Sources in the Rare Book Transaction History

The following is a list of auction records, bibliographies, and certain historically important bookseller catalogues in the Rare Book Transaction History database, followed by the number of records in each source.
Click the source name for a description of that particular resource.

No. Source Name Total Records
1 25 Blythe Road 282
2 A.H. Wilkens Auctions & Appraisals 1101
3 AbeBooks Most Expensive 0
4 Adams Amsterdam Auctions 5547
5 Adams Amsterdam Book and Print Auctions 1178
6 Addison and Sarova 10333
7 Ader 69220
8 Aguttes 21084
9 Alain and Evelyne Morel de Westgaver 18221
10 Alaska Auction 5473
11 ALDE 74900
12 Alderfer Auction Company 1218
13 Alexander Autographs 10515
14 Alexander Historical Auctions 38124
15 AltaCal OL 250
16 Amadeus-Auktionshaus GmbH 212
17 American Art Association 99060
18 American Bibles 1480
19 American Book Auction Catalogues 57511
20 Americana Beginnings 679
21 Anderson Galleries 722515
22 Anderson Galleries 1604 622
23 Anderson Galleries 1642 672
24 Anderson Galleries 1685 300
25 Anderson Galleries 1686 1171
26 Anderson Galleries 70 Nuggets 71
27 Angling Auctions 99
28 Antikvariat Bryggen AS 3566
29 Antiquarian Auctions 11643
30 AntiquarianAuctions.com 35355
31 Antiquariat Peter Kiefer 4571
32 Antiques Estate Auctioneers Appraisers 980
33 Arader Galleries 9794
34 Archives International Auctions 15653
35 Arenberg Auctions 23666
36 Art + Object 338
37 Artcurial 53314
38 Artoria S.A. 368
39 Ashcroft and Moore 349
40 Asher 367
41 Aspire Art Auctions 593
42 Aspire Auctions 3480
43 Aste Bolaffi 13046
44 Auction Explorer Books 17337
45 Auctionata 11343
46 Audap and Mirabaud 5875
47 Australian Book Auctions 28348
48 Autographes Encheres 1198
49 Auxerre Encheres Estimations 4639
50 Bakker Boccelli Fine Art 1
51 Baltimore Book Auction 8796
52 Bangs 706585
53 Bauer 528
54 Bearnes Hampton and Littlewood 11953
55 Beaussant Lefevre 4115
56 Bent White Mountains 823
57 Bernard Quaritch 25960
58 Bertolami Fine Art 1160
59 Bibliopathos 568
60 Bibliotheca Munselliana 2331
61 Binoche et Giquello 23074
62 Blacksparrow 990
63 Blanchard's Auction Service 2
64 Bloomsbury Auctions 172638
65 Bloomsbury Book Auctions 100235
66 Bogota Auction 2010
67 Boisgirard Provence Cote DAzur 346
68 Bolaffi SPA 758
69 Bonhams 178771
70 Books by the Falls 667
71 Boon 3137
72 Booth & Williams 352
73 Bourgeault-Horan Antiquarians & Associates, LLC 29
74 Bradford 6213
75 Braislin 1997
76 Brinley 9138
77 Britwell Court 1916 493
78 Bruneau & Co. 6593
79 Brunk Auctions 4541
80 Bruun Rasmussen 58000
81 Bubb Kuyper 203876
82 Burgersdijk and Niermans 49028
83 Butterfield 1319
84 Canada Book Auctions Limited 525
85 Carlsen Gallery 693
86 Casco Bay Auctions 64
87 Case Antiques, Inc. 2304
88 Castner Auction 29
89 Catawiki B. V. 64657
90 CD David 128
91 CDowning Auctions 293
92 CF Libbie 34633
93 Charles Hamilton 29959
94 Charles Heartman 3033
95 Charles Wood 33965
96 Charlton Hall 1213
97 Check List American Railroads 2707
98 Chinese Question 498
99 Chiswick Auctions 20365
100 Chorley's 1206
101 Christian Hesse Auktionen 13142
102 Christies 286178
103 Church 1433
104 Clars Auction Gallery 20544
105 Claude Aguttes 233
106 CNY Book Auctions 219
107 Cohasco 263
108 Collection MC 72
109 Comic Connect 100
