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201 FARNQUIST, Thomas L. National Geographic 189:1 Requiem for the Edmund Fitzgerald
National Geographic, 1996, 
FARNQUIST, Thomas L. "Requiem for the Edmund Fitzgerald." An article in The National Geographic Magazine, Volume 189, No.1, January 1996. Pp 36-47. Illustrated with 15 colour photographs and a map. Vg. 3.50

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202 FAUCHER De SAINT-MAURICE, [N.-H.-E.] En Route : Sept Jours dans les Provinces Maritimes
Imprimerie Générale A. Coté et Cie, Québec , 1888, 
FAUCHER de SAINT-MAURICE, [Narcisse-Henri-Édouard]. En Route Sept Jours dans les Provinces Maritimes. Québec : Imprimerie Générale A. Coté et Cie, 1888. Pp (6),[5]-280. 8vo, brown pressed cloth. Contents : I. Sept Jours dans les Prvinces Maritimes. 1. En route—Saint-Jean— Le Nouveau-Brunswick -Une traversée—Le fort Latour—Unè horreur. 2. La baie de Fundy —Lescarbot - L'ordre du bon temps —Annapolis et Port Royal. 3. Les Abboiteaux—Le grand dérangement raconté par un anglais—Sa véritable cause. 4. Les suites et les précédents du grand dérangement—Uno lettre et un placet. 5. Halifax—La bienvenue—Promenades et causeries— Paysages—M. Longley. 6. Le duc d'Anville—Une suggestion—A toute vapeur—Charlottetown—Les Acadiens de l'Ile du Prince-Edouard- Politique et Archevêque. 7. Shédiac—Moncton—Le père LeBIanc—La langue, l a religion et la Franfce - En route, II. En Route. Halifax—Cap-Breton —Louisbourg — Saint-Pierre Miquelon. 1. En route—Un dimanche à Halifax—La corvette " Alliance. 2. Silhouettes marines — Brume — Micmacs — Le canal Saint-Pierrp - Le petit et le grand Bras d'or - Baddeck. 3. Le cap Breton—Le " la Galissonnière "—Le sénateur Bourinot. 4. Vers les ruines—Erreur d'un capitaine-—French things—Le père Cryar—Louisbourg—Sunt lacrymae rerum - Roses et violettes. [Chapters 5 to 12I deal with St.Pierre and Miquelon (pp.120-276)]: 5. La baie de Morienne - "Cow Bay" - Un des cimetières de la mer - Le capau Diable - Le Colombier - Ave Maria - Au quai de la Roncière; 6. L'annuai re de Saint-Pierre - Basques, Normands, Acadiens - Appréciation des notres - Courageux pionniers - Les Comeau; 7. Mon ami Littaye - Une bonne soirée -Précieux documents; 8. Une séance a l'assemblée nationale - Lucien Bonapar te et les réfugiés des colonies - Le magistrat Poulain - Les Acadiens de Boulogne; 9. Les phares Miquelonnais - Le capitaine Lorraine - Notes sur les Iles - Leur gouvernement - La boette - Statistique et commerce; 10. L'amoureuse de Chateaubriand - Fleurs et musique - Tambour et clairon - Toréadors basques - Visite au cimitière - Flaneries en ville; 11. L'agriculture a Saint-Pierre - La chasse - La cueillette des graines - Un mot de botanique et de pêche; 12. Le steamer "Saint-Pierre" - Le capitaine Angrove - Nopces et festins - Entre journalistes - Le commandant Guien - Le Comte de Saint-Phalle - Henri de la Mothe Théberge "Le Sauveteur" - Nos enfants sont par douzaine. Included are lists of shipwrecks on Miquelon et Langlade and St.Pierre(pp.122-128), and a list of Acadian settlers (pp.142-144). Light wear to s pine ends and corners, spine sunned, wrinkling to inside front cover, penned name, else very good. 125.00

