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Kanthapura.
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Kanthapura.

By Raja Rao.

New York, NY New Directions Publishing , 1967. Paperback First Edition Thus (1967), Second Printing. Very Good in Wraps: shows indications of careful use: light wear to extremities; mild rubbing to the panels; faint soiling to the white background field of the rear panel; some faint stress creases to the backstrip and the heel of the backstrip shows some wear; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of any creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any underlining, hi-lighting or marginalia or marks in the text. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A very good reading copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing a little wear and minor, unobtrusive flaws. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8 x 5.5 x 0.65 inches).; viii, 244 pages. Language: English. Weight: 9.3 ounces. First Edition Thus (1967), Second Printing. Trade Paperback.

$1.91

Stygo.
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Stygo.

By Laura Hendrie .

New York, NY Scribner Paperback Fiction, 1995. Paperback First Edition Thus (1995), First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. First Edition Thus (1995), First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. Near Fine in Wraps: shows only the most minute indications of use: just a hint of wear to the upper corner of the front panel, which also shows a faint crease; the mildest rubbing to the panels, the white background field of which shows a hint of soiling. The binding leans ever so slightly, but remains perfectly secure; ther text is clean. Free of creases to the backstrip. Free of any creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any underlining, hi-lighting or marginalia or marks in the text. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome nearly-new copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing the very mildest wear and minor, unobtrusive flaws. Close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8 x 5.25 x 0.5 inches). 225 pages. Language: English. Weight: 9 ounces. Trade Paperback.

$7.64

Look at Me: A Novel.
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Look at Me: A Novel.

By Anita Brookner.

New York, NY E. P. Dutton: Obelisk , 1985. Paperback First Edition Thus (1985), so stated; First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. First Edition Thus (1985), so stated; First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. Very Good in Wraps: shows considerable spine lean and a crease at the upper corner of thepanel; several small, rather faint dampstains to the outside edge of several pages (these don't effect the text or cause any rippling to the cover or pages); the text pages have tanned quite a bit, due to aging. The binding is perfectly secure; the text is clean. Free of any creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any underlining, hi-lighting or marginalia or marks in the text. Free of ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, or labels. A lightly used copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing mild wear and minor flaws. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (7.55 x 5.35 x 0.4 inches). 192 pages. Language: English. Weight: 7.1 ounces. Trade Paperback.

$8.23

Brief Lives.
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Brief Lives.

By Anita Brookner.

New York, NY Random House: Vintage Contemporaries, 1992. Paperback First Edition Thus (1992); Fourth Printing. Very Good+ to Near Fine in Wraps: shows just a touch of wear to the outside edges of the panels; the text pages have tanned slightly, due to aging; a crease along the front hinge; else flawless. The binding is square and perfectly secure; the text is clean. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome, carefully used reading copy, structurally sound and tighly bound, showing only very light wear and minor, unobtrusive flaws. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8 x 5.25 x 0.65 inches). 260 pages. Language: English. Weight: 8.6 ounces. First Edition Thus (1992); Fourth Printing. Trade Paperback.

$1.00

Clear Light of Day.
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Clear Light of Day.

By Anita Desai.

New York, NY Penguin Group: Penguin Books, 1980. Paperback First Edition Thus (1980), Nineteenth Printing. Near Fine in Wraps: shows only the most minute indications of use: just a hint of riffling to the very tip of the upper corner of the last few pages; a tiny flaw (perhaps where a sticker has been removed?) at the upper front panel; the text pages have tanned slightly, due to aging; else flawless; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of any creases to the covers. Free of creases to the backstrip. Free of any creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any underlining, hi-lighting or marginalia or marks in the text. Free of ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, or labels. A handsome very nearly-new copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing a couple of minor, unobtrusive flaws. Bright and clean. Corners sharp. Very close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (7.75 x 5.05 x 0.5 inches). 183 pages. Language: English. Weight: 5.5 ounces. First Edition Thus (1980), Nineteenth Printing. Trade Paperback.

