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161 Navigation - Proceedings] VIIe Congres International de Navigation : Guide-Programme, Bruxelles, 1898
Xavier Havermans, Bruxelles, 1898, 
[Navigation - Proceedings]. VIIe Congrès International de Navigation : Guide-Programme, Bruxelles, 1898 . Bruxelles: (imprimerie de Xavier Havermans),1898. Pp. [i]-xxvii,(3),[1]-308,(4). Illustrated. Small 8vo, illustrated l imp grey cloth boards with blank spine. A selection of articles from a congress on navigation held in Brussels near the end of the nineteenth century,containing a myriad of information on canal and port navigation throughout Belgium. Text in French. Some wear and discolouration to edges, spine-ends , and outer hinges, inner hinges repaired, chipping to endpapers, a couple of intermittent splits to dog-eared corners (not affecting text), else vg. 180.00

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162 Ottawa Book Collectors) WETHEY, Harry D.W. JENKINS, William D. GESNER, Abraham) Miscellany 2
Ottawa Book Collectors, Ottawa, 1994, 
(Ottawa Book Collectors). Miscellany 2: Further Papers on Books and Book Collecting. Ottawa : 1994. Pp 149. Illustrated. 8vo, printed cream card covers. Includes two articles of nautical interest: Harry D.W. Wethey's "The Last Lifeboat: Myths and Mysteries of the Titanic" (pp.22-41) and William D. Jenkins' "The Literature of Canals and Inland Waterways" (pp.54-70). New. 20.00

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163 OWEN, David Exploring England by Canal. in dj.
David & Charles, 1986, ISBN:0715387685 
OWEN, David. Exploring England by Canal. Newton Abbot: David & Charles, (1986). Pp 208. 16 pages of plates. 8vo, green cloth. Toy 3181. "After a look at the fascinating history of the canals, and the great engineering features, Dr Owen moves on to the practicalities of cruising, offering a host of helpful tips on operating locks, negotiating tunnels, the rules of the road,mooring and the respective merits of hiring or buying boats." -from the dj . With itineraries and cruising routes. Vg in rubbed dj. 30.00

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164 OWEN, David E. Water Rallies. First Edition in dustjacket.
J.M. Dent & Sons , London , 1969, 
OWEN, David E. Water Rallies. With eight pages of plates and a map. London : J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd., (1969). First Edition. Pp [i]-ix,(1),1-144,(2),+ 8pp plates. Map. Index. 8vo, maroon cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Author' s account of cruises along various British waterways and of the boat rallies he has attended. Toy 3923a. Contents : 1. Why rally? 2. To Stratford-on-Avon. 3. The Lower Avon. 4. The Leeds and Liverpool Canal. 5. A new boat is launched. 6. Marple and the Cheshire Ring. 7. Brief interlude - the Caldon revisited. 8. Canal and river to Leicester. 9. Two hundred years of pleasure cruising. Very good in edgeworn, price-clipped dustjacket. 20.00

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165 Panama Canal Rules and Regulations Governing Navigation of the Panama Canal and AdjacentWaters.
Panama Canal Press, Mount Hope, C.Z., 1925, 
(Panama Canal). Rules and Regulations Governing Navigation of the Panama Canal and Adjacent Waters. Mount Hope, C.Z.: The Panama Canal Press, 1925. Pp[1]-84,+ errata slip tipped in. Illustrated. Index. 8vo, printed green car d covers. Contents : 1. General. 2. Arriving and Departing Vessels. 3. Admeasurement and Tolls. 4. Pilots. 5. Requirements Concerning Officers, Crew, Equipment, and Passengers. 6. Navigation in Canal Harbors. 7. Accidents andClaims. 8. Quarantine. 9. Exclusion of Undesirables. 10. Exclusion of Chin ese. 11. Customs Administration. 12. Vessel Inspection Service. 13. Radio Communication. 14. Miscellaneous. 15. Information : Port Captains; Signals and Signal Stations; Services and Supplies; Mails; General. Covers rubbed and smudged, short tear to fore-edge, else very good. 60.00

