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CANADA'S AIR FORCE TODAY., Milberry, Larry.
161 Milberry, Larry. CANADA'S AIR FORCE TODAY.
CANAV, Toronto, 1987, first edition. 
152 pp, 4to (12 1/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0075496704 "(A) comprehensive look at the many tasks and the ever-fascinating selection of aircraft making up today's Air Force. It's all here, whether a Hercules transporting aid to some d istant land or suporting troops in the field, an Aurora on maritime patrol, CF-18s on watch over the Arctic or on low-level runs across Europe, or a Labrador helicopter on a life-or-death search and rescue mission. Over 300 colour photographs a r e a t the heart of (this book), showing the aircraft at their best and in their operational environments. Every type in service is featured, as are some of the RCAF's earlier aircraft, included for a touch of nostalgia. There is the tiny Musket ee r a nd the heavyweight Boeing 707, the ancient Dakota and today's Dash 8, light helicopters and hi-tech CF-18s. (The book) also focuses on the people who are the Air Force today and shows them on the job. Various bases are also included." Tin y d in t on rear board, small bump at bottom corner of both boards, light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, very small area of surface paper loss at top edge of rear endpapers near hinge. Dust jacket has tiny dint on rear panel, light rubbing, one smal l e dg e t ear - archivally taped, light edge wrinkling - mainly at top/bottom of spne and flap-folds. Very Good/Very Good 
Price: 27.00 USD
 
 
SIXTY YEARS:  THE RCAF AND CF AIR COMMAND, 1924-1984., Milberry, Larry.
162 Milberry, Larry. SIXTY YEARS: THE RCAF AND CF AIR COMMAND, 1924-1984.
Canav Books, (Toronto, 1984), Ist ed. 
480 pp, 4to (11 1/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0969070349 A detailed story of the Royal Canadian Air Force and Canadian Forces Air Command. It's the story of the people and the planes from the early Avro 504 and Vedette to such acquisit ions as the Aurora maritime patrol aircraft and the CF18 fighter. Handsomely illus with b&w photos and a collection of over 90 specially commissioned color profiles of RCAF/CF aircraft. Extra postage required due to the weight of this boo k . L i g h t edge wear, light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine - tiny closed tear at bottom of spine, book slightly cocked. Dust jacket has light to moderate wrinkling at edges - mainly at top/bottom of spine, minor rubbing, small area of edge w ea r. V er y Go od /Very Good 
Price: 30.00 USD
 
 
THE CANADAIR SABRE., Milberry, Larry.
163 Milberry, Larry. THE CANADAIR SABRE.
CANAV, Toronto, 1986. 
372 pp, 4to (11 1/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0969070373 Pictorial endpapers, profusely illustrated with b&w photographs, maps, reproductions, technical drawings (some fold-out), colour photographs. "....tells the story of the 1815 Sab es built under licence by Canadair in Montreal. The story starts in the immediate post-war years, when plans were made to complete 100 aircraft. The program soon gained momentum, reaching a production rate of two a day. Both Canadiar Sab r e s a n d R CAF pilots served with the USAF in Korea. The RCAF's first Sabre squardrons were formed at St. Hubert, Uplands, North Bay and Bagotville, then moved to the U.K. at North Luffenham and finally to the Continent. Their story is enlive ne d wi t h de ta i ls from the squadron diaries and the memories of those who were there...." Slight waviness to fore-edge of textblock, light browning to edges of textblock, light wear to bottom edge of boards, wrinkling at bottom of spine, ghos t s ti cke r ma rk and a fe w very small areas of surface paper loss on free front endpaper. Dust jacket has light wrinkling - mainly at top/bottom of spine, small area of tiny dints/scuff on rear panel, minor rubbing, minor browning. Very Good/ Very Go od 
Price: 55.00 USD
 
 
LOCKHEED MARTIN F-117 NIGHTHAWK: THE HISTORY AND TECHNOLOGY OF THE U.S. AIR FORCE'S EXTRAORDINARY STEALTH FIGHTER.  (AEROFAX EXTRA.), Miller, Jay.
