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568276

The governor forbids illegal meetings to consider the Acts of Parliament...

Item #568276

October 11, 1774

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, October 11, 1774  A brief report notes that: "...letter from Mobile, in West Florida, mentions that the town of Villa Real, near New Orleans, had in the night been set upon by a large party of Indians who murdered several of the Spaniards..." with a bit more (see).

The back page has a significant report, being a proclamation signed  in type by th... See More  

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$47.00
568107

History of Jamaica...

Item #568107

July 26, 1774

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 26, 1774  The entire front page is taken up with: "The History of Jamaica..." (photo shows the beginning) which carries over to page 2, then continued in a furure issue.



Inside has a: "Curious Account of the Highland Robbers" and other reports from England and the rest of Europe, including several military events.



Eight pages, 8 1... See More  

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$29.00
568068

Suffering through the blockade...

Item #568068

July 12, 1774

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 12, 1774 



* Boston, Massachusetts shipping blockade



Inside has an "Extract of a Letter from Boston" which begins: "We shall soon be in a deplorable situation in this town; no vessels are now permitted to enter the port & none will be allowed to depart after the 14th..." and ending: "...I intend removing to Salem during the... See More  

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$37.00
568024

News from Charleston...

Item #568024

November 27, 1773

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, November 27, 1773 



* Pre Revolutionary War era

* Early Charleston, South Carolina




Inside has over half a page of reports from the South Carolina Gazette (see for beginning), plus other news of the day with advertisements as well.



Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 inches, nice condition.

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$26.00
568022

Southern United States in 1773...

Item #568022

December 02, 1773

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, December 2, 1773  An inside page has a report headed: "America" with a Charleston dateline, beginning: "Letters from West Florida inform us that it is thought the seat of government will be removed to the Mississippi & that a new Custom House is actually established at Manchack..." (see). Other news and ads of the day.



Eight pages, 8 1... See More  

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$26.00
567994

The troublesome Americans...

Item #567994

December 08, 1774

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, December 8, 1774  The ftpg. includes some reports from the: "House of Commons" with American mention, including: "...his Lordship introduced several pertinent observations on the present spirit of the Colonists, their resolves, meetings, and in particular their intended non-importation agreement..." (see photos).

An inside pg. has most of t... See More  

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$51.00
567993

Trouble brewing in America...

Item #567993

December 06, 1774

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, December 6, 1774  The entire front page is taken up with a review of a pamphlet titled: "The Interest of the Merchants and Manufacturers of Great Britain in the present Contest with the Colonies stated & considered", which begins with: "This writer begins with shewing the great obligations the colonists have been under to Great Britain from
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$57.00
567953

Pre revolutionary war tensions...

Item #567953

November 19, 1774

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, November 19, 1774 Page 2 has a report from New York noting the arrival of a ship which ran afoul of a French ship (see).

Page 5 has 2 desertion ads, with particulars (see).

Most of a column on the back page is an: "Extract of a Letter from Boston, New England" reporting in part: "...acquaint him that with grief, this county has viewed an exertion for... See More  

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$30.00
567919

The governor forbids illegal meetings to consider the Acts of Parliament...

Item #567919

October 11, 1774

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Oct. 11, 1774 



* Early Southern America - Indians

* The governor forbids illegal meetings to consider the Acts of Parliament



A brief report notes that: "...letter from Mobile, in West Florida, mentions that the town of Villa Real, near New Orleans, had in the night been set upon by a large party of Indians who murdered several of the Spaniards...&quo... See More  

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567893

General Gage killed?...

Item #567893

October 01, 1774

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Oct. 1, 1774  Inside has a report noting: "...some commotions at Boston in New England, that a very great number of the army have  deserted; and that some mischief has been done. It was also reported that General Gage was killed & that two regiments of his troops have revolted..." (see).

The back page has some American content including: &quo... See More  

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$38.00
567888

South Carolina joins with the other colonies...

Item #567888

September 17, 1774

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, September 17, 1774 



* South Carolina joins rest of colonies in tensions w/ British

* Boston Port Bill
 



Page 3 ha a letter from Boston relaying the plight resulting from the Boston Port Bill (see). Another page has a terrific letter attacking the "insolence" of the American people concerning taxation and their plight from the Boston Port Bil... See More  

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$73.00
567728

Early proponent of using whole wheat...

Item #567728

October 14, 1773

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, October 14, 1773 



* Early proponent of using whole wheat



The full ftpg. is taken up with: "The Great Advantage of eating Pure and Genuine Bread comprehending the Heart of the Wheat with all its Flour", seeming to be a proponent of whole wheat flour.

Half of page 2 has reports from the South Carolina Gazette in Charleston relating to the: "... See More  

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$27.00
567722

Events in Charlestown, SC - pre-Battle of Alamance...

