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[AUCTION CATALOGUE] The John A. Beck Collection of Rare Coins.
Beverly Hills, CA: Abner Kreisberg Corporation, 1975-1976. F. Soft cover. Book, First Edition. 2 Volumes, octavo, illustrated stiff wraps. pp. 151, 143 plus 33pages of black and white photogaph plates of numerous numbered lots. A historic collection and sale catalogue. Very clean, tight and fresh interiors. Volume 1 has slight abrasion and light crease, else fine. Volume 2 fine. A near fine set. Scarce. Near Fine.
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Book number: 03416
USD 40.00 [Appr.: EURO 35.5 | £UK 30.75 | JP¥ 4431]
Catalogue: General
Keywords: Coin, Beck, Coins, Medals, Silver, Gold, Copper, Ancient, Catalogue, Auction, Collection, Collector, Numismatic, Numismatics, John Andrew Pennsylvania, Western Alaska, America, Dollar, American, Indian Head, Rare, Proof, Trade, General

 
Grunddragen Af Philosophiens Historia efter Tennemann-Wendl.Med eft kort utkast till Svenska Philosophiens Historia, ett Chronologiskt och ett Namnregister samt ett Forsok till Klassification af de olika Philosophiska Systematica
Stockholm: Zacharias Heggstrom, 1839. F. Hardcover. Book, First Edition. Small octavo, brown leather spine over marbled brown paper covered boards. 220pp. including index and Namnregister plus large foldout chart of "Forsok Till En Klassification af de olika Philosophiska Systemerna. A very tight, internally fresh, clean and bright volume with prior owner signature of "C.G. Dahlberg 1852". Moderate rubbing to spine and light rubbing to boards. Very good plus. Scarce. Fine.
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Book number: 03952
USD 60.00 [Appr.: EURO 53 | £UK 46.25 | JP¥ 6646]
Catalogue: General
Keywords: Heggstrom, Stockholm, Imprint, Swedish, Philosophy, Philosopher, Philosophical, History, Scandinavian, Scandinavia, Sweden, System, Genealogy, Register, Historical, Dahlberg, Chronology, Names, General

 
Hebrew-Russian Old Testament
Hitchin, UK, Society for Distributing Hebrew Scriptures. 2003, First Edition. Hardcover. Book, Octavo, grey leatherette with gilt title and spine title. 1808pp. A dual language edition of the New Testament with Hebrew and Russian on facing pages. A beautiful fresh, bright, tight, unmarked and unread volume with sparkling gilt and pristine pages. Fine. AS NEW. As New.
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Book number: 07209
USD 28.00 [Appr.: EURO 24.75 | £UK 21.5 | JP¥ 3101]
Catalogue: General
Keywords: Dual Language, Translation, Russian, Hebrew, New Testament, Gospels, Christ, Christian, Eastern, Orthodox, Scripture, Bible, Christianity, Text, Slavic, Cyrillic, Old Pentateuch, Prophets, Judaism, Jewish,

 
Illustrated Manual Of Nursing Practice
Springhouse, PA: Springhouse Press, (1994). F. Hardcover. Book, Thick quarto, stiff flexible green leatherette. 1460pp. including index. Illustrated throughout. A very tight, clean, fresh copy with no underining, marking, names etc. A flawless copy. Virtually as new. Fine. As New.
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Book number: 03923
USD 22.00 [Appr.: EURO 19.5 | £UK 17 | JP¥ 2437]
Catalogue: General
Keywords: Nursing, Medicine, Treatment, Hospital, Nurse, Primary, Care, Health, Industry, Worker, Registered, Manual, Instruction, Training, Illustrated, Practice, Neurology, Physiology, Emergency, Patient, Ethics, Geriatric, Institutional, Practical General

 
Lake Erie and Ohio River Ship Canal.
Pittsburgh, PA, Provisional Committee of the Chamber of Commerce of Pittsburgh, Pa. 1897, First Edition. Hardcover. Book, First Edition. Octavo, black library buckram with original wraps laid in. Map on interior of rear wrap. 269pp. including index, plus two large folding maps in rear. Illustrated with 27 full page photographs including several of Pittsburgh Harbor, Carnegie Steel Plant on Pittsburgh Harbor at Braddock, Jone and Laughlin Steel Plant at Lower Pittsburgh Harbor, Erie Coal Docks and other photographs of coal and ore carrying steamboats and freighters. A tight and fresh volume with clean, unblemished plates. Maps are fragile and show some closed tears at folds with no loss of material. Ex-library copy but quite mildly so with no card pocket and no marks after the first few pages. Bookplate on pastedown and perforation to title page. Very good. Scarce. Very Good.
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Book number: 03405
USD 100.00 [Appr.: EURO 88.25 | £UK 76.75 | JP¥ 11077]
Catalogue: General
Keywords: Erie, Canal, Lake Pittsburgh, Coal, Steel, Carnegie, Jones and Laughlin, Steamboat, Ship, Inland Waterway, Shipping, River, Ohio, Harbor, Manufacturing, Industry, Pennsylvania, Detroit, Boat, Freight, Ore, Iron, General