110 Connecticut Book Auctions 175
111 Copley Fine Art Auctions 1357
112 Cornette de Saint Cyr 2351
113 Cotswold Auction Company 1140
114 Cottone 115
115 Coutau Begarie 4984
116 Couton Veyrac Jamault 28
117 Cowans Auctions 23962
118 Cowans Historic Americana Auctions 1902
119 Dallas Auction Gallery 123
120 Damien Voglaire 2663
121 Dargate Auction Galleries 420
122 Dawson Book Shop 1189
123 De Baecque and Associes 21198
124 Decker 11230
125 Delvaux 348
126 Dirk Soulis Auctions 10294
127 Dominic Winter Book Auctions 161472
128 Donald Heald Auctions 410
129 Dora Hood 85126
130 Dorotheum 50192
131 Dorothy Sloan Rare Books 6344
132 Doyle New York 31651
133 Dreweatts 433
134 Drouot Estimations 96
135 DSloan 4295
136 Du Mouchelles 940
137 Duke's 171
138 Dupont 255
139 Dush 863
140 Early American 8752
141 Eaton Hudson 302
142 Eberstadt 21456
143 Edward Lefkowicz 1402
144 Eldreds 15292
145 ERA Encheres 1798
146 EV Stamps 1252
147 EV Thompson 614
148 Evans 32214
149 Fairhill Auction 374
150 Ferraton 43591
151 Field 1703
152 Field Auction 4879
153 Finarte 12715
154 Florence Number Nine 49
155 Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers 18175
156 Forum Auctions 61822
157 Forum Auctions in Italy 4173
158 Francis Edwards 166736
159 Francis Harper 73
160 FRAYSSE & Associés 1
161 Freemans 28217
162 Freemans Historic USS Constitution Colors 13
163 Galerias Louis Morton 6161
164 Galerie Bassenge 145174
165 Galerie Koller Auctions 9901
166 Garth's Auctioneers and Appraisers 2518
167 Gaston & Sheehan Auctioneers, Inc. 3
168 Gateway Gallery Auction 1268
169 George Littlefield 16134
170 Gibson Auction Inc. 404
171 Goelet 895
172 Goldberg Coins and Collectibles 7643
173 Goldschmidt 49633
174 Gonnelli Casa DAste 25545
175 Goodspeed 233888
176 Gorringes 1694
177 Gowans 309
178 Grays Auctioneers 6545
179 Grogan and Company 670
180 Guernseys 8068
181 Guillaumot Richard 402
182 Gulf Coast Book Auctions 394
183 H. A. Cobb 182
184 Hake's Auctions 11066
185 Harmsworth 5068
186 Hartung and Hartung 31862
187 Hauff and Auvermann 39415
188 Hauswedell and Nolte 24873
189 HBradley Martin 48
190 Henkels 369343
191 Henri Godts Books and Prints Auctions 17747
192 Heritage Auction Galleries 24901
193 Heritage Auctions 1474976
194 Heritage Map Museum 109
195 Hessney Auction Company 2
196 Hindman Auctions 42
197 HNestler 3022
198 Holabird Associates 1527
199 Holabird Kagin Americana 83575
200 Holliday 1233
201 Hôtel des Ventes Mosan 33
202 Howell 8059
203 Howes US IANA 11600
204 HRS Alabama 1807 to 1840 345
205 HRS Arizona 1860 to 1890 161
206 HRS California 489
207 HRS Chicago Ante Fire 1877
208 HRS Idaho 1839 to 1890 180
209 HRS Iowa 1837 to 1860 195
210 HRS Kansas 1854 to 1876 2034
211 HRS Kentucky 1787 to 1810 812
212 HRS Kentucky Imprints 591
213 HRS Minnesota 1849 to 1865 656
214 HRS Missouri 1808 to 1850 705
215 HRS Nebraska 1847 to 1876 503
216 HRS Nevada 1859 to 1890 522
217 HRS Nevada 1859 to 1890 Add 9
218 HRS New Mexico 1784 to 1876 300
219 HRS Ohio 1796 to 1820 591
220 HRS Tennessee 1793 to 1840 469
221 HRS TN Nashville 481
222 HRS TN Nashville AppA 4
223 HRS TN Nashville AppB 20
224 HRS TN Nashville AppC 10
225 HRS TN Pamphlets and Broadsides 797
226 HRS Utica NY 1799 to 1830 572
227 HRS West Virginia 1791 to 1830 106
228 HRS Wisconsin 569
