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AELIANUS.
AELIANUS.
AELIANUS.

AELIANUS. Aeliani Variae Historiae libri XIIII. Item Rerumpublicarum descriptiones ex Heraclide, interprete Iusto Vulteio Wetterano. Editio postrema, ad Graecum exemplar, multo quam antehac emendatius, nunc denuo quam diligentissime recognita. N.pl. (Geneva), Apud Ioan. Tornaesium, 1600. 12mo. 224,(16 index) p. Vellum 12 cm (Ref: cf. GLN-4111. Not in Hoffmann, Brunet, Ebert, Graesse, Dibdin, Moss, and even not in in Cartier 'Bibliographie des éditions des De Tournes') (Details: 2 thongs laced through the joints. Gilt title shield on the spine. Title with woodcut garland borders. Edges dyed red. § Latin translation only) (Condition: Four not objectionable pinpoint holes near the rear joint of the spine) (Note: The best known work of Claudius Aelianus, A.D. 170-235, is his 'Variae Historiae', a collection of excerpts and anecdotes of a moralizing nature, dealing with human life and history. The Suda mentions Aelianus' reputation of Attic purity. His works were much used by ...

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ALSTORPHIUS,J.
ALSTORPHIUS,J.
ALSTORPHIUS,J.
ALSTORPHIUS,J.

ALSTORPHIUS,J. Joannis Alstorphii J.U.D. Dissertatio philologica De lectis. Subjicitur ejusdem De lecticis veterum diatribe. Amsterdam (Amstelaedami), Apud Joannem Wolters, 1704. 12mo. (XX),(4 blank),334,(2 blank),(22)(2 blank) p., 16 plates, most folding, 1 text engraving. Vellum. 14 cm (Ref: Brunet 6,29001; Welcome 2,37) (Details: Back with 4 raised bands, and a green morocco shield; 2 thongs laced through the joints; title in red & black; engraved printer's mark on the title, depicting a burning candle, the motto is 'aliis inserviendo cunsumor') (Condition: Waterstain in the margin of the first and last 2 leaves of the first gathering; 2 very small and hardly objectionable wormholes right on the front joint, not affecting any other part of the book. Small stamp of a coat of arms on verso of the title) (Note: The first large scale investigation on the subject of beds and litters of the Greeks and Romans. The 'lectus' or in Greek 'klinê' was in antiquity a piece of ...

€ 260,00
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AMMIANUS MARCELLINUS. Ammiani Marcellini Rerum gestarum qui de XXXI. supersunt libri XVIII. Ad fidem MS. & veterum Codd. recensiti, & Observationibus illustrati. Ex. bibliotheca. Fr. Lindenbrogii (&:) Fr. Lindenbrogii Observationes in Ammianum Marcellinum; et in eundem Collectanea variarum lectionum. Hamburg (Hamburgi), Ex Bibliopolio Frobeniano, 1609. 4to. 2 volumes in 1: (VI),504 (recte 502),(49);276,(1 errata) p. Overlapping vellum. 21.5 cm (Ref: VD17 23:230328M; Schweiger 2,3: 'Neue Rezension nach Mss, besonders trefflichen Florentiner Codex'; Dibdin I,256: 'very excellent edition, the basis of many following ones'; Moss 1,38; Ebert 527; Graesse 1,104) (Details: 6 thongs laced through the joints. Short title in ink on the back. Woodcut printers' mark on the title, it depicts a gardener planting a tree, the motto is 'Posteritati'. Some woodcut initials and headpieces. Edges dyed red) (Condition: Binding soiled & scratched. Name on the front flyleaf. Paper ...

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AMMONIUS.
AMMONIUS.
AMMONIUS.

