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The Engineering of Consent A scientific approach to public relations
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The Engineering of Consent A scientific approach to public relations

Norman, OK, U.S.A.. Hardcover. B001H9SNWA ix, [3], 3-246 pages. Index. Third printing of the 1955 first edition. "A well-planned public relations program, says Edward L. Bernays, U.S. Publicist Number 1, is executed in accordance with scientific principles. This book is based on the findings of social scientists, whose dispassionate approach and methods may be likened to those of the engineering professions... A systematic presentation of the principal organizational problems in any public relations undertaking." - dust jacket. Light wear to publisher's navy blue cloth. Tight and square. Prior owner's name and faint erasure atop front free endpaper otherwise contents clean, bright and unmarked. Average wear to price-clipped dust jacket now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. A quality copy of this public relations classic. Bibliographic reference: Larson 8. . Good. 1969. Third Printing.

$2950.00

Ärztliche Seelsorge: Grundlagen Der Logotherapie Und Existenzanalyse
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Ärztliche Seelsorge: Grundlagen Der Logotherapie Und Existenzanalyse

By Frankl, Viktor E. [Signed]

Wien: Franz Deuticke. Paperback. Signiert und bezeichnet von Viktor Frankl auf der Innenseite der Titelseite. viii, 276 pages. 22 x 15 cm. Text und Inschrift in deutscher Sprache.. Frankl gr?ndete die Logotherapie, eine Form der Existenzanalyse, die Dritte Wiener Psychotherapieschule. "Nicht umsonst ist dieses Buch Frankls als das bedeutendste auf psychotherapeutischem Gebiet seit den Werken Sigmund Freuds bezeichnet worden." - Der Nervenarzt. Etwas ?berdurchschnittlicher Verschlei?. Die beige F?rbung der oberen 4 cm der Vorderkante und der oberen 3 cm der rechten Kante ist auf einigen Seiten im hinteren Bereich minimal eingedrungen. Bindung intakt. Ein besonderes Andenken an diesen bekannten ?sterreichischen Neurologen, Psychiater und Holocaust-?berlebenden. . Fair. 1971. Achte, Durchgesehene Auflage.

$1500.00

Someone With Me: The Autobiography of William Kurelek
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Someone With Me: The Autobiography of William Kurelek

By Kurelek, William; Maas, James [Forward]

Cornell University, Ithica, New York: Center for Improvement of Undergraduate Education, Cornell University. Paperback. ix, [1], 523 pages. Two-sided colour frontispiece. Black and white illustrations in text. Kurelek [1927-1977] remains one of Canada's most revered artists. Here, in the true first edition of his life story, he describes his depression and the central role religion played in his cure. 17.5" x 11.5" Two-sided colour poster laid-in features the grisly paintings I Spit on Life and The Maze (1972 version). Gift greetings inside front cover, otherwise unmarked with moderate wear. Binding intact. A sound copy of this special work which is a must for any Kurelek devotee. . Good. 1973. First Edition.

$750.00

The Big Con: The Story of the Confidence Man and the Confidence Game
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The Big Con: The Story of the Confidence Man and the Confidence Game

By Maurer, David W.

USA: Pocket Books Inc.. Paperback. xiv, 316 [6 ads] pages. "Would you be able to recognize this nimble-witted criminal? How does he operate? Who are his victims? How does he evade the law? What is his status in the underworld? how does he live? You will find the answers to these questions - based solidly upon fact - in this book." - back cover. 3" x 2.5" piece missing from upper corner of front cover. Unmarked with above-average wear. Binding tender but intact. A worthy vintage reading copy of this fascinating work. . Fair. 1949. Reprint.

