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New York September 11: By Magnum Photographers
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New York September 11: By Magnum Photographers

By Magnum; David Halberstam

New York: powerHouse Books, 2001. Hardcover. First edition, first printing. Fine, almost as new, hardcover; no dj as issued. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, BOXED. Probably the best collection of images from that day with photographs by Magnum photographers Steve McCurry, Susan Meiselas, Larry Towell, Gilles Peress, Thomas Hoepker, Alex Webb, Paul Fusco, Eli Reed, David Alan Harvey, Bruce Gilden, Chien-Chi Chang, Bruce Davidson, Hiroji Kubota, Dennis Stock, Burt Glinn, Richard Kalvar, Josef Koudelka, Raymond Depardon, Evan Fairbanks, Adam Wiseman and Ann-Marie Conlon. Introduction by David Halberstam. 144 pages; 74 color and 20 b&w photos (most reproduced on two full pages); 9 x 13 inches.

$34.95

The Snapshot
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The Snapshot

By Green, Jonathan; Robert Frank, Lee Friedlander, Emmet Gowin, Joel Meyerowitz, Tod Papageorge, Nancy Rexroth, Henry Wessel, Jr., Garry Winogrand

Millerton, NY: Aperture, 1974. Paperback. First edition, first printing. Good to Fair paperback with rubbing to the spine, edges and tips, light shelf wear, fading to the spine, a crease to the front cover corner, a remainder stamp to the bottom edge of the text block, and a small light stamp to the inside front cover that says "Hurt"; interior is generally clean and bright with only a touch of tanning at the edges; binding tight. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. Explores the relationship between contemporary photography and the family album photograph with photographic portfolios--many with artists' statements--of work by Richard Albertine, Robert Frank, Lee Friedlander, Emmet Gowin, Gus Kayafas, Wendy Snyder MacNeil, Joel Meyerowitz, Tod Papageorge, Nancy Rexroth, Henry Wessel, Jr., Garry Winogrand, and Bill Zulpo-Dane; plus text illustrations. Texts by Walker Evans, Steven Halpern, John A. Kouwenhoven, Lisette Model, Tod Papageorge, Paul Strand, and Judith Wechsler; edited, with an introduction by Jonathan Green. 126 pages; b&w photographs throughout; 9 x 10.5 inches. Contributors biographies. Errata sheet laid in. Also issued as Aperture, Vol. 19, Number 1; this is the trade paperback edition.

$16.95

Dialogue with Photography
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Dialogue with Photography

By Hill, Paul; Thomas Cooper

New York: Farrar Straus & Giroux, 1979. Hardcover. First edition, first printing. Near Fine hardcover with very light signs of handling--almost as new--in a Very Good+ dust jacket with light shelf wear, two tiny closed tears, and patches of moisture staining to the verso, one on the back panel lightly visible. A nice copy overall. All dust jackets are protected by a clear mylar cover. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. Interviews conducted by Hill and Cooper with 21 prominent photographers and writers on photography--with a portrait of each--including: Paul Strand, Man Ray, Cecil Beaton, Brassai, Jacques-Henri Lartigue, Andre Kertesz, George Rodger, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Herbert Bayer, Robert Doisneau, Henry Holmes Smith, Helmut Gernsheim, Brett Weston, Manuel Alvarez Bravo, Eliot Porter, W. Eugene Smith, Laura Gilpin, Imogen Cunningham, Wynn Bullock, Minor White, and Beaumont Newhall. 427 pages; 21 b&w illustrations; 5.5 x 8.5 inches.

$22.95

Teacher-Student/Student-Teacher: The Photographs of Man Ray, Berenice Abbott, Naomi Savage
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Teacher-Student/Student-Teacher: The Photographs of Man Ray, Berenice Abbott, Naomi Savage

By Nauman, Francis M.; Man Ray; Berenice Abbott; Naomi Savage

New York: Francis M. Nauman Fine Art, 2008. Pamphlet. First edition. Fine pamphlet with a small spot of soiling. SHIPS THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING AND CARDBOARD. The catalogue for an exhibition of photographs exploring the relationship between Man Ray, Berenice Abbott, and Naomi Savage; held at the Francis M. Nauman Fine Art gallery, NYC, September 18 - October 31, 2008. Photographs by Man Ray, Berenice Abbott, and Naomi Savage; essay by Francis M. Nauman. C-fold stiff card pamphlet; 6 panels; 14 b&w illustrations; 8.5 x 11 inches.

