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    Anon (Venn, T.W.)   COCHIN - MALABAR. £65.00    
      Palms and Pageants.   249pp. 14 b/w photographs. Mass of detail on ships, merchants and society from 1795. 2 typed manuscripts on Kerala history loosely inserted   Very good in unletterd boards.   No date (c1950) privately printed by Pierce, Leslie & Co., Calicut..
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    Bell, Douglas.   ELIZABETHAN SEAMEN. £10.00    
         323pp. Index. 7 b/w plates and 8 maps.   Very good indeed.   1936 First edition, Longmans, Green.
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    Blandford, H.F.   THE CLIMATES AND WEATHER OF INDIA, CEYLON AND BURMAH AND THE STORMS OF INDIAN SEAS. £35.00    
         xiii + 369pp. Index. 5 appendices. In the original green cloth.   Spine cloth frayed and starting to split but binding firm. Very good internally.   1889 First edition, Macmillan.
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    Bowen, Frank C.   THE SEA. £10.00    
      Its History and Romance. Volume II. 1698-1783.   284pp. Index. Colour frontispiece and b/w plates.   Internally very good but spine fraying at head and side.   No date, Halton & Truscott Smith.
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    Bowrey, Thomas.   A GEOGRAPHICAL ACCOUNT OF COUNTRIES ROUND THE BAY OF BENGAL, 1669 TO 1679. £36.00    
         lvi + 387pp. Index. 19 plates of b/w illustrations. Map missing from rear pocket.   Fine. Some stains and darkening to blue boards.   1905 The Hakluyt Society.
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    Bridges, R.C. And Hair, P.E.H. (edit)   COMPASSING THE VAST GLOBE OF THE EARTH. £12.00    
      Studies in the History of the Hakluyt Society with a complete List of the Society's Publications.   xi + 336pp. Index. 29 illustrations and maps.   Near fine in like dw.   1996 First edition, The Hakluyt Society.
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    British India Steam Navigation Company Limited.   REGULATIONS AND INSTRUCTIONS 1949. £34.00    
         80pp. Index. 20pp blank (for notes). Large folding chart in colour showing sleeve bands of officers. Small 8vo in original red cloth with gilt decoration.   Very good.   
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    Cable, Boyd.   P & O. £24.00    
      A Hundred Year History of the Peninsula and Orient Steam Navigation Co. 1837-1937.   289pp. Index. 13 full-page colour plates of paintings of ships and 7 b/w photographs.   Very good indeed.   1937 First edition, Nicholson & Watson.
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    Cable, Boyd.   P & O. £16.00    
      A Hundred Year History of the Peninsula and Orient Steam Navigation Co. 1837-1937.   289pp. Index. 13 full-page colour plates of paintings of ships and 7 b/w photographs.   A very good clean, tight copy but some colour loss to boards.   1937 First edition, Nicholson & Watson.
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    De' Conti, Nicolo et al.   VIAGGI IN PERSIA, INDIA E GIAVE. £40.00    
         251pp. Index. Said to be edition limited to 100 copies.Folding Mappamondo in colour and folding map of voyages. Other plates and maps. Well-bound in plain green boards. Text in Italian.   Very good.   1929 Edizioni Alpes, Milano.
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    Dulles, Foster Rhea.   EASTWARD HO! £21.00    
      The First English Adventurers to the Orient.   199pp. Index. 20 illustrations and maps. An account of the travels of Richard Chancellor, Anthony Jenkinson, James Lancester, William Adams and Sir Thomas Roe.   Very good indeed in worn dw.   1931 First edition, Bodley Head.
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    Dulles, Foster Rhea.   EASTWARD HO! £16.00    
      The First English Adventurers to the Orient.   199pp. Index. 20 illustrations and maps. An account of the travels of Richard Chancellor, Anthony Jenkinson, James Lancester, William Adams and Sir Thomas Roe.   Very good indeed.   1931 First edition, Bodley Head.