164 Miller, Jay. LOCKHEED MARTIN F-117 NIGHTHAWK: THE HISTORY AND TECHNOLOGY OF THE U.S. AIR FORCE'S EXTRAORDINARY STEALTH FIGHTER. (AEROFAX EXTRA.)
Leicester Midland 1995 Revised Edition Soft Cover Near Fine 
48 pp, 11" H, stapled in wraps. Profusely illustrated with color and b&w photographs, drawings. Contents: The Lockheed F-117 Nighthawk Story; In Detail. Inside - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - very minor rubbing. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
MIG-29 FULCRUM: THE SOVIET UNION'S MOST HERALDED FIGHTER REVEALED IN DETAIL.  AEROFAX EXTRA 2., Miller, Jay.
165 Miller, Jay. MIG-29 FULCRUM: THE SOVIET UNION'S MOST HERALDED FIGHTER REVEALED IN DETAIL. AEROFAX EXTRA 2.
Stillwater, MN Specialty Press 1991 0942548507 / 9780942548501 Stapled in Wraps Very Good - 
40 pp, 11" H, stapled in wraps. Profusely illustrated with color and b&w photographs, b&w drawings. Contents: The MIG-29 Fulcrum Story; Selected Drawings; MIG-29 Fulcrum, "Blue 06"; In Detail. Inside - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - a few tiny dints and small rub mark on front cover, minor edge wear, small sticker removal marks and very small scuffs on rear cover, minor rubbing, minor browning. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
MIG-29 FULCRUM: THE SOVIET UNION'S MOST HERALDED FIGHTER REVEALED IN DETAIL.  AEROFAX EXTRA 2., Miller, Jay.
166 Miller, Jay. MIG-29 FULCRUM: THE SOVIET UNION'S MOST HERALDED FIGHTER REVEALED IN DETAIL. AEROFAX EXTRA 2.
Stillwater, MN Specialty Press 1991 0942548507 / 9780942548501 Stapled in Wraps Very Good 
40 pp, 11" H, stapled in wraps. Profusely illustrated with color and b&w photographs, b&w drawings. Contents: The MIG-29 Fulcrum Story; Selected Drawings; MIG-29 Fulcrum, "Blue 06"; In Detail. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - small very soft bump at corners of covers, light soiling - mainly on rear cover. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
167 Mills, Carl BANSHEES IN THE ROYAL CANADIAN NAVY.
Banshee Publication, Willowdale, Ontario, 1991, first edition. 
306 pp + indices and technical drawings, 4to (12 1/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 096952000X Profusely illustrated in b&w and color with photographs and drawings. Contents: Preface; The History of VF870 Squadron during the Banshee Era; Th e History of VF871 Squadron during the Banshee Era; HMCS Bonaventure - The Banshee Era; The Arming of the RCN Banshee with the Sidewinder; The Banshee from the VX10 Perspective; Banshee Development and US Operations; Canadian Banshee Short S t o r i e s ; In Memoriam; Chronology; Banshee Gallery; Pot Pourri; Acknowledgement; Index to Stories; General Index; Abbreviations. Large gift inscription and several small inscriptions and signatures on free front endpaper, minor edge wear. Du st j ac ke t ha s v ery light edge wrinkling, minor edge wear. Very Good+/Very Good+ 
Price: 45.00 USD
 
 
168 Mills, Carl. BANSHEES IN THE ROYAL CANADIAN NAVY.
Banshee Publication, Willowdale, Ontario, 1991, first edition. 