$16.95

Blue Collar Boom
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Blue Collar Boom

By Burke, Bill; Jordan Green

np: bops,crack,boom! press, 1996. Paperback. SIGNED. First edition. Near Fine paperback with bump/crease at one corner; otherwise fine. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. An anthology of working-class writing, with true stories of work in the coal industry, carnie workers, family abuse, motherhood, Pentecostal religion, civil disobedience, police brutality, and Greyhound buses. Sixteen writers contributed to the book, including Zoe Ryder Arnold, Edward Bujans, Colette, Doc Dachtler, Kent Fielding, FKR, Jordan Green, Tracey Johnstone, Chris King, Charles Semones, W. Loran Smith, Nova Ren Suma, Nick Valle, Rani Whitehead, Ron Whitehead, and Yojo. Photographs by Bill Burke; edited by Jordan Green. SIGNED BY BURKE on the page with his first photograph with his “Actual Signature” stamp. Perfect-bound; 64 pages; 5 full-page b&w illustrations + 2 text illustrations; 5.5 x 8.5 inches.

$29.95

The Years of Innocence: Erotically Charged Scenes from Finnish Films/Viattomuuden Vuosikymmenet: Suomalaisen Elokuvan Erotiikkaa
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The Years of Innocence: Erotically Charged Scenes from Finnish Films/Viattomuuden Vuosikymmenet: Suomalaisen Elokuvan Erotiikkaa

By Stewen, Kaarle; Sakari Toiviainen

Helsinki: Vapk-Publishing/Suomen Elokuva-Arkisto, 1991. Hardcover. First edition. Near Fine minus hardcover with a touch of wear at the extremities and a touch of shelf wear; no dj as issued. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. Films stills with erotic scenes made between 1916 and 1962, from the Finnish Film Archives. Preface by Kaarle Stewen; introduction by Sakari Toiviainen. 95 pages; 95 duo-toned b&w photos; 10 x 11.5 inches. Text in Finnish, English, and Swedish.

$34.95

Photography Annual 1956: A Selection of the World's Greatest Photographs by the Editors of Popular Photography
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Photography Annual 1956: A Selection of the World's Greatest Photographs by the Editors of Popular Photography

By Winogrand, Garry; Lillian Bassman; Brassai; Guy Bourdin; Henri Cartier-Bresson; Andre de Dienes; Saul Leiter; Richard Pousette-Dart

New York: Ziff-Davis, 1950. Paperback. First edition. Near Fine paperback magazine with a touch of fading to the spine and touch of soiling at one corner; all inserts present; almost as new, a very nice copy. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. The 1956 annual survey of photography by Popular Photography magazine with: work by Lillian Bassman, Brassai, Erwin Blumenfeld, Werner Bischof, Guy Bourdin, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Andre de Dienes, Saul Leiter, Leonard McCombe, Richard Pousette-Dart, Gordon Parks, Garry Winogrand, and others; many technical articles; plus much more. Edited by Bruce Downes. Perfect-bound; 282 pages; b&w and color illustrations throughout; 8.5 x 11.5 inches. Index of photographers. LAID IN is a letter to subscribers.

$19.95

Photography Annual 1952: A Selection of the World's Greatest Photographs by the Editors of Popular Photography
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Photography Annual 1952: A Selection of the World's Greatest Photographs by the Editors of Popular Photography

By Brassai; Ed van der Elsken; Erwin Blumenfeld; David Douglas Duncan; Andreas Feininger; Toni Frissell; Peter Gowland; Clarence John Laughlin; Ruth Orkin

Chicago: Ziff-Davis, 1951. Paperback. First edition. Very Good paperback magazine with light rubbing at the spine folds, a touch at the tips with a small crease at one corner, and a touch of shelf wear; interior clean and bright, binding solid; overall, a nice copy. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. The 1952 annual survey of photography by Popular Photography magazine with: work by Brassai, Erwin Blumenfeld, David Douglas Duncan, Andreas Feininger, Toni Frissell, Peter Gowland, Clarence John Laughlin, Ruth Orkin, Ed van der Elsken, and others; many technical articles; plus much more. Edited by Bruce Downes. Perfect-bound; 282 pages; b&w and color illustrations throughout; 8.5 x 11.5 inches. Index of photographers.