 
Old South Leaflets Volume III.
Boston: Directors of the Old South Work, ND. F. Hardcover. Book, First Edition. Octavo, navy blue cloth covered boards. 25 leaflets (51-75). Ex-library (without external marks or pocket) otherwise usual markings with bookplate on pastedown and perforation on title page. Otherwise very clean and tight, with relatively few and small stamps in fresh clean cloth. Slight rubbing to tips. Very good. Fine.
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Book number: 03385
USD 16.00 [Appr.: EURO 14.25 | £UK 12.5 | JP¥ 1772]
Catalogue: General
Keywords: Boston, New England, History, Leaflet, Document, Broadside, Colonial, American, Cotton Mather, Politics, Washington, Colonies, Massachussetts, General

 
Photographs By The Wright Brothers
Washington, DC: Library of Congress, 1978. 1st Edition. Soft cover. Book, First Edition. Squarish 12mo. (6" X 7,5"), photo-illustrated stapled stiff wraps. 21pp. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Contains 5 microfiches in pocket in rear with approx. 300 photographs from the Wright Brothers collection of the Library of Congress. The text and photographs in the booklet introduce the photographs which were all taken by the Wright Brothers themselves and include family and casual photographs as well as photographs of their flights, crashes, airplanes and works in progress. A fine copy with all 5 microfiches in fine condition. Fine. Scarce. Fine.
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Book number: 04792
USD 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 17.75 | £UK 15.5 | JP¥ 2215]
Catalogue: General
Keywords: Photograph, Photography, Wright, Orville, Wilbur, Flight, Aviation, Kittyhawk, American, America, Invention, Air, Airplane, Aeroplane, Flying, Inventor, Memoir, Biography, Experimental, Photographer, General Pamphlets

 
Rats: Observations On The History And Habitat Of The City's Most Unwanted Inhabitants
New York, Bloomsbury. 2004, First Edition. (ISBN: 1582343853). Hardcover. Book, Octavo, black paper covered boards with gilt spine title. Pages untrimmed. 242 pp. including chapter notes. A fascinating contemporary history of American urban zoology and anthropology describing the symbiotic relationship of mans oldest and most persistent vermin. A very tight, clean, fresh, bright, unmarked and unread volume in a crisp, sharp, sparkling, very tight dust jacket. Fine in fine dust jacket. Pristine. BRAND NEW. As New/As New.
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Book number: 08207
USD 18.80 [Appr.: EURO 16.75 | £UK 14.5 | JP¥ 2082]
Catalogue: General
Keywords: 1582343853 Urban, History, Anthropology, Cities, Metropolitan, Civilization, Disease, Animals, Pest, Vermin, Rats, Rodents, Plague, Infection, Scavenger, American, Sanitaion, Hygiene, Health, Planning, Administration, New York, Chicago, Zoology, Habitat,

 
Soil Survey of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
Washington, D.C.: USDA Soil Conservation Service, 1982. F. Soft cover. Book, First Edition. Quarto (9" X 11"), white stiff wraps illustrated with cover black and white photograph of "The Point" (downtown Pittsburgh at the conjunction of the Ohio, Allegheny and Monongahela rivers.) 96pp. text with illustrations followed by 1 color folding general soil map and 90 black and white folding maps (11" X 15") with contour markings. A comprehensive survey map in cooperation with The Pennsylvania State University College of Agriculture and Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Resources. A an excellent copy with all maps crisp, sharp, clean, uncreased and unmarked. Exterior white wraps show minor dust soil and foredge of front wraps slight edge wear. Near fine. Scarce. Near Fine.
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Book number: 04230
USD 28.00 [Appr.: EURO 24.75 | £UK 21.5 | JP¥ 3101]
Catalogue: General
Keywords: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Western, Allegheny, County, Conservation, Soil, Earth, Geology, Map, Mapping, Chart, Mineral, Environment, Environmental, Gardening, Horiculture, Farming, Agriculture, Agricultural, Plant, Geological, Geography, General

