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41 BONE, David Landfall at Sunset : The Life of a Contented Sailor. First Edition in dustjacket,
Gerald Duckworth & Co., London, 1955, 
BONE, David. Landfall at Sunset : The Life of a Contented Sailor. London: Gerald Duckworth & Co., (1955). First Printing. Pp. [i]-ix,(3),13-222,(2), portrait frontispiece + 14 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "In his youth as a brassbounder apprentice he scrambled aloft to fist frozen canvas in a blinding gale off Cape Horn; fifty years later, seamanship meant twirling with his fingertips the magic knobs ofa radar screen in the powerheated wheelhouse of a great ocean liner. The a uthor communicates his wonder at the astounding years of sea change in which he served; he comments entertainingly on the many seamen of all nations he has known; paints a delightful picture of the Glasgow of his youth; and tells with genuine humility his own story of the many breathtaking adventures in which he was called to take part, in war and peace." - from the dj. Captain Sir David Bone, Commodore Master of the Anchor Line fleet until he retired in 1946, was born at Glasgow in 1874 and went to sea at sixteen in the City of Florence, a full-rigged sailing ship of about 1,200 tons. Joiningthe Anchor Line in 1899, he rose to command transatlantic liners of 17,000 tons and in them engaged in both World Wars. His first regular command, th e Cameronian, was torpedoed and sunk in the Mediterranean in 1917 when carrying over 3,000 men, but he survived to undertake the landing of commandos in the same sea during the second Great War. He was created C.B.E. in 1941 and knighted for his services in 1946." - from the dj. Bone was a long-serving official on the Anchor Line, until he retired in 1946. Light spine wear, slightly bowed, fore-edge spotted, light foxing, else good in rubbed, spotted, worn, tape-repaired, unclipped dustjacket. 25.00

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42 BONE, David W. RODMELL, H. Hudson. Lookoutman. First American Edition.
Harcourt, Brace & Company, New York, 1923, 
BONE, David W. The Lookoutman. Illustrated by H. Hudson Rodmell. New York: Harcourt, Brace & Company, (1923). First American Printing. Pp. (12),13-220,(4), colour frontispiece, + 3 leaves of colour plates. With more black andwhite illustrations to text. 8vo, navy blue cloth with gilt lettering to f ront board and spine. A delightful memento from the Golden Age of transatlantic steamship service. The author introduces the reader to typical Atlantic vessel types from the point of view of the seamen who served in them. Illustrations range from the coloured frotispiece depicting a Cunard four-stacker, to inked profiles of humble tugs and dredgers. Contents: 1. "Getting under way"; 2. The Great Ships; 3. Mail Liners; 4. Intermediate and Cargo Liners; 5. Caro Liners; 6. Tramp Steamers; 7. Turret Ships and Oil Tankers; 8. Steam Yachts and Cross-Channel Express Steamers; 9. Coasters and Short-Sea Traders; 10. Fishing Craft; 11. Pleasure Steamers; 12. Dredgers and Attendant Craft; 13. Tugs and Port-Service Vessels; 14. "Piping Down". With glossary. Plate opposite p. 84 ("A Cargo Liner Passing the Bar") missing, name to flyleaf, else very good. 30.00

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43 BONSALL, Thomas E. Titanic : The Story of the Great White Star Line Trio : The Olympic, the Titanic, and the Britannic. 1st ed, 1st pr in dj.
Gallery Books, New York, 1987, ISBN:0831787740 
BONSALL, Thomas E. Titanic : The Story of the Great White Star Line Trio : The Olympic, the Titanic, and the Britannic . New York: Gallery Books, (1987). First edition. Pp. [1]-64. Illustrated. Largely triple column. Oblong 8vo, red cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Contents: 1. Introduction; 2. Designing & Construction of Olympic & Titanic; 3. Floating Palaces; 4. Titanic's Lucky Sister Part I: Olympic, 1911-1912; 5. Maiden Voyage of the Titanic; 6. Aftermath of the Titanic Disaster; 7. Titanic Redux: Discovery of the Wreck; 8. Titanic's Unlucky Sister: The Story of the Britannic; 9. Titanic's Lucky Sister Part II: Olympic, 1913-1937. Tape ghosts to boards, else vg in dj. 20.00