AMMONIUS. AMMÔNIOU peri Homoiôn kai Diaphorôn lekseôn. De adfinium vocabulorum differentia. Accedunt opuscula nondum edita, Eranius Philo 'de Differentia Significationis'. Lesbonax 'de figuris grammaticis'. Incerti scriptores 'de soloecismo & barbarismo'. Lexicon 'de spiritibus dictionum, ex operibus' Tryphonis, Choerobosci, Theodoriti, etc. selectum. Ammonium, ope MS. primae editionis Aldinae, & aliunde, emaculavit & notis illustravit, reliqua ex codd. MSS. Bibliothecae Lugduno-Batavae nunc primum vulgavit Ludovicus Casparus Valckenaer. (Bound with:) Ludov. Casp. Valckenaer. Animadversionum ad Ammonium grammaticum libri tres. In quibus veterum scriptorum loca tentantur & emendantur. Accedit specimen scholiorum ad Homerum ineditorum, ex codice Vossiano Bibliothecae Lugduno-Batavae. Leiden (Lugduno Batavorum), Apud Johannem Luzac, 1739. 8vo. 2 volumes in 1: (VIII),XXXI,(3),264; (VIII),249,(15 index),(2 blank) p. Vellum 20.5 cm (Ref: Hoffmann 1,125; Brunet 1,239; ...

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ANACREON & SAPPHO.
ANACREON & SAPPHO.
ANACREON & SAPPHO.
ANACREON & SAPPHO.
ANACREON & SAPPHO.

ANACREON & SAPPHO. Les poesies d'Anacreon et de Sapho, traduites en François, avec des remarques, par Madame Dacier. Nouvelle édition, augmentée des notes latines de Mr. Le Fevre & la traduction en vers François de Mr. De la Fosse. Amsterdam, Chez la Veuve de Paul Marret, 1716. 8vo. 2 parts in 1: (IV, frontispiece & title),(XXVIII),300,(4);XXIV,104,(2) p. Calf 17 cm (Ref: Brunet 1,254; Hoffmann 1,133; Moss 1,54/55; Graesse 1,110; Ebert 578) (Details: Back gilt and with 5 raised bands, red morocco shield in the second compartment. Marbled endpapers. Edges dyed red. Engraved frontispiece, depicting a bacchic scene, bacchus carried by a thiasos. The book has two titles, bound immediately after each other, the first one is printed in red and black, and shows an engraving which depicts a male portrait on a shield, the shield being flanked by 2 winged angels that blow a trumpet (Famae?). The second title omits the mentioning of the the translation 'en vers françois' ...

€ 180,00
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ANTHOLOGIA POETICA. In usum Gymnasii Amstellodamensis. (Edidit R. VAN OMMEREN). Editio altera. Amst., Den Hengst, 1804. 12mo. VIII,205 p. Vellum 15 cm (Consolatio ad Catullus, Tibullus, Propertius, Ovidius, Consolatio ad Liviam, Iuvenalis, Lucretius)
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ANTONINUS LIBERALIS.
ANTONINUS LIBERALIS.
ANTONINUS LIBERALIS.

ANTONINUS LIBERALIS. ANTÔNINOU LIBERALIS METAMORPHÔSEÔN SUNAGÔGÊ. Antonini Liberalis Transformationum congeries, interprete Guilielmo Xylandro. Thomas Munckerus recensuit, & notas adjecit. Amsterdam (Amstelodami), Apud Janssonio-Waesbergios, 1676. 12mo. (XXXVI),339,(33) p., frontispiece. Overlapping vellum. 13 cm (Ref: Hoffmann 2,193; Willems 1894, Bergman 1894, Rahir 2565; Ebert 750: 'A new and good recension'; Graesse 1,154) (Details: 6 thongs laced through cover; edges dyed blue, woodcut printer's mark on title; Greek text with facing Latin translation; at the end of each chapter the commentary) (Condition: Frontispiece dustsoiled) (Note: Antoninus Liberalis was an ancient Greek grammarian/mythographer, probably of Antonine times (AD 100 and 200). His only surviving work, the 'Metamorphoseon synagoge', (collection of metamorphoses) survives in a single manuscript of the later ninth century, now in the Palatine Library in Heidelberg; it contains 41 briefly summarised ...

