September 14th, 2021
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This week's list is an eclectic mix of photography, posters, maps, art, and ephemera. Featured items include an early 20th century vernacular photo album from Colorado, a collection of 1930s California Road Maps, an original Edward Borein drawing, and an autograph book with Susan B. Anthony's signature.

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Collection 41 of Large Format Photographs
of Scenery, Portraits and Architecture
Wielkiewicz, A. G. and H. M. 
Forty-one large format photos taken by Andrew G. Wielkiewicz and Helen M. Wielkiewicz (also signed under her maiden name, Helen M. Baumeister) in the 1940s. 33 photos were taken by A. G. Wielkiewicz and 8 were taken by H. M. Wielkiewicz. All photos are gelatin silver and mounted on 16" x 20" board. Photos measure 12 ½ x 13 ½ inches to 13 ½ x 17 inches. All photos, except one, are signed and all have the title in manuscript on the front. Photos have light silvering, and minor to moderate damage or yellowing. Mounts have a slightly musty smell, moderate foxing, toning and soiling. Good condition.

These photographs were exhibited at Photographic Societies, Artists' Guilds and Camera Clubs in Massachusetts, Vermont, Ohio, New Jersey, Kansas, Illinois and Iowa. About a dozen images have illustrated exhibition stickers, a couple photos won prizes, and a few photos have more detailed title labels with the photographer's name and address. Some of these are missing exhibition stickers or title labels are missing with only the glue left behind. The exhibition stickers are neat - the Springfield Photographic Society exhibited photos at the George Walter Vincent Smith Museum and there is an illustration of the museum on the sticker. The Blackhawk Camera Club of Davenport, Iowa has an illustration of the Sauk leader and warrior, Blackhawk. More research needs to be done about the photographers; all we know is that they were part of the Springfield Photographic Society and the Artists' Guild, they lived in Three Rivers, Massachusetts, and were married. The photographs depict portraits of judges, artists, and children, scenery of the seacoast, parks, and winter landscapes, and architecture likely in the Northeast. 023046. $250

Colorado, New Mexico and Texas Mounted Albumen Photographs (39) Camping, Hunting, Wagon Rides 1897-1898
Colorado/New Mexico, 1897-1898. 39 mounted albumen photos (4 1/2 x 3 1/2 inches) on curved embossed mounts of 6 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches. All but two photos are matte finished silver gels; two photos are glossy. Mounts are lightly soiled and foxed, verso is toned. Photos are generally clean; several are washed out but for the most part exposure is very good. Some of the photos have a slightly fuzzy look but most are clear and detailed. All (save one) have location inscriptions on verso; most are dated.

From the inscriptions and content, we believe the family lived in Raton, New Mexico (photo of residence and building) and must have been somewhat well off spending time on wagon excursions, camping and hunting trips. Locations include the Brazos River in Texas, Cimarron Canon/River and Chico River in New Mexico plus several Raton New Mexico views. Colorado locations include nine views in an around the Conejos River, seven images of areas near the upper San Juan River, a flume near Sangre de Christo, four pictures near Pagosa and two identified as Elk Creek. We have handled few vernacular sets from rural New Mexico and Colorado that we have liked as much as these. These turn of the century images are not spectacular but collectively are a special group showing rural scenes and activities not often documented. More photos available upon request. 023065. $900

Early 20th Century Album of Life in
Delta, Colorado and Rural Environs
A fantastic album of rural Colorado in the early 20th century. This album contains 53 tipped in gelatin silver photographs. Photos were taken circa 1909-1911 and are captioned in white ink. Album covers measure approximately 7 ½ x 5 ½ inches. The photos measure between 3 ¼ x 2 ¾ inches and 3 ½ x 4 inches with most somewhere in between. A handful of photos are oval shaped and a few are unevenly cut. There is a tipped in scrap of paper on the front endpaper that reads, "To Miss Flora Burritt from Hiram August 14, 1911". Black cloth album covers have moderate wear to edges and corners, and the text block is almost detached from the covers. One photo has been torn from the leaf but is present (tear affects content). Most photos are starting to detach from album leaves. Photos have nice clarity and composition. Overall good condition.