Lead-up to the Revolutionary War...

Item #567722
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1771  Near the back is a full page headed "American Affairs" which includes: "Charles-Town, May 8. The General Assembly of the province of Georgia, met at Savannah on the 23d past. On the 24th the new elected Commons House of Assembly unanimously re-chose the Hon. Noble Wimberly Jones, Esq; for their Speaker; but he being disapproved ... See More  

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$40.00
567709

Trade with American Colonies...

Item #567709

October 21, 1773

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, October 21, 1773  



* Trade with American Colonies 



An inside page has some discussion on the value of trade with the colonies and elsewhere (see), taking most of a column (see).

Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 inches, nice condition.

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$29.00
567665

The king shuts down the land office...

Item #567665

November 02, 1773

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Nov. 2, 1773 



* Early North Carolina 

* The king shuts down the land office
 



A small item on pg. 2 headed "America" has news from Baltimore noting that in North Carolina: "...his Excellency Governor Martin hath received instructions from his Majesty for shutting up the Land office in that province, & that similar orders are s... See More  

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$27.00
567652

Dueling... King's Proclamation...

Item #567652

November 20, 1773

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, November 20, 1773  The entire front page is an article concerning dueling (see for beginning). An inside page has a few brief reports headed: "America".



The back page has "By the King, A Proclamation" for rescheduling a session of Parliament (see).



Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 inches, nice condition.... See More  

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$26.00
567628

Dueling... King's Proclamation...

Item #567628

November 20, 1773

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, November 20, 1773 



* Early dueling 

* Pre Rev. War
 



The entire front page is an article concerning dueling (see for beginning). An inside page has a few brief reports headed: "America". The back page has "By the King, A Proclamation" for rescheduling a session of Parliament (see).

Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 inches, nice co... See More  

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$26.00
567600

Brief Judaica item...

Item #567600

October 30, 1773

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, October 30, 1773 



* Judaica Jewish Jews



A brief pg. 2 item notes: "A great number of Jews who have lately been driven from the Prussian dominions, have settled at Gotenburg, where they are going to form a trading company under the auspice of his Swedish Majesty." (see photos).



Other news of the day, mostly from  England. Complete in eigh... See More  

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$38.00
567596

Trade with American Colonies

Item #567596

October 21, 1773

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, October 21, 1773 



* Trade with American Colonies 



An inside page has some discussion on the value of trade with the colonies and elsewhere (see photos), taking most of a column (see photos).

Eight pages, about 8 1/2 by 11 inches, and in nice condition.

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$29.00
567595

The trouble with trade with the colonies...

Item #567595

October 19, 1773

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, October 19, 1773   The entire ftpg. it taken up with a very early article on the benefits of eating whole grains, titled: "The Great Advantage of Eating Pure and Genuine Bread".

An inside page has a letter: "Encouraging the Consumption of British & India goods, by Luxury in the Colonies..." which includes: "...But our trade wit... See More  

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$38.00
567524

Early animal conservation... On counterfeit bank notes...

Item #567524

July 22, 1773

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 22, 1773  Pg. 3 has a fascinating letter from New York concerning a woman challenging a man to a duel to protect her own honor (see).

Half of an inside pg. is taken up with: "Abstract of the Act for the more effectual Preventing the Forging of the Notes or Bills of the Governor and Company of the Bank of England...". The same page has an item whi... See More  

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$28.00
567395

Reference to John Paul Jones... Reference to Benedict Arnold's defection...

Item #567395

March 27, 1781

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 27, 1781 Page 2 has an item referencing the famous naval battle involving John Paul Jones, with: "...Displeasures of his B.M. in regard to what has been done for Paul  Jones is equally groundless...". Another item on pg. 2 extending to pg. 3 includes: "...negociation intended to lay the plan of a treaty of commerce to be concluded between th... See More  

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$54.00
567336

Map of Maastricht, The Netherlands...

Item #567336
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, July, 1747



*
Map of Maastricht, The Netherlands



A very nice pre-Revolutionary War magazine from the "mother country" with a wide range of varied content including news of the day, political reports, literary items, and other unusual tidbits. This was the first periodical to use the word "magazine" in its title, having begun in 17
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$56.00
567311

Movements of British troops in America...

Item #567311

July 14, 1781

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 14, 1781 



* Movements of British troops in America 

* Revolutionary War from the enemy
 



The back page has some news from America including : "...letters from Earl Cornwallis to Sir Henry Clinton with an account of his Lordship having effected a junction with the troops under the command of Brigadier General Arnold, in consequence of w... See More  

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$57.00
567310

Cornwallis in Virginia...

Item #567310

July 24, 1781

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 24, 1781 



* A naval encounter 



An inside page has: "American News" taken from the New York Gazette and includes mention of a naval encounter, and: "...was so discouraging a circumstance as to prevent the greater part of the militia from proceeding...consented to continue their march, & after suffering every inconvenience from... See More  

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$48.00
566778

Exploring interior Africa in the 1700's...