$49.95

Unfinished Man: A Scientific Analysis of the Psychopath or Human Degenerate
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Unfinished Man: A Scientific Analysis of the Psychopath or Human Degenerate

By Wilson, Albert M.D.; White, Arnold [Preface]

London: Greening & Co., Ltd.. Hardcover. Inscribed by author to his daughter Alice, signed "from her father, Xmas 1910" upon front free endpaper. [Documentation supporting this provenance will be provided.] xiii, [1], 375 pages. Index of Subjects. List of Authorities. Complete with 82 black and white plates, several of which fold out. Gilt lettering and decoration upon olive cloth. Top edge gilt. "Explains where we fall short, and suggests how the true remedies for individual, anti-social and collective misconduct or communal misunderstandings may be best applied". - Introductory Preface. Chapters include: Humanity, Normal and Abnormal; The Degenerate; The Criminal; How Criminals are Made; Responsibility; Sin and Crime; British Methods and Results; The Relations of Physiology to Justice; Development and Its Dangers; The Physiology of the Brain; Where is Mind?; The Physical Basis of Mind and Personality; Social Hygiene in Holland; The Treatment of Vagabonds and Crime in Belgium; Treatment; The Way Out - General William Booth of the Salvation Army offers a message for England. Wilson was "A genius before his time. The blatant truths of his observations are staggering. Political correctness was in the long distant future so he told it like it was. Open this book at random and you will find yourself drawn into the narrative, without fail." - online review. Light foxing. Unmarked with average wear. Binding intact. A special copy of this landmark study. . Good. 1910. First Edition.

$2500.00

Sadism and Masochism:  Algolagnia- The Psycholgy, Neurology and Physiology of Sadistic Love and Masochism
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Sadism and Masochism: Algolagnia- The Psycholgy, Neurology and Physiology of Sadistic Love and Masochism

By Eulenburg, Albert

New York: Random House Value Publishing. Hardcover. 051745548X 188 pages. Bibliography. Black and white illustrations and reproductions of photos. English translation of the 1902 German first edition. "A physiological, psychological and neurological study of the phenomena of sadism and masochism. Explores the factors that contribute to algolagnia and discusses its history through the ages. Includes explanations of the actual implements and devises used in algolagnia, as well as descriptions that serve to define the practices of sadism and masochism. A complete bibliography allows for further research." - dust jacket. Clean and unmarked with light wear. Binding tight. Dust jacket now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. A high-quality copy. . Very Good. 1984. Reprint.

$199.95

Trance-Formations: Neuro-Linguistic Programming and the Structure of Hypnosis
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Trance-Formations: Neuro-Linguistic Programming and the Structure of Hypnosis

By Grinder, John; Bandler, Richard

USA: Real People Press. Paperback. 0911226230 255 pages including index and bibliography. "Turns the 'magic' of hypnosis into specific understandable procedures that can be used not only in doing 'hypnosis' but also in everyday communication." - Foreward. Prior owner's details atop first blank leaf, otherwise clean and unmarked with moderate wear. Binding tight. A quality copy. . Good. 1989. Reprint.

$69.95

Distinctiveness and Memory
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Distinctiveness and Memory

USA: Oxford University Press. Hardcover. 0195169662 xiv, 476 pages. References. Author and subject indexes. "The first book to present an historical overview of distinctiveness and memory, the results of current research, and several new theories. A valuable resource for student and professional researchers in neuroscience and cognitive, developmental, and social psychology." - dust jacket. Underlining and marginalia to first 70 pages, otherwise clean and unmarked with light wear. A sound copy. . Good. 2006. First Edition.

$49.95

The Dearborn Independent - Chronicler of the Neglected Truth, January (Jan.) 16, 1926, Volume 26, Number 13 - A Shylock Nation?
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The Dearborn Independent - Chronicler of the Neglected Truth, January (Jan.) 16, 1926, Volume 26, Number 13 - A Shylock Nation?

