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TRICKY DICK [Richard Milhous Nixon] AND HIS PALS.  Comical Stories by Dr. Joseph Wortis and Funny Pictures by David Arkin.  All in the manner of Dr. Heinrich Hoffmann's "Der Struwwelpeter"
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TRICKY DICK [Richard Milhous Nixon] AND HIS PALS. Comical Stories by Dr. Joseph Wortis and Funny Pictures by David Arkin. All in the manner of Dr. Heinrich Hoffmann's "Der Struwwelpeter"

By Wortis, Joseph

New York: New York Times Book Co, 1974. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. (24)pp; color illustrations throughout the text. Bound in pictorial boards, illustrated endpapers, 9.75" x 7.25" Well, if you think Watergate was funny, you should see us now.

$40.00

MOYERS ON AMERICA:  A Journalist and His Times  [signed]
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MOYERS ON AMERICA: A Journalist and His Times [signed]

By Moyers, Bill

New York: New Press, 2004. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. pp: xvi, 204. Bound in gray and black boards, pictorial dust wrapper, 9.5" x 6.5" Signed by Bill Moyers on the title-page.

$20.00

PENROSE VOTED AGAINST THIS ... A VOTE FOR THE WASHINGTON PARTY OR THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY IS A VOTE TO CONTINUE THAT  [political cartoon broadside]
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PENROSE VOTED AGAINST THIS ... A VOTE FOR THE WASHINGTON PARTY OR THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY IS A VOTE TO CONTINUE THAT [political cartoon broadside]

By Chandlee, Will H.

Washington DC: L.I.P. & B.A., 1912. First Edition. Fine. Display type surrounds a cartoon (7.25" x 12.25") that shows farm families in financial straits. A farmer is saying to his wife, "The factories closed, everybody is idle and penniliess! Soon there'll be no home market for our crops." Other areas of the cartoon show idle factories, empty boxcars, a mobbed crowd at the employment agency, a closed mine, long lines at the soup house, rundown cottages, sullen family members, etc. Overall size is 14" x 14", minor spot on date. Shrink-wrapped on slightly larger foam core. Chandlee was a Washington newspaperman, illustrator, and political pundit. Here, he defends the policies of Senator Boies Penrose (1860-1921), chairman of the Pennsylvania Republican Party, a partner in the Utah Copper Company, supporter of Taft over Theodore Roosevelt as the Republican nominee in the 1912 presidential campaign, etc.

$80.00

LINCOLN BIBLIOGRAPHY, 1839-1939.  With a Foreword by James G. Randall
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LINCOLN BIBLIOGRAPHY, 1839-1939. With a Foreword by James G. Randall

By Monaghan, Jay, compiler

Springfield: Illinois State Historical Library, 1945. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Two volumes. pp: xiv, 519; xi, 560 with index; 40 illustrations on 10 plates. Bound in blue buckram, gilt spine lettering dull as usual. 9" x 5.75" Contains 3,958 entries, many annotated.

$60.00

THE JOSEPH M. BRUCCOLI GREAT WAR COLLECTION:  At the University of South Carolina.  An Illustrated Catalogue
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THE JOSEPH M. BRUCCOLI GREAT WAR COLLECTION: At the University of South Carolina. An Illustrated Catalogue

By Sudduth, Elizabeth, compiler

Columbia, SC: Univ of South Carolina Press, 2005. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. pp: xviii, 374, index; 20pp illustrations from photographs. Bound in black cloth, gilt lettering on spine, pictorial dust wrapper. 9.25" x 6.25" The Bruccoli collection of World War I material comprises more than 4,000 items: 3,400 print materials, 500 pieces of sheet music, 175 posters, &c.

$24.00

BRITISH COMMENT ON THE UNITED STATES:  A Chronological Bibliography, 1832-1899.  Edited by Elliot J. Kanter.  With a Foreword by Asa Briggs
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BRITISH COMMENT ON THE UNITED STATES: A Chronological Bibliography, 1832-1899. Edited by Elliot J. Kanter. With a Foreword by Asa Briggs

By Nisbet, Ada B.

Berkeley: Univ of California Press, 2001. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine. pp: xxxii, 516 with author and title indices. Bound in blue cloth, silver lettering on spine. 10.25" x 7" Contains 3,211 entries.

$20.00

THE PRESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES:  Catalogue 208
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THE PRESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES: Catalogue 208

By Jenkins, John

Austin, Texas: Jenkins Company, 1987. First Edition. Softcover. Fine. 96pp. Bound in printed blue wrappers. 11" x 8.5" Contains basic descriptions and prices of 1,285 books and pamphlets, by and about US Presidents.

