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THOMAS PAINE Attack on Religion & BOTANY BAY Australia Prison 1794 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392839248203

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, May, 1794 * Thomas Paine - attack on religion * Botany Bay - Australia - prison Among the articles is: "Antidote Against Paine's Irreligious Tenets" which begins: "Thomas Paine, that Apostle of sedition, after attempting, in vain, to overset our happy Constitution, has now, from the depth of his dungeon at Paris, sent forth an attack on our religion..." with much more on his "The Age of Reason" (see). Also: "Reasons for Dr. Priestley's Leaving this Country" and an interesting letter from 1792 concerning Botany Bay (Australia), reporting on the growth of the population there "...almost five years from the first settlement...". Included are all 3 plates called for. Complete in 96 pages, ... See More  

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Ends July 15, 2020 08:29

$36.00
181980

NOVA CONSTELLATIO COIN in American Colonies & Botany Bay Australia 1786 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373084122089

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1786 * The Nova Constellatio coin print * Made for circulation in the American colonies The most interesting item in this issue is the foldout plate which contains--among other prints--an image of the "Nova Constellatio" coin used in the colonies (see). The print shows both the obverse & reverse & has a date of 1785. This was one of the earlier colonial coins, ordered by Gouverneur Morris & minted in Birmingham, England, exclusively for circulation in America. The description is on a later page (see photos for full text) & includes: "...a halfpenny lately struck by the United States of America...On one side encircled within a wreath of laurel...are the letters U.S. in cypher... See More  

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Ends July 15, 2020 07:09

$288.00
182423

CAPTAIN JAMES COOK South Seas So. Pacific 1st Voyage HMS Endeavour 1771 Magazine


eBay Auction Item # 392852761294

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old magazine: THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, October, 1771 * HMS Endeavour - Royal Navy * Captain James Cook * 1st voyage of South Pacific Perhaps the most interesting feature is the full title/contents page which has a very intricately engraved view of the skyline of London at the time, making this very decorative. In the review of recent publications over 2 pages are taken up with: "A Journal of a Voyage Round the World in his Majesty's Ship Endeavour in the Years 1768, 1769, 1770 and 1771." Lengthy and very detailed reporting on Capt. James Cook's famous excursion to Australia, New Zealand and elsewhere in the South Pacific. A wealth of great reading. Two of the three plates called for are present, one being a foldout. Com... See More  

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Ends July 03, 2020 08:34

$89.99
180177

Great BOTANY BAY New South Wales Australia PENAL COLONY Founded 1786 UK Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373009777512

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1786 * Botany Bay * New South Wales * Australia The first 2 1/2 pages are taken up with a lengthy & detailed report on the establishment of a penal colony in Botany Bay. It begins: "While the plan for settling a colony at Botany Bay is preparing to be carried into execution..." with much more, & including a description of the country as well as the natives (Aborigines) of the area. A wealth of terrific & very early content on Australia. Also included is content concerning a medal of Queen Elizabeth including a plate of it. Near the back under: "America" is a report on the Shays' Rebellion in Massachusetts. The plate noted above has many images & is a foldout. Comple... See More  

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Ends May 02, 2020 14:56

$178.00
179416

Rare BATTLESHIP Gleason's Pictorial Ornate Masthead PRINTS 1859 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392715320108

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GLEASON'S WEEKLY LINE-OF-BATTLE SHIP, Boston, June 11, 1859 * Rare title w/ great masthead The front page has illustration of: "Victor Emmanuel, King of Sardinia" and a nice print: "View Of A Fleet of United States Men-of-War". Prints inside include: "Sheep Shearing in Australia" "Transport of Wool From the Blue Mountains, Australia" and two others. Eight pages, ornate masthead features a large engraving of ship, with nice embellishments in the margins, good condition.

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Ends April 05, 2020 08:17

$36.00
179355

Early BOTANY BAY New South Wales Australia CONVICTS Penal Colony 1788 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372972456219

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, May, 1788 * Botany Bay, Australia * Penal Colony - Convicts * Early chess - Benjamin Franklin Near the back under the "Domestic Occurrences" heading is a report reading: "By the last accounts received from the fleet from Botany Bay, they arrived at the Cape of Good Hope on the 13th of October last and expected to sail again about the middle of Nov. and to proceed directly for their place of destination. They were very healthy, and the convicts very orderly. The number of deaths from England to the Cape amounted to 21." This is a very early account of the use of Australia as a penal colony, and the establishment of the very first British settlement there. Two pages have considerable ... See More  

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Ends April 02, 2020 15:52

$115.00
177685

Commodore Matthew C. PERRY EXPEDITION Navy to JAPAN w/ Prints 1853 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372882410807

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, May 7, 1853 * Perry Expedition to Japan Inside has a full page with text and two illustrations on: "The United States Expedition To Japan" including a portrait of: "Commodore Matthew Perry, Commander..." and also: "the Steam Frigate 'Mississippi', U.S. Navy". The front page has an illustration of: "A Bush Fire in Australia" with an article on pg. 2. Includes the Supplement issue. Total of 24 pages, great condition.