Item #566778

November 06, 1790

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, November 6, 1790  Pg. 2 article: "Interiour Africa" offers nice particulars about the continent particularly the region from the Niger River to the coast of Guinea with talk about camels, the large rivers, Pagans and Mahometans, articles of export like gold-dust, goat-skins, and a species of nut called "gooroo", with mention that: "Fire arm... See More  

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$38.00
565310

Death of the Governor Increase Sumner...

Item #565310

June 08, 1799

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Massachusetts, June 8, 1799  All of pages 2 & 3 are black bordered in mourning rules because of the death of Massachusetts governor Increase Sumner, with some related text (see). Otherwise complete in 4 pages, never bound nor trimmed, great condition.

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$48.00
565303

Displayable newspaper very early in the 18th century...

Item #565303
THE POST BOY, London, England, 1711-1714  This newspaper ranks among the more displayable titles from the eighteenth century, and is very early as well. The masthead features two engravings in the corners, one of a mounted newsboy trumpeting the news, and the other of an angelic figure doing the same.

A single sheet newspaper containing various news reports from Europe with part of the back ... See More  

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$33.00
565263

British daily news...

Item #565263
THE MORNING CHRONICLE, London, England, May 29, 1797  A nice folio size newspaper of four pages, and one of the more popular & successful newspapers in London from the 18th century.

Various news of the day, primarily British but European items as well, with many ads also. Nice condition save for a little close cut along the bottom margin.

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$21.00
564866

Signed by President John Adams...

Item #564866

May 02, 1798

THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, May 2, 1798  The back page has an: "Address to the President" from the merchants & traders of Philadelphia, with his response signed in type: John Adams.

Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, some foxing near folds and margins, generally nice.

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$58.00
564865

Signed by President John Adams...

Item #564865

May 02, 1798

THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, May 2, 1798  The back page has an: "Address to the President" from the merchants & traders of Philadelphia, with his response signed in type: John Adams.

Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, some foxing near folds and margins, generally nice.

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$58.00
564633

L'Enfant creates Washington, D.C...

Item #564633

August 10, 1793

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Aug. 10, 1793  Page 2 has a report noting: "The new city of Washington in America was planned by Mr. L'Enfant, the celebrated engineer. the situation is fine, and in a great degree central; the river Potomack washes three parts of it, and flows by the President's house, at which place it is 35 feet in depth; the length of the city is seven miles..." wi... See More  

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$47.00
563196

Joshua Reynolds is knighted...

Item #563196

May 01, 1769

THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, May 1, 1769



* Sir Joshua Reynolds knighted

* 18th century English painter




Page 2 has a brief report noting: "Friday his Majesty was pleased to confer the honour of Knighthood on Joshua Reynolds, Esq., President of the Royal Academy of Paining, etc. He is the first Limner who has had that honour conferred on him since the reign of Charles II.&qu... See More  

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$50.00
562418

Pre-Stamp Act to just prior to the Revolutionary War...

Item #562418
(10) THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England  A collection of ten issues, one from each year 1763 thru 1772, crossing the critical period from the just prior to the Stamp Act to just before the outbreak of the pre-Revolutionary War tensions. Each 8 pages & in nice condition.   

Wholesale Lot: typically more than one item/set available!

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$80.00
561607

Radical newspaper printed while the publisher was in jail...

Item #561607
THE NORTH BRITON, London, 1769 (with imprint at the bottom of the bkpg: "Printed for W. Bingley, a prisoner in the King's Bench...")



* Radical newspaper printed while the publisher was in jail



This was a radical newspaper from the 18th century, very much associated with the name John Wilkes. Wilkes published the issues #1 thru 46.



Issue number 45 (April 23, 1763) is the most... See More  

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$26.00
561531

America At War...

The Great War Collection (Elven issues)...

Item #561531
THE GREAT WAR COLLECTION (11 issues) - A great opportunity for an instant collection encompassing every major "American" war from The French and Indian War through The Gulf War. You get eleven original/authentic publications (at least 9 being American newspapers), one each for:



French & Indian War, Revolutionary War, War of 1812, Mexican War, Civil War, Spanish-American ... See More  

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$195.00
559498

Eighteenth century perspective from England...

Item #559498
THE LONDON GAZETTE, a lot of ten issues of this famous newspaper covering at least 5 decades from the 1700's.  All are in good condition.  A nice way to gain Britain's perspective of world affairs from the 18th century. The image shown is representative of the "look" of what you will receive. Actual issues/dates will vary.

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$110.00
559488

Post-Revolutionary War Boston, with John Adams signatures...