$17.95

Useful Photography #001, No. 1
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Useful Photography #001, No. 1

By Aarsman, Hans; Claude de Cleen; Julian Germain; Erik Kessels; Hans van der Meer

[Amsterdam]: BIS, nd. Paperback. First edition. Near Fine paperback with a touch of light shelf wear. A nice copy. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. The first issue of the influential Dutch periodical Useful Photography. "Ode to the photographers we don't know by name, but whose work we all know by looking at it daily." Edited by Hans Aarsman, Claude de Cleen, Julian Germain, Erik Kessels, and Hans van der Meer. Unpaginaged [60 pages]; color and b&w photos throughout; 8.25 x 11.75 inches.

$54.95

Cape Town Images: A Collection of Photographic Highlights from The Argus
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Cape Town Images: A Collection of Photographic Highlights from The Argus

By Hammond, Les; John Yeld; Madeline van Biljon

Cape Town: Ibbotson, 1983. Hardcover. First edition. Fine cloth-bound hardcover with light rubbing to the heel and bottom tips in a Fine dust jacket with a hint of rubbing at the tips. A very nice copy. All dust jackets are protected by a clear mylar cover. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. Images of life in Cape Town from the archives of The Argus, Cape Town's oldest newspaper, with sports, industry, pretty women, ships and sailing, disasters, the arts, animals, "lighter moments," the armed forces, etc. Curiously, there appear to be very few blacks in Cape Town. Edited with text by Les Hammond and John Yeld; introduction by Madeline van Biljon. 199 pages; profusely illustrated with b&w photos; 10.25 x 13 inches. Due to size and weight, international and expedited shipping will be more than quoted.

$39.95

Fixed in Time: Photographs from Another Australia, 1900-1939
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Fixed in Time: Photographs from Another Australia, 1900-1939

By Derriman, Phillip; Manning Clark

Broadway, NSW: Fairfax, 1985. Hardcover. First edition. Fine cloth-bound hardcover with a touch of rubbing to the extremities in a Near Fine dust jacket with light shelf wear, some light creasing, and fading to the fore edges. All dust jackets are protected by a clear mylar cover. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. Covering the years 1900 to 1939, the photographs in this book come from the archives of the John Fairfax newspaper organization and the State Library of New South Wales. The images show a wide range of people, events and activities from the period of Australian history that extends from the Boer War and Federation to the beginning of World War II. Text by Phillip Derriman; foreword by Manning Clark; photographs by Herbert Fishwick, George Bell, Frank Hurley, and Sam Hood as well as some others. 175 pages; 16 color + numerous duo-toned b&w full-page plates; 9.75 x 11.5 inches. Due to size and weight, international and expedited shipping will be more than quoted.

$29.95

Focus East: Early Photography in the Near East, 1839-1885
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Focus East: Early Photography in the Near East, 1839-1885

By Perez, Nissan N.

New York & Jerusalem: Abrams & Domino Press/Israel Museum, 1988. Hardcover. First American edition, first printing. Fine cloth-bound hardcover with a light scuff to the title page in a Fine dust jacket with light traces of shelf wear. A very nice copy. All dust jackets are protected by a clear mylar cover. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. The catalogue for a major survey of photography of the Near and Middle East from the earliest days of the medium. Most of the images were made by Europeans, including Frith, du Camp, Diness, le Gray, and others. Text by Nissan N. Perez, Curator of Photography at the Israel Museum. 256 pages; 275 duo-toned b&w illustrations; 9.25 x 12 inches. Chronology of the history of photography, technical achievements, alphabetical listing of the photographers working in the Near East, bibliography, glossary, index. Due to size and weight, international and expedited shipping will be more than quoted.

$24.95

The Picture History of Photography from the Earliest Beginnings to the Present Day, Revised and Enlarged Edition
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The Picture History of Photography from the Earliest Beginnings to the Present Day, Revised and Enlarged Edition

By Pollack, Peter

New York: Abrams, 1969. Hardcover. Second edition, revised and enlarged. Fine cloth-bound hardcover in a Near Fine dust jacket with light traces of shelf wear and a tear at the crown that has been repaired to the verso. All dust jackets are protected by a clear mylar cover. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. A comprehensive history covering all aspects of the medium of photography with biographies, commentary, and portfolios of many 20th century masters such as Ed van der Elsken, Bill Brant, Chim, Gordon Parks, Bruce Davidson, Robert Doisneau, Lucien Clergue, and others. Text by Peter Pollack. 708 pages; 37 color plates + 705 b&w illustrations; 9 x 11.25 inches. Bibliography, index. Due to size and weight, international and expedited shipping will be more than quoted.