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ANTONINUS LIBERALIS.
ANTONINUS LIBERALIS.
ANTONINUS LIBERALIS.
ANTONINUS LIBERALIS.
ANTONINUS LIBERALIS.

ANTONINUS LIBERALIS. ANTÔNINOU LIBERALIS METAMORPHÔSEÔN SUNAGÔGÊ. Antonini Liberalis transformationum congeries, interprete Guilielmo Xylandro. Cum Thomae Munckeri notis, quibus suas adjecit Henricus Verheyk. Leiden (Lugduni Batavorum), Apud Sam. et Joan. Luchtmans, 1774. 8vo. XXXII,304,(19) p. Vellum 21 cm (Ref: STCN p.p. 238037584; Hoffmann 193: 'Am Ende befindet sich ein bedeutender Excurs: De dialectis in Antonino Liberal. obviis'; Ebert 752; Graesse 1,154; Brunet 1,330: 'cette édition était la meilleure avant celle de 1832'; Spoelder, p. 545: Dordrecht 2) (Details: Prize copy, including the printed prize. 5 thongs laced through the joints. Backstrip panelled in gilt with repeated floral motives. Brown morocco shield in the second 'compartment'. Boards with gilt borders and cornerpieces. Gilt coat of arms of Dordrecht in the centre of the boards. Woodcut printer's mark on title: 'Tuta sub Aegide Pallas'. Paper of excellent quality. Greek text with facing Latin translation, ...

€ 240,00
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APOLLODORUS ATHENIENSIS. APOLLODÔROU TOU ATHÊNAIOU BIBLIOTHÊKÊS, ê peri theôn BIBLIA G'. Apollodori Atheniensis Bibliotheces, sive de Diis libri tres. Tanaquillus Faber recensuit & notulas addidit. Saumur (Salmurii), Apud Ioannem Lenerium, 1661. 4to. (IV),(II),289,(1 blank) p. Vellum 17 cm (Ref: Hoffmann 1,199; Dibdin 1,272: 'an accurate edition'; Moss 1,63; Brunet 1,344/45; Ebert 802; Graesse 1,162) (Details: 2 thongs laced throught the joints. Short title on the back. Title in red and black. Woodcut printer's mark of Jean Lesnier on the title, a flying eagle (?) with a banner, motto 'movendo'. A remarkable feature of this book is the preservation of a cancelled leaf. The book contains immediately after the title two short dedications, which are the same except for the heading. Tanaquillus Faber dedicates the book first to 'N. de Roche-Choüart illustri comiti Lemovicensi', and on the following leaf to 'Illustri Comiti Lemovicensi de Roche-Choüart'. The only difference is ...

€ 560,00
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APOLLODORUS ATHENIENSIS. Apollodori Atheniensis Bibliothecae libri tres, et fragmenta. Curis secundis illustravit Chr.G. HEYNE. (Bound with:) Ad Apollodori Bibliothecam observationes auctore Chr.G. HEYNE. Göttingen, typis Henrici Dieterich, 1803. 8vo. 2 vols. in 1: LVI,468;400,(112 indices) p. Modern cloth. 21 cm (Hoffmann 1,199/200; some slight foxing) (Note: Heyne thoroughly revised and corrected his first edition and commentary, which was first published in 1782-1783. 'Heyne for the first time managed to purge the text from the many errors that had been brought in by Aegius, (...) But his most important contribution is certainly his copious and still useful exegetical commentary'. (M. Huys, '125 years of scholarship of Apollodorus the Mythographer', in 'L'Antiquité Classique', 66 (1997), 1997, p. 321) The 'Library', a late antique work on Greek mythology, is nowadays attributed to one 'Pseudo-Apollodorus'. In his dissertation of 1873 the German classical scholar Carl ...

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APPIANUS.
APPIANUS.
APPIANUS.