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203 FAY, Charles Edey Mary Celeste : The Odyssey of an Abandoned Ship. American Edition, signed.
Peabody Museum, 1942, 
FAY, Charles Edey. Mary Celeste : The Odyssey of an Abandoned Ship. Salem :Peabody Museum, 1942. Pp. (10),[xi]-xvi,(4),[3]-80,(6), + 13 p. of black a nd white plates, 1 colour plate leaf, and 1 folding map. Illustrated. Large8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to front board and spine. Chapters : 1 . Early History of the Mary Celeste; 2. Master and Crew; 3. The Mary Celeste begins Her Voyage; 4. A Startling Cable from Gibraltar; 5. The Dei Gratiahas an Unexpected Adventure; 6. Difficulties over Vessel's Registry; 7. Ol iver Deveau Testifies; 8. Proceedings at Gibraltar; 9. Theory of the Cause of Abandonment and Fate of Ship's Company. Some light shelfwear, else very good. Signed, inscribed and dated by the author on the flyleaf. 40.00

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204 FELTNER, Charles E. FELTNER, Jeri Baron Shipwrecks of the Straits of Mackinac. First Edition, paperback
Seajay Publications, Dearborn, MI, 1991, ISBN:0960901418 
FELTNER, Charles E. and Jeri Baron FELTNER. Shipwrecks of the Straits of Mackinac. Dearborn, MI : Seajay Publications, December 1991. First Printing. Pp (4),v-xvi,1-337,(7). Many b&w photos, diagrams and site maps in the text. 8vo, turquoise cardcovers, white lettering to front and spine. "The Straits of Mackinac — Crossroads of the Great Lakes - —separates Michigan's Upper and Lower Peninsulas. Historic Mackinac and her shipwrecks presented in an interesting, informative and entertaining fashion — includes stories of 41 discovered shipwrecks and 43 undiscovered shipwrecks with detailed facts and maps — and sketches of the history of the Straits, Islands. Lighthouses, Shipwreck statistics, Bottomland Preserve — also provides Sources, Bibliography, Glossary of Nautical Terms and an Index. Scuba divers, histonans and anyone interested in Great Lakes maritime history will certainly enjoy this book." - from rear cover. Very good. 20.00

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205 FINKEL, Ian TURNER, Lynda. FINKEL, Ian. Port that was Macquarie. signed.
1987, 
FINKEL, Ian. The Port that was Macquarie : A Short History of the Maritime Aspects of Port Macquarie 1821-1961. Illustations by Ian Finkel; Research by Ian Finkel and Lynda Turner. [S.l.: s.n.], 1987. Pp 40. 8vo, stapled ill. card covers. Contents include: "Origins and Exploration"; "Early Days Convict Shipping"; "Free Settlers"; "Shipwrecks"; "Shipping Heyday"; "Decline"; "Shipbuilding and Design". With a bibliography and list of wrecks. Vertical crease to rear panel, slightly rubbed, else vg. Signed by author. 24.00

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206 FINLEY, Scott. Manuscripts in Archaeology No. 21. Management of Underwater Cultural Resources: An Overview / La Gestion des Ressources Culturelles Sous-Marines.
Department of Tourism, Recreation and Heritage, Fredericton, 1988, 
FINLEY, Scott. The Management of Underwater Cultural Resources: An Overview/ La Gestion des Ressources Culturelles Sous-Marines. . Manuscripts in Arc haeology No. 21. Fredericton : Department of Tourism, Recreation and Heritage, 1988. Pp (6),1-22,(6),[1]-23,(1). 4to, green cardcovers with black plastic comb binding. Contents : Abstract; Preface; Seting; Importance of Underwater Cultural Resources; Expertise Necessary; Jurisdiction and Title; Federal Protection of Sites; How Wrecks Are Perceived; Why Is the Wreck Culturally or Historically Significant; Public Awareness; Prioorities/Site Types; Save Something for the Future; Legislation Demands Action; The International Perspective; The Australaian Example; Pprovincial and State Programs; Future Possibilities; Summary; References Cited; Acts and Codes Cited; Personal Communication Cited; Types of Licences. Back-to-back bilingual (English and French) texts. Very good. 30.00

