: Econ-Verlag, (1967). Pp. (6),7-426,(2). 8vo, purple cloth with white lettering to spine. A survey of the 23-day presidency of former German naval admiral KarlDönitz, who was the figurehead of the crumbling Third Reich from Hitler's suicide to the dissolving of the government after the war. Text in German. Vg in lightly nicked dj. 20.00

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162 STREET, Lucie PENN, William, Admiral Sir) Uncommon Sailor: A Portrait of Admiral Sir William Penn: English Naval Supremacy. 1st US in dj.
St. Martin's, New York, 1988, ISBN:0312015267 
STREET, Lucie. An Uncommon Sailor: A Portrait of Admiral Sir William Penn: English Naval Supremacy. NY: St. Martin's Press, (1988). Pp 172. 8vo, browncloth. "The story spans Penn's nautical childhood, service in the English Civil War with the Irish Guard, and his prominent and successful role in the Dutch Wars and command of Cromwell's expedition to the Spanish Main. Always sympathetic to the royalist cause, Penn welcomed Charles II aboard the ship that restored the king to England, and was knighted on the deck. For the next nine years he was a member of parliament, a commissioner of the Navy, and a close colleague of Samuel Pepys." -from the dj. Vg in rubbed, nicked dj. 40.00

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163 SWEETMAN, Jack (ed.). Great Admirals : Command at Sea, 1587-1945.
Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, MD, 1997, ISBN:087021229X 
SWEETMAN, Jack (ed.). The Great Admirals : Command at Sea, 1587-1945. Annapolis, MD : Naval Institute Press, (1997). First Printing. Pp [i]-xxvi,(2),1-535,(5). Illustrated. Maps. Index. 8vo, blue cloth, silver lettering to spine. Contents : Survey I.: The Ship and the Gun. 1. Francis Drake: God's Corsair (1543?-1596). 2. Maarten Harpertszoon Tromp: Father of Naval Tactics (1598-1653). 3. Robert Blake: The State's Admiral (1599-1657). 4. Michiel Adriaenszoon de Ruyter: Ornament of His Age (1607-1676). 5. Niels Juel: The Good Old Knight (1629-1697). Survey II.: The Line of Battle. 6. Edward Hawke: Risk-Taker Preeminent (1705-1781). 7. Pierre-Andre de Suffren de Saint-Tropez: Admiral Satan (1729-1788). 8. Horatio Nelson: A Man to Be Loved (1758-1805). 9. Andreas Miaoulis: From Pirate to Admiral (1769-1835). Survey III.: The Machine Age at Sea. 10. David Glasgow Farragut: Deliberate Planner,Impetuous Fighter (1801-1870). 11. Wilhelm von Tegetthoff: Admiral of the Unexpected (1827-1871). Survey IV.: The New Steel Navies. 12. George Dewey:His Father's Son (1837-1917). 13. Heihachiro Togo: Japan's Nelson (1848-19 34). Survey V.: The Dreadnought Revolution. 14. John R. Jellicoe: Technology's Victim (1859-1935). 15. Reinhard Scheer: Intuition under Fire (1863-1928). Survey VI.: The Advent of Air-Sea Warfare. 16. Andrew Browne Cunningham: The Best Man of the Lot (1883-1963). 17. Isoroku Yamamoto: Alibi of a Navy (1884-1943). 18. Raymond A. Spruance: The Thinking Man's Admiral (1886-1969). 19. William F. Halsey, Jr.: The Bull (1882-1959). Very good. 12.50

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164 THOMAS, David A. HOLMES, Patrick Queen Mary and the Cruiser : The Curacoa Disaster
Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, MD, 1997, ISBN:1557506981 
THOMAS, David A., and Patrick HOLMES. Queen Mary and the Cruiser : The Curacoa Disaster. Annapolis, MD : Naval Institute Press, (1997). First US Edition. Pp [i]-xii,1-196,+ 16 pp plates. Index. 8vo, navy cloth, gilt letteringto spine. Contents : Introduction. 1. Showing the Flag: Prelude to War. 2. Bombed in Norway 3. Norwegian Aftermath: The North-About Convoys. 4. Capta in of His Majesty's Cruiser. 5. The Superlative Liner: Cunard Captain. 6. Escorting the Queens. 7. Those in Peril on the Sea: Danger Looms. 8. The Collision: Struggling for Survival. 9. Escapes from Death. 10. Captains in Court. 11. Judgement against Negligence. 12. Court of Appeal. 13. House of Lords. 14. Epilogue. Appendix: A. Rear Admirals and Captains 1918-1942. B. The'C' Class Cruisers. C. Fate of 'C' Class Cruisers. D. Casualty Lists. E. D irection, Distance and Speeds. F. Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea. G. Correspondence with Captain Heighway. Pencilled note to inside front cover, else very good in dustjacket. 100.00