APPIANUS. Appianus Alexandrinus De bellis civilibus Romanorum. Cum libro perquam eleganti, qui Illyrius, et altero qui Celticus inscribitur. (Translated from the Greek into Latin by Petrus Candidus) (Venice), n.d. (Colophon at the end: Venetiis opera magistri Bernardini de Vitalibus, 1526, die quarto mensis Madii) 8vo. 372 unnumbered leaves. Modern overlapping vellum 14.5 cm (Ref: Hoffmann I,216; EDIT16: CNCE 2197; Graesse 1,169; cf. Ebert 849) (Details: Title within woodcut floral borders; short title on the back; good white paper) (Condition: Good condition; old and small ownership entry on the title) (Note: Appianus, 2nd century AD, originating from Alexandria, gained Roman citizenship, and went to Rome. There he was a lawyer, and wrote his 'Roman History' in Greek (Rhômaïka). It treated the Roman conquests arranged ethnographically in 24 books. 'Loyal and honest, an admirer of Roman imperialism, he wrote in the plain koinê, and though interested mainly in wars and ...

€ 625,00
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ARISTAENETUS.
ARISTAENETUS.
ARISTAENETUS.
ARISTAENETUS.

ARISTAENETUS. ARISTAINETOU EPISTOLAI. Aristaeneti Epistolae graecae. Cum latina interpretatione & notis. Altera editio emendatior & auctior. Paris (Parisiis), Apud Marcum Orry, via Iacobaea, sub signo leonis salientis, 1600. 8vo. (VIII),282,(2 animadvertenda),(4 blank) p. Limp vellum 18 cm (Ref: Hoffmann 1,239; Graesse 1,204; Ebert 1065) (Details: Among bibliographers and librarians there is confusion about the date of this book. The date on the title of this second edition of the letters of Aristaenetus is indicated as MVIC. We found in KVK (Karlsruher Virtueller Katalog) records of this title dated 1594, 1596 and 1600. 1594 is definitely wrong, for the Parisian printer Orry published the first edition of this title in 1595, indicated by him as MDLXXXXV, and he repeated it the next year, now with MDXXXXVI. The third edition was published in 1610, with the date MCX. As the second edition cannot preceed the first edition of 1595 (and its repetition of 1596), this ...

€ 740,00
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ARISTAENETUS.
ARISTAENETUS.
ARISTAENETUS.

ARISTAENETUS. Aristaeneti Epistolae graecae cum versione latina et notis Josiae Merceri curante Joan. Cornelio de Pauw, cujus notae accedunt. Utrecht (Trajecti ad Rhenum), Apud Hermannum Besseling, 1737. 4to. (XXIV),287,(1 colophon) p. Overlapping vellum 15.5 cm (Ref: Hoffmann 1,240; Schweiger 1,44; Dibdin 1,292; Fabricius, Bibliotheca Graeca, ed. 4a, Hamburg 1780, p. 696; Brunet 1,448; Ebert 1066; Graesse 1,204) (Details: 5 thongs laced through the joints. Title printed in red and black. Woodcut ornament on the title. Greek text with facing Latin translation, commentary on the lower half of the page. Edges dyed blue) (Condition: Vellum slightly soiled. Stamp and name on the front flyleaf. Small part of the right lower corner of the front flyleaf cut off, and renewed. Small shelf number in red ink on the title. Two stamps on the verso of the title) (Note: A survey of erotic motives in the literature of Greece and Rome. Aristaenetus is the established name of the author of a ...

€ 225,00
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ARISTOPHANES.
ARISTOPHANES.
ARISTOPHANES.
ARISTOPHANES.