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44 BONSOR, N.R.P. 1960 Supplement to North Atlantic Seaway. 1st pr of suppl. in dj.
Stephenson and Sons, Prescot, Lancashire, 1960, 
BONSOR, N.R.P. 1960 Supplement to North Atlantic Seaway . Prescot, Lancashire: Stephenson & Sons, June 1960. First Printing of the supplement. Pp. (2),643-692, + 2 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, limp blue cloth with no lettering to front or spine. An addendum to Bonsor's 1955 publication North Atlantic Seaway, with corrections (by page), providing up-to-date information on trans-Atlantic shipping (without having to republish a 600-page volume). Vg in rubbed, nicked, price-clipped dj. 30.00

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45 BONSOR, N.R.P. ISHERWOOD, J.H. North Atlantic Seaway. Rev. ed., 2 vols, uk in dj
David & Charles, 1975, ISBN:0715364014 
BONSOR, N.R.P. North Atlantic Seaway : An illustrated history of the passenger services linking the old world with the new in five volumes. With illustrations by J.H. Isherwood. FIRST TWO VOLUMES ONLY. Newton Abbot: David & Charles, (1975, 1978). Revised edition. Pp. (6),7-471,(1); (4),477-868. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spines. O'Dea 3088 for one-volume first edition of 1955 and 1960 supplement. Many St.John's entries. Illustrated with photos and drawings. "In the nearly twnety years since the first impression, the pattern of transatlantic passenger shipping has changed irrevocably, diminishing in importance to the extent that it is now possible to encompass virtually the entire story in the present edition. Its preperation has entailed a vast amount of painstaking research, and it now incorporates much important new information. Virtually all the original chapters and fleet lists have been rewritten, and seventy-six new chapters have been added [to the five-volume set, a reminder that this is only the first two volumes of Bonsor's ambitious project]. Name to front pastedowns, wrinkling and bumping to bottom edge of final few leaves of second volume (though no bumping to boards, suggesting a jamming during printing), else very good in nicked, spine-sunned dust jackets Two volumes for 125.00

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46 BOOT, Paul Reflections on a River : A Colour Portfolio of the Mersey's Shipping
John & Marion Clarkson, Longton, Preston, 1995, ISBN:0952117932 
BOOT, Paul. Reflections on a River : A Colour Portfolio of the Mersey's Shipping . Longton, Preston: John & Marion Clarkson, 1995. Revised edition. Pp. [1]-64. Illustrated in colour. Double column. Oblong 8vo, illustrated navy blue card covered boards. Includes an illustrated and annotated roster ofships that plied the waters of the Mersey. Vg. 35.00

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47 BOOT, Paul River in Retrospect : Further Reflections on the Mersey's Shipping
Priam Publications, Barnston, Wirral, 1996, ISBN:0952113317 
BOOT, Paul. A River in Retrospect : Further Reflections on the Mersey's Shipping. Barnston, Wirral: Priam Publications, 1996. Pp. [1]-64. Illustrated in colour. Double column. Oblong 8vo, illustrated black card covered boards. Includes an illustrated and annotated roster of ships that plied the waters of the Mersey. Bump to bottom edge of rear board, else vg. 25.00