By MacDonald, Paul; Clark, Marian Bruce; Lowdermilk, I.M.; Collins, Dr. J.; Hobert, R.L.; McConnell, Burt M.; al, Et

Dearborn, Michigan: The Dearborn Publishing Co.. Single Issue Magazine. 32 pages. Features: Cover illustration representing the waking up of the old American dances; News Bits; How Deadly Snake Venom is Collected to Save Lives; Peddling U.S. Citizenship Rights - the farce of making American citizens in bunches - forcing a hyphenated allegiance i.e. "Induced Naturalization" should be stopped; Gain, Not Glory, Guides the Chinese Soldier - their military tactics are beginning to change under the impact of modernism (with photos); Dr. Joseph Collins Gives "My Definition of a Freudian" (part 3) - the monstrous doctrine of Freud is further and brilliantly exposed; Researching the Colossus of Rhodes - did this statue bestride the harbor entrance?; Mr. (Henry) Ford's Page - Industry's service is social, and so must be judged; Editorial comments on censorship of pictures sent abroad (after recent Japanese revulsion), concern of Colonel House visiting the Whitehouse, and more; A Shylock Nation? - Here are the facts about American financial support to foreign nations; How Connecticut Handled the Movies - Movie trust faces defeat on taxes and the showing of immoral pictures; The Tichborn Claimant, by Charles J. Finger; Helping the Blind to See - photo-illustrated article shows how boys and girls use their fingers to see; Sidelights on Richard Harris Barham, author of Ingoldsby Legends; The Signers - 56 of 1776 - three from New Hampshire including Dr. Josiah Bartlett, Dr. Matthew Thornton, and Willian Whipple; The "Comeback" of Artist H.L. (Harry Loud) Bridwell; Items read in the papers; Instructions for Waltz dancing, including piano sheet music for "An Old Southern Waltz"; Back cover devoted to excellent Daniel Webster quote about showing the world that an elected government can maintain public liberty. Unmarked with average wear. Binding intact. A sound vintage copy. . Good. 1926. First Edition.

$199.95

The Mass Psychology of Fascism
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The Mass Psychology of Fascism

By Reich, Wilhelm

New York: Orgone Institute Press. Hardcover. B000OU6YRO xxiv, 344 pages. Index. Translated from the German manuscript of the third, revised and enlarged edition. Earlier German editions were "smuggled across the German border in great numbers and enthusiastically received by the illegal revolutionary movement. The Fascists banned it in 1935." - xiv. The ten chapters include: Authoritarian Family Ideology and the Mass Psychology of Fascism; The Race Theory; The Symbolism of the Swastika; Organized Mysticism - The International Antisexual Organization; Some Problems of Sex-Political Practice; The Masses and the State; and more. Binding sound. Prior owner's name atop front free endpaper, otherwise unmarked with moderate wear. Above-average wear to dust jacket which is patched at spine ends and preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart. A sound vintage copy. Bibliographic references: Kehr & Langmaid 258, Madden pp 55. . Good. 1946. First English Edition.

$750.00

The Behavior of Organisms - An Experimental Analysis: The Century Psychology Series
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The Behavior of Organisms - An Experimental Analysis: The Century Psychology Series

By Skinner, B.F. [Burrhus Frederic] (1904-1990)

USA: Prentice-Hall, Inc.. Hardcover. Signed and briefly inscribed by Skinner upon title page. x, 457 pp. "Here Skinner defines his basic unit of behavior, the operant, proposes rate as the basic datum, and describes his research program to identify the variables of which behavior is a function." - B.F. Skinner Foundation. In 2002 a study in the Review of General Psychology declared Skinner the most eminent psychologist of the twentieth century. This copy appears to be a 1970s facsimile reprint of the author's landmark first book first published in 1938. Black boards adorned with brilliant gilt and maroon. Clean, bright, tight and unmarked with very light wear. An excellent example. ISBN 0130732133. . Fine. 1970. Reprint.