ARISTOPHANES. ARISTOPHANOUS KÔMÔiDIAI ia'. Comoediae undecim, graecè & latinè, ut et Fragmenta earum quae amissae sunt. Cum emendationibus virorum doctorum, praecipue Josephi Scaligeri, cum indice Paroemiarum selectiorum. Accesserunt huic editioni notae & observationes ex variis autoribus collectae, ut et nova versio EKKLÊSIAZOUSÔN à Tan. Fabro facta cum doctissimis ejusdem in eandem comoediam notis. Amsterdam (Amstelaedami), Apud Joannem Ravesteinium, 1670. 12mo. 2 parts in 1: (XXIV),1087 (recte 1089),(3 blank),60 p. Vellum. 13.8 cm (Ref: Smitskamp, the Scaliger collection, no. 6; Hoffmann 1,255; Hoffmann 1,255; Dibdin, 1,299; Moss 1,94; Ebert 1091; Graesse 1,207; Brunet 1,453) (Details: 5 thongs laced through the joints. Woodcut printer's mark on the title, depicting the prophet Elijah resting against a tree and being fed by the ravens. This scene is described in the Old Testament in book 1 Kings, chapter 17, vss. 1-4, where the Septuagint speaks of 'korakes', ...

€ 420,00
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ARISTOTELES.
ARISTOTELES.

ARISTOTELES. Aristotelis, ac philosophorum medicorumque complurium Problemata, ad varias quaestiones cognoscendas admodum digna & ad naturalem philosophiam discutiendam, maxime spectantia. Marci Antonii Zimarae Sanctipetrinatis Problemata his addita, una cum trecentis Aristotelis et Averrois Propositionibus, suis in locis insertis. Omnia iam tertiò edita. Cum privilegio. Basel, (Basileae), (R. Winter), n.d. (ca. 1540) Small 8vo. 126,(2 blank) p. 20th century brown morocco 15 cm 'A Pseudo-Aristotelian text which offered its readers of all levels the satisfation of a causal understanding of daily phenomena' (Ref: VD16 P 4881; Not in USTC) (Details: Tasteful brown morocco, boards with a blind fillet border. The name of Aristotle gilt on the back. The edges of the bookblock are also gilt. The 'Problematum liber unus' by Marcus Antonius Zimara (filling 55 pages) which the title calls for, is unfortunately lacking at the end of this book. Nevertheless this is a remarkably ...

€ 900,00
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ARNOBIUS.
ARNOBIUS.

ARNOBIUS. Arnobii Disputationum adversus gentes libri septem, recogniti & aucti. Ex bibliotheca Theodori Canteri Ultraiectini, cuius etiam notae adiectae sunt. Antwerpen (Antverpiae), Ex officina Christophori Plantini, 1582. 8vo. 285,(1 errata, & 2 blank) p. Tasteful modern half calf. 18 cm (Ref: Belg. Typ. 172; STC Dutch p. 14; Adams A1996; Voet 596 variant A; Sorgeloos 113; Dibdin 1,215: 'An excellent edition, in which the modesty and learning of its editor are successfully opposed to the rashness of his predecessor Gelenius' (in his edition of 1546); Ebert 1219; not in Brunet) (Details: Woodcut printer's device on the title. Red morocco letterpiece on the back. The binder used a broad strip of vellum as spine lining; this strip was probably cut from an old manuscript contract) (Condition: Name on the title. Very small tear near the right lower corner of the title. Occasional old ink underlinings on ca. 70 pages. Right margin of the last 60 pages slightly ...

€ 750,00
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ARNOBIUS.- MEURSIUS,J. Ioannis Meursii Criticus Arnobianus tributus in libros septem. Item Hypocriticus Minutianus, & Excerpta MS. Regii Parisiensis. Editio altera, & melior. Leiden (Lugduni Batavorum), Ex officina Ludovici Elzevirii, 1599. 8vo. (XX),167,(23)(1 blank) 18th century half calf 17.3 cm (Ref: STCN p.p. 119504200; Dibdin 1,215: 'an indispensable work to peruse, for those who are curious in the learning of the author'. Willems 44; Rahir 26; Berghman 1283; Schoenemann 1,166/67) (Details: Back gilt and with 5 raised bands. Red shield in second compartment. Colophon at the end: 'Lugduni Batavorum, Excudebat Ioannes Balduini. Anno 1599, mense Julio') (Condition: Binding worn at the extremes. Joints split, but still tight. Small piece at the head of the spine gone. Ownership inscription on the front flyleaf. Stamp on the title. Foxed) (Note: Arnobius, a teacher of rhetoric at Sicca Veneria in Numidia 'was suddenly converted to Christianity (ca. A.D. 295) and a ...