This early 20th century album depicts everyday scenes in rural Colorado. The album was possibly compiled by Hiram Ray Burritt, a relative of Flora Burritt. The photos were taken in and around Delta, Colorado. Other locations mentioned in the album include Tongue Creek, Grand Mesa, Ouray, and Eckert. All the images in this album have great content. One of our favorite photos, captioned "Sam Ritter", depicts a fur-clad postman braving the wilds of a Colorado winter: the horse-drawn mail wagon (U. S. Mail R. F. D. No. 1) is in front, and Sam Ritter, the postman, is dressed in a huge fur coat against the backdrop of windswept mountains. Another good shot depicts the "Opening of Gunnison Tunnel, Pres. Taft present" which took place on September 23rd, 1909. One unusual image depicts men riding on a train. It is unusual because of the way it was composed: the photographer takes the photo from the back of the train with the engine visible out front chugging along the tracks. There is a man holding a drum that reads "Paonia" in this shot as well. "Just Fishin" and "Just Kids" are two great photos that depict exactly what the captions read. There are also two photos of adorable owls, and great family portraits such as "At Alexander Lakes" that depicts a family of 10 in front of a log cabin and "At Mr. Meddock's" depicting a family of 7. Other great images include R. B. Ratekin's farmhouse, Taft's cabin, Pontier's cabin, Berninger's farm land, E. E. Bull's Orchard, Tongue Creek schoolhouse, a field day at Eckert, and residences and businesses of Delta. There are some great portraits of children: two that capture the beautiful smile of a little girl named Victoria Landry, and two portraits of a young boy named Reed with his pup named Bob. For such a diminutive album it certainly packs a punch. 023039. $475
Tale of a Tour and Worth of a Magneto by the Kodak
Anderson, Indiana: Remy Electric Company, 1909. Leather binding with gilt title on front. Rubbing to the edges. Binding is tight and interior clean. All edges gilt. Grey endpapers with Remy logo. Very good condition.

A story in pictures of the trip of two adventurous tourists traveling the good Highways of Hoosierdom through Florida's swamps in a car equipped with a "Fool-Proof" Remy High Tension Magneto, as told by the Kodak. Our grand adventurers, A. T. Mosher and Harry Harter headed south from Anderson, Indiana, home of the Remy Electric Company, driving 6,000 miles to showcase the reliability of the Remy High Tension Magneto. As stated in the booklet, "This supreme test of the Magneto, as shown by the pictures in this booklet, stands alone in the history of the manufacture of parts and accessories for the motor." Not short on hyperbole, the photos do however document the car running through high waters without stalling, while attracting an appreciative crowd where ever they traveled. Just a classic ephemeral advertising item early in the automotive era. Four copies found in OCLC as of April 2021. 022685. $275
Business Men's Base Ball Game,
Wednesday, July 31st, 1895 [Casselton, N.D.]
Mounted silver gel photo depicting a baseball team in Casselton, North Dakota in 1895. Mount measures 10 x 5 inches and photo measures 9 ½ x 4 inches. Title and names of players are printed on the mount. Annotations by previous owner (modern) on verso. Photographer is unknown. Mount has moderate toning and light wear; photo has light soiling. Very good condition.

This great image depicts 18 baseball players sitting and standing with the umpire, scorekeeper, band and spectators standing around them. Many of the players sitting hold bats, while the players standing all hold parasols (was it hot that day?). The umpire "Mayor C. R. Meredith" sits in front of the players and holds a ball (he is also wearing a sheriff's badge). The team must have been sponsored by "Star Tobacco" as it is printed on all of their ball caps. A drum on the right side of the image reads "Casselton, N.D." One comp was found at North Dakota State Library (mount not intact) as of August 2021. 023044. $575
Nick Manoloff's Modern Accompaniment Guide for Spanish Guitar
Paper riveted dial. Two circular sheets, one orange and one white, held together with small metal fastener. Very mild soiling to back side of white sheet, otherwise fine condition. Created to accompany Nick Manoloff's Spanish Guitar Method Book No. 1, which was published in 1935. Fine condition.