$7.06

Providence: A Novel.

By Anita Brookner.

New York, NY E. P. Dutton: Obelisk , 1985. Paperback First Edition Thus (1985); Second Printing. Very Good in Wraps: shows a little spine lean and a crease at the front panel; several small, rather faint dampstains to the outside edge of several pages (these don't effect the text or cause any rippling to the cover or pages); the text pages have tanned slightly, due to aging. The binding is perfectly secure; the text is clean. Free of creases to the backstrip. Free of any creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any underlining, hi-lighting or marginalia or marks in the text. Free of ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, or labels. A lightly used reading copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing mild wear and minor flaws. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (7.7 x 5.3 x 0.4 inches). 192 pages. Language: English. Weight: 6.8 ounces. First Edition Thus (1985); Second Printing. Trade Paperback.

$2.94

The Eighth Continent: Tales of the Foreign Service.
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The Eighth Continent: Tales of the Foreign Service.

By Philip Gould.

Chapel Hill, NC Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 1991. Hardcover First Edition (1991), so stated. First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. First Edition (1991), so stated. First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. Very Near Fine in Very Near Fine DJ: Both book and DJ show only minute indications of use. The Book shows a small stain in the middle of the rear free endpaper; the binding leans ever so slightly off square, while remaining perfectly secure; the text is clean. Free of any creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any underlining, hi-lighting or marginalia or marks in the text. Free of ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, or labels. A handsome very nearly-new copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing a couple of minor, unobtrusive flaws. Bright and clean. Very close to 'As New'. The DJ shows just a hint of wear to the head and heel of the backstrip and the very mildest rubbing to the panels; the price is unclipped. Very close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8.8 x 5.75 x 1 inches). 246 pages. Language: English. Weight: 15 ounces. Hardback with DJ.

$9.41

Ada or Ardor: A Family Chronicle.

By Vladmir Nabokov.

New York, NY McGraw-Hill Paperbacks, 1971. Paperback First Edition Thus (1971), Second Printing (1973). Very Good+: shows light sunning to the orange background field of the backstrip, but the black and white titles thereon remain unaffected: bold and clearly legible; the text pages have tanned somewhat, due to aging; a former bookseller has placed a plain white sticker over the price at the lower corner of the backstrip. The binding leans ever so slightly off square, while remaining secure. Free of creases to the covers. Free of creases to the backstrip. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, or labels (there is a shadow left after the removal of a price sticker at the upper corner of the front endpaper. A nearly-new copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing minor, unobtrusive flaws. Remains close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8 x 5.25 x 1.2 inches). 589 pages. Language: English. Weight: 20 ounces. First Edition Thus (1971), Second Printing (1973). Trade Paperback.

$18.42

White Lotus.

By John Hersey.

New York, NY Random House: Vintage, 1990. Paperback First Edition Thus (1990), so stated. First printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. First Edition Thus (1990), so stated. First printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. Very Good+ to Near Fine in Wraps: shows only the most minute indications of use: just a couple of pages mildly bumped at the upper corner tip mid-text and about twenty pages near the front of the book show a thin line of dampstaining at the outside edge; else flawless; the text pages have tanned ever so slightly, due to aging; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. There are a couple of creases to the backstrip, but these have not been produced by the stress of reading, but came about in production. Free of any other creases to the covers. Free of any underlining, hi-lighting or marginalia or marks in the text. Free of ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, or labels. A handsome very nearly-new copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing a couple of flaws, but no visible wear. Bright and clean. Doesn't appear to have ever been opened or read. Very close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8 x 5.25 x 1.4 inches). 683 pages. Language: English. Weight: 20.2 ounces. Trade Paperback. John Richard Hersey (1914 – 1993) was an American writer and journalist. He is considered one of the earliest practitioners of the so-called New Journalism, in which storytelling techniques of fiction are adapted to non-fiction reportage. Hersey's account of the aftermath of the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima, Japan, was adjudged the finest piece of American journalism of the 20th century by a 36-member panel associated with New York University's journalism department.