229 HRS Wisconsin 1850 to 1854 549
230 HRS Wisconsin 1855 to 1858 724
231 HRS Wisconsin 1859 to 1863 712
232 HRS Wisconsin 1864 to 1869 931
233 HRS Wyoming 1866 to 1890 168
234 Huntington1269 308
235 Huntington1309 330
236 Huntington1406 245
237 Huntington1698 1015
238 HV Jones Sale 580
239 HVJones 304
240 HVJones Check List 1746
241 Il Ponte 14194
242 International Autograph Auctions Europe SL 9841
243 JA Stargardt Autographenhandlung 8615
244 Jacksons Auction 1202
245 James D Cyr Auctioneer 1311
246 James D Julia Auctioneers 3240
247 JandS 13489
248 Jasper52 2609
249 Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates 1544
250 JellyFishTree 2992
251 Jenkins 628
252 Jeschke Greve and Hauff 823
253 Jeschke Hauff und Auvermann 13821
254 Jeschke van Vliet Auctions Berlin GmbH 18659
255 JMW Auction Gallery 2617
256 John Bellman Auctioneers 1489
257 John Howell Books Americana 718
258 John McInnis Auctioneers 6917
259 Johns Western Gallery 2826
260 Johnson 1415
261 Kapandji Morhange 13221
262 Kedem Auctions Ltd. 27582
263 Kenneth Karmiole 12221
264 Kenneth Nebenzahl 5907
265 Keno Auctions 15
266 Kestenbaum and Company 9583
267 Ketterer Kunst Doerling 43257
268 Keys Fine Arts Auctioneers 90687
269 Kiefer Buch und Kunstauktionen 353374
270 KLeach 5502
271 Knotty Pine Auction Service 8648
272 Kolbe and Fanning Numismatic Booksellers 10499
273 Koller Auctions 16672
274 Kraus 569
275 Laird Park 394
276 Lang's Auction, Inc. 536
277 Lathrop Harper 14598
278 Laurence Witten Rare Books 1645
279 Lawrences Auctioneers 1917
280 Le Libraire Alain Ferraton 29331
281 Leekley 373
282 Leland Little Auctions 5324
283 Leonard and Company 1
284 Leslie Hindman Auctioneers 34486
285 LF Robinson 1304 701
286 Librairie Loeb Larocque 1459
287 Light Horse Auctions 169
288 Lion Heart Autographs 1114
289 Litchfield County Auctions 743
290 Littell 1141
291 Longs 11280
292 Los Angeles Estate Auction 25
293 Ludewig 1220
294 Lyon and Turnbull 24282
295 MacManus 65020
296 Macon Brothers Auctioneers 199
297 Madigan 213
298 Maggs 259836
299 Maggs VI 542
300 Map World 422
301 Marathon Auction Services 104
302 Marc van de Wiele Auctions 28970
303 Marshall 1044
304 Mayfair Book Auctions 70
305 McLemore Auction Company 63
306 Mealys Auctioneers 13093
307 Mennonite Life 800
308 Merwin Clayton Sales Company 275505
309 Merwin Sales Company NY 0
310 Michaans Auctions 4636
311 Michael Brown 781
312 Michael Treloar 3304
313 Mid Hudson Auction Galleries 4473
314 Midland 64251
315 Minerva Auctions Roma 15229
316 Mirabaud-Mercier Auctioneers 19883
317 Montreal Book Auctions 32959
318 Moreshet Auctions 7236
319 Morphy Auctions 11282
320 Morton Casa de Subastas 14491
321 Morton Subastas 31915
322 Mossgreen 948
323 MS Rare Books 34295
324 Murphy 3307
325 Nadeau's Auction Gallery 647
326 NAMagazines 255
327 Nate D. Sanders Auctions 3188
328 National Art Galleries 1932 157
329 National Book Auctions 66576
330 Neal Auction Company 6002
331 New England Auctions 9614
332 New England Book Auctions 15928
333 Norris 4311
334 North American Auction Company 4734
335 Northeast Auctions 1898
336 Nosbüsch & Stucke 32182
337 Nye & Company Auctioneers 4606
338 OGER et CAMPER 720
339 OGER et DUMONT 100
340 OGER et SEMONT 531
341 Old World Auctions 69525
342 One Of A Kind Collectibles 2066
