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History, Literature, etc.
Barclay, James A. Golf in Canada: A History. Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1992. [First edition]. With signed autograph presentation inscription from the author on title page. "With forewords by Marlene Stewart Streit and Ralph Costello"; well illustrated with b/w images and several multi-page colour spreads. Fine, small folio volume in dark green boards, lettered in gilt on spine; internally tight, clean and bright.
Photopictorial (man on course in distance) dust jacket, now lightly surface rubbed and with a couple of minor scores on rear; near fine. The second, yet far more comprehensive history of the Canadian game.
Bauer, Dave. Golf Techniques of the Bauer Sisters. New York: Prentice-Hall, 1951. First edition. "Produced by Otis Dypwick, pictures by Paul Siegel"; with 32 pages of illustrations (124 images), most photographs of the sisters demonstrating shots, the rest instructional diagrams. Original light green cloth, lettered in white, with just a hint of fading; text age toned, yet clean and tight; embossed ownership mark on rear endpaper. Price-clipped
light green photopictorial (the sisters) dust jacket, now somewhat toned, and lightly sunned on spine; several small edge tears and corner chips; small, light streak near title on front. A near fine volume in very good dust jacket. [D/M #6340]
The author is the "...the father of Marlene and Alice Bauer..." The sisters were founding members of the LPGA and Marlene Bauer Hegge became, in 2002, the third LPGA member inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame.
Browning, Robert H.K. Golf in Hants & Dorset. London: The Golf Clubs Association, [n.d., ca.1952]*. [First edition]. "Series No.10" of twelve booklets by Browning covering most of southern England; two-sided folder map at rear; well-illustrated with b/w photographs.
Full colour pictorial (golfer and caddy at the tee) light card wrappers; a touch creased at corners and yapped edges; just a tad dusty; internally clean and tight. A fine copy of this survey of the 50+ golf courses in Hampshire and Dorset, including the Isle of Wight. [D/M #8260]
* D/M gives date as "[ca1955]", but the latest reference is to "...the present ...Champion (1952)..."
Clifford, Stanley, see Stancliffe
Collett, Glenna. Ladies in the Rough. London: Alfred A. Knopf, 1929. [First UK edition]. "Assisted by James M. Neville, with a foreword by Bobby Jones"; illustrated with b/w plates of lady champions and ladies golfing. Original olive green cloth, lettered in black, now much rubbed and soiled; top of spine creased. Pages toned, otherwise clean and tight. Very good. [D/M #12740]
Cox, W. J. [Bill]. Can I Help You?: The Guide to Better Golf. London: Ernest Benn, 1954. First edition. Original gilt-stamped green boards; former owner's name and "3/6" price on front endpapers. Sadly, pp. 83-95 are savagely creased at the fore-edge, as though carelessly dropped. Very good
pictorial (author) dust jacket creased at edges; lacking small chips at spine ends and corners, and 3/4" semi-circle from bottom edge affecting author's name; rear panel lightly soiled. A very good copy. [D/M #13230]
Golfing and Other Works by Bernard Darwin
Darwin, Bernard. British Clubs. London: Collins, 1947. Third impression. One of the "Britain in Pictures" series. "With 8 plates in colour and 20 illustrations in black & white." Pictorial (a club) light blue and white covers a bit splayed. Inner half of endpapers age-toned; contents nice and clean. Matching
decorative dust jacket a bit rubbed at spine ends and corners, and dusty at edges. A near fine copy. This discussion of social clubs of all kinds, with a section on "Games and Conviviality" discussing clubs formed around all sorts of sporting activities, including rugby, cricket, tennis and golf - the latter, as expected from Darwin, playing a special part.
Darwin, Bernard. James Braid. London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1952. First edition. Illustrated with a few photographs of Braid. Gilt lettered green cloth; thin line of sunning along top edge of front cover and spine ends. Neat contemporary gift inscription to front endpaper; hint of toning to endpapers. Simple
green black and white dust jacket; worn at spine ends with a few chips; rubbed at joints, dusty on rear. A very good copy. [D/M #14130]
Darwin, Bernard, and others. A History of Golf in Britain. London: Cassell & Company, 1952. First edition. With chapters by Bernard Darwin, Henry Longhurst, H. Gardiner-Hill, Henry Cotton [et al.]; "with a foreword by Sir George Cunningham ..."* Superbly illustrated, in colour and b/w, with photos of players, equipment and courses.