306 pp + indices and technical drawings, 4to (12. 1/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 096952000X Profusely illustrated in b&w and color with photographs and drawings. Contents: Preface; The History of VF870 Squadron during the Banshee Era; T he History of VF871 Squadron during the Banshee Era; HMCS Bonaventure - The Banshee Era; The Arming of the RCN Banshee with the Sidewinder; The Banshee from the VX10 Perspective; Banshee Development and US Operations; Canadian Banshee Shor t S t o r i e s ; In Memoriam; Chronology; Banshee Gallery; Pot Pourri; Acknowledgement; Index to Stories; General Index; Abbreviations. Dust jacket has very minor wear at bottom of spine, very light edge wrinkling, very light irregular shaped li ne in de nt at io n on f ront panel. F/VG+ 
Price: 55.00 USD
 
 
169 Molson, Karen. HARTLAND DE MONTARVILLE MOLSON: MAN OF HONOUR.
Richmond Hill, Ontario Firefly Books 2006 155407150X / 9781554071500 First Edition Soft Cover with Self Flaps Near Fine 
328 pp, 9 3/4" H. B&w photographs. "As an entrepreneur, at the age of 26 (Hartland de Montarville Molson) was the president of Dominion Skyways, a pioneering airline. Soon after war was declared he joined the Royal Canadian Air Force and received the Order of the British Empire for flying more than 60 combat missions during the Battle of Britain. After the war (he) returned to the family brewing business. He was Vice-President in 1950, Chairman in 1966 and Director in 1983, contributing greatly to the continued growth of the company. Called to the Senate in 1955 at age 48, he sat as an independent. For the next 38 years he was a very able and influential speaker who was not afraid to voice his opinion. In 1958 Hartland and his brother Tom formed the Molson Foundation to support 'innovative projects in the fields of health and welfare, education and social development, and the humanities'. To the end of his life this fascinating, talented and wealthy man was concerned with fulfilling his responsibility to his family and giving something back to the country in which he had played so large a part." Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - tiny bump on rear flap-fold. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
THE CAHS JOURNAL.  VOL. 1, Nos. 1-4 1963 (REPRINT).  INCLUDES "THE CAHS - ITS EARLY HISTORY", BY W.J. WHEELER.), Morley, George, editor.
170 Morley, George, editor. THE CAHS JOURNAL. VOL. 1, Nos. 1-4 1963 (REPRINT). INCLUDES "THE CAHS - ITS EARLY HISTORY", BY W.J. WHEELER.)
Canadian Aviation Historical Society 1969 Facsimile Reprint Stapled in Wraps Very Good+ 
11" H Reprint, in one volume, of the first volume (four numbers) of the CAHS Journal of 1963, with the addition of "The CAHS - Its Early History' by W.J. Wheeler (1 page). B&w photographs, drawings. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - very light wrinkling on front cover around staples, small faint soiling mark on rear cover. 
Price: 45.00 USD
 
 
POINT OF NO RETURN: THE STORY OF THE TWENTIETH AIR FORCE., Morrison, Wilbur H.
171 Morrison, Wilbur H. POINT OF NO RETURN: THE STORY OF THE TWENTIETH AIR FORCE.
Times Books, New York, 1979, second printing. 
278 pp, large 8vo (9 3/8" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0812907388 B&w illustrations. "The epic story of how the Twentieth Air Force was built into the most advanced strategic weapon of World War II and the prototype for today's Strategic A ir Command is filled with action, heroic adventures, and technological triumphs. (This book) describes the expert teamwork which offset the tremendous obstacles facing General Henry ('Hap') Arnold, Chief of Army Air Corps, from the outset. T h e B - 2 9 had to be designed, built, tested, and proved in an impossibly short time. But perhaps the greatest enemy of all was geography: The men in General Curtis LeMay's command flew B-29s carrying their own fuel over the Himalayas from Indi a, w he r e th ey were based for operations over China, Southeast Asia, and ultimately, Japan. Replete with firsthand reports and anecdotes, here are accounts of air battles against suicidal Japanese pilots, and of political infighting. The cast of ch ara ct er s i ncl udes supporters such as FDR and General George Marshall, and such prominent wartime figures as Chennault, Stilwell, and Chiang Kai-shek. The author details LeMay's little-known, successful tactic that wiped out virtually e very maj or J apa nes e ci ty l ong before the A-bombs were dropped. (He) argues convincingly that LeMay's strategy made not only the American atom bombing of Japan unnecessary, but also the development and future use of nuclear weapons." Small s hallo w bum p at bott om e dge o f fro nt board. Dust jacket has two very small edge tears with creases - archivally taped, light rubbing, large corner crease on front flap, wrinkling and soft crease on spine. Very Good/Very Good- 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
THE SKY'S NO LIMIT., Munro, Raymond Z.