$15.00

PRESIDENTIAL SHEET MUSIC: An Illustrated Catalogue of Published Music . The American Presidency and Those Who Sought Office
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PRESIDENTIAL SHEET MUSIC: An Illustrated Catalogue of Published Music . The American Presidency and Those Who Sought Office

By Crew, Danny O.

Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2001. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine. pp: xvi, 800; text illus from sheet music. Arranged by candidate and party, with an appendix listing publishers by city as well as title and composer indices. Bound in blue cloth, silver lettering on spine and cover. 9.25" x 6"

$20.00

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE APPOINTED ON THE TWENTY-THIRD OF SEPTEMBER LAST TO INQUIRE INTO THE CAUSES AND PARTICULARS OF THE INVASION OF THE CITY OF WASHINGTON, BY THE BRITISH FORCES IN THE MONTH OF AUGUST, 1814.    November 29, 1814,,,,  [with]  DOCUMENTS ACCOMPANYING THE REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE,,,,  [With 23 related documents as listed below.]
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REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE APPOINTED ON THE TWENTY-THIRD OF SEPTEMBER LAST TO INQUIRE INTO THE CAUSES AND PARTICULARS OF THE INVASION OF THE CITY OF WASHINGTON, BY THE BRITISH FORCES IN THE MONTH OF AUGUST, 1814. November 29, 1814,,,, [with] DOCUMENTS ACCOMPANYING THE REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE,,,, [With 23 related documents as listed below.]

By War of 1812

Washington DC: A. & G. Way, Printers, 1814. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 370pp, two folding tables. [Howes W152. Sabin 69796. American Imprints 33404.] In all, 25 pamphlets [two copies of AI33413], bound together in 3/4 brown morocco and marbled boards with spine title "THE INVASION OF WASHINGTON & CLAIMS, ETC." The 23 related pamphlets (260pp) are listed here by American Imprints numbers: 33303, 33244, 33304, 33424, 33395, 33318, 33437, 33324, 33399, 33249, 33415, 33285, 33326, 33419, 33421, 33413, 33497, 33498, 33403, 33253, 33298, 33450, 33251.

$960.00

POLITICAL PAMPHLETS [spine title]:  BOUND VOLUME OF TWENTY-EIGHT (28) PAMPHLETS RELATING TO THE PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN, 1877-1880
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POLITICAL PAMPHLETS [spine title]: BOUND VOLUME OF TWENTY-EIGHT (28) PAMPHLETS RELATING TO THE PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN, 1877-1880