Original green buckram, with gilt-lettered grey leather spine label; with a couple very small, faint marks to covers, a hint of chaffing to label, and an unobtrusive crease to lower rear panel near spine, slightly bowing the cover. Neat ink name on front endpaper. A near fine copy. [D/M #14740]
One of the handsomest golf books, and a cornerstone of any collection!
Donovan, Richard E. and Murdoch, Joseph S.F. The Game of Golf and the Printed Word. 1566-1985. New York: Castalio Press, 1987 (Scranton, Pennsylvania: Printed by Haddon Craftsmen). [First edition; Pirate*]. "A Bibliography of Golf Literature in the English Language ..." "With an introductory essay by Herbert Warren Wind"; illustrated with a few in-text b/w photographs. Gathering of pp.-304 lacking, with a second copy of pp.305-336 bound in its place; photocopies of the missing text included. Original dull-green cloth, lettered in gilt, nice and clean; contents excellent.
Colour photopictorial green dust jacket; ¾" closed tear at top rear, tiny one at bottom; small mark near title; minor rubbing to corners. But for the mis-bound pages, a fine copy in near fine dust jacket.
* Although this is the first appearance of the work, and but for the absence of the slipcase, appears for all intents and purposes the same as the 1988 "true" first edition, this 1987 printing was not authorized by the authors.
Donovan, Richard E. and Murdoch, Joseph S.F. The Game of Golf and the Printed Word. 1566-1985. New York: Castalio Press, 1988 (Vestal, New York: Printed by Thunder Projects). [First edition]. "A Bibliography of Golf Literature in the English Language ..." "With an introductory essay by Herbert Warren Wind"; illustrated with a few in-text b/w photographs. Cloth rubbed at lower spine, and very faintly speckled on covers; poor gluing leading to stains at gutters of endpapers, especially at rear; a few red ink notations facing "afterword" and dots beside several entries; ownership blind-stamp on final blank. Pictorial dust jacket much worn, torn and creased, lacking small piece at lower rear corner and a few chips elsewhere. An very good volume in good, much used jacket, but lacking the slipcase with which it was issued.
Golf Illustrated. London: Golf Illustrated, 1938. (Vol. CXXXII, Nos. 1866-1878, January-March, 1938). Well illustrated with photographs and sketches; with articles covering all aspects of golf, including course upkeep, instructional, and the personalities of the game; pieces by P.A. Vaile, Charles Whitcombe, P.B. Lucas and others. Original
gilt-lettered and black-ruled orange-red cloth, just a touch sunned on spine; titling a bit bronzed; a few minor spots to front, larger one (1" x 2") on rear. Internally bright, tight and clean; great period ads; original wrappers for individual issues not present, paged continuously. A fine copy. [Not in D/M]
"The Weekly Organ of the 'Royal and Ancient Game' Game. The Only Weekly Golf Journal in the World. Established 1890." (cf. first page)
"...With which is incorporated 'Golf'" (cf. binding cover)
Golf Illustrated (single issue). London: Golf Illustrated, 1938. (Vol. CXXXII, No. 1869, January 22, 1938). 16 pp. (numbered -64) stapled issue, with
decorative advertising (Dunlop) wrappers (numbered [i]-iv) printed in red and black; a bit dusty, with some minor corner creasing and 1" closed tear at tail of spine; small mark on rear near top spine; internally nice and clean. . [Not in D/M]
"The Only Weekly Golf Journal in the World. Established 1890." (cf. wrapper)
Includes an obituary notice for the Editor, E.M. Cockell; "Some Problems of Seaside Greenskeeping" by Guy B. Farrar, "Henry Cotton's Footwork, Is It Old Man's Golf" by P.A. Vaile, etc.