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207 FISHER, Charles R. American Neptune 41:2 HOURIHAN, William J. WILLIAMS, William Appleman Gun Drill in the Sailing Navy, 1797 to 1840
American Neptune, 1981, 
FISHER, Charles R. "Gun Drill in the Sailing Navy, 1797 to 1840." An article in The American Neptune: A Quarterly Journal of Maritime History, Vol.41,No.2, April 1981, pp.85-92. Dealing principally with gunnery commands take n from Louis de Tousard's American Artillerist's Companion, published in 1809. Also, William J. Hourihan's "The Fleet That Never Was: Commodore John Crittenden and the Eastern Squadron" (pp.93-109) ; Thomas T. Spencer's "The Ocean Mail Controversy of 1934" (pp. 110-121); William Appleman Williams' "Notes on the Death of a Ship and the End of the World: The Grounding of theBritish Bark Glenesslin at Mount Neahkahnie on 1 October 1913" (pp.122-138 + 4 photos); Notes, Reviews. Library stamp, else vg. For the issue. 8.00

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208 FISHER, Margery and James SHACKLETON, Ernest FISHER, James HOW, W.E. Shackleton. 2nd pr thus in dj.
Barrie, London, 1957, 
FISHER, Margery and James. Shackleton. Drawings by W.E. How who served withthe Endurance Expedition. (London): Barrie, (December 1957). Second printi ng of the New Cheap Edition. Pp. (6),vii-xvi,1-559,(1), + 48 p. of black and white plates. Includes a few textual illustrations (112 illustrations in total). Map endpapers. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Foot of spine of jacket reads: "Barrie and Rockliff"; spine of book: "Barrie". "Shackleton was a towering figure in the 'heroic' age of exploration. Who wasthe man behind the legend? What motives spurred the hero of the Nimrod and the Endurance to his great Polar journeys? What wisdom turned him back bef ore it was too late? What was he like at home, in command and under command. How did he behave in business and what is the truth of his relations withScott and the 'establishment' of exploration? In this continuously absorbi ng and exciting book, one of the most highly praised biographies of recent years, Margery and James Fisher tell the whole story of Shackleton's fantastic expeditions and reveal the truth about a great Englishman and a complexpersonality." - from the dustjacket. Very good in clean, crisp, unclipped dustjacket. A lovely copy. 35.00

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209 FITZGERALD, Jack Beyond Belief : Incredible Stories of Old St. John's. 3rd pbk. pr
Creative Publishers, St. John's, 2002, ISBN:1894294319 
FITZGERALD, Jack. Beyond Belief : Incredible Stories of Old St. John's . St. John's, NF: Creative Publishers, (April 2002). Third Printing. Pp. (8),1-151,(1). 8vo, illustrated card covers with white spine. Nautical anecdotes included in this collection are: "The Pirate of Quidi Vidi", "The Biggest Mass Collection of Ships in World History and its Connection with WWII Top Secret", "Nazis at St. John's Narrows", "Incredible Twist", "Petty Harbour Bait Skiff", "The Black Devil", "Cursed Ship", "Giant Squid", "Rather Fight Than Die", "A Harbour Creature", "Newfoundland Sealing Ship Cover for U.S./Israeli Intelligence", among others. Vg. 9.00

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210 FITZGERALD, Jack Newfoundland Adventures in Air, on Land, at Sea. pbk.
Creative, St. John's, NF, 2006, ISBN:1897174071 
FITZGERALD, Jack. Newfoundland Adventures in Air, on Land, at Sea . St. John's, NF: Creative Publishers, 2006. Pp. (8),ix-x,[1]-195,(3). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated reddish card covers. Another collection of historical Newfoundland anecdotes. Chapters 2, 3 and 7 deal strictly with nautical events.Vg. 10.00