By Republican Party

v,p: v.n., 1877. first Editions. Hardcover. Very Good. Contents: Poore, Ben: Perley. The Life and Public Services of John Sherman. Cincinnati: Sherman Club, 1880. 43pp. Printed gray wrappers. / Sherman, John. Speech Delivered by Hon. John Sherman, Secretary of the Treasury, at Mansfield, Ohio, on Friday Evening, August 17, 1877. Washington: Printed by Judd & Detweiler, 1877. 35pp. / Republican Campaign Text Book for 1878. Washington: Republican Congressional Committee, 1878. 67pp. / Sherman, John. Speech of Hon. John Sherman, Secretary of the Treasury, delivered at Toledo, Monday, August 26, 1878. Washington: National Republican Printing House, 1878. 20pp. / Sherman, John. Speech of Hon. John Sherman, Secretary of the Treasury, at the Fair of the Agricultural and Mechanical Society of Western Maryland, at Cumberland, Md., October 24, 1878. Washington: s.n., 1878. 8pp. / Blaine, James G. The Vote of a Confederate Soldier South Twice as Powerful as the Vote of the Union Soldier North. Speech of Hon. James G. Blaine, of Maine, in the Senate of the United States, December 11, 1878. 4pp. / Conkling, Roscoe. The Extra Session of 1879-What It Teaches and What It Means. Speech of Roscoe Conkling, in the Senate of the United States, April 24, 1879. "Corruption wins not more than honesty." Washington: National Republican Publishing Company, 1879. 16pp. / Newberry, John S. "A Gold Dollar, a Silver Dollar, a Paper Dollar worth One Hundred Cents, and Interchangeable at All Places and at All Times." Speech of Hon. John S. Newberry, of Michigan, in the House of Representatives, May 17, 1879. Washington: s.n., 1879. 13pp. / Sherman, John. Speech of Hon. John Sherman, of Ohio, on the Financial and other Issues of the Times. Delivered at Portland, Maine, July 23, 1879. 29pp. / Sherman, John. Speech of Hon. John Sherman, of Ohio, on the Financial and other Issues of the Times, delivered at Steubenville, Ohio, August 20, 1870. 30pp. / Gibson, Randall L. A Free Ballot the Only Safeguard of Free Institutions. Speech of Hon Randall L. Gibson, of Louisiana. Shall troops, marshals, and supervisors be employed in (the State) Legislatures at elections for Senators, and in the polling precincts of the people at elections for Representatives in Congress, to keep the peace, and regulate the manner thereof, under section 4, article 1, of the Constitution? Washington: s.n., 1879. 15pp. / Sherman, John. Speech of Hon. John Sherman, Secretary of the Treasury, at Mansfield, Ohio, March 30th, 1880. NY: Sherman Club of New York, 1880. [With the rubber stamp of the Sherman Club, No. 8 West 28th Street.] 4pp. / Dunnell, Mark H. Political Riders-the Neglect of Important Public Measures. Speech of Hon. Mark H. Dunnell, of Minnesota, in the House of Representatives, Monday, April 12, 1880. 12pp. / Sherman, John. Speech of Hon. John Sherman, Secretary of the Treasury, delivered at Cincinnati, Monday, August 30, 1880. Washington: s.n., 1880. 24pp. / Garfield, James A. Maxims of James Abram Garfield. General, Patriotic, Political. s.l., s.n., no date. 24pp. / Republican Congressional Committee. Garfield and Arthur Campaign Song Book. Washington: Republican Congressional Committee, 1880. J.M. Armstrong & Co., Music Typographers and Printers, Philadelphia. 24pp. Printed & pictorial mauve wrappers. / Republican Central Campaign Club. My County 't is of thee, Sweet Land of Liberty; Of Thee I Sing. For President, Gen'l James A. Garfield of Ohio. For Vice-President, Gen'l Chester A. Arthur of New York. Republican Campaign Song Book, 1880. NY: Republican Central Campaign Club, 1880. Unpaginaed: 53 songs, words and music. Printed stiff, gold wrappers. / Rebel Echoes No. 4. "Stars and Bars" which floated over the names of Hancock and English in the Hot Springs, Ark., Telegraph....A prophecy and warning-Re-enslavement or death to the negro. s.l., s.n. 2pp. / Democratic Treatment of Union Soldiers. Union Soldiers Removed....Rebel Soldiers Employed. s.l., s.n. 2pp. / Frye, William P. Speech of Hon. William P. Frye, April 3, 1878. In the House of Representatives, on the Soldiers' Roll. s.l., s.n. 8pp. / Democratic Party. William H. English: His Record as a Civilian in the 33d, 34th and 35th Congresses. His "Teachings and Example." s.l., Democratic Platform [1880]. Candidate for Vice-President. 8pp. / Anonymous. The Great Usurpation. The United States under the Confederate Senate and House of Representatives: An Oligarchy. Washington: Rufus H. Darby, Steam Power Printer [1880]. 16pp. / Booth, Newton. Speech of Hon. Newton Booth, of California, in San Francisco, September 11, 1880. s.l., s.n. 8pp. / Pierrepont, Edwards. Speech of the Hon. Edwards Pierrepont, Delivered before the Republican Meeting, at the Hall of Cooper Institute, October 6th, 1880. NY: Cornwell Press, 1880. 19pp. / Hazen, Abraham D. The Post-Office before and since 1860, under Democratic and Republican Administrations. Letter of Hon. Abraham D. Hazen, Third Assistant Postmaster-General...to Hon. Marshall Jewell, Former Postmaster-General, and Chairman Republican National Committee. Democratic Extravagance and Corruption.... Hartford: Case, Lockwood & Brainard, Printers, 1880. 20pp. / Anonymous. Who Are Benefitted by Protection? An Editorial Article in the Bulletin of the American Iron & Steel Association, August 11, 1880. 4pp. / Anonymous. Who Pay the National Taxes? And on What Are They Levied? s.l, s.n., 1880. 2pp. / Lawrence, Charles B. & others. Papers Connected with Settlement in Louisiana. Resolution of Nicholls Legislature. New Orleans, 1877. 7pp. + 2pp. Letter from John Sherman, November 23, 1876. ~~ Bound 3/4 brown calf and marlbed boards, ribbed spine, gilt hash marks and lettering, marbled endpapers. 8.75" x 5.5" [Some of the titles in this volume are recorded by Miles, The Image Makers.].