Hutchinson, Horace G. Golf. London: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1893. "Fourth edition, thoroughly revised." "With contributions by Lord Wellwood, Sir Walter Simpson, Bart., Right Hon. A.J. Balfour, M.P., Andrew Lang, H.S.C. Everard, and Others." Badminton Library of Sports and Pastimes. "With numerous illustrations by Thomas Hodge and Harry Furniss." A splendid copy in the
standard brown, black and white Badminton Library cloth, brightly titled and decorated (golfer) in gilt on spine; endpapers a touch toned. A fine, bright copy. [D/M #3020]
Kavanagh, L.V. History of Golf in Canada. Toronto: Fitzhenry and Whiteside, 1973. [First edition]. Original textured brown cloth lettered in gilt on spine; neat ink name on front pastedown; light stains on fore edge, occasionally extending 1/4" onto page; contents otherwise bright and clean.
Yellow colour pictorial (putting green Cove Fields, Quebec, 1894) dust jacket, with just a hint of fading to spine; front fold rubbed; corners and spine ends lightly worn with minor loss. A near fine copy. [D/M #58750]
Until Barclay's 1992 Golf in Canada: A History this was "...the first and only complete record of Canadian golf." (cf. dust jacket flap).
Mahoney, Jack. The Golf History of New England. Weston, Massachusetts: the Author, 1995. Centennial edition. Author's autograph presentation inscription on front endpaper. Illustrated with numerous b/w photographs. A fine copy in
pictorial gilt decorated (Ouimet and caddie) green boards, with just a hint of rubbing.
Mr. Punch On the Links. London: Educational Book Company, [n.d., ca.1935]. "New Punch Library", no.14; series editor J. A. Hammerton. "With 260 Illustrations & [tipped on] Frontispiece in Colours." Publisher's green and black series binding, with gilt lettering still bright on spine; green cloth a somewhat dusty, a few rubbed marks to black; corners bumped. Endpapers somewhat toned, with a few foxing spots; contents clean and tight. A very good copy of this re-issue of a wonderful collection of humorous golfing stories taken from the pages of Punch [D/M #31020]
[----- Another copy]. This one with very minor rubbing to black cloth near title; covers otherwise clean and fresh; contents excellent. A fine, very attractive copy. [D/M #31020]
Mr. Punch's Golf Stories: Told by His Merry Men. [London]: The Educational Book Company, [n.d., ca. 1909]. [First edition]. "The Punch Library of Humour", v.19, "with 136 illustrations". A fine, bright copy in original gilt-lettered burgundy cloth, with Mr. Punch on front; small "ding" to upper margin of rear board. Endpapers lightly foxed, as usual; contents clean and tight. [D/M #31030]
Stories, sketches, cartoons, illustrations, etc. from Punch magazine, including items by "Phil May, George du Maurier, L. Raven-Hill, F.H. Townsend, Harry Furniss ... [et al.]"
[----- Another copy]. This one with a couple very faint - almost invisible - patches on covers, and the usual toning to endpapers. Fine, tight, and bright; as nice a copy as one could want. [D/M #64280]
Murdoch, Joseph S.F. The Library of Golf, 1743-1966. Detroit: Gale Research Company, 1968. [First edition]. "A Bibliography of Golf Books, Indexed Alphabetically, Chronologically, & by Subject Matter." Well illustrated with several green-on-white or black-on-cream 4 pp. photographic inserts. Original
turquoise green "textured-look" fabric, with black title "label" on spine and golf motif "medallion" on front; bright and clean, internally excellent.
Black slipcase with cream titling label printed in green (decoration) and black (lettering); label now a bit dusty, and a touch toned on spine. A fine copy in like slip-case. [D/M #64280]
A selective bibliography and commentary, with many entertainingly written and insightful entries - in a sense, it deserves to be a part of any library built around it.
Olman, John M. and Olman, Morton W. Olman's Guide to Golf Antiques & Other Treasures of the Game. Cincinnati, Ohio: Market Street Press, 1992. [First edition]. "Foreword by Hale Irwin." Illustrated with hundreds of photographs of golfing antiques and memorabilia, arranged with text into sections on equipment, artwork, books, autographs, and various types of ephemera. An as new copy in original gilt lettered black rexene; with
photo-pictorial (antique club and ball) dust jacket. With modern print of "Young Tom Morris" laid in.