 
Souls Looking Back: Life Stories of Growing Up Black
New York, Routledge, & Kegan Paul. 1999, First Edition. (ISBN: 0415920620). Soft cover. Book, Octavo, red, white and black photo-illustrated stiff wraps (paperback). 300 pp. including index, bibliography. Autobiographical memoirs by African-American and Afro-Caribbean college students reflecting on their experiences of racial prejudice in their development. A very tight, clean, bright, fresh, crisp, stiff, square volume with a flat uncreased spine. A few very neat unobtrusive pen underlinings, otherwise fine. Very good plus. As New.
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Book number: 08171
USD 18.00 [Appr.: EURO 16 | £UK 14 | JP¥ 1994]
Catalogue: General
Keywords: 0415920620 Black, Negro, African, American, African-American, Race, America, Memoir, Biography, Biographical, Autobiography, Autobiographical, Discrimination, Racial, Biracial, Student, Caribbean, Afro-Caribbean, Minority, Class, Sociology, Politics, Econ

 
THUNDERBIRD Twenty-one Years of Ford's Thunderbird, from the Sporty Personal Two-Seater of the 1950's to the Luxury Version of 1976
Dallas, TX, Highland Enterprises. 1975, First Edition. (ISBN: 0913490091). Soft cover. Book, Octavo, illustrated stapled stiff wraps (paperback). Unpaginated (approx. 50pp.). Collector's Series No. 3. Very generously illustrated with Ford promotional material depicting all of the models, often with engine details and specifications of this classic American sports car. A very handy quick reference for identification of model years and design details for collectors. A very tight, crisp, stiff, clean, unmarked and apparently unread copy of this fragile item. Perfect. AS NEW. As New.
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Book number: 07034
USD 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 26.5 | £UK 23.25 | JP¥ 3323]
Catalogue: General
Keywords: 0913490091 Ford Automobile Transportation Automotive Domestic, Antique, Vintage, Collectible, Collector's, Design, Style, Model, Classic, Car, Automobile, Convertible, Sports, American, Modern, America, United States, Coupe, Luxury, Specifications, Engine

 
Where to Watch Birds in Spain
Barcelona, Spain, Lynx Edicions. 1994, First Edition. Hardcover. Book, Octavo, white photo illustrated glossy paper covered boards. 546 pp. including index of species listed. Very generously illustrated with hundreds of detail maps. An remarkably detailed guide to birding in Spain with crammed with information. TEXT IN ENGLISH. A very tight, clean, bright, fresh, square, stiff unmarked and unread volume. FINE. Flawless. AS NEW. As New.
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Book number: 08000
USD 27.60 [Appr.: EURO 24.5 | £UK 21.25 | JP¥ 3057]
Catalogue: General
Keywords: Spain, Spanish, Ornithology, Birds, Avian, Identification, Guide, Locator, Manual, Tourism, Tour, Tourist, Zoology, Nature, Watching, Birdwatching, Bird, Maps, Species, Birding, Twitching, Twitcher, Birder,

 
ABEL, ERNEST L.
Ancient Views on the Origins of Life.
Cranbury, NJ: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, (1973). F. (ISBN: 0838611982). Hardcover. Book, First Edition. Octavo, terracotta colored cloth covered boards. 93pp. including index. Fine in near fine dust jacket. Near Fine/Dust Jacket Included.
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Book number: 02002
USD 14.40 [Appr.: EURO 12.75 | £UK 11.25 | JP¥ 1595]
Catalogue: General
Keywords: 0838611982 Evolution, Biology, Anthropology, Classics, History, Abel, Religion, Philosophy, Ancient General

 
ABLAN, DAN
Lightwave (6.5) Magic
Thousand Oaks, California, U.S.A. New Riders Pub. 2000, First Edition. (ISBN: 0735709963). Soft cover. Book, Oblong small quarto, orange and black and white illustrated stiff wraps. 304pp. includng index. CD ROM SEALED in rear plastic pocket. Fine. AS NEW. As New.
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Book number: 06859
USD 15.60 [Appr.: EURO 14 | £UK 12 | JP¥ 1728]
Catalogue: General
Keywords: 0735709963 Computer Graphics Desktop Publishing Processing