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48 BOUTIN, Lanny True Canadian Amazing Stories: History series) Titanic : The Canadian Connection. pbk.
Altitude Publishing, Canmore, AB, 2006, ISBN:9781554391264 
BOUTIN, Lanny. Titanic : The Canadian Connection. (Canmore, AB: Altitude Publishing, 2006). Pp. [1]-144. 8vo, illustrated red card covers. A volume inthe True Canadian Amazing Stories: History series. "The ill-fated maiden v oyage of the great 'unsinkable ship,' carrying with it the hopes and dreamsof humankind in its massive decks and luxurious cabins, may have started i n England, but it ended in catastrophe and despair off the coast of Halifax, Canada. A touching reminder of the fallibility of man-made machines, the repercussions of the loss of the Titanic are still felt today. This heart-warming collection of stories tells of the intimate connection that Canada has with one of the most resounding tragedies of the twentieth century." - from rear cover. Very good. 8.00

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49 BOWEN, Frank C. Century of Atlantic Travel 1830-1930. First Edition
Little, Brown, and Company, Boston, 1930, 
BOWEN, Frank C. A Century of Atlantic Travel 1830-1930. With Illustrations.Boston : Little, Brown, and Company, (November) 1930. First Printing. Pp ( 6),[vii]-xiii,(1),[1]-418, frontispiece + 22 pp plates. Index. 8vo, blue cloth, printed in red and green to front board and spine. Contents : Introduction: Before the Thirties. 1. The Thirties (1830-1839). 2. The Forties (1840-1849). 3. The Fifties (1850-1859). 4. The Sixties (1860-1869). 5. The Seventies (1870-1879). 6. The Eighties (1880-1889). 7. The Nineties (1890-1899). 8. The Turn of the Century (1900-1909). 9. The Decade of the War (1910-1919). 10. The Post-War Decade (1920-1929). Dampspotting to cloth, foxing tofore-edge, foxing to frontis, title-page and plates, else a good, solid co py. 20.00

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50 BOWEN, Frank C. Ships for All. rev ed in dj.
Ward, Lock, London, 1952, 
BOWEN, Frank C. Ships for All. London: Ward, Lock & Co., Ltd., (1952). Entirely New Edition. Pp. [1]-255,(1), frontis., + 30 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, olive green cloth with gilt lettering to spine. A survey of civilian(non-pleasure craft) shipping practices, with information on cargo ships, liners, salvage vessels, smugglers, tugs, and numerous other types of vessels. Top edge spotted, else vg in rubbed, chipped dj. 40.00

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51 BOWEN, Frank C. Ships for All. rev ed no dj.
Ward, Lock, London, 1952, 
BOWEN, Frank C. Ships for All. London: Ward, Lock & Co., Ltd., (1952). Entirely New Edition. Pp. [1]-255,(1), frontis., + 30 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, olive green cloth with gilt lettering to spine. A survey of civilian(non-pleasure craft) shipping practices, with information on cargo ships, liners, salvage vessels, smugglers, tugs, and numerous other types of vessels. Vgj. 30.00

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52 BOWEN, Frank C. Ships for All. US stamped rev ed in dj.
Ward, Lock / John de Graff, London / New York, 1952, 
BOWEN, Frank C. Ships for All. London: Ward, Lock & Co., Ltd., (1952). Stamp below British publisher info is: New York: John de Graff, (1952). Pp. [1]-255,(1), frontis., + 30 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, green cloth with gilt lettering to spine. A survey of civilian (non-pleasure craft) shipping practices, with information on cargo ships, liners, salvage vessels, smugglers, tugs, and numerous other types of vessels. Edgeworn, else vg in rubbed, chipped, hinge-split, price-clipped dj. 30.00