$4950.00

An Introduction to Forensic Psychiatry in the Criminal Courts
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An Introduction to Forensic Psychiatry in the Criminal Courts

By East, W. Norwood

New York: William Wood & Company. Hardcover. x, 381 pages. Index. "It has been suggested to me that the experience gained through the many years in which I was chiefly concerned with the ascertainment of mental disorder and defect, in accused persons coming before the courts, should afford some help to others similarly engaged. This book is the result." - Preface. Author was a medical doctor, medical inspector of H.M. Prisons, England and Wales; Inspector of Retreats under the Inebriates Acts, Lecturer on Criminology and Forensic Psychiatry, Maudsley Hospital, and Senior Medical Officer, H.M. Prison, Brixton, etc. Most of the sixteen chapters are devoted to the various modes of insanity. Average wear to dark olive green boards. Gilt lettering upon spine. Prior owner's inkstamp upon free endpapers and title page. Ten Point Scale affixed inside back board. Back hinge open. Front hinge started. A worthy copy of this fascinating vintage text. . Good. 1927. First Edition.

$195.00

Healing: The Divine Art
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Healing: The Divine Art

By Hall, Manly Palmer

Los Angeles: Philosophical Research Society. Hardcover. 341 pages. Part I - The Historical Road to the Metaphysics of Medicine. Part II - The Philosophy of Healing. "Provides in one volume a wide variety of evidence bearing on the theory and practice of Metaphysical Medicine. Points out certain broad and invariable principles that bear upon the practitioner and his/her practice. I have tried to tell something of the simple and eternal truth of health, as it has been taught by the wise of all ages." - Preface. Small vintage bookseller's sticker inside front board. Light pencil markings to contents, with ink writing on one page. Somewhat above-average wear to publisher's brown cloth. Binding sound. A worthy copy of this interesting and informative work. . Fair. 1950. Third Revised Edition.

$69.95

Schedules of Reinforcement (The Century Psychology Series)
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Schedules of Reinforcement (The Century Psychology Series)

By Skinner, B.F. [Burrhus Frederic] (1904-1990); Ferster, C.B.

USA: Prentice-Hall, Inc.. Hardcover. Signed and briefly inscribed by American behaviorist B.F. Skinner upon dedication page. [viii], 741 pp. "An exhaustive extension of Skinner's 1930s work on reinforcement. It is now clear that intermittent reinforcement constitutes an important condition of action. By the manipulation of schedules, a wide range of changes in behavior can be produced, most of which would previously have been attributed to motivational or emotional variables." - Introduction. In 2002 a study in the Review of General Psychology declared Skinner the most eminent psychologist of the twentieth century. This copy appears to be a 1970s reprint of the 1957 first edition. Light wear to tan boards adorned with gilt and (touched up) maroon. Contents clean and unmarked. ISBN 0137923090 . Good. 1970. Reprint.

$2950.00

Parents' Magazine - On Rearing Children from Crib to College, July 1940 - Looking Back at Sex Education / About Mumps / How Efficient Should a Mother Be?
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Parents' Magazine - On Rearing Children from Crib to College, July 1940 - Looking Back at Sex Education / About Mumps / How Efficient Should a Mother Be?

By Ballou, R.; Kellogg, G.; Holton, M.; Sevringhaus, G.; Fisher, H.; Knoop, F.; Green, B. Banks, E.; al, et

Chicago: Parents' Institute Inc.. Single Issue Magazine. 84 pages. Features: Great color ad for Frigidaire fridges inside front cover features ladies in period fashion; For Your Child and Mine; Looking Back at Sex Education; How Efficient Should a Mother Be?; Give a Boy Adventure; Ways to Earn Spending Money; If Accidents Happen; About Mumps; Teaching a Young Child to Swim; Teen-age problems; Something new in Family vacations - youth hostels; Family Fashions; Feeding the Family; Cover photo of Mom hugging two daughters; Med Life ad with photo of doctor making housecall for boy with tummy ache; Nice color Campbell's Soup ad shows daughter making soup for dad; Color-photo Certo ad on back cover features Jelly Champion Mrs. F. B. Tillou, Jr. of Oxford, NJ; and much more. Half of page 31 on party article and childhood problems missing. Small clipping from teen-age problems/family fun page 33. Unmarked with average wear. A sound vintage copy. Lots of delightful reading and recollecting here! . Fair. 1940. First American Edition.

