Not This August

by Kornbluth, C M

Not This August, also known as Christmas Eve, is a science fiction novel by C.M. Kornbluth. It was originally published in 1955 by Doubleday. A revised edition with a new foreword and afterword by Frederik Pohl was published in 1981 by Tor Books, ISBN 0-523-48518-2. The title comes from author Ernest Hemingway's "Notes on the Next War".

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Not This August

by Kornbluth, C. M.

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MW Books Ltd.
Published
1955
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Fine cloth copy in a good if somewhat edge-nicked and dust-dulled dw, now mylar-sleeved. Remains particularly and surprisingly w
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First Edition
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$120.00

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Garden City, New York: Doubleday And Company Inc., 1955. First Edition. Fine cloth copy in a good if somewhat edge-nicked and dust-dulled dw, now mylar-sleeved. Remains particularly and surprisingly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. ; 190 pages; Description: 190 p. Genre: Science fiction..
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NOT THIS AUGUST

by Kornbluth, C. M.

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Books from the Crypt
Published
1955
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Near Fine
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First Edition
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NY: Doubleday, 1955. [1st printing] 1955. Dj art by Mel Hunter. Slight tanning; minor handling flaws; dj spine panel a bit faded.. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good+.
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Not This August

by Kornbluth, C. M.

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J. E. MILES, A BOOKSELLER
Published
1981
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GOOD- Reading Copy
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Tor. GOOD- Reading Copy. 1981. Mass Market Paperback. reading copy (B106) .
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Not This August

by KORNBLUTH, C.M.

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Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA
Published
1956
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Good
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New York: Bantam Books, 1956. Softcover. Good. Second printing. Mass market paperback. Bottom corners have light water stain, nicks to spine ends, thus good only.
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Not This August

by Kornbluth, C. M.

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Arroyo Seco Books
Published
1955
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Fine
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1st Edition 1st Printing
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Garden City, New York: Doubleday, 1955. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Boards. Fine/Good DJ. Yellow Boards, Blue Lettering, First Edition Stated, Dj Priced $2.95. Book Is Fine, Dj Worn, Dusty, Light Dampstaining On Entire Spine, 1/2" Deep, 1/8" Wide V- Chip At Bottom Front Spine Edge, 18" Chip At Bottom Front Flap Fold, 1 1 1/2" Closed Tear… Read more
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Not This August

by Kornbluth, C. M.

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Arroyo Seco Books
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1955
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Fine
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Book Club Edition
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Garden City, New York: Doubleday, 1955. Book Club Edition . Boards. Fine/Near Fine DJ. Yellow Boards, Blue Lettering, No First Edition Statement, "Book Club Edition" At Bottom Of Front Flap. Book Is Fine, Dj Near Fine With Slight Browning To Spine, As Usual.
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Give Love The Air

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Graham Holroyd Books
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1949 first edition
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Pocket Books. New York: Pocket Books, Inc. , 1949 first edition . 658 near fine, unread Cover by Roswell Keller. paperback,
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Not This August ( Bantam Book # A1492 );

by Kornbluth, C.M.

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COMIC WORLD
Published
1956
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FN+, Near New
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First Edition By This Publisher
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Canada: Bantam Books., 1956. 165 pages. "A thrilling and provocative SF novel of America crushed in defeat by avowed enemies, and how one man, hardly a hero turned the tide of survival by fanning a dying spark of defiance." >> Nice copy.. First Edition By This Publisher. Soft Cover. FN+, Near New. Illus. by Painted Front Cover. 12mo… Read more
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NOT THIS AUGUST

by Kornbluth, C.M.

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Bantam Paperback #A1492 CONDITION: g.
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Not This August

by Kornbluth, C. M.

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Dark Hollow Books ®
Published
1956
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VG+
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1st Edition
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New York: Bantam Books, 1956. 1st Edition . Mass Market Paperback. VG+. VG+ in wraps, an unread copy, now bagged in archival poly bag. Bantam A1492. Light edge rubbing, slight creasing at spine. From the collection and estate of noted SF/F/H & comic collector Kennett Neily - owner of the White Mountain Comic Collection - with his date… Read more
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Not This August

by Kornbluth, C.M.

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Zardoz Books
Published
1956
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vg
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Bantam Books, 1956. First THUS edition. vg. vg 1st Bantam A1492 1956 paperback, In stock shipped from our UK warehouse
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Not This August

by Kornbluth, C. M.

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Wonder Book
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Collectible - Very Good
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9780812543186
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$12.95

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Tor Books. Collectible - Very Good. Collectible - Very Good. Mass Market Paperback edition. From the library of science fiction and fantasy writer, editor, publisher and prolific book reviewer D. Douglas Fratz. (Fantasy, Science Fiction)
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Give Love The Air

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Graham Holroyd Books
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1949 first edition
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Pocket Books. New York: Pocket Books, Inc. , 1949 first edition . 658 very good -fine, reading crease Cover by Roswell Keller. paperback,
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Not This August

by Kornbluth,C.M

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Always Superior Books
Published
1956
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Solid Very Good
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First Edition
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New York: Bantam, 1956. First Edition. Wraps. Solid Very Good. Paperback.
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Not This August

by Kornbluth,C.M

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Always Superior Books
Published
1956
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About Fine
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2nd Printing
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New York: Bantam, 1956. 2nd Printing. Wraps. About Fine. Paperback.
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Not This August

by C. M. Kornbluth

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ThriftBooks
Published
1982
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Good
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9780523485188
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Doherty Associates, LLC, Tom, 1982. Paperback. Good. Pages can have notes/highlighting. Spine may show signs of wear. ~ ThriftBooks: Read More, Spend Less.Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed.
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Not This August: Revised And With A Foreword And Afterword by Frederik Pohl

by Kornbluth, C. M.