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166 Panama Canal) Souvenir of the Panama Canal.
I.L. Maduro's Souvenir Store, 0, 
(Panama Canal). Souvenir of the Panama Canal. Panama : I.L. Maduro's Souvenir Store, n.d. Pp 32. Oblong 8vo, colour illusttated card covers. Viewbook illustrated with black and white photographs. Vg. 30.00

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167 Panama Canal] Souvenir of the Panama Canal
Curt Teich & Co., Chicago, 1951, 
[Panama Canal]. Souvenir of the Panama Canal . Chicago: Curt Teich & Co., 1951. Pp. [32]. Unpaginated. Illustrated. Oblong 8vo, illustrated stapled card covers. Photos and artwork of the ships that frequent the Panama Canal region. Spine worn, small abrasion to front, else vg. 30.00

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168 PASSFIELD, Robert W Environment Canada. Parks Canada. Technology in Transition. ex-lib. signed.
Environment Canada, 1989, 
PASSFIELD, Robert W. Technology in Transition: The 'Soo" Ship Canal, 1889-1985. (Ottawa): Environment Canada, Canadian Parks Service, National Historic Parks and Sites, (1989). Pp 267. Illustrated. 8vo, ill. greyish-blue cardcovers. Studies in Archaeology, Architecture and History. A well researche d and readable account of the 'Soo' ship canal, an engineering marvel when completed in 1895: it had the world's first electrically-powered ship lock,was the first North American canal to be electrically-lighted, and include d what was then the longest lock ever built. The author connects its construction to broader social and technological currents then affecting the Western world generally. Ex-library (inkstamps, edge-marking), rubbed, else vg.Signed, inscribed and dated by Passfield on the title page. 25.00

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169 PASSFIELD, Robert W Parks Canada. Construction du canal Rideau. in dj.
Parks Canada, 1982, 
PASSFIELD, Robert W. Construction du canal Rideau: Histoire illustrée. (Ottawa): Parks Canada, (1982). Pp 184. 8vo, blue cloth. A lovely illustrated French-language history of the Rideau Canal. Vg in dj. 22.50

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170 PASSFIELD, Robert W. Building the Rideau Canal : A Pictorial History.
Fitzhenry & Whiteside / Parks Canada, Don Mills, Ont., 1982, ISBN:155041738x 
PASSFIELD, Robert W. Building the Rideau Canal : A Pictorial History. (Don Mills, Ont.): "Published by Fitzhenry & Whiteside in association with ParksCanada", (1982). First Edition. Pp (5),6-184. Double column. Profusely ill ustrated. 8vo, blue card covers. "This is the story of building the Rideau Canal, and of Colonel John By, Royal Engineers: his triumph in the face of a forbidding landscape, the ravages of malaria, and a hostile government inLondon, and ultimately his official disgrace...This book marked the 150th anniversary of the Rideau's opening in May 1832. It is highlighted by 73 contemporary watercolours, drawings, sketches and maps, including 46 colour reproductions." -from the cover Very good. 15.00

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171 PASSFIELD, Robert W. Canal Lock Design and Construction : The Rideau Canal Experience, 1826-1982. Microfiche Report Series 57.
Parks Canada, Ottawa, 1983, 
PASSFIELD, Robert W. Canal Lock Design and Construction : The Rideau Canal Experience, 1826-1982. Microfiche Report Series 57. [Ottawa] : Parks Canada, (1983). Pp (2),[i]-viii,1-482,(2). Illustrated. 4to, black comb-bound, orange card covers. Contents : I. The 20 by 108 foot Gunboat Lock. II. The Proposed 50 by 150 foot Steamboat Lock. III. The Approved 33 by 134 foot River Steamboat Lock. IV. Lock Operating Mechanisms. V. The Lock Gates: Design Evolution. ` Very good. Signed with inscription by the author. 200.00