$149.95

Parents' Magazine - On Rearing Children from Crib to College, December (Dec.) 1940 - "They Never Know When to Come Home"
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Parents' Magazine - On Rearing Children from Crib to College, December (Dec.) 1940 - "They Never Know When to Come Home"

By Littledale, C.; Stevens, W.; Burnett, W.; Eldred, M.; LeBron, M.; al, et

Chicago: Parents' Institute Inc.. Single Issue Magazine. 116 pages. Features: Color cover photo of cute blonde twin girls; Great color-photo ad for Quaker Oats inside front cover; Is your child a weathervane?; They Never Know When to Come Home; Who Wants a Spoiled Baby?; This Way to Good Eating Habits; New Toys; Give Them the Advantages of Good Speech; The Forgotten Father; Family Fashions; Feeding the Family; Nice color ad for the Cream Top milk bottle; Color ad for Squibb cod-liver oil inside back cover. Great color back cover ad for Famous Funn Family Service with Uncle Same and Santa says "Give American Children American Toys"; Many additonal nostalgic ads; and much more. Openings at spine ends, otherwise unmarked with average wear. A sound vintage copy. Lots of delightful reading and recollecting here! . Fair. 1940. First American Edition.

$149.95

Parents' Magazine - On Rearing Children from Crib to College, March (Mar.) 1940 - When Boy Meets Girl / How to Deal with Jealousy
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Parents' Magazine - On Rearing Children from Crib to College, March (Mar.) 1940 - When Boy Meets Girl / How to Deal with Jealousy

By Lenroot, K.; Powell, N.; Ellenwood, J.; Hill, A.; Shaw, H.; King, E.; Rothschild, L.; Livingston, M.; Green, Betty; al, et

Chicago: Parents' Institute Inc.. Single Issue Magazine. 102 pages. Features: A Decade of Action for Children; Opening Doors for Children; When Boy Meets Girl; White House Conference on Children in a Democracy; How to Deal with Jealousy; Conquering Pneumonia; How to Nurse Your Baby; Sunshine to the Rescue; Family Fun; Family Home; Family Fashions; Feeding the Family; School Directory; Interesting one-page ad for GE sunlamps claims they will provide strong bones for babies; Nice (but soiled) color ad on back cover for Nestle's EverReady Sweet Milk Cocoa; and much more. Two small clippings from family fashions on page 33-35; Reader letters clipped from page 90. Small coupon clipped from page 94. Unmarked with average wear. A worthy vintage copy. Lots of delightful reading and recollecting here! . Fair. 1940. First American Edition.

$149.95

Parents' Magazine - On Rearing Children from Crib to College, September (Sept.) 1940 - Watch Out for Chickenpox / Why Not Nursery School at Home?
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Parents' Magazine - On Rearing Children from Crib to College, September (Sept.) 1940 - Watch Out for Chickenpox / Why Not Nursery School at Home?

By Newton, Jean; Hanford, Helen; Ball, Rachel; Hecht, George; Coolidge, Emelyn; Lauffer, Olga; al, et

Chicago: Parents' Institute Inc.. Single Issue Magazine. 110 pages. Features: Cover photo of boy and girl saluting flag; Nice ad for Pollyanna Health Shoes inside front cover; One Hour at a Time; When Teens and Middle Age Meet; Your Child From One to Six; Better Parenthood Week; A Baby Needs Skincare; Why Not Nursery School at Home?; They Can Skip The Awkward Age; They Take to the Air; If It's Chickenpox; Hobby for the Whole Family; Family Fashions; Feeding the Family; Child Conservation and National Defense; Nice illustrated ad for Poll-Parrot Shoes; Castoria laxative ad features story and photo sequence of mother feeling guilty after "unmercifully" spanking her boy with hair brush; Back cover color ad for Kix cereal contest; Many additonal nostalgic ads; and much more. Small coupon clipped from corset ad on page 85, otherwise unmarked with average wear. A sound vintage copy. Lots of delightful reading and recollecting here! . Good. 1940. First American Edition.