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Ends January 19, 2020 15:07

$59.00
177595

"I SHALL RETURN" Douglas MacArthur to Philippines 1942 World War II Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372879564507

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, March 21, 1942 * General Douglas MacArthur * "I Shall Return" quote as 1st reported * World War II Philippines One of the front page headlines reads: "Australia Gives MacArthur Wild Welcome" after his departure from the Philippines, with the first column head: "General Vows To Do His Best; Throng Cheers" The report is from an interview with General Douglas MacArthur, supreme Allied commander in the Southwest Pacific. Under a subhead of: "Ordered to Attack Japs" MacArthur states: "...The President of the United States ordered me to break thru the Japanese lines & to proceed from Corregidor to Australia for the purpose...or organizing the American offensive against Jana. The primary purpose of t... See More  

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Ends January 17, 2020 15:08

$88.00
177173

BOTANY BAY AUSTRALIA Admiral Arthur Phillip & African Slave Trade 1788 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372862992084

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE London, April, 1788 * Botany Bay, Australia - Admiral Arthur Phillip * Northern plantations act to discourage the slave trade Within this issue is a report concerning Commodore Phillips at Botany Bay reading: "The Botany fleet arrived at the Cape on the 13th of October, after a passage from Rio de Janeiro of only five weeks & four days. Commodore Phillips, after supplying the ships with sea stores, means to purchase live stock of every kind the country affords & then to proceed in a direct course to the place of is destination, unless driven by stress of weather to alter it.". This report coincides with the historical record which indicates Phillips stopped off at Brazil for various supplies ... See More  

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Ends January 03, 2020 07:45

$95.00
177038

GENERAL DOUGLAS MacARTHUR Supreme Commander of Pacific Promotion 1942 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392554705307

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES EXAMINER, March 18, 1942 * General Douglas MacArthur promoted * Supreme Commander, Southwest Pacific Area * Great issue for display The front page has a terrific banner headline: "GEN. M'ARTHUR TAKES AUSTRALIA COMMAND" with subheads, photo of MacArthur and a patriotic themed appearance. Full page pictorial on page 3. Incomplete issue containing 14 of the 18 pages of the 1st section only, minor margin wear, nice for display. wikipedia notes: In March 1942, MacArthur, his family and his staff left nearby Corregidor Island in PT boats and escaped to Australia, where MacArthur became Supreme Commander, Southwest Pacific Area. Upon his arrival, MacArthur gave a speech in which he famously promised "I shall ... See More  

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Ends December 25, 2019 14:51

$72.00
174525

BOTANY BAY Settlement Arthur Philip 1st Fleet Arrives in Australia 1789 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372731856921

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1789 * Commodore Philip arrives at Botany Bay * Early report on settling Australia By far the most significant item is the first detailed account in print (London Chronicle of Feb. 24 gives a one sentence report) of the settlement at Botany Bay by Captain Arthur Philips. The article takes approximately 2 1/2 columns and includes details of the first arrival in the bay, the first aboriginal contact, war with the aboriginals during which 3 settlers are killed, La Perieux (La Perouse) arriving, first courts, women convicts trying to get away with the French, etc. The report is found near the back under: "Domestic Occurrences" and begins: "An authentic account has been received th... See More  

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Ends September 05, 2019 15:11

$288.00
173986

Historic GEORGE WASHINGTON Presidential Election WINNER John Adams 1789 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372707143564

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, May, 1789 * George Washington elected 1st president of U.S. * Report from his Revolutionary War enemy (historic) Certainly the most significant---and very historic--report in this issue is the account under the heading "America" of George Washington being elected the first President of the United States. The full text can be seen in the photos, however portions include: "The 4th of March, being the day appointed by the ordinance of Congress for proceedings to commence under the new Federal Constitution, the morning was ushered in by a discharge of 14 cannon...it was found that George Washington, Esq. was unanimously elected President, and John Adams, Esq. with a very few dissidents... See More  