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165 THOMAS, Evan. Sea of Thunder : Four Commanders and the Last Great Naval Campaign 1941-1945. book club in dj.
Simon & Schuster, New York, 2006, 
THOMAS, Evan. Sea of Thunder : Four Commanders and the Last Great Naval Campaign 1941-1945. New York: Simon & Schuster, (2006). Book Club Edition. Pp.(16),1-415,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, navy boards. "Evan Thomas takes us insid e the naval war of 1941-1945 in the South Pacific in a way that blends the best of military and cultural history and riveting narrative drama. He follows four men throughout: Admiral William "Bull" Halsey, the American fleet commander; Admiral Takeo Kurita, the Japanese battleship commander; AdmiralMatome Ugaki, commander of and last of the kamikazes; and Commander Ernest Evans, who led his destroyer on the last great charge in the last great na val battle in history." - from the dj. Vg in dj. 14.00

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166 THOMAS, Evan. Sea of Thunder : Four Commanders and the Last Great Naval Campaign 1941-1945. in dj.
Simon & Schuster, New York, 2006, ISBN:9780743252218 
THOMAS, Evan. Sea of Thunder : Four Commanders and the Last Great Naval Campaign 1941-1945. New York: Simon & Schuster, (2006). First Printing. Pp. (16),1-415,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, grey paper covered boards with red cloth spine, gilt lettering to spine. "Evan Thomas takes us inside the naval war of1941-1945 in the South Pacific in a way that blends the best of military a nd cultural history and riveting narrative drama. He follows four men throughout: Admiral William "Bull" Halsey, the American fleet commander; AdmiralTakeo Kurita, the Japanese battleship commander; Admiral Matome Ugaki, com mander of and last of the kamikazes; and Commander Ernest Evans, who led his destroyer on the last great charge in the last great naval battle in history." - from the dj. Vg in unclipped dj. 18.00

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167 THOMAS, Evan. Sea of Thunder : Four Commanders and the Last Great Naval Campaign 1941-1945. Large Print Edition
Thomson / Gale, Detroit , 2007, ISBN:9781594122575 
THOMAS, Evan. Sea of Thunder : Four Commanders and the Last Great Naval Campaign 1941-1945. Large Print Edition. Detroit : Thomson / Gale, (2007). First Printing. Pp [1]-705,(15). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated black card covers. "Journalist and bestselling historian Evan Thomas takes us inside the naval war of 1941-1945 in the South Pacific in a way that blends the best ofmilitary and cultural history and riveting narrative drama. He follows fou r men throughout: Admiral William "Bull" Halsey, the American fleet commander; Admiral Takeo Kurita, the Japanese battleship commander; Admiral MatomeUgaki, commander of and last of the kamikazes; and Commander Ernest Evans, who led his destroyer on the last great charge in the last great naval bat tle in history." - from the back cover. Light green mark to fore-edge, elsevery good. 12.50

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168 TUNSTALL, Brian BYNG, John, Admiral) Admiral Byng and the Loss of Minorca. First Edition
Philip Allan & Co., London, 1928, 
TUNSTALL, Brian. Admiral Byng and the Loss of Minorca. London : Philip Allan & Co. Ltd., (1928). First Edition. Pp. (4),v-x,1-293,(1), portrait frontispiece., + 11 leaves of plates. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. The story of Byng's loss of the island of Minorca to France during the Seven Years' War, and his eventual execution. Byng was the governor of Newfoundland in the 1740s. "Admiral Byng has had to wait a long time for his vindication. Although he lingers in the memory of most of us as the unlucky Admiral who was shot, in the words of Voltaire, 'to encourage the others,' there was always a feeling that the sentence was not wholly undeserved. Mr. Tunstall now gives the whole story. He has unravelled the complicated threadof political intrigue which entangled the affair, and brings in a verdict with which few will quarrel. The book is at once a study in naval history and the story of a cause célèbre, in which the chief actors and the parts they played are described with vivacity and fidelity." - from the dj [not with this copy]. Chapters : 1. The Legend; 2. The Man; 3. The Navy, Politics and Public Opinion; 4. The Seven Years' War; 5. Admiral Byng Sets Sail; 6. Gibraltar; 7. Minorca; 8. The Battle; 9. The Council of War; 10. The News; 11. The Arrest; 12. The Trial; 13. The Sentence; 14. The Execution. With index. Boards splayed, front board specked, edges and initial and final leavesspotted, else very good. 80.00