172 Munro, Raymond Z. THE SKY'S NO LIMIT.
Toronto Key Porter 1985 0919493696 / 9780919493698 First Edition Hard Cover Good Very Good- 
288 pp, 8vo (9 1/4" H). B&w photographs. "Munro has had enough adventures and brushes with death to fill ten lifetimes - like the time a cannon shell exploded off the wing of his Spitfire over the English Channel; or the time he took on the Vancouver Police Department and exposed corruption in its ranks; or the time his hot air balloon crashed in gale force winds in the wintry Irish Sea; or the time he caroused with movie great Errol Flynn in Mexico. He draws vivid portraits of the many people and personalities he has known throughout his action-filled life, including Gary Cooper, Tony Curtis, Marilyn Monroe, air ace Sir Douglas Bader and Eleanor Roosevelt." Very small bump to top corner of pages, bump to top corner of boards, wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, minor edge wear. Dust jacket has minor edge wear, light to moderate wrinkling at top of spine and flap-folds, light rubbing. 
Price: 12.50 USD
 
 
173 Munson, Kenneth. FIGHTERS 1939-45: ATTACK AND TRAINING AIRCRAFT. THE POCKET ENCYCLOPEDIA OF WORLD AIRCRAFT IN COLOR SERIES.
New York Macmillan 1975 Second American Edition. Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good John W. Wood / Norman Dinnage / Frank Friend / Brian Hiley / William Hobson / Tony Mitchell / Jack Pelling. 
163 pp, 7 7/16" H. "From the P-38, the Me-109, the Spitfire and the Zero to the Corsair, the Hellcat and the Russian Yak, the principal fighter aircraft developed and flown from 1939 to 1945 are illustrated in full color and described in detail. Eighty of the fighter, attack, and training aircraft of World War II are shown in their major aspects - side elevation, plan view from above and plan view from below - in drawings that combine maximum visual appeal with essential details of construction. The accompanying captions specify important details such as the date of each plane's first appeareance, the pilots and campaigns with which it is most strongly identified, and its engine construction, wing span, length, height, take-off weight, maximum speed, operational ceiling, and endurance. The text, fully describing each fighter's development and service career, rounds out this unique pocket introduction to one of the most exciting periods in military aviation history." Two tiny glue residue marks on front pastedown, tiny faint mark on free rear endpaper. Dust jacket has moderate wrinkling at top of spine and flap-folds, light wrinkling aling top edge. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
TEE EMM.  NUMBER 10.  JANUARY, 1942.  CHRISTMAS & NEW YEAR ISSUE.  (R.A.F. TRAINING MEMORANDUM / MEMORANDA.), N/A.
174 N/A. TEE EMM. NUMBER 10. JANUARY, 1942. CHRISTMAS & NEW YEAR ISSUE. (R.A.F. TRAINING MEMORANDUM / MEMORANDA.)
Department of the Air Member for Training, Air Ministry, London, 1942. 
32 pp, 8 1/4" H, soft cover (stapled in wraps). B&w illustrations, including Pilot-Officer Prune cartoons by W. Hooper. Contents: Tee Emm For January; A Pain in the Ear; A.S.R.S. Note; Don't Forget Your Mae West, She Hasn't Forgotten You!; Don't Send a Boy to do a Man's Work!; Course Sense is Horse Sense; Nothing to do with Training; Ten Little Fighter Boys; Do You Pay for Your Lifts?; Pilot Officer Prune Writes to Tee Emm; "G.G."; Wireless O.K., Sir?; It Goes on Being a Funny Thing; Some T ips for Night Flyers; "Can I Believe My Senses?"; The Awful Tale of P.O. Prune; This Month's Anniversary - January. Interior - cigarette odor, small soft bump to top corner of pages (and covers), minor browning, otherwise clean and tight w i t h n o o t her ownership marks. Exterior - very light browning - light on spine, very light rubbing on rear cover, large corner crease on front cover, very minor edge wear, tiny stain on rear cover. Very Good- 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
TEE EMM.  NUMBER 6.  SEPTEMBER, 1941.  (R.A.F. TRAINING MEMORANDUM / MEMORANDA.), N/A.