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211 FITZGERALD, Jack Newfoundland Disasters. First Edition.
Jesperson, 1984, 
FITZGERALD, Jack. Newfoundland Disasters. St.John's : Jesperson Press, 1984.First Printing. Pp (6),1-135,(3). Illustrated. 8vo, grey trade paperback with reddish spine, white and red lettering to front cover, black lettering to spine. John Joseph Fitzgerald (b.1945) in DNLB pp.108-9. Chapters : "Fire"" at the Knights of Columbus Hostel [1942]; The Hull Home [St.John's, Feb.10, 1948]; A Kingdom for a Horse [the 1892 St.John's fire]; Waterwitch Tragedy [1875 (pp. 89-96); The Caribou [1942] (pp. 97-114); The Viking Disaster [1931] (pp. 115-134). Very good. Due to its small size, shiping costs should be cheaper than quoted. 12.50

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212 FITZGERALD, Jack MURPHY, Edward SUPPLE, Henry Amazing Newfoundland Stories from Jack Fitzgerald's Notebook. 10th pr.
Creative Publishers, St. John's, 2002, ISBN:0920021360 
FITZGERALD, Jack. Amazing Newfoundland Stories from Jack Fitzgerald's Notebook. St. John's : Creative Publishers, 1986. (Tenth Printing September 2002). Pp (4),iii-v,(1),1-173,(3). Illustrated. 8vo, blue card covers with white spine. Chapters : Strange Stories; We Can Be Proud of These Newfoundlanders [including Dr Thomas Roddick, John Mitchell, Rev. John Clinch, Abe Kean,Georgina Stirling, Bob Fowlow, Henry Supple, Captain Edward Murphy]; Crime ; Heroes [Capt. William Jackman, Capt. William Fitzgerald, John Hogan, &c];Tales of the Supernatural; Stories of Colourful Old St.John's [including P rowse, Prowse's Navy, Nelson in St.John's, Rabbits Rendell]; Three Famous Song Writers [Kelland, Burke, and Scammel]; Natives; Shipwrecks; Wars; Pirates; Miscellaneous [including the Doyle Bulletin, Sir Robert Bond, Cormack and Who Owns Labrador?]. Vg. 7.00

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213 FITZGERALD, Jack MURPHY, Edward SUPPLE, Henry Amazing Newfoundland Stories from Jack Fitzgerald's Notebook. 6th pr.
Creative, St. John's, NF, 1997, ISBN:0920021360 
FITZGERALD, Jack. Amazing Newfoundland Stories from Jack Fitzgerald's Notebook. St.John's : Creative Publishers, 1986. (Sixth Printing November 1997).Pp (4),iii-v,(1),1-173,(3). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated blue card covers with white spine. Chapters : Strange Stories; We Can Be Proud of These New foundlanders [including Dr Thomas Roddick, John Mitchell, Rev. John Clinch,Abe Kean, Georgina Stirling, Bob Fowlow, Henry Supple, Captain Edward Murp hy]; Crime; Heroes [Capt. William Jackman, Capt. William Fitzgerald, John Hogan, &c]; Tales of the Supernatural; Stories of Colourful Old St.John's [including Prowse, Prowse's Navy, Nelson in St.John's, Rabbits Rendell]; Three Famous Song Writers [Kelland, Burke, and Scammel]; Natives; Shipwrecks; Wars; Pirates; Miscellaneous [including the Doyle Bulletin, Sir Robert Bond,Cormack and Who Owns Labrador?]. Vg. 8.00