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169 TUNSTALL, Brian NAPIER, Charles HOWE Flights of Naval Genius. First Edition
Philip Allan, 1930, 
TUNSTALL, Brian. Flights of Naval Genius. London : Philip Allan, (1930). First Edition. Pp 299. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth. Chapters : Howe and the Mutiny; Rodney; Sir Sidney Smith; Lord Camelford; Sir Charles Napier. With bibliography and index. Dampstaining to cloth, slightly rubbed, name, else very good. 80.00

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170 TUNSTALL, Brian NAPIER, Charles HOWE Flights of Naval Genius. First Edition
Philip Allan, London, 1930, 
TUNSTALL, Brian. Flights of Naval Genius. London : Philip Allan, (1930). First Edition. Pp 299. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth. Chapters : Howe and the Mutiny; Rodney; Sir Sidney Smith; Lord Camelford; Sir Charles Napier. With bibliography and index. Minor bubbling to spine, some foxing to endpapers, light pencil marks to some pages and endpapers, else very good. From the library of Admiral Pullen.. 90.00

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Wooden Walls of Old England, or, the Lives of Celebrated Admirals. First Edition, TYTLER, Margaret Fraser
171 TYTLER, Margaret Fraser Wooden Walls of Old England, or, the Lives of Celebrated Admirals. First Edition
J. Hatchard & Son / Hatchard's, London , 1847, 
TYTLER, Margaret Fraser. The Wooden Walls of Old England, or, the Lives of Celebrated Admirals. London : J. Hatchard & Son, 187, Piccadilly, 1847. First Edition. Pp (8),[1]-331,(1), (32, Hatchard's 1847 catalogue), + frontispiece. Small 8vo, blue-green pressed cloth, with gilt ship decoration to front board and spine, gilt title to spine.

There is a Miss Ann Fraser Tytler,novelist in the publisher's catalogue at the rear of this book.

According to the DNB, Ann was the eldest daughter of Alexander Fraser Tytler (1747-1813) and had one sister Jane. Which puts us no further ahead in the biography of Margaret. This book's double dedication ("To My Dear Sailor Boy, William Fitz Herbert, R—N., and to George Rawdon R—N., The Wooden Walls of Old England, is Affectionately Dedicated") offered some further hope of biographical search triangulation, but so far to no avail.

Chapters:
1. Admiral Lord Rodney;
2. Admiral Earl Howe;
3. Admiral Earl St. Vincent;
4. Admiral Lord de Saumarez;
5. Admiral Lord Collingwood;
6. Admiral Sir Sidney Smith;
7.Admiral Viscount Exmouth.

Tear to top of spine, corners worn, spine sunned (but gilt still bright), else very good, clean and tight, and with the half-title page. 200.00

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172 United States Naval Institute GRAY, Colin S. DOM, David R. GREER, William L. Proceedings U.S. Naval Institute. Vol. 112/2/996, February 1986
Annapolis, MD, U.S. Naval Institute, 1986, 
(United States Naval Institute). Proceedings U.S. Naval Institute. Vol. 112/2/996, February 1986. Annapolis, MD : U.S. Naval Institute, 1986. Pp [1]-144. Illustrated. Double Column. 4to, illustrated wrappers. Contents : ColinS. Gray's “Maritime Strategy”; David R. Dorn's “The Next Liberty Ship”; Cm dr. David M. Fitzgerald's “The Soviets in Southeast Asia”; William L. Greerand Cmdr. James Bartholomew's “The Psychology of Mine Warfare”; Capt. Paul R. Swarz's “The Admirals' Revolt”; Lt. Cmdr. Douglas S. Derrer's “Counteri ng Terrorism, Part II”; Stephen Sloan's “TWA Flight-837 : Learning Hard Lessons”; Michael Stoiko and George Luedeke, Jr.'s “Advancing South with Advanced Vehicles”; and regular departments. Very good. 10.00

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173 United States Navy Battle Stations! Your Navy in Action : A photographic epic of the naval operations of World War II told by the great admirals who sailed the fleet from Norfolk to Normandy and from the Golden Gate to the Inland Sea
Wm. H. Wise & Co., Inc., New York, 1946, 
(United States Navy). Battle Stations! Your Navy in Action : A photographicepic of the naval operations of World War II told by the great admirals wh o sailed the fleet from Norfolk to Normandy and from the Golden Gate to theInland Sea. New York : Wm. H. Wise & Co., Inc., 1946. Pp [1]-402. Illustra ted. Index. Double Column. Large 8vo, blue pressed cloth, gilt vignette to front board, gilt lettering to spine. ADDITIONAL SHIPPING CHARGES MAY APPLYDUE TO ITS WEIGHT. Light wear to spine ends and corners, spine lettering r ubbed, else very good. 18.00