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    Ennis, John.   BOMBAY EXPLOSION. £20.00    
         216pp. 7 b/w photographs. A munitions ship explodes in Bombay harbour in 1944.   Very good in very good dw.   1959 First edition, Cassell.
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    Foster, Sir William (edits).   A NEW ACCOUNT OF THE EAST INDIES BY ALEXANDER HAMILTON. £32.00    
         xxxvii + 225pp. 2 vols in 1. Index. 5 illustrations and 3 folding maps. Introduction and notes. Lavish facsimile reprint of 1930 Arganaut Press edition. Early 18th century Indian Ocean voyages.   Very good indeed.   1970 Reprint, N, Israel, Amsterdam and Da Capo Press, New York.
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    Foster, Sir William.   ENGLAND'S QUEST FOR EASTERN TRADE. £5.00    
         355pp. Index. 13 maps. 16th and 17th century voyages and commercial penetration. Little read ex-public library copy.   Very good.   1933 First edition, A & C.Black.
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    Foster, Sir William.   ENGLAND'S QUEST FOR EASTERN TRADE. £31.00    
         355pp. Index. 13 maps. 16th and 17th century voyages and commercial penetration.   Very good indeed.   1933 First edition, A & C.Black.
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    Foster, Sir William.   ENGLAND'S QUEST OF EASTERN TRADE. £10.00    
         355pp. Index. 13 maps. 16th and 17th century voyages and commercial penetration. Little read ex-university library copy. First published in 1933.   Very good in very good dw.   1966 Reprint A & C.Black.
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    Froude, James Anthony.   OCEANA £10.00    
      or England and her Colonies.   342pp. 9 b/w illustrations. Historian's voyage to Australia and New Zealand.   Very good. Alittle spotting to fore-edge. Attractive bookplate.   1907 Longmans, Green, The Silver Library.
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    Gibson-Hill, C.A.(edits).   DOCUMENTS RELATING TO JOHN CLUNIES ROSS, ALEXANDER HARE AND THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE COLONY ON THE COCOS-KEELING ISLANDS. £35.00    
      Journal of the Malayan Branch Royal Asiatic Society.   306pp. In the original green paper wrappers.   Top corner creased throughout but otherwise very good.   1952 Volume XXV Parts 4 & 5.
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    Goldsmid, Edmund (edits).   THE VOYAGES OF THE ENGLISH NATION TO AMERICA BEFORE THE YEAR 1600. £135.00    
      From Hakluyt's Collection of Voyages (1598-1600)   Volumes 1-4 bound in 3 volumes. 383, 622, 377 and 260pp. Bound with marbled boards, leather spines and corners. From the library of the Honourable Company of Master Mariners with 2 rubber stamp marks in each volume.   The blocks of the books are very good but the bindings are poor with cracked and weak hinges. The spines appear to have been varnished to conceal the defects.   1889 E.& G.Goldsmid, Edinburgh.
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    Harrison, H.L.H.   THE SARONG AND THE KRIS. £10.00    
         224pp. Index. Memoir of a Malayan mining engineer who escaped the Japanese by small boat to Australia   Very good in chipped dw.   1969 First edition, Nautical Publising Company.
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    Hastings, Commander D.J. (edits).   BOMBAY BUCCANEERS. £13.00    
      Memories and Reminiscences of the Royal Indian Navy.   257pp. Card covers.   Fine.   1986 First edition, BACSA.
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    Hastings, Commander D.J. (edits).   BOMBAY BUCCANEERS. £12.00    
      Memories and Reminiscences of the Royal Indian Navy.   257pp. Card covers.   Very good.   1986 First edition, BACSA.
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    Hiney, Tom.   ON THE MISSIONARY TRAIL. £10.00    
      The Classic Georgian Adventure of Two Englishmen Sent on a Journey Around the World, 1821-29.   367pp. Index. 20 illustrations and 6 maps. A deputation from the 'London Missionary Society'. Long chapter on visits to the missions in Bengal and South India.   Fine in fine dw.   2000 First edition, Chatto & Windus.