343 One Of Kind Collectibles 2278
344 One Source Auctions 4162
345 OSENAT 8555
346 OShaughnessy 26643
347 Otto Lange 23114
348 Over & Above Online Auction and Estate Sales, LLC 934
349 Paige Auction 1122
350 Pandolfini 2847
351 Parke Bernet 242823
352 Paulo Adams Auction Service 118
353 PBA Galleries 205408
354 PC Petersburg 1786 to 1876 637
355 Pennypacker943 6707
356 Penrose 365
357 Philobiblon Auctions 2552
358 PIASA 42024
359 Picard Audap Solanet Velliet Teissedre 424
360 Pierre Berge and Associes 14772
361 Pilling 5532
362 Plaza Art Auction Galleries 129
363 Poster Auctions International, Inc. 1944
364 PosterConnection Inc. 7912
365 Pot of Gold Estate Liquidations DBA AZFirearms.com 729
366 Potomack Company 2574
367 Potter and Potter Auctions 41012
368 Poulin Antiques Auctions 1077
369 Profiles in History 29592
370 Purcell Auctioneers 26957
371 Quagga Rare Books and Art 437
372 Rachel Davis Fine Arts 15999
373 Rago Arts and Auctions 7819
374 Ralph Kristiansen 966
375 Randall and Windle 4447
376 Reiss and Sohn 59367
377 Remy Le Fur and Associes 197
378 RENAUD GIQUELLO ASSOCIES 374
379 Revere Auctions 2347
380 Rice 2645
381 Richard Opfer Auctioneering, Inc. 254
382 Ripley Auctions 1607
383 RJM Autographs and Antiques 630
384 RM Smythe 923
385 Robert Brown 163
386 Robert Hayman 9117
387 Robert Siegel Galleries 18592
388 Robinson 9390
389 Romantic Agony Book and Print Auctions 48643
390 Rosenbach 8252
391 Rossini 23085
392 Royka Auctioneers Appraisers 176
393 RR Auction 156888
394 Rulon-Miller Books 409
395 RW Olivers 550
396 Sabin 106729
397 Sabin Handy Bib 995
398 Saffronart 200
399 Santa Fe Art Auction 1269
400 Sawyer 34396
401 Schilb Antiquarian 3154
402 Scott & O'Shaughnessy 4087
403 Scribner 14048
404 Second Story Books 1104
405 Shapiro Auctioneers 5
406 Shapiro Auctions 184
407 Sheppards Irish Auction House 1153
408 Siebert 1084
409 SJ Winslow Associates 5949
410 Skinner 26418
411 Sloane Street Auctions 245
412 Soler Y Llach 16069
413 Soliday 5224
414 Sotheby Parke Bernet 107473
415 Sothebys 1185027
416 Southern 9651
417 Spink Shreves Galleries 2643
418 Stair Auctioneers and Appraisers 6614
419 Stephan Welz & Co. 2083
420 Stephenson's Auctioneers & Appraisers 1584
421 Stockholms Auktionsverk 5156
422 Streeter 4423
423 Sunstone Auction House 179
424 Swaen Map Auction 10376
425 Swann Galleries 425775
426 Sydney Rare Book Auctions 15591
427 Tajan 18921
428 Tennants Auctioneers 1828
429 Terry Part I 361
430 Terry Part II 370
431 Terry Part III 444
432 Tessier & Sarrou and Associates 26915
433 The Antiquarian Book 57
434 The Ohio Company 60
435 The Ross Art Group Inc 1376
436 The Written Word Autographs 7016
437 Thomas Scheler 116
438 Thomaston Place Auction Galleries 3367
439 Thomson Roddick Auctioneers & Valuers 8602
440 Three Rivers Auction Company 437
441 TN Luther Books 35327
442 Tooveys 24626
443 Trafford Books 8586
444 Treadway Toomey Auctions 699
445 Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books 49961
446 Trotting Hill Park Books 267
447 Turner Auctions & Appraisals 0
448 University Archives 14686
449 UP James 6491
450 Valley Auctions 453
451 Venator and Hanstein 34104
452 Vermot de Pas 47726
453 Vinson 112
454 Waddingtons 877
455 Walpole Galleries 53757
456 Watkins Americana 184