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214 FLOREN, Russell [and] Andrea GUTSCHE GUTSCHE, Andrea CHISHOLM, Barbara (ed.) Ghosts of the Bay: A Guide to the History of Georgian Bay. 2nd ed.
Lynx Images, Toronto, 1995, ISBN:0969842732 
FLOREN, Russell [and] Andrea GUTSCHE. Ghosts of the Bay: A Guide to the History of Georgian Bay. Edited by Barbara Chisholm. (Toronto): Lynx Images, (1994). Second Edition. Pp. (6),[vii]-xxiii,(1),1-303,(1), including frontispiece. Illustrated with numerous maps and photo reproductions to text. 8vo,black illustrated card covers. The book, Ghosts of the Bay takes the reade r on a tour of "shipwrecks, abandoned fishing camps, lumber villages, boom towns, and missions. [...]The guide highlights over 140 sites around the Bay, 50 maps, archival stills, and is filled with practical information and stories gleaned from four years of extensive research with amateur and professional historians from the Georgian Bay area. The book is accompanied by afeature-length documentary film. [...] Compelling stories are told through underwater cinematography of wrecks, rare archival footage, photographs, a nd animation." -from the rear cover. Faint crease to front cover, else verygood. 15.00

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215 FLYNN, Michael F. Historic Bay Roberts : Not Your Typical Small Town. pbk.
Flanker Press, St. John's, NF, 2011, ISBN:9781926881119 
FLYNN, Michael F. Historic Bay Roberts : Not Your Typical Small Town . St. John's, NF: Flanker Press, Limited, 2011. Pp. (6),[vii]-xiii,(1),1-242. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated blue card covers. "The story of Bay Roberst is one of an ordinary people who lived through a turbulent and extraordinary past. Adventure, murder, religious strife, inventions, successful local newspapers, and enterprise make up the collective history of a community thriving in Newfoundland today. The town has hosted tragedies, unprecedented commercial prosperity (and failure), famous sea captains, buried treasure, ancient tombstones, and intriguing grave markers. Stories of eccentric characters, war heroes, and horrible shipwrecks fill these pages. The town has a fascinating link to the Titanic tragedy, was a central hub in communciations and international connections for government leaders during World War II, and is the home and birthplace of many famous poets, novelists, businessmen, and politicians." - from the rear cover. Contents: Our Roots; Expansion; The Fishery (21-32) [with information on the boatbuilding and fishing companies in the area, fishermen in politics, local sea captains, and C.A. Dawe Limited]; Marine Disasters and Mishaps (33-54) [includes the Huntsman, information on Solomon French, the Tigress, the Excel, the N.P. Christian, the Hebe, the Daisy Mae, the Maritime, the S.M. Lake, the Romaine, and the Swallow]; The Dawes; The Russells; Western Union [with information on the WesternUnion Cable station's role in the spread of information on the loss of the Titanic]; Utilities; Politics; Services; Commerce; Religion: The Glory and the Shame; Death by Mummers: The Murder of Isaac Mercer; Klondyke; The Rai lway; Native Sons and Daughters; Sports and Leisure; The War Years (211-222) [with an image of the Viknor, destroyed by a mine off Ireland, killing three Bay Roberts residents, as well as Motor Launch 0084 and HMCS Preserver,plus information on the sinking of the Caribou]; Oddities. Very good. $15. 00

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216 FORTY, Sandra Disasters : Defining Moments. in dj.
Grange Books, Hoo, nr Rochester, Kent, 2005, ISBN:184013755x 
FORTY, Sandra. Disasters : Defining Moments. (Hoo, nr. Rochester, Kent): Grange Books, (2005). Pp. [1]-224. Illustrated. Tall 8vo, illustrated grey card covered boards in like jacket. A chronological survey of the disasters of the twentieth century. Includes information on the loss of the Titanic, Eastland, Wilhelm Gustloff, the Andrea Doria/Stockholm collision, Torrey Canyon, Edmund Fitzgerald, Townsend Thoreson, and Exxon Valdez, as well as theHalifax Explosion, alongside other disasters such as the Spanish Influenza and the 9/11 attacks. Very good in dust jacket. 18.00