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    Howarth, David & Stephen.   THE STORY OF P&O. £12.00    
      The Peninsular and Oriental Steamship Company.   224 pp. Index. A company history lavishly illustrated in colour and black and white.   Fine in fine dw.   1986 First edition, Weidenfeld & Nicolson.
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    Innes, Hammond.   THE STRODE VENTURER. £10.00    
         320pp. Novel about shipowners set partly in the Maldives.   Fine in very good dw.   1965 First edition, Collins.
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    Janson, Eirik G. Et al.   THE COUNTRY BOATS OF BANGLADESH. £24.00    
      Social and Economic Development and Decision-making in Inland Water Transport.   279pp. Index. 10 maps and many b/w photographs.   Very good in very good dw.   1989 Reprint, The University Press, Dhaka.
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    Johnson, W.Branch.   WOLVES OF THE CHANNEL (1681-1856). £12.00    
         310pp. Index. 7 b/w plates. A history of privateering.   Very good.   1931 First edition, Wishart & Company.
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    Kunte, Mukund B.(edits).   NAUTICAL NOSTALGIA - FATHOMS DEEP. £10.00    
         314pp. Card covers. Presentation copy inscribed by the editor. Anthology of memories of the Indian Navy.   Very good.   2004 Sundeep Press, New Delhi.
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    Leasor, James.   THE MARINE FROM MANDALAY. £16.00    
         178pp. Royal Marine walks out of Burma to rejoin his ship.   Fine in fine dw.   1988 First edition, Leo Cooper.
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    Leasor, James.   BOARDING PARTY. £16.00    
      The Last Action of the Calcutta Light Horse.   204pp. Index. 22 b/w illustrations. Map. Across India in 1943 to raid German shipping in neutral Goa.   Very good indeed in like dw.   1978 First edition, Heinemann.
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    Leasor, James.   BOARDING PARTY. £16.00    
      The Last Action of the Calcutta Light Horse.   204pp. Index. 22 b/w illustrations. Map. Across India in 1943 to raid German shipping in neutral Goa.   Fine in fine dw.   1978 First edition, Heinemann.
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    Low, Charles Rathbone.   HISTORY OF THE INDIAN NAVY 1613-1863. £180.00    
         In 2 vols. Vol 1: xx + 541pp. Vol 2: vi + 596pp. Appendices of the Navy Lists for 1830 and 1858 and of vessels built in Bombay 1736-1863.   Very good internally but stains to back boards. Owner's signature, 'Capt. T.H.H.Hand, R.I.M.'.   1877 First edition, Richard Bentley.
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    Lubbock, Percy.   THE CHINA CLIPPERS. £24.00    
         295pp. Index. Large 8vo. 21 b/w illustrations and 11 plans, some folding. The ships of the China tea and opium trade.   Very good indeed in very good dw. A lovely copy.   1973 Reprint, Brown, Son & Ferguson, Glasgow.
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    Lysaght, A.M et al.   CAPTAIN COOK AND THE SOUTH PACIFIC. £0.00    
         249pp. Index. Large 8vo. The British Museum Yearbook 3. 158 b/w illustrations.   Fine in very slightly faded dw.   1979 First edition, British Museum Publications.
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    Lyte, Charles.   SIR JOSEPH BANKS. £10.00    
      18th Century Explorer, Botanist and Entrepreneur.   248pp. Index. Illustrated in colour and b/w.   Fine in very slightly faded dw.   1980 First edition, David & Charles.
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    Mattingly, Garrett.   THE DEFEAT OF THE SPANISH ARMADA. £10.00    
         382pp. Index. 15 b/w illustrations and 2 maps.   Fine in fine dw.   1959 Second impression, Jonathan Cape.