This handy reference dial was meant to help those learning to play Spanish Guitar. Rotating the dial to different key signatures gives which chords should accompany the desired key. The back of the dial shows minor chords, major and minor key signatures, and information about accidentals, parallel minor chords, and transposition. A fun piece of music ephemera. 023078. $50
Dry-Fly Fisherman's Entomology
Mosely, Martin
London: George Routeledge and Sons, Limited, 1921. First Edition. Dark green fabrikoid flexible-board wallet style, with title in gilt on front and spine. Minimal rubbing to spine. Flap inserts into front board. Interior very clean. All 16 plates present with hand colored flies and tissue guards included with printed key. Printed facsimile letter from Frederic Halford to Martin Mosely. Marbled endpapers. Very good condition.

A pleasantly clean copy of this classic British treatise on the entomology of the dry fly. 16mo; 109 pp. 022829. $140
Chicago and North-Western Line Through Train Service


Chicago: Rand Mcnally & Company, 1892. Printed December 1892 and includes a folding map in full color. One sheet folded into 18 panels. "Christian Union" rubber stamp on rear wrap. Light foxing, else very good.

This time table pamphlet for the Chicago and North-Western contains a map of the through car and train service from Chicago. Comps found at Stanford and the David Rumsey Map Collection as of August 2021. 023045. $250
Clason's Pocket Guides
$80 Each
Clason's Guide to Oregon
with Map of Auto Routes

Denver, Colorado: The Clason Map Co. Dark green wrappers with lettering and illustration in black on cover. Slight wear and creasing along edges of wrapper; mild soiling. Staples are slightly rusted, but binding is tight. Interior has some very light toning and slight creasing to page corners. Folding map is firmly affixed to inside of back wrapper. Map measures about 22 x18 inches. The map itself has some very mild soiling and an approximately one inch tear along one of the folds that does not impact content. No publication date is printed, likely circa 1913. Very good condition.

This pamphlet is part of the series of Clason's pocket guide maps of western states. The folding map depicts the entire state of Oregon and shows auto roads in red; county lines in yellow; railroads in black; and national forests, Indian Reservations, and bodies of water in blue. In addition to the folding map, the pamphlet includes an index of towns that gives railroads, populations, elevations, and major industries and businesses. It also includes a few pages of general information about Oregon, a table of railroad distances between towns, a list of counties, and a list of geographic features such as mountains and rivers. 16mo; 32 pp. 023073 $80

Clason's Guide to Utah
with Map of Auto Routes

Denver, Colorado: The Clason Map Co., 1916. Dark green wrappers with lettering and illustration in black on cover. Slight wear and creasing along edges of wrapper; mild soiling. Staple binding is tight. Interior pages are toned and a couple pages have small stains. Folding map affixed to inside of back wrapper has started to come loose. Map measures about 17 ½ x 19 inches. The map itself has some slight toning and an approximately one inch tear along one of the folds. Good condition.

This is the 1916 edition of the Clason's pocket guide map for Utah. The folding map depicts the entire state and shows auto roads in red with county lines and national forests in green. In addition to the folding map, the pamphlet includes an index of cities and towns that gives populations and elevations and lists railroads, major industries, and some businesses. It also includes a few pages of general information about the state, two street maps of Salt Lake City, a table of railroad distances between towns, and a list of geographic features such as mountains and lakes. 16mo; 32 pp. 023072. $80
 The Gentle Art of Resenting Injuries,
Being Some Unpublished Correspondence Addressed to the
Author of "The Gentle Art of Making Enemies"
Keppel, Frederick (James A. McNeill Whistler)

New York: Frederick Keppel, 1904. Motley wrappers are in very good condition. Toning to edges and bumps to corners. Pages uncut. Note from the author reads "...printed in a very limited edition, and solely for presentation to a few of the writer's friends." Very good condition.

Item details an interaction between Keppel (1845-1912), an art and print dealer, and Whistler (1834-1903), an artist. 16mo; 15 pp. 020242. $95
Mineral Wealth, Climate and Rain-Fall, and Nature Resources of the Black Hills of Dakota
Jenney, Walter P.
Washington: Government Printing Office, 1876.   Tan wraps with black lettering; includes folding map "Preliminary Map, 1875", depicting the geology of the Black Hills. 4th Congress, 1st Session, Senate, Ex. Doc. No. 51. Rear wrap has been affixed with archival tape, and wraps have light toning; map has a 2 inch tear that has been fixed with archival tape. Good condition.