Rees, Dai. The Key to Golf. London: Gerald Duckworth & Co., 1961. First edition. Illustrated with photographs of the author demonstrating the right and wrong way to do things. Green boards, lettered in red on spine; thin line of sunning at bottom front; contents clean and tight. Price-clipped
photopictorial (the author at top of swing) green dust jacket; very small pieces lacking near spine ends and a couple tiny closed tears, with resulting creases and surface abrasions. A near fine copy. [D/M #69690]
Rice, Grantland and Briggs, Clare. The Duffer's Handbook of Golf. [Stratford, Ct.]: [Classics of Golf Library], 1988. "The Classics of Golf Edition of ..."; with new foreword by Herbert Warren Wind and afterword by Jim Murray. A fine copy in original green boards, lettered in blue. [Reprint of D/M #31820]
Southern Railway [UK]. Golfing In Southern England and On the Continent (Including the Channel Island). London: Southern Railway of England, [n.d., ca.1932]. 12th Edition. "Containing a complete list of Golf Links at places served by the Southern Railway, also ... Continental Connections. With Introduction by the Editor of 'Golfing'" Robert H.K. Browning; well illustrated with numerous brown-tone photographs.
Colour pictorial (the green) heavy-paper wrappers, over stapled booklet; a bit dusty, yet colours nice and bright; closed edge-tear at upper rear with resulting creasing. Pinkish-tan leaves printed in brown; a few pages corner creased; just a touch rumpled internally. Overall a near fine, very attractive copy, of this guide to English and Continental golf courses. [D/M #18880, later ed.]
"Stancliffe" [Clifford, Stanley]. Quick Cuts to Good Golf. London: Methuen & Co., 1920. First edition. Original red cloth, lettered and ruled in black, now severely sunned and soiled; insect damage causing tiny pinholes to rear cover (one affecting final 1/3rd of text block), chips to rear pastedown near gutter, and some cloth deterioration on spine affecting titling. Endpapers and adjacent pages toned; embossed ownership seal to rear endpaper. A very good copy [D/M #35500]
Stanley, Dave and Ross, George G. (eds.). The Golfers Own Book. New York: Lantern Press, 1956. [First edition]. A fine copy in black-stamped bright green cloth; small ownership label on front endpaper.
Green, yellow and white dust jacket worn at corners and spine ends, with slight loss and small piece lacking at lower left corner of front panel. [D/M #35580]
Taylor, Dawson. The Masters: An Illustrated History. San Diego and New York: A.S. Barnes & Company ; London: The Tantivy Press, 1981. Third edition. "Photography [colour and b/w] by Frank Christian." Original bright green boards gilt lettered on spine, with just a hint of rubbing to bottom edge; ownership blind-stamp to rear free endpaper, contents otherwise clean and tight.
Green dust jacket, lettered in white with colour pictorial wrap-around illustration; 1" closed tears at top front near each fold (no creasing); dampstains to bottom edge at folds (approx. 1" deep, rising 1.5" at rear and 3.5" at front) surprisingly not affecting volume at all. A fine copy in very good dust jacket. [D/M # 74260]
First published in 1973 as Masters; all about its history, its records, its players, its remarkable course and even more remarkable tournament.
Travers, Jerome D. and Rice, Grantland. The Winning Shot. London: T. Werner Laurie, [n.d., 1915]. [First UK edition]. With nine pictorial plates illustrating shots, etc. Original
brownish red cloth lettered in gilt and decorated (golf bags) in black; re-spined with original spine (now darkened and rubbed) laid down; boards somewhat soiled, especially at lower front spine. New endpapers; text block very tight; dampstain affecting lower gutter of first 20 leaves; ownership seal embossed on rear endpaper. A very good copy. [D/M #37140]
Universal Golf Company. Universal Golf Dictionary: Summary of Golf and Golf Etiquette. Springfield, Mass.: Universal Golf Company, 1934. [First edition]. Small 68 pp. stapled booklet, plus
green light card wrappers printed in black; aside from hint of toning to pages and minor rusting of staples, a fine copy of this golf A to Z (A to Y ?), from "Ace" to "Yard Posts". [D/M #38030]
Wagenvoord, James. Golf Notes. Toronto: Best Sellers, 1981. A fine copy in gilt-stamped limp green textured wrappers; lower corner of cover and first 20 pages lightly creased; gift inscription on half title. Contains expense log, golf dates, course charts, lesson log, etc., all just waiting for you to fill them in!