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172 PEARSE, Mark Guy TRESIDDER, Charles John Tregenoweth : His Mark; Rob Rat : A Story of Barge Life; The Old Miller and His Mill
Charles H. Kelly, London, 0, 
PEARSE, Mark Guy. John Tregenoweth : His Mark; Rob Rat : A Story of Barge Life; The Old Miller and His Mill . Illustrated by Charles Tresidder. L.: Charles H. Kelly, [n.d.]. Thirty-Third Thousand. Pp. [1]-192, including frontis. Illustrated. 8vo, orange cloth with black decoration to front and spine, black lettering to front, gilt lettering to spine. The second story, Rob Rat, is a nautical yarn. Faint staining to front, all edges spotted, light edgewear, else vg. 50.00

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173 PENNELL, Joseph PENNELL, Joseph Joseph Pennell's Pictures of the Panama Canal. 3rd ed.
J.B. Lippincott, 1912, 
PENNELL, Joseph. Joseph Pennell's Pictures of the Panama Canal : Reproductions of a Series of Lithographs made by him on the Isthmus of Panama, January - March, 1912, together with Impressions and Notes by the Artist. Phil./L.: J.B. Lippincott Co., 1912. Third Edition. Pp 128. Illustrated. Lg 8vo, brown cloth with illustrated paper label. Ex-library, else vg. 25.00

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174 Peterborough, Ont.) DAVIES, Robertson, foreword HALE, Lloyd McGRATH, James Peterborough, Land of Shining Waters. 2nd ed n dj
City and County of Peterborough, 1967, 
(Peterborough, Ont.). Peterborough : Land of Shining Waters: An Anthology. A Centennial Volume. Peterborough: The City and County of Peterborough, (January 1967). Second Edition. Pp 523. 8vo, blue cloth. Includes : Lloyd Hale's "Wooden Ships and Iron Men" (pp.28-40); Mary Strickland Rogers' "The Peterborough Canoe" (pp.233-5); G. Wilson Craw's "Navy Conscious Centre" (pp.152-3); James McGrath's "Lock 21" (pp.455-8); Ada Adams' "Frank Adams, Canoeist" (pp.437-9). With a foreword by Robertson Davies. Vg in nicked dj. 35.00