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53 Boy's Own Annual. HARDING, Robert, ed. DUNBAR, George. Boy's Own Annual. Volume 59. 1936-1937.
Boy's Own Paper Office, London, 1937, 
(Boy's Own Annual). The Boy's Own Annual. Volume 59. 1934-1935. Edited by Robert Harding. London : The Boy's Own Paper Office, n.d. [1937]. Pp. [i]-iv,1-576,+ frontispiece + 3 black-and-white aviation plates. Index. Large thick 8vo, illustrated green cloth with a cricket scene to the front board andthe spine, black and cream lettering to frnot board and spine. Of nautical interest: "True Pirate Tales: The Sack of Panama" (Geoffrey Rhodes, pp. 33 -34); "The 'Rogue' Run: A Story of a Temperamental Torpedo" ("Sea-Wrack", pp. 155-159, a short story); "Where Time Stands Still: Pitcairn Island" (Edward Vernon Clayton, pp. 196, 1 photo); "Secrets from the Deep: Dr. William Beebe's Weird and Amazing Discoveries in the Depths of the Ocean" (T.C. Bridges, pp. 200-202); "On the Road to Snizort Family and the Mermaid with theDetachable Tail" ("Bywayman", pp. 212-214, a short story); "A Model Submar ine" ("Adsum, p. 214); "The Loss of the Birkenhead" (Captain S.J. Parker, pp. 225-226); "The Deep-Sea Menace: How the Naval Mine is Constructed, Laid,and Swept Up" (Commander H.R. Gordon Cumming", pp. 232-234, 1 photo and 2 diagrams); "True Pirate Tales: The Rescue of Robinson Crusoe" (Geoffrey Rhodes, pp. 238-239, on William Dampier); "The Haunted Reef: A Gripping Yarn of the South Seas" (E. Collins, pp. 244-247, a short story); "True Pirate Tales: The Capture of the Great Mogul's Treasure Ship" (Geoffrey Rhodes, pp. 248-249, on John Avery); "The Truth About Rowing nia Boat Race" (Hylton Cleaver, pp. 253-254, 1 photo); "Little Ships That Do Great Work" (John C. Campbell, pp. 264-266, 2 photos of the tug Seaman and barque Olivebank, and tug Norman and M.V. Port Hobart); "Britain's Oldest Ship Sinks" (p 287, on the ketch Ceres); "The S.S. Scouter: Sea Scouts' Novel Training Centre" (Frank Illingworth, p. 294, 1 photo); "Scourge of the Seas: A Tale of the Naval Secret Service" (a two-part serial by "Sea-Wrack"); "Land of the Blizzard: The Empire's New Possession: Australian Antarctic Territory" (T.C. Bridges,pp. 330-332, 3 whaling photos); "Early Explorers of the Pacific" (James Bo swell, p. 335); "Model Yachting Terms" (Sid G. Hedges, p. 399); "Build the 'B.O.P.' Land Yacht!" (Frank Illingworth, pp. 425-426); "Can You Row a BoatWell?: Some Points About Rowing" (E. Wrightson, pp. 468-469, with five dia grams); "Magnetic Ship Control" (John Silvester, p. 478, with two modellingdiagrams); "How to Make a Surf-rider" (p. 499, with four diagrams); "Ness by Ness: A Coastwise Cruise from Southend to Southwold in a Canvas Canoe" (Geoffrey Prout, pp. 518-520, with 8 photos and a map). Of Canadian interest: 3 L.C. Douthwaite "Larry Vincent, RCMP" stories; "Buffalo Trails" (Bud Cotton, pp. 470-472, about following a buffalo herd near Wainwright, Alberta); "Canada's Red Indians" (Philip H. Godsell, pp. 536-538). Other interesting pieces: "The History of Fireworks in England" (A. St. H. Brock, pp. 80-81); "A Footplate Trip with the 'Breakfast Flyer'" (H. Underwood, pp. 91-92, rail travel); "New Types of Aeroplanes" (H.J.C. Harper, pp. 93-95, with photos of the Hawker Huricane, Fairey Battle Bomber, and Vickers Supermarine Stranraer Flying-boat); "Croydon Ho!: Flying Home from Australia for Christmas" (H.J.C. Harper, pp. 132-134, with five photos and a map of the air route); "Khartoum: Garden City of Africa" (Harold J. Shepstone, pp. 189-191, 5 photos); "Off the Map" (Surgeon-Commander G. Murray Levick, R.N., pp. 193-194, about a Public Schools Exploring Society trip to the Lapland); "The Sport of Falconry: How Hawks are Traind to Kill Fur and Feather" (EricHardy, p. 309, 1 photo); "The King as an Airman" (H.J.C. Harper, pp. 354-355, 2 photos of the future King George VI piloting a De Havilland and a 504K Avro); "Singapore: The Wonder City of the East" (Harold J. Shepstone, pp. 377-379); "Behind the Scenes at Le Mans" (Charles Metchin, pp. 385-389); "The Empire Flying Boats" (H.J.C. Harper, pp. 433-435, 3 photos and 1 diagram); "London to New York in A.D. 2000: A Transatlantic Crossing Ten Miles Above the Earth!" (described by An Aircraft Engineer, pp. 447-448; right on as far as the six-hour New York-London jaunt; a little off on the "for a penny a mile!" prediction); "The Tailor Who Explored: The true story of how Kinthup, a Buddhist, playing a lone han on behalf of the Indian Survey, solved the mystery of Tibet's two great rivers, the Tsang-po and the Brahmaputra" (Sir George Dunbar, pp. 492-494); "Sea Cave Exploring During Your Holidays" (Sydney Moorhouse, pp. 525-526); "Race Swimming: How to Improve Speed and Win Races" (Sid G. Hedges, p. 527); "Giant American Locomotives" (H. Coble and A.R. Payne, pp. 555-556); "A First Solo Flight" (W.R.A. Walters). Boards lightly soiled, front inner hinge cracked, else very good. 50.00