$149.95

Parents' Magazine - On Rearing Children from Crib to College, June 1940 - How Much Freedom? / This Way to Courtesy / You Don't Need to Nag / Why Boarding School?
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Parents' Magazine - On Rearing Children from Crib to College, June 1940 - How Much Freedom? / This Way to Courtesy / You Don't Need to Nag / Why Boarding School?

By Hodge, H.; Taylor, K.; Dalgliesh, A.; Schick, B.; King, E.; Saylor, H.; Green, B.; al, et

Chicago: Parents' Institute Inc.. Single Issue Magazine. 110 pages. Features: Nice color ad for Frigidaire fridges inside front cover; This Way to Courtesy; How Much Freedom?; Make the Most of Summer vacation; You Don't Need to Nag; If the Baby's Ill; Why boarding School?; Guard Against Children's Diseases; Give Your Child a Head Start; Have You a Little Show-Off?; Family Fun; Family Fashions; Feeding the Family; One-page illustrated ad for film Edison The Man, starring Spencer Tracy; Photo-illustrated Listerine ad features Mrs. Madge Purdy Van Cott of Jersey City, NJ; Nice color-photo ad for Campbell's Tomato Juice shows lady reaching into fridge; Uncommon one-page photo ad for Clapp's Baby Foods; Certo ad features Mrs. Lucy Thomson of Peoria, IL; Cute small photo ad for Rollfast bicycles; Great color back cover ad for Shredded Ralston cereal features Dumb Dora comic; Many additional nice old ads; and more. Two small reader letters clipped from page 97, otherwise unmarked with average wear. A sound vintage copy. Lots of delightful reading and recollecting here! . Good. 1940. First American Edition.

$149.95

Parents' Magazine - On Rearing Children from Crib to College, April (Apr.) 1940 - Being a Father is Fun / What About Social Hygiene?
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Parents' Magazine - On Rearing Children from Crib to College, April (Apr.) 1940 - Being a Father is Fun / What About Social Hygiene?

By Moore, G.; Benedict, A.; Madsen, C.; McMaster, M.; King, E.; Saylor, H.; Green, Betty; Anderson, B.; al, et

Chicago: Parents' Institute Inc.. Single Issue Magazine. 134 pages. Features: Nice color ad for Maurice Maeterlinck's film "The Blue Bird" inside front cover; Being a Father is Fun; What About Social Hygiene?; Their First Jobs; What is Good Discipline?; Keep on the Safe Side; If a Baby Eats Too Fast; Children Need Happily Married Parents; Are the Programs They Like Bad for Them?; What to Do About Earache; Family Fashions; Feeding the Family; Nice one-page illustrated ad for film Young Tom Edison, starring Mickey Rooney; School Directory; Charming color Campbell's Soup ad shows young boy and girl with umbrellas coming in from the rain for lunch; Fantastic color-photo one-page ad for Pacific Mills and their "Pacific Thief of Bagdad fabrics" features young ladies in dresses; Vintage Clapp's Baby Foods ad features photo sequence of mothers with baby carriages on city sidewalk; One-page ad for Buster Brown shoes; Red Goose Shoes ad; Back cover color ad for Pillsbury's Best Flower features photos of Mrs. Joseph E. Witson of Cheviot, OH, Mrs. Charles F. Vogel of Milwaukee, Miss Edith Ellingsworth of Cambridge, MD, Mrs. Bert Morris of Seattle, and Mrs. Homer Garrigus of Rockville, IN; Many additional nice old ads; and more. Faint name atop front cover, otherwise unmarked with average wear. A sound vintage copy. Lots of delightful reading and recollecting here! . Good. 1940. First American Edition.

$149.95

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