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174 VAN DER VAT, Dan Atlantic Campaign : World War II's Great Struggle at Sea.. book club in dustjacket
Harper & Row, New York, 1988, 
VAN DER VAT, Dan. The Atlantic Campaign : World War II's Great Struggle at Sea. With research by Christine van der Vat. New York: Harper & Row, (1988). Book Club Edition. Pp 424 + 24 pp of photos. 8vo, navy cloth. "The battlebetween Germany and the Allies for control of the Atlantic sea lanes was a prolonged and desperate struggle that came closer than any other to ending the Second World War in Germany's favor. Churchill called it "a war of gro ping and drowning, of ambuscade and stratagem, of science and seamanship. How German, British and American admirals plotted the grand strategy of the campaign from Berlin, London and Washington is brilliantly recounted here, as are the dramas played out on and under the Atlantic: the Allies' increasingly elusive systems of sailing in convoy; the German surface raiders and artfully disguised motherships that vastly extended the U-Boats' range; thedevastating mass attacks by U-Boats at night, when fear and confusion were at their peak. In The Atlantic Campaign the author's full portrayal of the German side of the story is particularly striking. Unlike writers before h im, van der Vat is fluent in German and has taken full advantage of extensive German archives on the subject. He has also given full weight to the important and gallant role played by Canada's ships and sailors in the campaign." - from the dj. Nova Scotia . Halifax: pp.122, 138-9, 230, 334-5; Sydney: p.151. Newfoundland: 139, 145, 204-5, 210-211, 262, 315. Some edge spotting, else vg in dustjacket. 20.00

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175 VAN DER VAT, Dan Atlantic Campaign : World War II's Great Struggle at Sea.. First Edition industjacket
Harper & Row, New York, 1988, ISBN:0060159677 
VAN DER VAT, Dan. The Atlantic Campaign : World War II's Great Struggle at Sea. With research by Christine van der Vat. New York : Harper & Row, (1988). First Printing. Pp 424 + 24 pp of photos. 8vo, navy cloth "The battle between Germany and the Allies for control of the Atlantic sea lanes was a prolonged and desperate struggle that came closer than any other to ending the Second World War in Germany's favor. Churchill called it "a war of groping and drowning, of ambuscade and stratagem, of science and seamanship. How German, British and American admirals plotted the grand strategy of the campaign from Berlin, London and Washington is brilliantly recounted here, as are the dramas played out on and under the Atlantic: the Allies' increasingly elusive systems of sailing in convoy; the German surface raiders and artfully disguised motherships that vastly extended the U-Boats' range; the devastating mass attacks by U-Boats at night, when fear and confusion were attheir peak. In The Atlantic Campaign the author's full portrayal of the Ge rman side of the story is particularly striking. Unlike writers before him,van der Vat is fluent in German and has taken full advantage of extensive German archives on the subject. He has also given full weight to the important and gallant role played by Canada's ships and sailors in the campaign."- from the dj. Nova Scotia . Halifax: pp.122, 138-9, 230, 334-5; Sydney: p .151. Newfoundland: 139, 145, 204-5, 210-211, 262, 315. Very good in vg dustjacket. 26.00

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Admiral Vernon and the Navy  : A Memoir and Vindication: Being an Account of the Admiral's Career at Sea and in Parliament. 1st UK no dj, VERNON, Edward, Admiral). FORD, Douglas FORD, Douglas WALPOLE, Robert) SMOLLETT, Tobias)
176 VERNON, Edward, Admiral). FORD, Douglas FORD, Douglas WALPOLE, Robert) SMOLLETT, Tobias) Admiral Vernon and the Navy : A Memoir and Vindication: Being an Account of the Admiral's Career at Sea and in Parliament. 1st UK no dj
T.Fisher Unwin, 1907, 
(VERNON, Edward, Admiral). FORD, Douglas. Admiral Vernon and the Navy : A Memoir and Vindication: Being an Account of the Admiral's Career at Sea and in Parliament, with Sidelights on the Political Conduct of Sir Robert Walpole and his Colleagues, and a Critical Reply to Smollett and Other Historians. L.: T.Fisher Unwin, 1907. First Printing. Pp 322, port.frontis.+ 14 leaves of plates. 8vo, decorated blue cloth, t.e.g. NMM II:1398. With index. Armorial bookplate of Francis Edward Fetherstonhaugh. Foxing, spine rubbed but gilt still bright, creasing to spine, light soiling to cloth, ow vg. Scarce. 290.00