175 N/A. TEE EMM. NUMBER 6. SEPTEMBER, 1941. (R.A.F. TRAINING MEMORANDUM / MEMORANDA.)
Department of the Air Member for Training, Air Ministry, London, 1941. 
24 pp, 8 1/4" H, soft cover (stapled in wraps). B&w illustrations, including Pilot-Officer Prune cartoons by W. Hooper. Contents: Tee Emm for September; How Much Do You Know? No. 5: Wellington 1C; What Did You Say?; Fighter Guns; Admin.; Speed an d Range of Aeroplanes; This Month's Anniversary; A.S.R.S. Speaking-Floats; That Ground Loop! Why?; Calling All Navigators; P.O. Prune Catches a Code; Don't Look at Your Boots!; The Crew That Finds Itself; Golden Eggs. Interior - cigarette o d o r , b u m p/soft creases to top corner of pages (and covers), minor browning - a few tiny foxing marks on inside of covers and on adjacent page, soiling at top corner of first page and on inside of front cover, slight rusting to staples. Ext er io r - li g ht b ro wning, darkening around edge of front cover, light rubbing on rear cover, minor edge wear - light on spine, small light scuff and "T3" written in red pencil on front cover, soft crease at bottom corner of covers. Good 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
TEE EMM.  NUMBER 7.  OCTOBER, 1941.  (R.A.F. TRAINING MEMORANDUM / MEMORANDA.), N/A.
176 N/A. TEE EMM. NUMBER 7. OCTOBER, 1941. (R.A.F. TRAINING MEMORANDUM / MEMORANDA.)
Department of the Air Member for Training, Air Ministry, London, 1941. 
24 pp, 8 1/4" H, soft cover (stapled in wraps). B&w illustrations, including Pilot-Officer Prune cartoons by W. Hooper. Contents: Tee Emm for October; A Pupil Bows to His Instructors; Are Fighters Paupers?; Learn from the Other Fellow's Mistakes; A.S.R.S. Speaking - "Everything Worked"; Standard Beam Approach; Is; Ground Strafe; Tell Us, Please!; A Fighter Pilot Talks About Air Firing; Blindfold Drills are Useful; Keep Your Cockpit Tidy; The Junior N.C.O.'s Technical Course; The Mo n t h ' s A n n iversary; What the Hun is Doing. Interior - cigarette odor, small bump to top corner of pages (and covers), minor browning, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - light browning - tiny foxing marks on fr on t co ve r , ve ry light rubbing on rear cover, minor edge wear - light on spine, "T3" written in red pencil on front cover. Good+ 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
PILOT'S MANUAL FOR SUPERMARINE SPITFIRE., NA
177 NA PILOT'S MANUAL FOR SUPERMARINE SPITFIRE.
Aviation Publications, Appleton, Wisconsin, 1977. 
28 pp + fold-out drawing, 8 1/2" H, soft cover (stapled in wraps). ISBN 087994028X Reproduction of July 1940 Pilot's Notes, preceded by 1 page 'Publisher's Notes'. B&w illustrations. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - minor wear at top/bottom of spine. Very Good+ 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
SPITFIRE RCW.  THE WARTIME EXPLOITS OF WING COMMANDER ROYCE CLIFFORD WILKINSON, O.B.E., D.F.M. & BAR, C. de G. (FRANCE)., Nelson, Kenneth James.  (Royce Clifford Wilkinson.)
178 Nelson, Kenneth James. (Royce Clifford Wilkinson.) SPITFIRE RCW. THE WARTIME EXPLOITS OF WING COMMANDER ROYCE CLIFFORD WILKINSON, O.B.E., D.F.M. & BAR, C. de G. (FRANCE).