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175 Philadelphia Society for Promoting Agriculture LORAIN, John PETERS, Richard Memoirs of the Philadelphia Society for Promoting Agriculture Containing Communications on Various Subjects in Husbandry and Rural Affairs. Volume 3.
Johnson and Warner / Lydia R. Bailey, Philadelphia, 1814, 
Philadelphia Society for Promoting Agriculture. Memoirs of the PhiladelphiaSociety for Promoting Agriculture Containing Communications on Various Sub jects in Husbandry and Rural Affairs. Volume III. Philadelphia : "Publishedby Johnson and Warner", 1814. Printed by Lydia R. Bailey. Pp (8),[iii]-lxx vii,(1),[1]-440,[1]-120,(24), engraved frontispiece + 6 leaves of engraved plates. 8vo, full brown calf, gilt lettering to spine. The plates : Portrait of George Clymer (frontispiece); The Society's Medals (opp. xix); Wheat Drill (double-page between 36-37); Perspective Elevation of a Flax Mill (opp137); Montagne, a shepherd's dog (opp.372); Map of Senaca and Cayuga Lakes , the Susquehanna River, and a proposed canal (opp. p.29 of Appendix); Potatoe or Turnip Slicer (at end, after index ). Contents : Preface; Laws of the Philadelfihia Society for promoting Agriculture; Officers of the Society;List of members elected since the fiublication of the last volume; Exiilan ation of theMedal; Resolution of the Society; Introductory Lecture to a course of lectures upon comparative anatomy, and the diseases of domestic animals; Additions to the Library; Biographical Sketch of George Clymer, late vice-president of the Society. Contents of the Memoirs : I. On the cultivation of the vincy by Timothy Matlack; II. On hedges, by Richard Peters; III. On hedging and ditching, by William Mill, Delaware county; IV. On French rye, and Syrian or Jerusalem wheat, by Rich ard Peters; V. Remarks on different grains, by the same; VI. On a simple wheat drill, by John Lorain, with aplate; VII. On the use of lime in England, by James Eckroyd, Philadelfihia county; VIII. On cyder makings by Henry Wynkoop, Bucks county; IX. On vari ous agricultural topics, by James Eckroyd, Philadelphia county; X. Case of croup in a calf, by Richard Peters; XI. Onforin grass, by the same; XII. Onthe diseases of sheep, and the similarity of their nature with the prevale nt complaints of mankind, by Dr. Petrikin; XIII. On the agriculture of England, on manures, convertible husbandry, and soilings by John Lorain; XIV. Observations ujion the agriculture and roads of the new settlements in Pennsylvania, with hints for improvement, by John Lorain, of Philifisburg, Pennsylvania; XV. Observations on the comparative value of soilsy by the same; XVI. Account of the modes fiursued in clearing la7id in Pennsylvania, and onthe fences in new settlements, by the same; XVII. jin account of some expe riments with sulphuret of barytes as a manure, by Dr. Isaac Chajiman., of Bucks county; XVIII. On the cultivation and use of the mangel wurtzel, or scarcity root, by Richard Peters; XIX. On fax mills, by William Neill, of Delaware county, with a plate; XX. Account of the Cayuga lake gypsum, by JacobCist., of Wilkesbarre; XXI. Observations on the Jiro/iriety of a farmer li ving on the produce of his ow?i land., by James Tilton, M, D.; XXII. On plantvig Indian corn., by John Steele.; XXIII. On trench ploughing for Indian corn., and on courses ofcropsyby William Bakewtll; XXIV. A short historicalsketch of agricultural improvements in the county of Roxburgh, (Scotland,) with some account of the means whereby it was accomplished, by John Jang; XXV. On the haws, or hooks, (so called,) in horses, by Richard Peters; XXVI. On breeding in and in, by the same; XXVII. Observations on Guinea grass, by S. Brown, M. D., Vatchez, Mississippi territory; XXVIII. Account of a crab apple orchard, by Henry Wynkoop, of Bucks county; XXIX. Progress of Col.Taylor's hedge, and on cultivating Indian corn, agreeably to a plan former ly suggested; XXX. On the great damage to apple trees by bad pruning, by the Rev. Dr. Mcholas Collin; XXXI. On lime and marls, by John Lang; XXXII. Onthe Long Island hay 'horse-rake, by H. Haines; XXXIII. Salutary effects of fire on soils, by Richard Peters; XXXIV. On well rotted dung, fresh and ho t muck, stercoraries, and their uses, by the same; XXXV. On hedges, by Timothy Pickering; XXXVI. Account of a corn-shelling machine, by Charles W. Peale; XXXVII. Rotations and changes of crops defended, by Richard Peters; XXXVIII. On Jiorin, mangel ivurtzel, onions and cabbages, by the same; XXXIX. On American gyfisum, and internal