$10.00

A Single Pebble.
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A Single Pebble.

By John Hersey.

New York, NY Random House: Vintage, 1989. Paperback First Edition Thus (1989), so stated. First printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. Very Good in Wraps: shows indications of careful use: a single page has been dog-eared at the upper corner tip mid-text; a crease to the upper outside edge of the front panel; former owner's name at the top of the front endpaper; the text pages have tanned ever so slightly, due to aging; this is a REMAINDER, showing a mark at the bottom edge; else only a hint of wear to the outside edges; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of any creases to the backstrip. Free of any underlining, hi-lighting or marginalia or marks in the text. A handsome copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing mild wear and several minor flaws. NOT Book-Club or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8 x 5.25 x 0.4 inches). 181 pages. Language: English. Weight: 6.9 ounces. First Edition Thus (1989), so stated. First printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. Trade Paperback. John Richard Hersey (1914 – 1993) was an American writer and journalist. He is considered one of the earliest practitioners of the so-called New Journalism, in which storytelling techniques of fiction are adapted to non-fiction reportage. Hersey's account of the aftermath of the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima, Japan, was adjudged the finest piece of American journalism of the 20th century by a 36-member panel associated with New York University's journalism department.

$1.91

Hallucinating Foucault.
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Hallucinating Foucault.

By Patricia Duncker.

Hopewell, NJ Ecco Press, 1996. Hardcover First Edition (1996), so stated. First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. Fine in Very Near Fine DJ: The Book is flawless; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of any creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any underlining, hi-lighting or marginalia or marks in the text. Free of ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, or labels. A like-new copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing no flaws. Bright and clean. Virtually 'As New'. The DJ shows a crease at the upper corner of the inside front flap; else flawless; the price is unclipped. Virtually "As New". NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8.5 x 5.8 x 0.85 inches). 175 pages. Language: English. Weight: 13.5 ounces. Hardback with DJ. Winner of the Dillon's First Fiction Award and the McKitterick Prize for best first novel.

$5.88

Death is a Lonely Business.

By Ray Bradbury .

New York, NY Bantam: Bantam Trade Paperbacks, 1992. Paperback First Edition Thus (1992), First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. First Edition Thus (1992), First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. Very Good+ in Wraps: shows indications of very careful use: light wear along the outside edge of the front panel and to the head of the backstrip; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of creases to the covers. Free of any creases to the backstrip. Free of any creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any underlining, hi-lighting or marginalia or marks in the text. Free of ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, or labels. A handsome copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing mild wear and minor, unobtrusive flaws only. Bright and clean. Close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo.(8.25 x 5.25 x 0.8 inches). 278 pages. Cover Art by Randy Nelson. Language: English. Weight: 10.3 ounces. Trade Paperback.

$6.47

The Wayward Bus.

By John Steinbeck .

New York, NY The Viking Press, 1947. Hardcover First Edition (1947), not directly stated, but implied: no subsequent printings noted. First Edition (1947), not directly stated, but implied: no subsequent printings noted. Very Good+ in Good DJ: The Book shows indications of careful use: light wear to the corner tips of the front panel;; the slightest spine lean; faint foxing and dusting to the top edge; the text pages have tanned slightly; the binding is secure; the text is clean, but a former owner's name and address inscribed at the upper front free endpaper. Free of any creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any underlining, hi-lighting or marginalia or marks in the text. A lightly used copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing moderate wear, and possessing some minor flaws. The DJ shows wear to the extremities, with small loss to rubbing; some toning to the white background field of the rear panel; the price ($2.75) has not been clipped; mylar-protected. Shows some war, but remains intact and not unattractive. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8.25 x 5.75 x 1.25 inches). 312 pages. Language: English. Weight: 1 pound, 2.2 ounces. Brown buckram over boards with gilt titles at the front panel and backstrip and an inlaid design at the lower front panel; Hardback with DJ. The Wayward Bus was adapted into a 1957 dramatic film directed by Victor Vicas and starring Jayne Mansfield, Joan Collins, Dan Dailey and Rick Jason.