 
ADAMS, WILLIAM HOWARD PHOTOGRAPHS BY PAUL NADAR
A Proust Souvenir
New York, Vendome Press. 1988, First American Edition. (ISBN: 0865650438). Cloth. Book, Small quarto, blue cloth covered boards with gilt title and spine titles. 128 pp. including index. A portrait gallery with lengthy biographical sketches, intended to identify the real life "models" among Proust's acquaintance for the characters in Remembrance of Things Past. Illustrated with over 50 period portrait photographs (some full page and double page) by the renowned society photographer Paul Nadar. A very tight, clean, fresh unmarked volume with bright gilt and fresh cloth, in a crisp, tight, sharp dust jacket with a couple of small punctures at middle of rear spine, else fine. Fine in near fine dust jacket. Fine/Fine.
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Book number: 07904
USD 18.00 [Appr.: EURO 16 | £UK 14 | JP¥ 1994]
Catalogue: General
Keywords: 0865650438 France Biography Portrait Photography Proust, Biographical, Paris, Society, Nadar, Paul Illustrated,

 
ALEXANDER, EDWIN P.
Down At The Depot: American Railroad Stations from 1831-1920
New York: Bramhall House. F. Hardcover. Book, Quarto, brown cloth spine over turquoise paper covered boards. 320pp. including index and bibliography. Very generously illustrated throughout with black and white photographs. A very tight, fresh, clean and unmarked volume in a bright, crisp, sharp dust jacket with a tiny nick at top forecorner. Fine in very near fine dust jacket. Near Fine/Dust Jacket Included.
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Book number: 03997
USD 28.00 [Appr.: EURO 24.75 | £UK 21.5 | JP¥ 3101]
Catalogue: General
Keywords: Rail, Railway, Railroad, Steam, Suburban, Urban, Travel, Station, Depot,, Architecture, Building, Transportation, Railroading, American, America, Passsenger, Historical, Illustrated, Photograph, Commerce, History, General

 
ALLEN, ALBERT H.
Dakota Imprints 1858-1889
NY: Bowker (1947). 1947, F. Hardcover. Book, First Edition. Octavo, dark green cloth. Published for The Bibliographical Society of America. Fine in fine dust wrapper. Fine/Dust Jacket Included.
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Book number: 00239A
USD 24.00 [Appr.: EURO 21.25 | £UK 18.5 | JP¥ 2658]
Catalogue: General
Keywords: Bibliography, Books on Books, Dakota, Priting, Publishing, Americana, Reference, History, Print, Publisher, Historical, Midwest, American, South, North, General

 
HISPANIC SOCIETY OF AMERICA.
The Hispanic Society Of America Handbook, Museum And Library Collections.
NY: Hispanic Society of America, 1938. 1938, 1st Edition. Hardcover. Book, First Edition. Ocatvo, brown blindstamped cloth covered boards with gilt spine titles. Mape endpapers. 442pp. with index. Part of a series "Hispanic Notes & Monographs Essays, Studies, and Brief Biographies Issued By The Hispanic Society Of America" A catalogue of all of the holdings of the Society including chapters on Paintings, Sculpture, Ceramics, Glass, Gold and Silverwork, Ironwork, Furniture, Textiles, Laces and Emroideries, Manuscript Maps, Prints, Manuscripts and Books. Illustrated throughout with black and white photographs. Fine without dust jacket as issued. Fine.
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Book number: 01041
USD 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 17.75 | £UK 15.5 | JP¥ 2215]
Catalogue: General
Keywords: Hispanic, Hispanic-American, Spain, Portugal, Ethnic History, Ethnology, Art, Spanish, Portugese General

 
INSTITUT DE FRANCE/ MUSÉE JACQUEMART-ANDRÉ (HRSG.)
Marcel Proust en son temps. Catalogue d'exposition.
Paris, Institut De France. 1971. Soft cover. Book, Octavo, photo-illustrated stiff wraps (papeback). A catalogue of the exhibition of many photographs, paintings, manuscripts, letters and objects from the life and associations of Marcel Proust. Illustrated with black and white and color photographs. FINE. TEXT IN FRENCH. Fine.
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Book number: 07809
USD 17.20 [Appr.: EURO 15.25 | £UK 13.25 | JP¥ 1905]
Catalogue: General
Keywords: Proust, Criticism, Novel, France, French, Analysis, Literary, Literature, Modern, Catalogue, Exhibition, Museum, Jacquemart-Andre, Illustrated, Manuscript, Photograph, Artifact, Painting, Portrait,

 
ANDREWS, JEAN
A+ Guide To Software Managing Maintaining and Troubleshooting (Second Edition)
Boston, MA: Thomson Course Technology, 2003. F. (ISBN: 0619186275). Hardcover. Book, Small thick quarto, orange illustrated glazed paper covered boards. 673pp. including extensive index and glossary. CD ROM in sealed envelope on rear pastedown. A very tight, clean, fresh, bright, unmarked and unread volume. Fine. AS NEW. As New.
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Book number: 04861
USD 24.00 [Appr.: EURO 21.25 | £UK 18.5 | JP¥ 2658]
Catalogue: General
Keywords: 0619186275 Os, Operating System, Exam, Examination, Cram, Course, Os-2, Windows, Microsoft, Nt, 2000, Xp, Xp Professional, Drive, Hared Boot, Process, Network, Internet, Technician, Linux, Mac, Notebook, Hardware, Maintenance, Software, Application, Gener