Item #559488
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, lot of 5 issues dating from 1797-1801, each containing at least one John Adams signature. Somewhat 2nd-rate but not damaged.  Issues with his signature are increasingly hard to find, and these are priced at a significant discount.

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$120.00
559480

The oldest continuously published English language newspaper...

Item #559480
(5) THE LONDON GAZETTE (2nd-rate/dmg.)  A  lot of five issues of the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, all from the early 1700's (1712-1739), priced at a bargain due to  being a blend of 2nd rate and slightly damaged issues. A great opportunity for authentic issues from the early 18th century at a fraction of their typical cost. The image shown... See More  

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$44.00
559421

Pre-Revolutionary War era lot...

Item #559421
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, 1760's  A lot of 10 issues of this famous & popular newspaper at a bargain price.  A good set to show the state of affairs in England and the world shortly before the American Revolution.  All are complete in 8 pages, 8 1/2 by 11 inches, & are in nice condition.

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$77.00
559420

Five British newspapers from the 1760's - 1790's...

Item #559420
(5) An interesting lot of five British newspapers, containing at least three different titles. They span the 1760's thru the 1790's and include at least one from each decade. In average or better condition. Some may have red ink stamps (partial or otherwise). Certainly a one-of-a-kind grouping. The photos are representative of the look and condition of what you will receive.

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$60.00
559414

18th century Scotland...

Item #559414
(5) THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, late 1750's and/or early 1760's  A very early lot of five (5) newspapers from Scotland, with news of the day.  A great period set at a considerable discount from the regular per-issue price. Average condition.  The images shown are representative of the look and condition of those you will receive.  While actual dates va... See More  

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$74.00
559411

Revolutionary War era lot...

Item #559411
(5) THE LONDON GAZETTE, a lot of five 2nd-rate and slightly damaged issues of this famous newspaper, one each from any date within 1777, 1778, 1779, 1780, and 1781, covering 5 years of the Revolutionary War.  The lot is a blend of 2nd-rate and somewhat damaged issues. Although no direct war content is to be found, they are great period items giving a nice perspective of life du... See More  

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$42.00
559396

Early issues with the great masthead...

Item #559396
THE POST-BOY, London, 1720's  A lot of five issues of this early & decorative title with which great masthead featuring two engravings (see). Offered at a substantial discount. Single sheet and in good condition.

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$125.00
559390

From the 1600's... World's oldest continuously published English language newspaper...

Item #559390
(5) THE LONDON GAZETTE, 1600's (2nd rate)  An opportunity to purchase a lot of 5 issues of the oldest continually published English language newspaper, having started in 1665 and is still publishing today. All are from the late 1600's, priced due to minor imperfections causing them to be 2nd rate. A great opportunity for authentic 17th century newspapers at a fraction of their typical... See More  

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$98.00
542869

Sailing...

Item #542869

June 20, 1792

THE MORNING POST AND DAILY ADVERTISER, London, June 20, 1792  The front page of this issue features an article entitled:  "Sailing Match", which discusses the particulars of an upcoming contest.  "The Annual Silver Cup and Cover, given by the Proprietors of Vauxhall Gardens, will be sailed for on Wednesday next...".

This is a complete issue of four pages. A part... See More  

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$26.00
542868

Sailing...

Item #542868

June 23, 1792

THE MORNING POST AND DAILY ADVERTISER, London, June 23, 1792  The front page of this issue features an article entitled:  "Sailing Match", which discusses the particulars of an upcoming contest.  "The Annual Silver Cup and Cover, given by the Proprietors of Vauxhall Gardens, will be sailed for on Wednesday next...".

This is a complete issue in four pages and is ... See More  

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$26.00
538188

Edinburgh Scotland in 1785....

Item #538188
THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, 1784-1786  A nice 18th century Scottish newspaper with the entire front page taken up with ads, with various news of the day on the inside pages. Some of the ads have illustrations as well.

  Complete in 4 pages, partial red-inked tax stamp on the front page folio size, some light browning or dirtiness, generally nice condition.

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$22.00
537802
Item #537802
THE MORNING HERALD, London, 1788  An uncommon title with a partial red-ink stamp. A nice, folio-size newspaper of 4 page with the front page taken up with ads and various news of the day on the inside page, including Parliamentary reports.

Includes a partial red-inked tax stamp on the front page or page 3. Some minor ink staining, generally quite nice. The photo below is "generic" ... See More  

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$21.00
221088

Print of Malling Abbey...

Item #221088
Gentleman's Magazine, London,  June 1792.  (print only)  This is a single-page engraving of: "Malling Abbey" originally inserted in the June, 1792 issue of this popular magazine. Measures is 5 by 7 1/4 inches and the overall matted size is 9 1/4 x 11 1/4 inches. The matt color is a medium shade of green/grey.

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$24.00
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