$19.60

El Tesoro de la Sierra Madre.

By B. Traven .

New York, NY Appleton-Century-Crofts, 1963. Hardcover First Edition Thus [1963], apparent later printing. Very Good: shows indications of very careful use: just a hint of tanning to the pages, due to aging; mild rubbing to the panels; a former owner's name has been blocked out with marker pen at the upper front free endpaper and a small cross has been drawn below it; light wear to the outside edges; the covers have been covered with clear contact paper; the binding is square and remains perfectly secure; the text is clean. Free of any creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any underlining, hi-lighting or marginalia or marks in the text. A handsome copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing mild wear and minor, unobtrusive flaws. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8.25 x 5.65 x 0.85 inches). 228 pages. Edited by Mario B. Rodriguez. Illustrated with black & white drawings by Allyn Amudson. Language: Spanish with English editorial and vocabulary helps. Shipping Weight: 14 ounces. First Edition Thus [1963], apparent later printing. Hardback: Lacks DJ.

$19.60

Bubbles Unbound: A Mystery.
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Bubbles Unbound: A Mystery.

By Sarah Strohmeyer.

New York, NY Penguin Group: Dutton, 2001. Hardcover First Edition (2001); First Printing, so stated and further indicated by a complete numerical sequence. First Edition (2001); First Printing, so stated and further indicated by a complete numerical sequence. Very Near Fine in Fine DJ: The Book shows only a small, rather faint stain at the point where the top and fore-edges meet; else flawless; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of any creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any underlining, hi-lighting or marginalia or marks in the text. Free of ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, or labels. A handsome very nearly-new copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing a single unobtrusive flaw. Bright and clean. Virtually "As New". The DJ is flawless; the price is unclipped; mylar-protected. Virtually 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8.75 x 5.75 x 1 inches). 275 pages. Language: English. Weight: 1 pound. Hardback with DJ.

$14.11

The Country Cousin.

By Louis Auchincloss .

Boston, MA Houghton Mifflin , 1978. Hardcover First Edition (1978); First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. First Edition (1978); First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. Very Near Fine in Veru Good DJ: The Book shows the faintest discolorations at the top edge and fore-edge of the text block (perhaps incipient foxing(?); else flawless; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of any creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any underlining, hi-lighting or marginalia or marks in the text. Free of ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, or labels. A handsome nearly-new copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing minor, unobtrusive cosmetic flaws only. Bright and clean. Remains very close to 'As New'. The DJ shows light wear to the extremities; a small, faint crease at the bottom edge of the rear panel and mild rubbing to the panels; the price has not been clipped; mylar-protected. Remains attractive, but shows mild wear. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8.7 x 6 x 1.2 inches). 239 pages. Language: English. Weight: 1 pound, 3.5 ounces. Beige cloth covered boards, stamped in copper on spine. Burgundy glossy DJ with portrait of the author at the rear panel. Hardback with DJ.

$9.41

Run with the Horsemen.
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Run with the Horsemen.

By Ferrol Sams .