improvement, by the same; XL. On Jerusalem, or Syrian wheat. Big rye ; properly called Tangier wheat. Season of 1813, by the same; XLI. On fiorin, by John Clifford; XLII. Account of a stercorary on a large scale, by Richard Peters; XLIII. Plaster, in moderate quantities, assists in the putrefaction of animal and vegetable substances, by the same; XLIV. Swivel headed churn staff, by the same; XLV. Observations on Indian corn and potatoes, by John Lorain, of Philipsburg, Centre county, Pennsylvania; XLVI. On grass lays, manures, &c. by the saine; XLVII. Usefulness to husbandmen, of attending to natural phenomena, by Richard Peters; XLVIII. Estimate of the probable profit in keeping one thousand sheep, by Dr. Robert H. Rose, of Luzerne co. Penn. XLIX. Connnon sheep ; coarse, long, and combing loool, by Richard Peters; L. Account of a shepherd's dog, by P. Pauduy, of Delaware, with a print; LI. On succession of titnber, by Richard Peters; LII. On timber at Valley Forge, by Isaac Wayiie; LIII. Observationsupon Mr. Neill's hedges, and on the mode of trimming thorn hedges, by Jams s Mease, M. D.; LIV. Singular hardihood and sufferings of a bully; LV. On afire stone, by Richard Peters; LVI. Some account of the Virginia crab appl e by Timothy Pickering; LVII. On the utility of grinding maize, (Indian corn,) in the cob, as food for cattle, with a description of a mill for that purpose, by James Mease, M. D.; LVIII. A description of the Pennsylvania Rubber, for threshing grain, by Caleb Churchman and George Martin, Jun; LIX. On Taurino cloth, by Shotwell and Kinder, of N. York; LX. Comparative estimate of expense of live and dead fences, by T. M. Forman, of Maryland; LXI. On succession of timber, by Richard Peters; LXII. On Duckefs skim coulter, with a cut, by the same; LXIIL Oil scalded cream, coinmrniicated by a correspondent, to Dr. Robert H. Rose, of Susquehanna county, Penn.; LXIV. On the disease in wheat, mentioned in the Agricultural Memoirs, vol. 1, by James Mease, M. D.; LXV. Facts relative to the preparation of a dry leaven or yeast, for making good bread, by Samuel L. Mitchell, M. D.; LXVI. On the cultivation of the barilla plants in the United States, by Joseph Correa de Serra; LXVII. On engrafting the chesnut tree, by J. Mease, M. D.; LXVIII. Additional observation, on trimming hedges ; on the vegetation of haws ; and the injurious effects of the walnut and cedar tree on them, by James Mease, M.D. Contents of the Appendix : I. Description of Fisher's swivel headed churnstaffs to facilitate the inaking of butter; II. On the natural history and medical effects of the secale cornutuniy or ergot, by Oliver Prescott, A. M.; III. Directions from the Farming Society of Ireland, for treatment of sheep, &c.; IV. Information concerning coarse wool,for the cheapest supply of very strong and useful woollens a?id worsteds; V. Practicability of a canal between the head of Seneca lake with Tioga creek, by Philip Church; VI. Shepherd's dog, from the Sportsman's Cabinet; VII. Account of the Pyracantha^ or evergreen thorn, by Thomas Main; VIII. On potatoes, by Arthur Young; IX. On internal improvements, by roads, canals, Ijfc, by W. J. Duane; X. Pruning, and after management of hedges, by Robert Somerville ; from communications to the board of agriculture of England, voL 2, page 47, London, 1805; XI. On sheep folding ; from a publication on manures, drawn up for the board of agriculture, England, by Robert Somer¦ville, of Haddington. London, 1795; XII. On the same, from Davis's survey of Wiltshire, drawn up for the board of agriculture, England; XIII. On barilla as a manure. Communicated to the president of " the Philadelphia Society for promoting Agriculture," by Robert Barclay, Esq. London; XIV. On mixing lime and stable manure; XV. Mangel wurtzel, winter food for cattle; XVI. Mode of analysing and testing gypsum ; from Cooper's Emporium, new series, vol. I, page 325; XVII. Professor Cooper's analysis of various specimens of Pennsylvania limestone. Cooper's Emporium, new series, vol. , page 318; XVIII. Observatio7is on the culture of sumnier wheat, or spring wheat ; from a pamphlet by C. T. Skurray, Esq, of Devonshire. London, 1813; XIX. On the cultivation of carrots; XX. Plaster and salt; XXI. On the duration of posts, when their natural position is reversed. Repaired wi th new free endpapers, calf worn, corners bumped, staining to margins of first few leaves, moderate to heavy foxing throughout (including plates), else a good, solid copy, with "Additional Errata" slip pasted to inside back cover. 300.00