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Ends August 08, 2019 08:11

$345.00
173831

DOUGLASS MacARTHUR Escape from the Philippines to Australia 1942 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372697747893

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, March 17, 1942 * Douglass MacArthur escapes from the Philippines The front page has a terrific banner headline in large, bold lettering: "MacARTHUR REACHES AUSTRALIA AS CHIEF" with subheads and photo of MacArthur. Great for display. More on page 2. Complete with all 24 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends July 27, 2019 09:32

$57.00
172590

LINCOLN ELLSWORTH Polar Explorer ANTARCTIC Airplane Flight Begins 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392286914267

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 20, 1935 * Polar explorer Lincoln Ellsworth * Antarctic airplane flight begins The top of the front page has a two column headline: "ELLSWORTH OFF ON FLIGHT OVER ANTARCTIC WASTES TO BYRD'S LITTLE AMERICA" with subheads. (see) Lengthy 1st report coverage continues inside with photo of Ellsworth and related map. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of ... See More  

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Ends May 29, 2019 15:27

$39.00
172216

CHARLES KINGSFORD SMITH Southern Cross Airplane DISAPPEARS Death 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372650192758

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, November 9, 1935 * Sir Charles Kingsford Smith * Australian aviator - Southern Cross * Goes missing in airplane flight (death) The front page has a one column heading: "Bay of Bengal Searched for Flying Knight" Four related photos and map on the back page. (see) See below for more information. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 34 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the blank spine. wikipedia notes: Sir Charles Kingsford Smith and co-pilot John Thompson "Tommy" Pethybridge were flying the Lady Southern Cross overnight from Allahabad, India,... See More  

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Ends May 11, 2019 11:08

$42.00
172130

CHARLES KINGSFORD SMITH Southern Cross Fateful Airplane Flight 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392273853092

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 23, 1935 * Sir Charles Kingsford Smith * Australian aviator - Southern Cross * Fateful flight to Australia begins The top of page 3 has a two column heading: "Kingsford-Smith Off on Flight to Australia; Leaves England Despite a Recent Illness" with photo. (see) See below for more information. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition. wikipedia notes: Sir Charles Kingsford Smith and co-pilot John Thompson "Tommy" Pethybridge were flying the Lady Southern Cross overnight from Allahabad, India, to Singapore, as part of their attempt to break the England-Australia speed record held by C. W. A. Scott and Tom Campbell ... See More  

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Ends May 08, 2019 14:49

$38.00
171965

INTERNATIONAL UNEMPLOYMENT DAY Communists Reds Demonstrations 1930 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372642617734

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 7, 1930 * International Unemployment Day * Communists - Reds * The Great Depression The top of the front page has a three column headline: "REDS BATTLE POLICE IN UNION SQUARE; SCORES INJURED, LEADERS ARE SEIZED; TWO DEAD, MANY HURT IN CLASHES ABROAD" with many subheads. (see) Loads of text continues inside with related photos. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, light toning at the margins, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice. wikipedia notes: International Unemployment Day (March 6, 1930) was a coordinated international campaign of marches and demonstrations, marked by hundreds of thousands of people in major cities around the world tak... See More  

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Ends May 01, 2019 14:10

$40.00
171765

DON BRADMAN Australian Cricketer Batsman BREAKS RECORD 2nd Wicket 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392264052020

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 5, 1932 * Don Bradman breaks batsman record * Australian cricketer Page 21 has a one column heading: "SET WORLD'S MARK IN CRICKET MATCH" with subheads: "Bradman and Woodruff Score 274 Runs to Break Record for Second Wicket", "Australia Registers 554" and more. First report coverage on famed cricket player, Don Bradman, breaking another record by scoring 274 runs for the second wicket. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 52 ;pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends April 21, 2019 09:32

$40.00
171392

DON BRADMAN Australian Cricketer North American Tour PHOTO in 1932 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392255723779

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 15, 1932 * Australia tour of North America * Don Bradman "The Don" photo * Greatest cricket batsman ever The sport's section (page 19) has a banner headline: "Australian Cricketers Overwhelm West Indian Team in First New York Match" with subheads and photo of Don Bradman headed: "Don Bradman On His Way To Bat Yesterday" (see) Probably only found in NYC papers. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than ind... See More  

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Ends April 07, 2019 16:30

$45.00
170144

CHARLES KINGSFORD SMITH England to Australia Airplane Race Flight 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372575092401