New York, NY Penguin Books, 1984. Paperback First Edition Thus (1984), Thirtieth Printing. Very Near Fine in Wraps: shows only the most minute indications of use: just a hint of wear to the head of the backstrip; the text pages have tanned slightly, due to aging; else flawless. The binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of creases to the covers. Free of any creases to the backstrip. Free of any creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any underlining, hi-lighting or marginalia or marks in the text. Free of ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, or labels. A handsome, very nearly-new copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing the very mildest wear and a minor, unobtrusive flaw. Bright and clean. Virtually 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (7.75 x 5.15 x 0.8 inches). 422 pages. Language: English. Weight: 11 ounces. Penguin Contemporary American Fiction Series. First Edition Thus (1984), Thirtieth Printing. This title was first published by Peachtree Publishers in 1982. Trade Paperback. Ferrol Sams is one of the most witty and insightful storytellers I have ever read, and that includes Faulkner and Richard Ford! Anyone from age 14 on up who appreciates a great, fun read will absolutely love this novel. It is the first novel of a trilogy from this still writing Georgian author and doctor. You will feel the part of a kid again reading about the exploits of the brilliant but small "Boy" named Porter Osborne Jr. on his family's Georgia farm during the Great Depression. It doesn't matter what part of America you are from, you will love this brilliant example of captivating storytelling!

$4.12

Pal Joey.

By John O'Hara.

New York, NY Bantam Books, 1957. Paperback First Edition Thus [1957]. First published in hardcover in 1940. First Edition Thus [1957]. Very Good in Wraps: shows spine lean; a small patch of faint discoloration at the bottom of the rear 'hinge'; the pages have tanned a bit with age; small areas of scuffing at the top aand bottom of the rear hinge; several small, very faint stress-creases at the rear panel; else quite bright and clean; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of any creases to the backstrip. Free of any creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any underlining, hi-lighting or marginalia or marks in the text. Free of ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, or labels. A handsome copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing minor, unobtrusive flaws only. Bright and clean. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 12mo. (7 x 4.25 x 0.4 inches). 120 pages. Language: English. Weight: 3 ounces. Bantam 1679. Cover Price: 25 cents. First published in hardcover in 1940. Mass Market Paperback.

$8.82

The Fox in the Attic.
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The Fox in the Attic.

By Richard Hughes.

New York, NY NYRB Classics, 2000. Paperback First Edition Thus (2000), First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. First Edition Thus (2000), First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. Very Near Fine in Wraps: shows onlya very mild bump at the head of the backstrip, causing a mild buckle: else flawless; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of creases to the wrapper covers. Free of any creases to the backstrip. Free of any creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any underlining, hi-lighting or marginalia or marks in the text. Free of ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, or labels. A handsome nearly-new copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing a single minor, unobtrusive flaw. Bright and clean. Very close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8 x 5 x 0.95 inches). xiv, 326 pages. Introduction by Hilary Mantel. Language: English. Weight: 12.2 ounces. New York Review Books Classics Series. Trade Paperback. "The Fox in the Attic" is the first volume of a trilogy, "The Human Predicament" Only the first two volumes, The Fox in the Attic (1961) and The Wooden Shepherdess (1973), were complete when he died; twelve chapters, less than 50 pages, of the final volume are now published. In these volumes he delineates the course of European history from the 1920s through World War II, interspersing real characters and events—such as Hitler's escape after the abortive Munich putsch—as well as fictional. 344 pages Publisher: ; 1st edition (February 28, 2001) Language: English ISBN-10: 9780940322295 ISBN-13: ASIN: 0940322293 Product Dimensions: 5 x 0.9 x 8 inches Shipping Weight: 12 ounces

$11.96

An Academic Question.

By Barbara Pym.

New York, NY New American Library: Plume , 1987. Hardcover First Edition Thus (1987), First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. First Edition Thus (1987), First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. Near Fine in Wraps: shows indications of careful use: extremely slight spine lean; faint sunning has blanched the purple background field at the backstrip to a powder blue hue (the titles thereon remain bold and clearly legible); the binding is secure; the text is clean, but the pages have tanned slightly, due to aging. Free of creases to the wrapper covers. Free of creases to the backstrip. Free of any creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any underlining, hi-lighting or marginalia or marks in the text. Free of ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, or labels. A handsome nearly-new copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing minor, unobtrusive flaws. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8 x 5.35 x 0.65 inches). 256 pages. Note by Hazel Holt preceeds the text. Language: English. Weight: 7 ounces. Trade Paperback.

$17.15

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