This document contains Chapters V, VI, and VII of the final report titled "Report on the Geology and Resources of the Black Hills of Dakota" by Henry Newton and Walter Jenney, which was published in 1880. Jenney's contributions to the report - climate, mineral wealth, and map - were called for in advance by the U. S. Senate and were published in 1876. 8vo; 71 pp. 021435. $425
Uncompahgre Frontier
Rockwell, Wilson
Self published, 1965. Printed by Hoeckel's of Denver, Colorado with their label on the front pastedown. Red boards with gilt lettering and bound with post screws. Boards have moderate soiling and light wear, and the text block has light toning to edges. Copies found at History Colorado, Montrose Regional Library and Western Colorado University as of August 2021. Very good condition.

This volume contains a pioneer history of the Uncompahgre country including all of Montrose and Ouray counties and parts of Delta and San Miguel counties. This book was compiled after Rockwell produced a successful television series under the same name. Wilson Rockwell (1909-2007) was a Colorado rancher operating a ranch near Maher since 1938, author of a handful of western lore and history books, and Colorado politician. 4to; 278 pp. 023066. $325
You Can't Jail the Revolution -
Stop the Trial - Free the Conspiracy 8 
Poster reads: You Can't Jail the Revolution - Stop the Trial - Free the Conspiracy 8 - 28 E. Jackson, Chicago, 427-7773. A bright, clean poster; imagery and text in red, printed on cream colored paper. Printed poster measures 20 x 24 inches. Fine condition.

The previous book dealer provides provenance of the poster stating that this poster, along with others, was purchased from a student activist who hung the posters in southern Wisconsin during the time of trial (this specific copy was never distributed or hung up but was found rolled with other posters in the activist's garage). A full description of the provenance can be provided. This eye-catching poster was created to protest the arrest of the Chicago 8, also known as the Conspiracy 8 and the Chicago 7. The Chicago 8 were a group of activists that included Abbie Hoffman and Jerry Rubin, founders of YIPPES (the Youth International Party) , Tom Hayden, co-founder of Students for Democratic Society, Bobby Seale, Black Panther Chairman, David Dellenger and Rennie Davis, members of MOBE (National Mobilization Committee to End the War in Vietnam) , John Froines and Lee Weiner. The Chicago 8 were indicted under the Civil Rights Act of 1968 for the protests at the 1968 Democratic Convention. Bobby Seale's case would be declared a mistrial, leading the Chicago 8 to be known as the Chicago 7. The address on the bottom of the poster "28 E. Jackson, Chicago" was an apartment rented by Rennie Davis and the location of the "Committee to Defend the Conspiracy." An iconic poster in fine condition. 023063. $1000
Coyote Races on Sunday, Nov. 17, 1946
Central City, Nebraska: The Republican, 1946. Poster printed on newsprint to advertise coyote races outside of Central City, Nebraska in November of 1946. Poster measures approximately 21 x 15 ½ inches. Black lettering with one black and white image. No content on verso. Poster has been folded once vertically and five times horizontally; paper is toned, particularly on the creases. There are about ten small tears along edges and in vertical crease (most measuring about one inch), some of which have been repaired with tape on the back side. Good condition.

This grotesque poster shows an image of two men and their dogs posing next to a pick-up truck covered with coyote pelts. The advertised coyote races were an "Open Contest" with cash prizes - "Bring Your Fast Dogs." It adds that there would be entertainment from "Allie Powers' High School Horses" as well as "Coyote Hounds and Saddle Horses for Sale." Admission was 75 cents for adults and 25 cents for children. No guns were allowed and the organizers were "Not responsible in case of accidents." No copies of this obscure piece of history found in OCLC as of August 2021. 023051. $350
Yosemite National Park in California's Majestic Sierras


Santa Fe Railroad. This is a promotional poster for Yosemite National Park created by the Santa Fe Railroad. The poster has no publication date but likely the 1930s. Poster measures 24 x 36 inches. There are pinholes in all corners and margins have light creasing. Very good condition.