 
ANTIN, MARY.
The Promised Land.
Boston, Houghton, Mifflin. 1912, First Edition. Hardcover. Book, First Edition. Octavo, light blue cloth covered boards with gilt title and cover decoration of the Statue of Liberty. 373pp. including glossary of Jewish and Yiddish terms. Illustrated throughout with 18 full page black and white photographs. A clean, sound volume with discreet prior owner signature on ffep and rubbing through slightly at spine tips, minor bump at upper forecorner. Very good. Very Good.
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Book number: 03175
USD 32.00 [Appr.: EURO 28.25 | £UK 24.75 | JP¥ 3545]
Catalogue: General
Keywords: Immigrant, Jewish, Hebrew, Central Europe, European, Russia, Russian, Immigration, America, American, Yiddish, Language, Ellis Island, Ethnic, Melting Pot, General

 
APSLEY, BRENDA.
Doctor Who: Journey Through Time.
NY: Crescent, (1985). F. Hardcover. Book, First Edition. Quarto, illustrated glazed paper covered boards. Illustrated endpapers. 189pp. Fine in fine dust jacket. Fine/Dust Jacket Included.
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Book number: 03342
USD 16.00 [Appr.: EURO 14.25 | £UK 12.5 | JP¥ 1772]
Catalogue: General
Keywords: Doctor Who, Time, Novel, Comic, Illustrated, Cartoon, Super Hero, Graphic News, Bbc, British, English, Broadcasting, Sci-Fi, Space, Science Fiction, Tv, Television, Alien, Series, Cult, General

 
ARAC, JONATHAN
Huckleberry Finn As Idol and Target: The Functions of Criticism in Our Time
Madison, WI, University of Wisconsin Press. 1997, First Edition. (ISBN: 029915534X). Soft cover. Book, Octavo, white and taupe printed stiff wraps (paperback). A pristine BRAND NEW copy in original publisher's shrink wrap, MINT. BRAND NEW. As New.
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Book number: 08040
USD 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 17.75 | £UK 15.5 | JP¥ 2215]
Catalogue: General
Keywords: 029915534x Canon Literature Society National Characteristics, Arac, Twain, Critiicism, Critical, Theory, Modern, Literary, Literatue, Mark, Huck, Hiuckleberry Finn, Novel, American, Literature, English, Fiction,

 
ARONOWITZ, ROBERT A.
Making Sense of Illness: Science, Society, and Disease
New York: Cambridge University Press, 1998. F. (ISBN: 0521552346). Hardcover. Book, First Edition, first printing. Octavo, black cloth covered boards. 267pp. including extensive index and notes. A collection of essays examining the historical context of diseases and the sociological bases for their diagnosis and treatment. A very tight, clean, fresh, unmarked volume in a crisp, sharp, bright dust jacket. Fine in fine dust jacket. Fine/Dust Jacket Included.
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Book number: 04850
USD 18.00 [Appr.: EURO 16 | £UK 14 | JP¥ 1994]
Catalogue: General
Keywords: 0521552346 0521552346 , Disease, Medicine, Illness, Science, Sociology, Aronowitz, History, Historical, Doctor, Physician, Medical, Heart, Coronary, Psychosomatic, Ulcer, Stress, Tension, Cause, Etiology, Health, Public Treatment, Epidemiology, General

 
ASH, M.B.;ASH, IRENE
Industrial Chemical Thesaurus (Complete in 2 volumes)
New York, VCH Publishers. 1992, Second Edition. (ISBN: 1560816155). Hardcover. Book, 2 Volumes. Quarto, yellow and green glossy laminated boards. pp. 831, 456. A very tight, clean, fresh, crisp, bright, unmarked set of volumes with sparkliing glossy boards. Free front endpapers corner clipped, else fine. FINE (without dust jacket as issued). Virtually as new. Fine.
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Book number: 08212
USD 72.00 [Appr.: EURO 63.5 | £UK 55.25 | JP¥ 7975]
Catalogue: General
Keywords: 1560816155 Chemical Engineering Dictionaries Technology Biochemical, Chemical, Industrial, Industry, Listing, Reference, Index, Thesaurus, Ash, Cross, Manufacture, Manutacture, Tradename, Trademark, Science, Scientific, Products,

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