Canada Self-published, 1994 0969862504 / 9780969862505 First Edition. Hard Cover Fine Fine 
156 pp, large 8vo (9 1/4" H). B&w photographs, reproductions. "(B)y time and chance Wilkie (Royce Clifford Wilkinson) was to be involved in some of the greatest events in the twentieth century. He flew in the great air battles over France and Britain with No.1's and 3 (F) Squadrons, and was credited with destroying 9 2/3 enemy aircraft in one week. He helped form two American 'Eagle' Squadrons No.'s 71 and 121 and formed the first Hurricane fighter/bomber Squadron No.174. When shot down in 1942 he baled out at about 150 feet and made his escape through France and Spain to Gibralter, going almost everywhere by train and car in broad daylight, and in his own words 'I had a lovely time'. He formed one of the Mobile Airfields of 2nd. TAF for the invasion of Europe in 1944 and in the Pacific he led the longest Spitfire raid of the war, a four hour fifty minute flight from Darwin, Australia to Timor Island and back, without loss. He always led from the front and was highly decorated being awarded the O.B.E., D.F.M. and Bar, Croix de Guerre." 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
179 Nesbitt-Dufort, John, D.S.O. OPEN COCKPIT: FLYING PRE-WAR FIGHTING AND TRAINING AIRCRAFT.
London Speed and Sports 1970 851130402 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good+ 
77 pp, 8 1/2" H. B&w photographs. "In 1930, when he was eighteen years old, the author was granted a short service commission in the Royal Air Force and after completing the then one year's flying and ground subjects training he was posted to the famous 25(F) Squadron at Hawkinge. It was here, except for a few months in the Fleet Air Arm, that he spent the remainder of his five year commission flying Siskins and Furies, both single-seater fighters. After completing a Central Flying School course he joined the De Havilland School of Flying as an instructor in 1935 and of the 120 odd pupils he taught to fly at Hatfield, at least a couple were destined to become famous Battle of Britain pilots. Now, forty years since he first soloed and after over 10,000 hours flying on 104 different types of aircraft, he seems very well qualified to discuss some of those long forgotten old 'planes that he flew before rejoining as a Flying Officer on the outbreak of World War II." Contents: Introduction; Avro Trainer; Siskin IIIA; The Fury; The Fairey Flycatcher; Hawker Hart; Avro 504; Hawker Tomtit; Fairey IIIF; Gloster Gauntlet; De Havilland 9A; Bristol Fighter; Tiger Moth. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - very minor edge wear/wrinkling, front cover has a minor wrinkle at bottom edge and one tiny stain. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
ON YANKEE STATION: THE NAVAL AIR WAR OVER VIETNAM., Nichols, John B., Cdr. USN (Ret.) and Tillman, Barrett.
180 Nichols, John B., Cdr. USN (Ret.) and Tillman, Barrett. ON YANKEE STATION: THE NAVAL AIR WAR OVER VIETNAM.
Annapolis, Maryland Naval Institute Press 1987 0870215590 / 9780870215599 Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ 
179 pp, large 8vo (9 1/4" H). B&w photographs, maps, diagrams. "Combining vivid personal narrative with historical and operational analyses, this book takes a candid look at U.S. naval airpower in the Vietnam War. Authors John B. Nichols, a fighter pilot who flew some 350 missions off carriers in the Gulf of Tonkin, and Barrett Tillman, an award-winning aviation historian, make full use of their extensive knowledge of the subject to detail the ways in which airpower was employed in the years prior to the fall of Saigon. Confronting the conventional belief that airpower failed in Vietnam, they show that on the rare occasions when it was applied correctly, airpower was effective, but because it was most often misunderstood and misapplied, the overall results proved catastrophic. Calling their book a cockpit view of the war with the benefit of fourteen years of hindsight, the authors impart a compelling sense of what it was like to fly from Yankee Station between 1964 and 1973 and provide important lessons for those who may become involved in future conflicts. At the same time, they add considerable facts to the permanent war record." Faint erased pencil mark on half-title page, very light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, tiny scuff on front board. Dust jacket has minor edge wrinkling. 
Price: 12.00 USD
 
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