457 Waverly Auctions 27829
458 Webbs 546
459 William Allen 13871
460 William H. Bunch Auctions and Appraisals 6656
461 William Parkinson 505
462 William Salloch 11786
463 William Schab 4827
464 Winner's Auctions Ltd 10025
465 Winter Associates 2550
466 Withington Auctions, Inc. 127
467 Witten 109
468 Woolley and Wallis 1128
469 Wright Howes 12365
470 Yeshiva Ahavas Torah Baranovich 355
471 Zamorano Eighty 80
472 Zisska and Kistner 22702
473 Zisska and Lacher 31646
474 Zisska and Schauer 28797
475 Zwiggelaar Auctions 15545
  • <center><b>California International Antiquarian Book Fair<br>February 10-12, 2023<br>Pasadena Convention Center<br> abaa.org/cabookfair
    <center><b>California International Antiquarian Book Fair<br>February 10-12, 2023<br>Pasadena Convention Center<br> abaa.org/cabookfair
    <center><b>California International Antiquarian Book Fair<br>February 10-12, 2023<br>Pasadena Convention Center<br> abaa.org/cabookfair
    <center><b>California International Antiquarian Book Fair<br>February 10-12, 2023<br>Pasadena Convention Center<br> abaa.org/cabookfair
    <center><b>California International Antiquarian Book Fair<br>February 10-12, 2023<br>Pasadena Convention Center<br> abaa.org/cabookfair
    <center><b>California International Antiquarian Book Fair<br>February 10-12, 2023<br>Pasadena Convention Center<br> abaa.org/cabookfair
    <center><b>California International Antiquarian Book Fair<br>February 10-12, 2023<br>Pasadena Convention Center<br> abaa.org/cabookfair
    <center><b>California International Antiquarian Book Fair<br>February 10-12, 2023<br>Pasadena Convention Center<br> abaa.org/cabookfair
    <center><b>California International Antiquarian Book Fair<br>February 10-12, 2023<br>Pasadena Convention Center<br> abaa.org/cabookfair
    <center><b>California International Antiquarian Book Fair<br>February 10-12, 2023<br>Pasadena Convention Center<br> abaa.org/cabookfair
    <center><b>California International Antiquarian Book Fair<br>February 10-12, 2023<br>Pasadena Convention Center<br> abaa.org/cabookfair
  • <b><center>Swann Auction Galleries<br>View Our Record Breaking Results</b>
    <b>Swann:</b> Gideon Welles, <i>Extensive archive of personal and family papers of Lincoln’s Secretary of the Navy,</i> 1791-1914. Sold September 29 — $281,000.
    <b>Swann:</b> Charles Addams, <i>Rock Climbers,</i> cartoon for <i>The New Yorker,</i> watercolor, ink and gouache, 1954. Sold December 15 — $37,500.
    <b>Swann:</b> Charlotte Brontë, <i>Jane Eyre. An Autobiography. Edited by Currer Bell,</i> three volumes, first edition, 1847. Sold June 16, 2022 — $23,750.
    <b>Swann:</b> Geoffrey Chaucer, <i>The Workes of Geffray Chaucer Newlye Printed,</i> London, 1542. Sold October 13 — $106,250.
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    <b>Swann:</b> Dorothea Lange, <i>Migrant Mother, Nipomo, California (Destitute pea pickers in California. Mother of seven children. Age 32),</i> silver print, 1936. Sold October 20 — $305,000.
    <b>Swann:</b> George Washington, Autograph Document Signed, with two manuscript plat maps in holograph, 1751. Sold October 27 — $37,500.
    <b>Swann:</b> Winfred Rembert, <i>Winfred Rembert and Class of 1959,</i> dye on carved & tooled leather, 1999. Sold October 6 — $233,000.