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 20, 1930 * Aviator Charles Kingsford Smith * England to Australia air race * Record breaking airplane flight Page 11 has a one column heading: "CUTS RECORD 5 DAYS IN AUSTRALIA FLIGHT" with subheads and photo of Smith. (see) Coverage on his record breaking flight from England to Australia. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, light toning at the margins, a little irregular along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends February 20, 2019 15:47

$40.00
167779

WILLIAM WILBERFORCE African Slave Trade & Botany Bay Australia 1789 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392155082453

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, May 28, 1789 * African slave trade * William Wilberforce * Botany Bay - Australia Page 7 has a brief item from Parliament headed: "Botany Bay" reading: "Mr. Hussey asked whether it was the intention of Ministers to prosecute the scheme of forming a settlement in Botany Bay? Mr. Pitt said that from the accounts hitherto received from the Colony, they saw no reason for abandoning it." Considerable discussion is present regarding the "Slave Trade" which includes an appeal by William Wilberforce, and the bkpg. has mention of a ship: "...arrived from Nantz to take in brandy & wines for Africa, each vessel intending to purchase from 800 to 1000 slaves. He also says that there we... See More  

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Ends November 22, 2018 14:33

$73.00
165994

Early GOLD MINING Fields Miners Australia Scene Print 1853 Illustrated Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392103397085

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GLEASON'S PICTORIAL, Boston, Jan. 8, 1853 * Early gold mining print Half the ftpg: "View Of The Old Dutch Church at Sleepy Hollow, N.Y." Half page: "Off To The Diggins--Scene Illustrating The Gold Fields Of Australia" Nearly a halfpg: "View Of The City Of Providence" plus slightly smaller illus. of the Arcade, Railroad Depot, & Market Square, all in Providence. Sixteen pages, scattered foxing, nice condition.

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Ends September 14, 2018 15:14

$38.00
164231

TRANS-PACIFIC Airplane Flight AUSTRALIA Charles Kingsford Smith 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372319855008

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE OMAHA BEE-NEWS, Nebraska, June 9, 1928 * 1st Trans-pacific airplane flight ends * Southern Cross monoplane to Australia * Sir Charles Edward Kingsford Smith The front page has a one column heading: "FLYING 4 HOP INTO OPEN ARMS OF AUSTRALIA" with subhead. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, light toning at the margins, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice. wikipedia notes: At 8:54 am on 31 May 1928, Kingsford Smith and his crew left Oakland, California to make the first trans-Pacific flight to Australia. The flight was in three stages. The first (from Oakland to Hawaii) was 2,400 miles, took 27 hours 25 minutes and was... See More  

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Ends June 29, 2018 07:48

$38.00
148567

RONALD MUNRO, 1st Viscount Novar Governor-General of Australia DEATH 1934 News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391595810786

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 31, 1934 * Ronald Munro, 1st Viscount Novar death * Governor-General of Australia The top of page 11 has a one column heading: "LORD NOVAR DIES IN SCOTLAND AT 74" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of Ronald Munro Ferguson, 1st Viscount Novar, Scottish politician and the sixth Governor-General of Australia. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 26 pages, rag edition, a little spine wear, generally nice.

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Ends November 13, 2016 14:13

$33.00
148054

CHARLES ULM Australian Airplane Pioneer Sets Speed Flight Record 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371748739947

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 20, 1933 * Pioneer Australian aviator Charles Ulm * New airplane flight speed record set The top of the back page has a one column photo of Australian aviator pioneer Charles Ulm with heading: "Makes New Air Record" Also a one column heading: "Ulm Sets New Mark For Australia Flight" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on Ulm setting a new speed record airplane flight from England to Australia. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 38 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the presen... See More  

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Ends October 28, 2016 12:34

$33.00
143260

SYDNEY HARBOUR Australia MIDGET Japanese Submarines Attack 1942 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391433312360

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEWS, Frederick, Maryland, June 1, 1942 * Sydney Harbor, Australia attacked * Imperial Japanese Navy - midget submarines * Irwin Rommel defeated in Africa The top of the front page has a one column heading: "Japs Try To Raid Sydney; Three Midget Subs Sunk" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the attack of Sydney Harbor in Australia by submarines of the Imperial Japanese Navy. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much more on World War II. Complete in 10 pages, light toning, a little margin wear, generally in good condition.

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Ends May 13, 2016 15:20

$33.00
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