It seems that this monochromatic poster series was limited to two national parks, Carlsbad Caverns and Yosemite. A pretty style, we wish there were more! 023060. $395
Extensive Collection of California Road Maps [Circa 1930]
Automobile Club Of Southern California   
This collection of California road maps was assembled around 1932 for a member of the Automobile Club of Southern California (ACSC). Orange expanding manila folder that contains 158 strip maps with an index as well as 26 folding maps of various California locales. Also includes a list of hotels and garages under contract with the ACSC (dated 1926) and a four page leaflet with the rules of emergency road service. An envelope addressed to Frank Massa of Camptonville, California that is postmarked 1932 rounds out the collection. The strip maps measure about 10 ½ x 3 ¾ inches while the index map is on a folding sheet that measures approximately 21 ½ x 8 ½ inches. Manila envelope has tears along its edges. Strip maps and index are all in very good condition with only light toning. Folding maps are in good to very good condition with occasional creasing and small tears on folds. The list of hotels and garages has some soiling and creasing while the rules of emergency road service leaflet is toned and has tearing and chipping to folds; both in good condition.

A nice collection of early thirties California maps put together for an intrepid motorist. The strip maps are particularly pleasing, showing detailed views of specific routes usually at a scale of around 5 miles per inch. Often the verso of the strip map has a list of hotels and garages found on that route. The set of 158 maps covers destinations across the state, from San Diego to Crescent City with a few reaching into Oregon and Nevada. A few notable examples of the folding maps are a map of the Mojave Desert, Colorado Basin, and Death Valley; an industrial map of Los Angeles Harbor; and a map of automobile routes entering Yosemite National Park. Given the likelihood of mechanical difficulties and the lack of services along the way, these maps may have been used to navigate some quite adventurous road trips. Now the collection serves as a fascinating piece of California history. 023077. $500
Plan and Profile of Little Colorado River
from Mouth to Tolchico Dam Site, Arizona [Sheets A-E]
Lewis, J. L.
United States Geological Survey, 1948. Set of three maps and two profiles of the Little Colorado River, surveyed by the USGS in 1926. Includes Sheets A-E. Plans measure 22 x 28 inches and contours are depicted in sepia and blue. Published by the Department of the Interior, USGS; this the reprint from 1948. Topography by J. L. Lewis. Plans are folded two to four times, and have moderate toning to fold lines and a slight curl at corners. Copies of this reprint at Harvard and University of Minnesota, Minneapolis as of August 2021. Very good condition.

These plans show 103 river miles upstream from the Colorado River. River miles are marked with a black dot in the stream bed with a mileage number flagged on the rim. Five dam sites are shown but fortunately, none of these dams were built. Eleven trails leading into the canyon are also shown and do not appear on any other USGS quadrangles of the area, not the 15' maps or newer 7.5 maps. This is a great set of maps for Colorado River history collections. 
023061. $700

Suite of Ten Study Sketches
Goodwin, Philip R
Suite of ten study sketches from the wildlife artist Philip R. Goodwin. Paper size ranges from 9 x 11 inches to 11 x 15 inches. Overall the set is in fair to good condition. Most leaves are chipped along the edges; sheets show various levels of soiling and toning. Several show oil stains. After all, these were practice sheets with all but two sheets having at least some work on both recto and verso. Artists do not intend for their early drafts to be seen yet provide a window into the mind of an artist.

These sketches likely were from early in Goodwin’s career as he was developing his distinctive style of sportsman and outdoor art. Philip R. Goodwin (1881-1935) studied under the great American illustrator Howard Pyle alongside N. C. Wyeth and others in the Brandywine Valley. Primarily a commercial artist, Goodwin sold hundreds of images for use as cover illustrations in magazines, ads for hunting and ammunition firms and was best known for his images reproduced for calendar art. Without exaggeration, one could claim that most hunting cabins contained Philip R. Goodwin prints and calendars in the 30’s and 40’s. After his passing in 1935 his artwork slid into obscurity. In 1978, an article in the art periodical Persimmon Hill by Patricia Johnston gave life to Goodwin’s work and in time art historians discovered Goodwin’s influence on Charlie Russell and slowly Goodwin’s work became well known within the art world. Larry Len Peterson’s fabulous monograph, Philip R. Goodwin—America’s Sporting and Wildlife Artist, published in 2001 cemented Goodwin’s fame and collector’s began snapping up Goodwin’s work. These study sketches offered here came through the collection of Patricia and Charlie Johnston who visited Goodwin’s sister-in-law-law Neva Goodwin in the mid 1970’s and acquired a portfolio of Goodwin’s sketches, prints and calendars. The Johnston’s played a huge role in the “rediscovery” of Philip R. Goodwin. We acquired these from Charlie Johnston’s daughter after Charlie passed in 2020. 023081. $1250
Stag - Pen and Ink Drawing [1899]
Borein, Edward
Original pen and ink drawing by Edward Borein. The untitled drawing depicts a stag deer standing in front of a few roughly sketched trees. Drawing is signed by Borein and dated "99". Paper measures approximately 5 x 7 ¾ inches. The piece was part of the collection of Dr. Frederick Meyer, director of the California College of Arts and Crafts in Oakland. It was then acquired from H. J. Dengler of the Atherton Gallery in Palo Alto. Paper is slightly toned in two spots from the glue used to attach it to the mount. Otherwise in very good condition; unframed.