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177 VERNON, Edward, Admiral). HARTMANN, Cyril Hughes HARTMANN, Cyril Hughes Angry Admiral. 1st UK no dj
Heinemann, 1953, 
(VERNON, Edward, Admiral). HARTMANN, Cyril Hughes. The Angry Admiral : The Later Career of Edward Vernon, Admiral of the White. L.: William Heinemann Ltd, (1953). First Printing. Pp 236. Illustrated. 8vo, red cloth. NMM II:1399. Chapters : 1. The Making of an Admiral; 2. The Capture of Porto Bello; 3. The Year 1740; 4. Cartegna - The First Phase; 5. Cartegna - The Failure; 6. The Cuban Expedition; 7. Retreat and Recall; 8. The Admiral in Eclipse; 9. The 'Forty-five; 10. Threat of Invasion; 11. The Admiral in Retirement. With appendices, bibliography and indices. Very slight soiling to cloth, ow vg. 60.00

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178 VERRIER, Anthony DARLAN CHURCHILL ROOSEVELT Assassination in Algiers : Churchill, Roosevelt, de Gaulle, and the Murder of Admiral Darlan. 1st UK in dj.
Macmillan, London, 1990, ISBN:033341439x 
VERRIER, Anthony. Assassination in Algiers : Churchill, Roosevelt, de Gaulle, and the Murder of Admiral Darlan. London: Macmillan, (1990). Pp. [1]-302. First UK Printing. Illustrated. 8vo, black cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Vg in nicked, unclipped dj. 17.50

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179 WARNER, Oliver CUNNINGHAM OF HYNDHOPE, Viscount Cunningham of Hyndhope, Admiral of the Fleet : A Memoir. First Edition in dustjacket
John Murray, London, 1967, 
WARNER, Oliver. Cunningham of Hyndhope, Admiral of the Fleet : A Memoir. (London) : John Murray, (1967). First Edition. Pp (6),[vii]-viii,(2),[1]-301,(1), frontispiece portrait + 16 pp plates + one folding map. Index. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine, top edge dyed blue. Law 0679. "Admiral of the Fleet Viscount Cunningham of Hyndhope (1883-1963) was the greatest naval officer of his era. 'His campaign in the Mediterranean'. wrote Admiral Sir William James of Cunningham's achievements in World War II, 'will bear comparison with any in our naval history. So much hard fighting has never before been crowded into a similar period. He was a sea captain who had mastered every aspect of maritime war.' At the age of sixty, in 1943, while on active service, Cunningham reached the highest rank in his profession. In the same year, as First Sea Lord, he became one of that triumvirate of Chiefs of Staff with Field Marshal Lord Alanbrooke and Marshal of the R.A.F. Lord Portal, who, under Sir Winston Churchill, guided Britain to the final stages of victory. Now, while his leadership is still clear in the memory of those who served with him, and while the impressions of some of his older friends are still available, Lady Cunningham has authorised a Memoir which relates much that Lord Cunningham could not say about himself in his autobiography, A Sailor's Odyssey. Fresh information is provided by many who knew him best including Lord Mount batten, Lord Portal and General Eisenhower, and by illustrations, many hitherto unpublished. This account of a full and eventful life shows why a plaque to commemorate Lord Cunningham has been placed in the crypt of St Paul's beside memorials of Nelson, Collingwood, Jellicoe and Beatty, and a bust of him has been put in Trafalgar Square where he is the only Admiral of the Second World War whose service to his country has thus been marked." (from the dj). Contents : 1. The Years of Preparation; 2. The First World War; 3. Baltic Interlude; 4. Senior Officer; 5. Mediterranean Destroyers; 6. Commander-in-Chief, Mediterranean; 7. Interlude at Washington; 8. Happy Return;. 9. First Sea Lord; 10. Warrior at Home. Some foxing to fore-edge and front endpapers, else very good in nicked, unclipped dustjacket. 22.00

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180 WERSTEIN, Irving Supremo : Lord Louis Mountbatten and the Testing of Democracy
Macrae Smith Company, Philadelphia, 1971, ISBN:0825592038 
WERSTEIN, Irving. The Supremo : Lord Louis Mountbatten and the Testing of Democracy . Philadelphia : Macrae Smith Company, (1971). First Edition. Pp (12),[1]-143,(5). Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth, silver lettering to spine. Irving Boris Werstein (b. May 22, 1914 , Brooklyn - d. Apr. 7, 1971). Light spotting to endpapers, else very good in lightly worn dustjacket. 15.00

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