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    Meacham, Ellis R.   THE EAST INDIAMAN. £10.00    
         337pp. Endpaper maps. Maritime novel of voyage from London to Calcutta and Canton in 1806.   Very good indeed in very good dw.   1969 First UK edition, Hodder & Stoughton.
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    Mitchell, Mairin.   ELCANO. £10.00    
      The First Circumnavigator.   198pp.   Very good in very good dw.   1958 First edition, Herder.
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    Moyse-Bartlett, H.   THE PIRATES OF TRUCIAL OMAN. £18.00    
         256pp. Index. 7 b/w illustrations and 5 maps. Early 19th century campaigns.   Near fine in like dw. An excellent copy.   1966 First edition, Macdonald.
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    Naravane, M.S.   THE MARITIME AND COASTAL FORTS OF INDIA. £25.00    
         196pp. 35 sketch maps and 19 diagrams.   Fine in fine dw.   2002 Reprint, APH Publishing Corporation, New Delhi.
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    Olafsson, Jon.   A VOYAGE TO INDIA 1622-1625. £10.00    
      Icelander and Traveller to India.   189pp. Card covers. Illustrate din colour and b/w. 'As written by himself 1661, with the story of Mads Rasmussen, Chaplain on the Perlen, 1623-1626'. Two accounts of the Coromandel Coast.   Fine.   1998 First edition, Babraham Press, Cambridge.
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    Padre, The.   FIFTY THOUSAND MILES ON A HOSPITAL SHIP. £24.00    
      A Chaplain's Experiences in the Great War.   284pp. 21 b/w plates. With Indian and ANZAC casualties from Gallipolli   Very good . Bookplate.   1917 First edition, The Religious Tract Society.
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    Pearson, Michael N.   PORT CITIES AND INTRUDERS. £13.00    
      The Swahili Coast, India, and Portugal in the Early Modern Era.   202pp. Index. 2 maps.   Fine in fine dw.   1998 First edition, Johns Hopkins University Press.
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    Phillips, Sir Percival.   THE PRINCE OF WALES' EASTERN BOOK. £16.00    
      A Pictorial Record of the Voyages of H.M.S. 'Renown' 1921-22.   Very many sepia photographs and 7 full-page colour paintings by Donald Maxwell.   Very good indeed.   1922 First Hodder & Stoughton.
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    Phillips, Sir Percival.   THE PRINCE OF WALES' EASTERN BOOK. £24.00    
      A Pictorial Record of the Voyages of H.M.S. 'Renown' 1921-22.   Very many sepia photographs and 7 full-page colour paintings by Donald Maxwell.   Very good in remains of dw.   1922 First edition, Hodder & Stoughton.
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    Pohl, Frederick J.   PRINCE HENRY SINCLAIR. £14.00    
      His Voyage to the New World.   230pp. Index. 25 b/w maps and illustrations.   Fine in fine dw.   1974 First edition, Davis-Poynter.
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    Rasmussen, A.H.   CHINA TRADER. £10.00    
         238pp. 14 plates of b/w photographs. A pre-war career in Shanghai and the China trade.   Very good.   1954 First edition, Constable.
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    Royal Indian Navy Association (1612-1947).   JOURNAL. £28.00    
         4 issues. Card-covered stapled booklets. Each 64pp.   Very good indeed.   1974, 1978, 1979 and 1980.
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    Sproule, Anna.   PORT OUT STARBOARD HOME. £5.00    
      the rise and fall of the ocean passage.   128pp. Index. Over 100 period photographs and prints. Mostly on the North Atlantic route.   Fine in fine dw.   1978 First edition, Blandford Press, Poole.
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    Spurr, Russell.   LET THE TIGER TURN TAIL. £10.00    
      Spurr's War.   203pp. Many b/w photographs. He joined the Indian Army and the Royal Indian Navy and served as a war correspondent and photographer.   Fine in very good dw.   1992 First edition, Mainstream.