Wexler, Daniel. The Golfer's Library: A Reader's Guide to Three Centuries of Golf Literature. Ann Arbor, MI: Sports Media Group, 2004. First edition. Publisher's Brown boards, with blue spine lettered in gilt;
colour pictorial (book covers and jackets) pale yellow dust jacket. Fine.
White, Stewart Edward. The Shepper-Newfounder. Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Doran & Company, 1931. [First book edition]*. Illustrated by H.T. Webster. Original green paper covered boards, with black cloth spine; boards worn through at corners and along lower fore edge; lightly and evenly soiled overall. Leaves tanned; block nice and tight. A very good copy. [D/M #39790]
* The first book edition of this story was preceded by publication in The Saturday Evening Post, March 29, 1930, and a film treatment titled The Part Time Wife.
Histories and Related Items
Cleethorpes Golf Club, England
Adams, Raymonde. A Century of Golf at Cleethorpes. Lincoln: Lincolnshire Publishing, 1994. First edition. Extensively illustrated with historical photos and drawings, a few in colour. Original gilt-stamped green cloth, contents clean and tight.
Green and yellow decorative (club seal) dust jacket, with a hint of creasing at lower spine. Fine.
The Dunfermline Golf Club, Scotland
Ferguson, Douglas M. Dunfermline Golf Club, 1887-1987. Dunfermline, Scotland: Dunfermline Golf Club, . First edition. Attractive photographic illustrations. A fine copy in original blue boards;
grey and green pictorial dust jacket, a trifle creased at spine ends.
Eaton Golf Club, Norwich, England
The Eaton (Norwich) Golf Club. London: Golf Clubs Association, [n.d., ca.1951]*. "Official Handbook" (cf. front wrapper). 28 pp. stapled booklet plus
buff card wrappers printed in black and green; wrappers now somewhat foxed; upper corners faintly creased; staples rusting; tiny strip (1/8") from lower edge of first and final conjugal leaves (binders fault?). A near fine copy. [Not in D/M]
* See ad on pp. 15.
The Hartford Golf Club, U.S.A.
Dahill, Edwin M., Jr. The Hartford Golf Club, 1896-1996. West Hartford, Ct.: The Club, 1995. [First edition]. Elaborately illustrated, in colour and black and white, with contemporary and historical photographs and other images, including photo-pictorial endpapers of the club in the 1940s and 1996. Simple green rexene binding, stamped in gilt with title and club logo on front; tiniest hint of rubbing to corners. A fine bright copy.
The Huntington Country Club, U.S.A.
Eldredge, Ashton G. A History of the Huntington Country Club, 1910-1980. Huntington, Long Island: Huntington Country Club and Huntington Purchase, Inc., 1981. First edition. A near fine copy in
gilt-stamped blue cloth, with scratch running the length of front cover parallel to spine, back cover lightly marked. Course plan on endpapers, colour frontispiece (clubhouse), and many b/w photos. [D/M #51360]
The Letchworth Golf Club, England
Hawkins, Rodney. Golf at Letchworth. Letchworth: Letchworth Golf Club, 1985. First edition. Copiously illustrated, including many photos of the early golf greats playing at the Club. A near fine copy in original red boards gilt stamped on lightly soiled spine. Signed by the author. [D/M #55510]
The Liberton Golf Club, Scotland
Comrie, Leslie; Dakers, William and Wright, Allen. Liberton Golf Club, 1920-1980. Edinburgh: Liberton Golf Club, 1980. First edition. A near fine copy in
original gilt-stamped blue boards marred only by slight spotting on rear cover and small light stain to top fore-edge. [D/M #48800]
The Oldest Golf Club in North America !
The Royal Montreal Golf Club, Canada
[Campbell, Duncan C.]. The Royal Montreal Golf Club, 1873-1973: The Centennial Of Golf in North America.. Montreal: "Privately published" [by] The Royal Montreal Golf Club, 1973. [First edition]. Extensively illustrated with b/w and colour photographs showing the club's members, history, facilities, etc. The softcover issue, in
full-colour photopictorial (the clubhouse and course) heavy card wrappers, with light rubbing and minor creasing at extremities. Internally clean and tight. Near fine. [D/M #47590]
The Royal North Devon Golf Club, Westward Ho!, England
The Royal North Devon Golf Club: A Centenary Anthology, 1864-1964. [Bideford, England]: Royal North Devon Golf Club, 1964. [First edition]. Superbly illustrated and with extensive folding tables of the various medal and cup winners at rear.