$39.95

La Photographie Du Nu: Avec La Collaboration d'Ecrivains Francais Et Etrangers/Nude Photographs
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La Photographie Du Nu: Avec La Collaboration d'Ecrivains Francais Et Etrangers/Nude Photographs

By Klary, C.; Gleeson White; Gustav Fritsch; Will A. Cadby; Gabriely; Jane de la Vaudere

Paris: C. Klary, 1902. Paperback. First edition. Poor paperback: the covers are detached and chipped at the edges; the front cover has been trimmed at the sides and has a couple of long tears; most of the forms are separated; all pages are present and the ad pages haven't even been trimmed. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. Nudes and figure studies by European and American photographers. The section of photography-related advertisements at the end includes a number for American photography journals, Klary's school of photography, printers, photo-societies, equipment suppliers, Kodak products, etc. LAID IN are two photo-gravures of nudes on a heavy paper stock which appear to be inserts to advertise the printer or are perhaps from a different publication. Edited by C. Klary; essays by Klary, Gleeson White, Gustav Fritsch, Will A. Cadby, and Gabriely; preface by Jane de la Vaudere. Includes images by F. Boissonnas, Ch. L. Braillard, Comte C. de Clugny, H. Erfurth, P. Hetzler Jr., R. Le Begue, A. Lemoine, C. Pluschow, C. Puyo, Otto Schmidt, and others. 56 pages + 38 pages of advertisements; 95 gravure-printed b&w reproductions; 7.5 x 11 inches. Text in French. From the collection of Therese Bonney, with her label to the front.

$200.00

People are Talking About People and Things in Vogue
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People are Talking About People and Things in Vogue

By Talmey, Allene

Englewood Cliff, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1969. Hardcover. Near Fine cloth-bound hardcover with a bump to two tips and a short split to the cloth at one tip in a Near Fine dust jacket with tiny tears to two tips, a strip of light tanning along the top edge, and a touch of soiling; interior clean and bright. Overall, a nice copy. All dust jackets are protected by a clear mylar cover. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. A collection of articles from Diana Vreeland's Vogue with profiles of the likes of Janis Joplin, Chaplin, Hans Hofmann, Harold Pinter, Philip Johnson, Barbra Streisand, Claude Levi-Strauss, Andrew Wyeth, Mastroianni, Georgia O'Keeffe, and others, with photographs by Richard Avedon, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Elliott Erwitt, Irving Penn, William Klein, Philip Jones Griffith, Horst, Cecil Beaton, and others. Also includes Penn's tulips and Dahomey photo-essays. Edited by Allene Talmey. First edition, second printing. 247 pages; color and b&w illustrations throughout; 9.5 x 12.5 inches. Due to size and weight, international and expedited shipping will be more than quoted.

$24.95

Masterpieces of Erotic Photography
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Masterpieces of Erotic Photography

By Pellerin, Michael; David Bailey; Harri Peccinotti; Art Kane; Duane Michals; Victor Skrebneski; Kishin Shinoyama; John Thornton; Barry Lategan; Sam Haskins; Oliviero Toscani; Christian Vogt; Jeanloup Sieff

New York: Greenwich House, 1982. Hardcover. First edition thus. Fine cloth-bound hardcover in a Fine dust jacket with one tiny tear. A very nice copy. All dust jackets are protected by a clear mylar cover. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. Erotic images by 12 photographers with statements by the artists. The photographers are: David Bailey, Harri Peccinotti, Art Kane, Duane Michals, Victor Skrebneski, Kishin Shinoyama, John Thornton, Barry Lategan, Sam Haskins, Oliviero Toscani, Christian Vogt, and Jeanloup Sieff. Introduction by Michael Pellerin. Unpaginated [ca. 150 pages]; full-page color and b&w plates throughout; 9.25 x 12.25 inches. Due to size and weight, international and expedited shipping will be more than quoted.