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    Spurr, Russell.   LET THE TIGER TURN TAIL. £12.00    
      Spurr's War.   203pp. Many b/w photographs. He joined the Indian Army and the Royal Indian Navy and served as a war correspondent and photographer.   Fine in very good dw.   1992 First edition, Mainstream.
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    Stevens, Captain John   THE PORTUGUES ASIA £162.00    
      or the History of the Discovery and Conquest of India by the Portugues.   In 3 vols. 448, 526 and 440pp. Facsimile reprint of 1695 original translated fron the Spanish of Manuel de Faria y Sousa.   Fine.   1971 Gregg International, Farnborough.
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    Taylor, Stephen.   STORM AND CONQUEST. £10.00    
      The Battle for the Indian Ocean, 1809.   380pp. Index. 37 illustrations, some in colour. How the Royal Navy drove the French from their Indian Ocean island bases.   Fine in fine dw.   2007 First edition, Faber and Faber.
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    Taylor, Stephen.   STORM AND CONQUEST. £5.00    
      The Battle for the Indian Ocean, 1809.   380pp. Index. 37 illustrations, some in colour. Paperback edition. How the Royal Navy drove the French from their Indian Ocean island bases.   Fine.   2008 Faber and Faber.
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    Varthema, Ludovico di.   THE ITINERARY OF LUDOVICO DI VARTHEMA OF BOLOGNA FROM 1502 TO 1508. £55.00    
         lxxxv + 121pp. Index. 5 maps and 2 illustrations. With 'A Discourse on Varthema and his Travels in Southern Asia' by Sir Richard Carnac Temple. With vellum spine. Copy 541 from a limited edition of 975 copies. Travels from Yemen to Ceylon, Bengal and Java.   Very good.   1928 The Argonaut Press.
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    Verney, Major-General G.L.   THE DEVIL'S WIND. £14.00    
      The Story of the Naval Brigade at Lucknow.   176pp. Index. From the Letters of Edward Hope Verney and Other Papers concerning the Enterprise of the Ship's Company of H.M.S.Shannon in the Campaign in India 1857-58.   Very good.   1956 First edition, Hutchinson.
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    Watson, J.Forbes.   THE INDUSTRIAL SURVEY OF INDIA. £10.00    
      Part 1.   206pp. Mainly comprising a list of 656 ports and anchorages in India and Burma with notes on each. With presentation label 'from Sir Bartle Frere.' In modern library binding with spine lettering in white ink.   Very good   1872 India Museum.
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    Wheeler, Harold F.B.   WAR IN THE UNDERSEAS. £10.00    
         320pp. Colour frontispiece and 8 b/w plates. Early submarine warfare.   Very good.   1919 First edition, Harrap.
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    Woodroffe, Thomas.   THE ENTERPRISE OF ENGLAND. £10.00    
      An Account of her Emergence as an Oceanic Power.   301pp. Index. 15 b/w illustrations and 5 maps.   Very good indeed.   1958 First edition, Faber and Faber.
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    Young, Gavin.   SLOW BOATS TO CHINA. £5.00    
         489pp. Endpaper maps. Includes chapters on sea routes round southern India.   Fine in very good dw.   1981 Reprint, Hutchinson.
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    Young, Gavin.   SLOW BOATS HOME. £6.00    
         442pp. Endpaper maps. From China through the Pacific Islands.   Fine in fine dw.   1985 First editiont, Hutchinson.
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    Young, Gavin.   IN SEARCH OF CONRAD. £5.00    
         304pp. Endpaper maps. From Bangkok through the islands of Indonesia.   Fine in fine dw.   1991 First edition, Hutchinson.
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    Young, Gavin.   IN SEARCH OF CONRAD. £10.00    
         304pp. Soft covers. Endpaper maps. From Bangkok through the islands of Indonesia. Signed by the author   Fine.   1991 Hutchinson.
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