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176 PHILLIPS, John HADFIELD, Charles, intro. Phillips' Inland Navigation. repr of 5th ed ex-lib in dj.
David & Charles Reprints, 1970, 
PHILLIPS, John. Phillips' Inland Navigation : A Reprint of A General History of Inland Navigation, Foreign and Domestic; Containing a Complete Account of the Canals already Executed in England with Considerations on those Proposed. With a New Introduction by Charles Hadfield. (Newton Abbot): David & Charles Reprints, (1970). Reprint of the fifth edition, 1805. Pp 598. 8vo, blue cloth. Ex-library (pouch, spine label, inkstamps), ffep gone, shelfwear, else vg. 60.00

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177 PILKINGTON, Roger KNIGHT, David Boats Overland. no dj.
John Murray, London, 1962, ISBN:0719527417 
PILKINGTON, Roger. Boats Overland. Illustrated by David Knight. (L.): Abelard-Schuman, (1962). Pp. 61, including frontis. Illustrated with pictorial endpapers, and drawings to text. 8vo, green cloth. Boats Overland is the history of where, how and why sea-to-sea canals have been built, and how they are maintained and used. Further information and decoration are added by David Knight's delightful drawings." -from the dust jacket. Light wear to extremities, bookplate, ow vg in lightly chipped and price-clipped dj. 20.00

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178 PILKINGTON, Roger KNIGHT, David Small Boat on the Meuse. First Edition in dustjacket
Macmillan, London, 1967, 
PILKINGTON, Roger. Small Boat on the Meuse. Illustrated by David Knight. London : Macmillan, 1967. Pp (10),1-214. Maps. 8vo, brown cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Toy 1273. "Roger Pilkington is thoroughly at home on the rivers of Europe, but there is none he knows more intimately than the Meuse. Four times in ten years he has navigated this stream, which flows through three countries, and always he is drawn back to it again. He knows every bend of its course from the wide Dutch reaches below Loevesteen castle to the uplands of Lorraine and the country of Duke Stanislas, and the river never fails to delight him. The voyage begins at the London docks, but quickly the Thames Commodore reaches France to penetrate the curious waterways of Flanders which lead to where the Rhine, Scheldt and Meuse mingle their waters in the Zeeland delta. A visit to Zierikzee and Leerdam, and the little ship isrunning across Belgium's heathland to follow the Meuse up through the Arde nnes, where the forests rise fifteen hundred feet from the water. The Meuseis a river of such wild beauty and unexpected interest that one does not n eed to be a boatman to share the author's delight as he moves upstream, lock by lock, pausing to learn the secret of the Devil's Hole, or why Poilvache ruin is haunted, or to see the glow-worms light up the rampart of Mouzon,or to talk with the Belgian lock-keeper who once came to England as a boy scout, and the French one who longed to be an opera singer. The valley itself is romantic, with its tales of early voyagers, of feuds and gallantry, wicked knights and faithful lovers, and Bayard still riding by night in the tree-top murmur of the breeze. Running through the book is the author's affection for the soft green river, and it is with real regret that the voyagecomes to an end when the Thames Commodore finally leaves the sunlit upland to disappear into the blackness ot the tunnel leading under the divide whi ch separates the gentle valley of the Meuse from its neighbour the Moselle." - from the dj. Very good in unclipped dustjacket (with faint stain to dj spine). 25.00

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179 PILKINGTON, Roger KNIGHT, David Small Boat to Bavaria. US in dj, ex lib
St Martin's, 1962, 
PILKINGTON, Roger. Small Boat to Bavaria. Illustrated by David Knight. (N.Y.) : St Martin's Press, 1962. Pp 217. 8vo, green cloth. Ex-library, else vg in dj. 20.00

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180 PILKINGTON, Roger KNIGHT, David Small Boat to Northern Germany. 1st UK/US in dj
Macmillan, 1969, 
PILKINGTON, Roger. Small Boat to Northern Germany. Illustrated by David Knight. L.: Macmillan / N.Y.: St Martin's Press, (1969). First Printing. Pp 212. 8vo, green cloth. Toy 1279. Vg in dj. 30.00

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