$24.95

The Pin-Up: A Modest History
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The Pin-Up: A Modest History

By Gabor, Mark; Joan Nicholson

New York: Universe Books, 1972. Hardcover. First edition. Fine cloth-bound hardcover with a touch of rubbing to the heel, one small scratch to the back, and a touch of weakness to the crown in a Near Fine dust jacket with a scratch to the back panel, a light crease at the crown, and a tiny tear to the heel. A nice copy. All dust jackets are protected by a clear mylar cover. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. A scholarly illustrated history of pin-ups and cheesecake imagery from their pre-20th century origins to the early 1970s; considers the tradition in photography, posters, magazines, calendars, Hollywood, and soft porn. The dust jacket unfolds to a 60-inch wide poster. Compiled with text by Mark Gabor; foreword by Joan Nicholson. 271 pages with 4 gatefolds; 53 color plates + over 450 b&w illustrations; 9.5 x 12.25 inches. Bibliography, index. Due to size and weight, international and expedited shipping will be more than quoted.

$29.95

How Famous Photographers Work: Forty Top International Photographers Explain How They Take Professional Caliber Pictures
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How Famous Photographers Work: Forty Top International Photographers Explain How They Take Professional Caliber Pictures

By Schofield, Jack; Bill Brandt; Sam Haskins; Jeanloup Sieff; Eve Arnold

New York: Amphoto, 1983. Hardcover. First American edition, 1983, first printing. Fine/As New cloth-bound hardcover with a touch of fading at the spine edges in a Fine dust jacket with a touch of shelf wear to the back panel. A very nice copy. All dust jackets are protected by a clear mylar cover. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. 40 photographers from around the world discuss their work, including Bill Brandt, Sam Haskins, Jeanloup Sieff, Eve Arnold, Romano Cagnoni, Uwe Ommer, and Terence Donovan; divided into sections of Nude & Glamour, People, Nature, Photojournalism, Fashion & Beauty, Special Effects, Sport, Studio & Still-Life, and A Sense of Style. Includes a Techincal Section as well. Text by Jack Schofield. 256 pages; color and b&w illustrations throughout; 8.5 x 11.25 inches. Due to size and weight, international and expedited shipping will be more than quoted.

$14.95

Ten Contemporary Venezuelan Photographers: De-Centering Visions
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Ten Contemporary Venezuelan Photographers: De-Centering Visions

By Bracho, Edmundo; Euridice Arratia

Bethlehem, PA: Du Bois Gallery, Lehigh University, 1998. Paperback. First edition. Near Fine paperback with light soiling along the spine. SHIPS THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING AND CARDBOARD. The catalogue for an exhibition of contemporary photographers from Venezuela; held at the Du Bois Gallery, Lehigh University, PA, March 11 - May 24, 1998. The ten photographers are: Luis Brito, Alexander Apostol, Ricardo Armas, Sara Maneiro, Aziz + Cucher, Marisela LaGrave, Sandro Oramas, Ricardo Gomez Perez, Ricardo Jimenez, and Alfredo Sosa. Each artist is represented by a brief biography, a portrait, and at least one reproduction of their work. Curated by Edmundo Bracho; introduction by Euridice Arratia. Staple-bound, card wraps; 28 pages; color & duo-toned b&w illustrations throughout; 8 x 10.75 inches.

$16.95

Masterpieces of Victorian Photography 1840-1900 From The Gernsheim Collection
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Masterpieces of Victorian Photography 1840-1900 From The Gernsheim Collection

By Gernsheim, Helmut; Philip James

[London]: Arts Council of Great Britain, 1951. Paperback. First edition. Good+ paperback with light soiling and a touch of tanning. SHIPS THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING AND CARDBOARD. The catalogue for an early exhibition of photographs produced in Victorian England, published on the occasion of the Festival of Britain, 1951. The notes/checklist list 520 works, covering: the variety of photographic processes with biographies on practitioners; photo-illustrated books of the time; apparatus and technical developments; manuscripts; etc. Reproduces photographs by Julia Margaret Cameron, Lewis Carroll, Roger Fenton, Hill & Adamson, Rejlander, John Thompson, and others. Notes by Helmut Gernsheim; foreword by Philip James. Staple-bound stiff wraps; 36 pages; tipped-in b&w frontis + 16 full-page b&w plates; 7 x 9 inches.

$24.95

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