$540.00

THE QUESTION OF TARIFF REVISION.  A LETTER FROM THE AMERICAN IRON AND STEEL ASSOCIATION,  in reply to a circular letter dated July 17, 1885, from Hon. Daniel Manning, Secretary of the Treasury.  With an Appendix
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THE QUESTION OF TARIFF REVISION. A LETTER FROM THE AMERICAN IRON AND STEEL ASSOCIATION, in reply to a circular letter dated July 17, 1885, from Hon. Daniel Manning, Secretary of the Treasury. With an Appendix

By Manning, Daniel

Philadelphia: American Iron and Steel Ass'n, 1885. First Edition. Softcover. Good. 43pp. Printed blue wrappers; removed from a nonce volume, back cover gone; spine reinforced with archival paper. 8.5" x 5.5"

$20.00

THE PROSTRATION OF AMERICA'S INDUSTRY, REPEAL OF THE TEN PER CENT REDUCTION OF DUTIES.  Verbatim Report of an Interview between a Delegation of Manufacturers and the Committee of Ways and Means of the House of Representatives, at Washington, April 28, 1874.; "Phonographically Reported by the Official Reporter of the Committee."
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THE PROSTRATION OF AMERICA'S INDUSTRY, REPEAL OF THE TEN PER CENT REDUCTION OF DUTIES. Verbatim Report of an Interview between a Delegation of Manufacturers and the Committee of Ways and Means of the House of Representatives, at Washington, April 28, 1874.; "Phonographically Reported by the Official Reporter of the Committee."

By Wharton, Joseph & others

Philadelphia: s.n., 1874. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. 35pp. Printed self-wrappers. Neatly removed from a nonce volume, and spine reinforced with archival paper. 8.75" x 5.75" Includes statements of delegates Joseph Wharton, Robert Patterson, and Samuel J. Reeves. [WorldCat finds five holdings of this pamphlet: NYPL, LC, Lib of Michigan, Columbia U, Wisconsin Hist Soc (and others in microform).].

$24.00

MONEY.  Speech of Hon. Wm. M. Stewart, of Nevada, in the Senate of the United States, December 30, 1890
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MONEY. Speech of Hon. Wm. M. Stewart, of Nevada, in the Senate of the United States, December 30, 1890

By Stewart, William Morris

Washington DC: [USGPO?], 1890. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. 11pp. Self-wrappers. Neatly removed from a nonce volume, and spine reinforced with archival paper. 8.75" x 5.5" Stewart (1827-1909), American lawyer and politician, left Yale University in 1850 to join the Gold Rush to California, soon moving on from San Francisco to begin mining in Nevada City, California. By 1860, he had gone on to Virginia City, Nevada, where he helped develop the Comstock Lode and took part in drafting a constitution for the new state of Nevada (1864). By 1903, he was one of the richest men in the Senate, a silver-mine owner with estimated net worth of 25 million dollars. Beyond money matters, he is recognized as the author of the Fifteenth Amendment to the Constitution: "The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of race, color, or previous condition of servitude." [WorldCat locates only the Yale holding of this title (others in microform).].

$20.00

"MONEY ANSWERETH ALL THINGS."  Speech of Hon. Wm. M. Stewart, of Nevada, in the Senate of the United States, January 2, 1889
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"MONEY ANSWERETH ALL THINGS." Speech of Hon. Wm. M. Stewart, of Nevada, in the Senate of the United States, January 2, 1889

By Stewart, William Morris

Washington DC: [USGPO?], 1889. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. 15pp, drop-title. Neatly removed from a nonce volume, and spine reinforced with archival paper. 8.75" x 5.5" Stewart (1827-1909), American lawyer and politician, left Yale University in 1850 to join the Gold Rush to California, soon moving on from San Francisco to begin mining in Nevada City, California. By 1860, he had gone on to Virginia City, Nevada, where he helped develop the Comstock Lode and took part in drafting a constitution for the new state of Nevada (1864). By 1903, he was one of the richest men in the Senate, a silver-mine owner with estimated net worth of 25 million dollars. Beyond money matters, he is recognized as the author of the Fifteenth Amendment to the Constitution: "The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of race, color, or previous condition of servitude."