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54 BRAYNARD, Frank O MILLER, William H. Fifty Famous Liners. 1st US double signed in dj.
Norton, 1982, 
BRAYNARD, Frank O. & William H. MILLER. Fifty Famous Liners. NY: Norton, (1982). First US Edition. Pp 233. Illustrated. 4to, blue cloth. An erudite and profusely-illustrated review of the most splendid ocean liners ever launched, from the Britannia of 1840 to the Queen Elizabeth 2. Vg in slightly rubbed dj. Signed by Braynard and Miller. 135.00

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55 BRAYNARD, Frank O. World's Greatest Ship: Volume 1: The Story of the Leviathan. signed in dj.
South Street Seaport Museum, New York, 1972, 
BRAYNARD, Frank O. "The World's Greatest Ship" : Volume 1 : The Story of the Leviathan . (New York: South Street Seaport Museum, 1972). Pp. [1]-288. Illustrated. Endpapers are an illustrated plan of the ship. 4to, maroon cloth with gilt lettering to front and spine. One of two thousand copies. The first volume in an ambitious series chronicling the life of the American super-liner (German-built as the SS Vaterland, but seized by the Americans during the First World War). It was the largest American commercial vessel until the SS United States was completed in 1952, holding the distinction for 35 years. Vg in rubbed, spine chipped, edge-tape-repaired dj. Signed by Braynard on the ffep. 100.00

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56 BRAYNARD, Frank O. and William H. MILLER MILLER, William H. Fifty Famous Liners. 5th UK in dj
Patrick Stephens, Wellingborough, 1995, 
BRAYNARD, Frank O. and William H. MILLER. Fifty Famous Liners. Wellingborough: Patrick Stephens, .d. [ca 1995]. Fifth UK Printing. Pp. [1]-233. Doublecolumn. Illustrated. Large square 8vo, blue cloth. From the Cunard Line's first ship built in 1840 especially for transatlantic service, the "Britannia", to the launching in 1969 of the "Queen Elizabeth 2", sailing aboard these massive ocean liners has long held the interest for many who dream of travelling between the continents in the grandest of styles. The ships included here have been selected by the authors as ones that have a special story to tell such as the legendary career of the "Mauritania", and later the "Queen Mary", in addition to the historic impact of the sinking of the "Titanic". Illustrated with hundreds of photographs as well as fifty specially created drawings by Frank Braynard. Very good in very good dust jacket. 40.00