€ 600,00
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ARNOBIUS.  MEURSIUS,J.
ARNOBIUS.  MEURSIUS,J.

ARNOBIUS.- MEURSIUS,J. Ioannis Meursii Criticus Arnobianus tributus in libros septem. Item Hypocriticus Minutianus, & Excerpta MS. Regii Parisiensis. Editio altera, & melior. Leiden (Lugduni Batavorum), Ex officina Ludovici Elzevirii, 1599. 8vo. (XX),167,(23)(1 blank) Vellum 16 cm (Ref: Dibdin 1,215: 'an indispensable work to peruse, for those who are curious in the learning of the author'; Willems 44; Rahir 26; Berghman 1283; Schoenemann 1,166/67) (Details: 5 thongs laced through both joints; colophon at the end: 'Lugduni Batavorum, Excudebat Ioannes Balduini. Anno 1599, mense Julio') (Condition: Short title in ink on the back; vellum somewhat soiled; 2 hardly noticeable pinpoint wormholes in the first 6 leaves; some foxing; name on front flyleaf erased, leaving a small hole) (Note: Arnobius, a teacher of rhetoric at Sicca Veneria in Numidia 'was suddenly converted to Christianity (ca. A.D. 295) and a year or 2 later, at the instance of his bishop, wrote seven books ...

€ 600,00
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ARTICULI DIAETALES. Articuli Diaetales Principatus Transsylvaniae. Hermannstadt (Cibinii), impressit Johannes Barth, (1744) 14 unnumbered leaves. No binding. 32 cm (Details: Woodcut headpiece at the beginning of the text: 2 putti supporting the coat of arms of Transsylvania, or in German Siebenbürgen. On the lower half of the shield, the 7 fortresses on hills are depicted; on the upper part a rising aegle is flanked by the sun and a waxing moon. (See Wikipedia's article: 'Historical coat of arms of Transsylvania') Further woodcut initials, a six page list with the names and functions of 125 Transsylvanian nobles and dignitaries) (Condition: 7 loose gatherings held together with a thread. The edges are slightly thumbed and show some wear and tear. Slightly and partly waterstained. Some foxing. The document was once folded crosswise. 2 small holes in the blank lower margin of leaf B2 and C1 because of wear. The last 3 leaves are loose. 3 names on leaf G2 verso, the last but one ...

€ 300,00
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ATHANASIUS & BASILIUS.
ATHANASIUS & BASILIUS.

ATHANASIUS & BASILIUS. Athanasiou dialogoi e', peri tês hagias Triados. Basileiou logoi d' kata dussebous Eunomiou. Anastasiou kai Kurillou ekthesis suntomos tês orthodoksou pisteôs. Athanasii dialogi V, de sancta Trinitate. Basilii libri IIII, adversus impium Eunomium. Anastasii et Cyrilli compendiaria orthodoxae fidei explanatio. Ex interpretatione Th. Bezae. Foebadi, sive Foebadii liber contra Arianos. Quae Athanasii, Anastasii & Cyrilli sunt, & quae Foebadii, nunc primum eduntur. N.pl. (Geneva), Excudebat Henricus Stephanus, 1570. 8vo. (XIV),24;431,(1 blank) p. 18th century vellum 17.5 cm A collection of Trinitarian texts (Ref: GLN-2395; Hoffmann 1,387; Renouard, Estienne p. 133; Graesse 1,243; Butterweck, Athanasius Bibliographie, p. 64/65; Dibdin 1,196: 'scarce and estimable'; not in Brunet) (Details: Two morocco letterpieces on the spine. Boards with gilt borders. Marbled endpapers, edges dyed red. Nice copy) (Condition: The opusculum Liber contra Arianos of ...

€ 1300,00
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