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217 FOSTER, Cecil 1700 Miles in Open Boats: The Story of the Loss of the S.S. Travessa in theIndian Ocean, and the Voyage of Her Boats to Safety. 1st ed.
Martin Hopkinson, London, 1924, 
FOSTER, Cecil, Master Mariner. 1700 Miles in Open Boats : The Story of the Loss of the S.S. Travessa in the Indian Ocean, and the Voyage of Her Boats to Safety. L.: Martin Hopkinson, 1924. First Edition. Pp 173, frontis., [29] leaves plates, [2] leaves maps, folding chart at rear. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering at spine. A precise account of the loss of the 5000 ton steamer Trevessa and of the consequent open boat voyage of her passengers and crew, based on a log kept by Foster, her Captain. Slightly rubbed with very slight wear to extremities, edges specked, one plate loose, occasional spotsof foxing, owner's signature, penned noted under frontispiece, else vg. 80 .00

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218 FOSTER, Cecil Mariners Library No.19 1700 Miles in Open Boats : The Story of the Loss of the S.S. Travessa in the Indian Ocean, and the Voyage of Her Boats to Safety. 1st ML pr, no dj
Rupert Hart-Davis, 1952, 
FOSTER, Cecil. 1700 Miles in Open Boats : The Story of the Loss of the S.S.Trevessa in the Indian Ocean and the Voyage of Her Boats to Safety. L.: Ru pert Hart-Davis, 1952. First Impression. Pp (6),7-191,(1) + 4 p of photos. 3 maps. Sm 8vo, blue cloth. The Mariner's Library No.19. Minor staining to covers, spine darkened, else vg. 20.00

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1700 Miles in Open Boats : The Story of the Loss of the S.S. Travessa in the Indian Ocean, and the Voyage of Her Boats to Safety.  2d ed., FOSTER, Cecil, Master Mariner
219 FOSTER, Cecil, Master Mariner 1700 Miles in Open Boats : The Story of the Loss of the S.S. Travessa in the Indian Ocean, and the Voyage of Her Boats to Safety. 2d ed.
Martin Hopkinson, 1926, 
FOSTER, Cecil, Master Mariner. 1700 Miles in Open Boats : The Story of the Loss of the S.S. Travessa in the Indian Ocean, and the Voyage of Her Boats to Safety. L: Martin Hopkinson, (1926). Second Edition. Pp 177, frontis., 14 pages of plates, folding chart at rear. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering at spine. A precise account of the loss of the 5000 ton steamer Trevessa andof the consequent open boat voyage of her passengers and crew, based on a log kept by Foster, her Captain. Very slightly rubbed, owner's faint signature to top edge, owner's inkstamps, else vg. 100.00

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220 FOSTER, Eldon and Evelyn French River and Park Corner History 1773-1973.
1973, 
(FOSTER, Eldon and Evelyn). French River and Park Corner History 1773-1973.N.pl.: n.pub., n.d. [1973]. Pp [1]-88. Illustrated. Maps. 8vo, illustrated yellow stapled card covers. Compiled for the Coronation Women's Institute by Eldon and Evelyn Foster. Contents : Dates in P.E.I. History; The Island Sub-divided into Lots; Early Park Corner and French River; Benjamin Chappell at French River; Thomas Curtis' Voyage to New London; Pioneer Burial Grounds; Protest March; Churches; Schools; General Stores; Postal Services; TheFishing Industry; Blacksmiths; Fox Ranches; Women's Institute; Honor Roll; Cost of Living in Nineteenth Century; Yankee Gale; 1873 Gale; Extracts fro m Chas. MacKay's Memoirs; The Cold Mail Courier; The Floating Bridge; Shipbuilders and Shipowners; Lighthouses; Shipwrecks; Some Early Community Officers; Early Social Activities; The Changing Times; Early Advertising; Camp Keir; Bear Stories; French River P.E.I.; Community Halls; Farming Today; Lawyers, Teachers and Nurses; 1973 Centennial Project; The Drifting Boat; Dinosaur Discovery; Sports; Family Sketches (pp 56-81); Property Owners (1880, 1928, 1973). Penned name, else very good. 80.00

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