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57 BRAYNARD, Frank O. CRONKITE, Walter, intro. U.S. Steamships : A Picture Postcard History. First Edition
Almar Press, Vestal, NY, 1991, ISBN:0930256204 
BRAYNARD, Frank O. U.S. Steamships : A Picture Postcard History. Introduction by Walter Cronkite. Vetsal, NY: Almar Press, (December 1991). First Printing. Pp. (4),1-140. Illustrated. Large 8vo, illustrated red card covers. Postcard representations of American steamships, with brief accompanying ship's biographies. Very good. 16.00

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58 BRAYNARD, Frank O. MILLER, William H. Fifty Famous Liners 2. 1st US printing in dj.
Norton, New York, 1985, ISBN:0393019470 
BRAYNARD, Frank O. & William H. MILLER. Fifty Famous Liners 2. New York: W.W. Norton, (1985). First US Edition. Pp. 233. Double column. Illustrated. 4to, blue cloth. Coming on the heels of their successful 1982 volume of the same name is a second compendium of fifty great ocean liners. In alphabetical order: Alfonso XIII, American Banker, Amerika, Baltic, Bergensfjord (1913), Bergensfjord (1956) Borinquen, Bremen, Caronia, Colombie, Cristobal, Dunnottar Castle, Empress of Japan, Franconia, Frederik VIII, Georgic, Great Western, Great Britain, Great Northern, Great Western, Gripsholm, Himalaya,Independence, Johan Van Oldenbarnewelt, Kaiser Wilhelm Der Grosse, Kungsho lm, La Guardia, Leonardo Da Vinci, Lurline, Malolo, Manchuria, Manhattan, Mauretania, Minnesota, Morro Castle, Oriana, Paris, Presidente Wilson, Providence, Queen of Bermuda, Republic, Resolute, Rotterdam, St. Louis, Santa Rosa, Savannah, Scotia, Shalom, Sirius, Stella Polaris, and Vulcania. Light shelfwear, else vg in unclipped dj. 35.00

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59 BRAYNARD, Frank O. MILLER, William H. Fifty Famous Liners 2. 2nd UK printing in US Norton dj.
Patrick Stephens, Wellingborough, 1985, ISBN:085059751x 
BRAYNARD, Frank O. & William H. MILLER. Fifty Famous Liners 2. Wellingborough: Patrick Stephens, (1987). Second UK Printing. Pp. 233. Double column. Illustrated. 4to, blue cloth. Coming on the heels of their successful 1982 volume of the same name is a second compendium of fifty great ocean liners. In alphabetical order: Alfonso XIII, American Banker, Amerika, Baltic, Bergensfjord (1913), Bergensfjord (1956) Borinquen, Bremen, Caronia, Colombie, Cristobal, Dunnottar Castle, Empress of Japan, Franconia, Frederik VIII, Georgic, Great Western, Great Britain, Great Northern, Great Western, Gripsholm, Himalaya, Independence, Johan Van Oldenbarnewelt, Kaiser Wilhelm Der Grosse, Kungsholm, La Guardia, Leonardo Da Vinci, Lurline, Malolo, Manchuria,Manhattan, Mauretania, Minnesota, Morro Castle, Oriana, Paris, Presidente Wilson, Providence, Queen of Bermuda, Republic, Resolute, Rotterdam, St. Louis, Santa Rosa, Savannah, Scotia, Shalom, Sirius, Stella Polaris, and Vulcania. Verg good in unclipped Norton dust jacket. 30.00

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60 BRAYNARD, Frank O. MILLER, William H. Fifty Famous Liners 3. US in dj.
Norton, New York, 1988, ISBN:0393025519 
BRAYNARD, Frank O. & William H. MILLER. Fifty Famous Liners 3. New York: W.W. Norton, (1988). First US Edition. Pp. 233. Illustrated. 4to, blue cloth.A third compendium of fifty great ocean liners. Light shelfwear, else vg i n unclipped dj. 35.00

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