Gilt stamped (club seal) blue cloth nice and bright, corners bumped; page edges very slightly tanned. A near fine copy of this earliest of English clubs histories. [D/M #54130]
St. George's Golf and Country Club, Etobicoke, Ontario, Canada
Barclay, James A. St. George's Golf and Country Club's 75th Anniversary, 1929-2004. Etobicoke, Ontario: the Club, 2004. [First edition]. Signed by the author on title page; with laid in letter from the Club's secretary presenting the book at the author's request. Elaborately illustrated with colour and b/w photographs depicting the club, its members and events throughout its history. A fine copy in dark green cloth lettered in gilt;
colour pictorial (clubhouse) dust jacket with just a hint of edge creasing and very minor surface rubbing.
Founded in 1929 as the Royal York Golf Club, it began life as a "Pay-as-You-Play" course that would service guests of the CPR's Royal York Hotel in Toronto.
Tedesco Country Club, U.S.A.
Tedesco Country Club, Swampscott, Mass., 1926. Swampscott: "Published by the Secretary", 1926. [First edition]. Contents of the 1926 yearbook include: "Officers of the Club", "By-Laws", "House Rules" and "Ground Rules".
Dark red cloth, brightly lettered in gilt on front and spine; very minor rubbing to corners and spine ends; small "nick" to fore edge of pp. 5-6. A fine copy. [not in D/M]
[Auction catalogues]. Pacific Book Auction Galleries. [Group of golf catalogues]. San Francisco: Pacific Book Auctions, 1996-2005.
Ten catalogues, including several for single owner sales; illustrated with b/w photos of significant lots; most with price lists. Seven are booklets, with cream light card wrappers and b/w photo illustration on front; all crisp and clean. Five are more substantial softcovers with colour (one b/w) photopictorial green card covers; a few minor "dings" or scrapes. All near fine to fine. They are:
- Sale 102, Apr. 18, 1996: Golf: The Library of Hal Conefry (with additions). Cream wrappers; no price list.
- Sale 134, May 22, 1997: The Golf Library of Jerry Davis. Green covers; price list.
- Sale 140, Aug. 21, 1997: Golf Books & Golfiana from the Collection of Helen Lengfeld [with additions]; Sporting Books. Cream wrappers; price list.
- Sale 145, Oct. 16, 1997: Golf: The Library of Gary Luckman. Cream wrappers; price list.
- Sale 163, June 16-17, 1998: The Premier Golf Library formed by Joseph S.F. Murdoch. Green covers; price list.
- Sale 167, Aug. 13, 1998: Golf: The John Downie Collection of Golf Books and Prints (with additions). Cream wrappers; price list.
- Sale 192, Aug.26, 1999: The Golf Library of Jerold J. Benavie (with additions). Cream wrappers; price list.
- Sale 209, June 13, 2000: The Golf Library of Lee Dieter: with additions From Another Private Library. Cream wrappers; no price list.
- Sale 288, June 24, 2004: Fine Golf Books from a Private Library (with additions). Green covers; price list.
- Sale 314, July 28, 2005: Rare Golf Books from Three Private Libraries (with additions). Green covers; price list; with postcard invitation to preview and reception.
[Exhibition catalogue]. Reading the Greens: Books on Golf from the Arthur W. Schultz Collection. Chicago, Illinois: University of Chicago, 1998. 8 pp. catalogue of an exhibition held May 4 to August 7, 1998, naming more than 170 items dating from the 1880s to the 1990s. Well illustrated, large, stapled, heavy card
oblong folder printed in full-colour. Fine.
[Photograph]. [Henry Cotton?] walking on course during tournament. Dated on verso of mount "Jul 1934", presumably taken during the 1934 Open Championship which Cotton won; image itself is a touch foxed at top and lightly silvered.
On heavy card mount from "Jerome Ltd.", now tanned and brittle, broken across impressed line below print and weak at upper right corner.
||[Vanity Fair Prints]. Golfers, such as John Ball Jr., H.H. Hilton, and H. Mallaby-Deeley, will be added to the Vanity Fair Image Gallery's
sports and games pages when and as available. Please enquire or check regularly to ensure you don't miss the one you want!
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