$20.00

SPECULATORS IN MONEY AND DEBTS---HOW BONDHOLDERS LEGISLATE AGAINST THE PEOPLE.  Speech of Hon. Wm. M. Stewart, of Nevada, in the Senate of the United States,  Monday, January 6, 1890
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SPECULATORS IN MONEY AND DEBTS---HOW BONDHOLDERS LEGISLATE AGAINST THE PEOPLE. Speech of Hon. Wm. M. Stewart, of Nevada, in the Senate of the United States, Monday, January 6, 1890

By Stewart, William Morris

Washington DC: [USGPO?], 1890. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. 8pp, drop-title. Neatly removed from a nonce volume, and spine reinforced with archival paper. 8.75" x 5.5" Stewart (1827-1909), American lawyer and politician, left Yale University in 1850 to join the Gold Rush to California, soon moving on from San Francisco to begin mining in Nevada City, California. By 1860, he had gone on to Virginia City, Nevada, where he helped develop the Comstock Lode and took part in drafting a constitution for the new state of Nevada (1864). By 1903, he was one of the richest men in the Senate, a silver-mine owner with estimated net worth of 25 million dollars. Beyond money matters, he is recognized as the author of the Fifteenth Amendment to the Constitution: "The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of race, color, or previous condition of servitude."

$20.00

THE TARIFF ON IRON AND STEEL JUSTIFIED BY ITS RESULTS:  A Paper Laid before the Tariff Commission at Pittsburgh, October 10, 1882
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THE TARIFF ON IRON AND STEEL JUSTIFIED BY ITS RESULTS: A Paper Laid before the Tariff Commission at Pittsburgh, October 10, 1882

By Swank, James M.

Philadelphia: American Iron and Steel Ass'n, 1882. First Edition. Softcover. Good. 24pp. Printed brown wrappers; removed from a nonce volume, back cover gone; spine reinforced with archival paper. 8.5" x 5.5"

$20.00

PROCEEDINGS OF THE CONVENTION OF IRON AND STEEL MANUFACTURERS AND IRON ORE PRODUCERS, AT PITTSBURGH, TUESDAY, MAY 6, 1879
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PROCEEDINGS OF THE CONVENTION OF IRON AND STEEL MANUFACTURERS AND IRON ORE PRODUCERS, AT PITTSBURGH, TUESDAY, MAY 6, 1879

By Morrell, Daniel J. and others

Philadelphia: American Iron and Steel Ass'n, 1879. First Edition. Softcover. Good. 45pp. Contains text by Daniel J. Morrell, Joseph Wharton, and A.B. Stone. Printed blue wrappers; removed from a nonce volume, back cover gone; spine reinforced with archival paper. 8.5" x 5.5" "The people of this Country should insist upon the continuance of the Protective Policy, under which all American Industries are reviving and the hard times are passing away."

$24.00

THE IRON AND STEEL EXHIBITS AT THE UNIVERSAL EXPOSITION OF 1878, AT PARIS.  A Report to the Secretary of State
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THE IRON AND STEEL EXHIBITS AT THE UNIVERSAL EXPOSITION OF 1878, AT PARIS. A Report to the Secretary of State

By Morrell, Daniel J.

Philadelphia: American Iron and Steel Ass'n, 1879. First Edition. Softcover. Good. 108pp. Printed brown wrappers; removed from a nonce volume, back cover gone; spine reinforced with archival paper. 8.5" x 5.5"

$28.00

"POSTING THE BOOKS BETWEEN THE NORTH AND THE SOUTH":  Speech of Hon. John J. Perry, of Maine.  Delivered in the U.S. House of Representatives, March 7, 1860
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"POSTING THE BOOKS BETWEEN THE NORTH AND THE SOUTH": Speech of Hon. John J. Perry, of Maine. Delivered in the U.S. House of Representatives, March 7, 1860

By Perry, John J.

Washington DC: Buell & Blanchard, Printers, 1860. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. 16pp. Tied signatures, drop-title. 9" x 6" Perry examines attitudes and actions by the northern and southern states that are leading to civil war.

$36.00

PROTECTION TO HOME INDUSTRY.  PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL CONVENTION OF IRON AND STEEL MANUFACTURERS AND IRON ORE PRODUCERS, AT CRESSON,  TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12 AND 13, 1882
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PROTECTION TO HOME INDUSTRY. PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL CONVENTION OF IRON AND STEEL MANUFACTURERS AND IRON ORE PRODUCERS, AT CRESSON, TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12 AND 13, 1882

By Morrell, Daniel J. and others

Philadelphia: American Iron and Steel Ass'n, 1882. First Edition. Softcover. Good. 29pp. Printed blue wrappers; removed from a nonce volume, back cover gone; spine reinforced with archival paper. 8.5" x 5.5"

$20.00

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