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Cold Tonnage Books
Published
1981
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First edition thus (& 1st printing)
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Tor: NY, 1981. First edition thus (& 1st printing). Paperback original. SF novel (serialised in MacLean's - a Canadian magazine - in three parts starting 14th May 1955), first published in hardcover by Doubleday in 1955, issued a year later in hardcover in the UK as CHRISTMAS EVE. ''First printing, December 1981'' on copyright page. This… Read more
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Every Contact Leaves A Trace [ARC]

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First book edition
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First book edition. trade size paperback WW Norton, 2003, 1st book edition, US trade paperback in illustrated wraps, ARC WITH LETTER FROM PUBLISHER, nice copy, bright and firm, as new, Fine.
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Not This August

by C. M. Kornbluth

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1982
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Acceptable
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9780523485188
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Doherty Associates, LLC, Tom, 1982. Paperback. Acceptable. Readable copy. Pages may have considerable notes/highlighting. ~ ThriftBooks: Read More, Spend Less.Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed.
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Not This August

by C. M. Kornbluth

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1986-11
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9780812543186
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Tor Books, 1986-11. Paperback. Good.
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Not This August

by Kornbluth, C. M.

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Mumpsimus Books
Published
1956
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Very Good
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Bantam, 1956. Softcover. Very Good. A1492, 1st printing
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Not This August

by Kornbluth, C. M.

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Paperback Recycler
Published
1955
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Good
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Book Club (BCE/BOMC)
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Garden City NY: Doubleday & Co., 1955. 190 pp. Blue lettering on spine. Light wear. Binding tight, text clean. Book Club Edition.. Book Club (BCE/BOMC). Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Not This August

by Kornbluth, C. M

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Fair
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Mass Market Paperback. Fair.
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Not This August (aka Christmas Eve)

by Kornbluth, C.M.

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John McCormick
Published
1956
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Very Good
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.
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New York: Bantam Books # A1492 1st Printing , 1956 ----------vintage paperback, Canadian printing. Originally serialized in Canada's Maclean's Magazine in 1955, where the seller first read it. Spine and cover creases, edgewear, store stamp inside, a VG copy.. .. Mass Market Paperback. Very Good. Note: our prices on Biblio are the LOWEST of any of… Read more
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Not This August (aka Christmas Eve)

by Kornbluth, C.M. (with Frederik Pohl)

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John McCormick
Published
1981
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Very Good+ to Near Fine
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First Thus
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New York: Tom Doherty Associates Tor Book # 48512 1st Revised Edition , 1981 ----------paperback. Originally serialized in Canada's Maclean's Magazine in 1955, where the seller first read it. This is the first printing of this version which has been slightly revised by Pohl, who also provided a foreword and afterword. Spine crease, modest shelfwear, slightly browning… Read more
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Not This August

by C. M. Kornbluth

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Discover Books
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POOR
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9780523485188
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Tor Books. Paperback. POOR. Noticeably used book. Heavy wear to cover. Pages contain marginal notes, underlining, and or highlighting. Possible ex library copy, with all the markings/stickers of that library. Accessories such as CD, codes, toys, and dust jackets may not be included.
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Not This August

by Kornbluth, C. M

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Published
1986-11-01
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9780812543186
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Not This August

by Kornbluth, C. M.

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Mumpsimus Books
Published
1956
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Very Good
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Bantam, 1956. Softcover. Very Good. A1492, 2nd printing
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Not This August

by Kornbluth, C. M

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Better World Books
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Used - Good
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9780812543186
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Doherty Associates, LLC, Tom. Used - Good. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside.
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Not This August

by Kornbluth, C. M.

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John Thompson
Published
1955
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Good- Very Good
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1st Printing
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Canada: Bantam A1492, 1955. Solid with a light spine roll and corner creases on the back cover.. 1st Printing. Paperback. Good- Very Good.
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Not This August

by Kornbluth, C.M.

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Cheryl's Book Nook
Published
1956
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G+
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1st Printing
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Bantam, 1956. A1492, 165 pages, brown pictorial cover with white ltrs, soiled yellow printers ink on edges, corners/edges/ and head-heel of spine are nicked.. 1st Printing. Mass Market Paperback. G+.
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Not This August (Alternative UK Title " Christmas Eve")

by Kornbluth, C.M.

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KALAMOS BOOKS
Published
1956
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Fair > Good
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Re-issue
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New York: Bantam, 1956 Vintage pbk #A1492 (Pages clean and complete, but loose in paper wraps). Re-issue. Pbk. Fair > Good.
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Not This August

by Kornbluth, C.M

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Bradley's Books
Published
1956
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Very Good
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First Edition THUS
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Bantam, 1956. Book. Very Good. Vintage Paperback. First Edition THUS. Bantam A1492. Vintage Paperback VG.
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