    <b>Swann:</b> M.C. Escher, <i>Relativity,</i> lithograph, 1953. Sold November 3 — $81,250.
  • <b><center>Sotheby’s<br>Original Film Posters<br>27 January - 10 February 2023</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, Jan. 27-Feb. 10:</b> Vertigo (1958), poster, US. The ultimate poster on this classic Hitchcock title, one of three known examples. £40,000 to £60,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Jan. 27-Feb. 10:</b> Lawrence of Arabia (1962), roadshow poster, US. £8,000 to £12,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Jan. 27-Feb. 10:</b> Star Wars (1977), style C poster, printer's proof, US. £7,000 to £10,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Jan. 27-Feb. 10:</b> The Navigator/ La Croisiere du Navigator (1924), re-release poster (1931), French. £5,000 to £8,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Jan. 27-Feb. 10:</b> Bullitt (1968), special test poster, US. £3,000 to £5,000.
  • <b>Old World Auctions (Feb 8):</b> Lot 817. Bellin's complete five-volume maritime atlas with 581 maps & plates (1764). $24,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Old World Auctions (Feb 8):</b> Lot 325. An early and important map of the Republic of Texas (1837). $11,000 to $14,000.
    <b>Old World Auctions (Feb 8):</b> Lot 45. De Bry's early map of North Pole depicting Willem Barentsz' expedition (1601). $3,500 to $4,250.
    <b>Old World Auctions (Feb 8):</b> Lot 154. Poignant map of the United States documenting lynchings (1931). $250 to $325.
    <b>Old World Auctions (Feb 8):</b> Lot 457. Extremely rare matching set of pro-German propaganda from WWI (1914). $2,000 to $2,400.
    <b>Old World Auctions (Feb 8):</b> Lot 815. Homann's world atlas featuring 110 maps in contemporary color (1751). $14,000 to $16,000.
    <b>Old World Auctions (Feb 8):</b> Lot 60. Miniature pocket globe based on Herman Moll (1785). $3,500 to $4,500.
    <b>Old World Auctions (Feb 8):</b> Lot 8. Visscher's rare carte-a-figures world map (1652). $14,000 to $16,000.
    <b>Old World Auctions (Feb 8):</b> Lot 158. Matching satirical maps of the US by McCandlish: "Ration Map" & "Bootlegger's Map" (1944). $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Old World Auctions (Feb 8):</b> Lot 820. One of the finest English atlases of the early 19th century (1808). $4,750 to $6,000.
    <b>Old World Auctions (Feb 8):</b> Lot 59. Important milestone in preparation for 1969 moon landing (1963). $750 to $900.
    <b>Old World Auctions (Feb 8):</b> Lot 805. Superb bible leaf with image of crucifixion of Jesus with gilt highlights (1518). $800 to $950.
  • <center><b>Potter & Potter Auctions<br>Fine Books & Manuscripts,<br>including Americana<br>February 16, 2023</b>
    <b>Potter & Potter, Feb. 16:</b> [KELMSCOTT PRESS]. CHAUCER, Geoffrey. <i>The Works…now newly imprinted.</i> Edited by F.S. Ellis. Hammersmith: Kelmscott Press, 1896. $100,000 to $125,000.
    <b>Potter & Potter, Feb. 16:</b> [EINSTEIN, Albert (1879–1955)]. –– ORLIK, Emil (1870–1932), artist. Lithograph signed (“Albert Einstein”). N.p., 1928. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Potter & Potter, Feb. 16:</b> TOLKIEN, John Ronald Reuel. <i>[The Lord of the Rings trilogy:] The Fellowship of the Ring.</i> 1954. –– <i>The Two Towers.</i> 1954. –– <i>The Return of the King.</i> 1955. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Potter & Potter, Feb. 16:</b> CLEMENS, Samuel Langhorne ("Mark Twain") and Charles Dudley WARNER. <i>The Gilded Age: A Tale of Today.</i> Hartford and Chicago, 1873. $6,000 to $8,000.
    <b>Potter & Potter, Feb. 16:</b> LOVECRAFT, Howard Phillips. <i>Beyond the Wall of Sleep.</i> Collected by August Derleth and Donald Wandrei. Sauk City, WI: Arkham House, 1943. $2,000 to $3,000.
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