Edward Borein (1872-1945) was an artist from California known for his accurate and skillful depictions of cowboys and the Old West. This drawing from 1899 comes from early in his artistic career when he was still a full-time working cowboy. At that point in his life, Borein's only formal art training came from the month he spent at the San Francisco Art School. When he inked this drawing, Borein had spent far more time in the saddle than in the studio. He roamed the western United States and Mexico, working at a series of ranches and sketching his surroundings on scraps of paper and whatever else he could find. By 1900, Borein had returned to California and found a job as a staff artist for the San Francisco Call. A unique early piece from one of America's most highly regarded cowboy artists.  023076. $1500
Drawings
Remington, Frederic
Signed Limited Edition
New York: R. H. Russell, 1897. Limited edition of 250 copies, this is number 226. Signed by Remington on limitation card that is mounted to the front paste-down. Oblong folio; unpaginated. All 61 black and white plates are present. Rebacked with restored hinges. Publisher's leather on boards with lettering stamped on cover. Leather is showing signs of age with chipping and some loss along edges; rubbing to boards. Binding is tight. Interior is clean, though there is a crease to the bottom corner of the text block that does not impact content. Final plate has vertical crease down middle. Good condition.

This is a very presentable copy of a book that collects the remarkable work of American artist Frederic Remington. His skilled depictions of cowboys, Native Americans, and the U. S. Calvary are iconic portrayals of the drama, brutality, and romance of the American Old West. Howes R-205. 023047. $3000

Autograph Book with Susan B. Anthony's Signature [Chicago, 1870s]
Leather boards with "Autographs" in gilt on cover. Leather is showing significant signs of aging with numerous cracks and scratches on both boards and major chipping on edges. Binding has deteriorated with both gutters completely cracked, leaving the pages loose. Interior has some mild soiling and toning, but signatures themselves are all in good condition. All edges gilt. Book measures about 7 1/2 x 4 1/2 inches. Overall, book is in fair condition.

This autograph book has about 40 signatures collected by Lena Habel in Chicago from 1878 to 1880. The gem of the bunch is unquestionably the autograph of iconic suffragette and abolitionist Susan B. Anthony. Anthony added an inscription reading, "Equal rights for women - civil and political - is the demand of yours sincerely," and dated the signature March 21, 1879. Some of the signatures come from Habel's friends and family, but many come from more notable persons whose autographs were likely obtained when Habel attended their lectures. Habel appears to have frequented lectures hosted by Slayton's Lyceum Bureau. Organized by Henry Slayton (one of the signers of the book) , the popular series of lectures and musical performances featured a range of speakers and entertainers. Though information on that lecture circuit is scarce, it appears to have run seasonally from the 1870s to around the turn of the century and attracted some famous figures of the time. In addition to Anthony, the most prominent autographs featured in this book belong to Charles DeRudio, a member of the U. S. 7th Calvary Regiment under the command of George Custer who survived the Battle of Little Bighorn; David Swing, a well-known preacher who was the pastor of Westminster Presbyterian Church in Chicago and a confidant of Mary Todd Lincoln; Asa B. Hutchinson, a musician known for raising money for the abolitionist movement at his concerts; Paul Du Chaillu, a French-American explorer who is remembered as the first European to confirm the existence of gorillas; Will Carlton, a poet who was published in Harper's Magazine; and two members of the Chicago Quartette, Harry Thomas and O. F. Dodge. 023022. $3500
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