Contemporary Illustrators

Nobrow Press

 
Very Fine, Salbru Publishing, 2006, 1st, pictorial boards

A great art book and reference guide to the current creators of Imaginary Realism. Fascinating and beautiful work by some of the best in the field....

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Very Fine, Salbru Publishing, Netherlands, 2007, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 144 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards

A great art book and reference guide to the current creators of Imaginary Realism. Fascinating and beautiful work by some of the best in the field....

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Mark Tansey, Fine/Fine, Danto, Arthur C., Tansey, Mark, Abrams, 1992, 1st, cloth

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Very Fine/Very Fine, Michael Roberts, Roberts, Michael, Steidl, 2005, 1st, 3865211518, Hardcover, cloth, English

From the editor: Michael Roberts is "the Jean Cocteau of the fashion world" wrote the celebrated New Yorker editor Tina Brown in 1997, welcoming her...

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First printing limited to 2500 copies., Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Kent Williams, Williams, Kent, Allen Spiegel Fine Arts, 2007, 1st, 9781934298015, 12.25 inches, 10.25 inches, 168 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The body of the book is composed of 115 color plates, almost all full-page or double-page. Introduction by Edward Lucie-Smith. Essay by Julia Morton....

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Al Severin, Severin, Al, One of 150 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, La Grande Ourse, Landenne, 2010, 1st, 11.75 inches, 8.25 inches, 36 pages, color and black & white illustrations, softcover, wraps

A fantastic sketchbook by Belgian illustrator and bande dessinée artist Al Severin. Page after page of Severin sketch pages; faces, clothed and...

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Nicolas De Crecy
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Nicolas De Crecy, De Crecy, Nicolas, Edition of 4000 copies, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, MEL Publisher, 2016, 1st, 9791094823002, 12 inches, 10.5 inches, 344 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A comprehensive retrospective of this illustrator and bande dessinee artist's work. In French. From the publisher: The first illustrated monograph...

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Works of Art
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Joe Chiodo, Chiodo, Joe, Very Fine in Near Fine dustjacket, Hermes Press, Neshannock, PA, 2003, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 96 pages, over 90 color illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

A collection of works in color, many never before published.

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Stars by Kruger
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Sebastian Kruger, Kruger, Sebastian, Very Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (mild rubbing and edgewear to the dustjacket), Beverly Hills, Morpheus International, 1997, 1st, 1883398274, 14.25 inches, 10.5 inches, 96 pages, color, hardcover, cloth, English

Kruger's second collection of celebrity portraits-caricatures. From 1997. Nearly 80 paintings of stars from the worlds of cinema, music, art, literature and...

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Fusion Junction
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Fine, Josh Middleton, Eric Canete, et al, Middleton, Eric Canete, et al, Josh, ABDOTC, 2006, 1st, 0978542908, 10.5 inches, 7.5 inches, 124 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

"A Collection of Contemporary Character Art" with equal helpings of Americans Josh Middleton and Eric Canete and South Koreans Nox and Maggi. Out-of-print.

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Virgil Finlay, Finlay, Virgil, Some toning to the covers otherwise Fine, Nova Press, Philadelphia, 1953, 1st, 12 inches, 9 inches, 32 pages, 16 black & white illustrations, softcover, wraps, English

A limited edition booklet with 15 full page illustrations by Virgil Finlay, printed on one side only. Includes a one page Biographical Sketch written by the...

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Syd Mead, Mead, Syd, Very Fine, Culver City, Design Studio Press, 2010, 1st, 9781933492483, 11.5 inches, 11.5 inches, 176 pages, color and black & white, Softcover, wraps, English

This sequel to 2001's Syd Mead's Sentury takes up where that book left off and covers the artist's output through 2010: Design, Illustration, Games, Film,...

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Signed by both artists Kevin Dart and Chris Turnham, Very Fine in Fine dustjacket, Fleet Street Scandal, 2007, 1st, 9.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 48 pages, 41 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This book is the first collection of artwork created by Kevin Dart and Chris Turnham. This contains both open edition works and limited edition pieces, from...

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#156 to 250 copies. Signed by the artist with a drawing., Very Fine, Farel Dalrymple, Dalrymple, Farel, 2010, 1st, 11 inches, 8 inches, 56 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, English

Xeric grant winner and gold medal Society of Illustrator's recipient Farel Dalrymple presents this preview of his graphic novel Pop Gun War: Chain Letter....

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Swallow #1: It's about Pictures
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Ashley Wood, Celia Calle, Jeremy Geddes, Phil Hale, Kent Williams,, Wood, Celia Calle, Jeremy Geddes, Phil Hale, Kent Williams,, Ashley, Near Fine (light shelfwear), San Diego, IDW, 2005, 1st, 978160010072, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 120 pages, color, softcover, French wraps, English

Long out-of-print. This first volume featured portfolios of new works by George Pratt, Andrea Wickland, Ashley Wood, Phil Hale, Celia Calle, Jeremy Geddes,...

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Vernacular Drawings
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Seth, Seth, Near Fine (mild bump on lower rear corner), Drawn & Quarterly, Montreal, 2001, 1st, 12.5 inches, 9.25 inches, 208 pages, color and black & white, hardcover, pictorial cloth, English

Vernacular Drawings is a sumptuous, full-color, cloth bound coffee table book collecting the drawings of award-winning cartoonist Seth. A broad range of...

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Cathy Fenner, Arnie Fenner, Fenner, Arnie Fenner, Cathy, Fine in Fine dustjacket, Underwood Books, Grass Valley, CA, 1996, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 144 pages, over 200 color illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

Every year artists around the globe create thousands of fantasy-themed works for book jackets and advertising, for comics and greeting cards, for posters...

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Ashley Wood, Wood, Ashley, Very Fine, San Diego, IDW, 2004, 1st, 9781932382211, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 96 pages, color illustrations, hardcover, wraps

A mint copy of this 2004 art collection. Tighter paintings than his output in recent years.

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Cathy Fenner, Arnie Fenner, Fenner, Arnie Fenner, Cathy, Fine in Fine dustjacket, Underwood Books, Grass Valley, CA, 1995, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 142 pages, Almost 250 color illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

The second Spectrum Annual brings you the best artwork by the most electrifying creators of fantasy, science fiction, horror and the surreal gathered in one...

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The Art of Mondo
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Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, in publisher's shrinkwrap, San Rafael, Insight, 2017, 1st, 978-1608878062, 13 inches, 9.6 inches, 356 pages, color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: Experience the incredible pop culture art of Mondo, beloved by fans and iconic filmmakers alike. Based in Austin, Texas, Mondo is...

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Coop (Chris Cooper), Coop (Chris Cooper), Near Fine, issued without dustjacket (light rubbing to covers), Los Angeles, Aperient Press, 2001, 1st, 9780971237421, 10.25 inches, 10.125 inches, 208 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A full color retrospective of the artist's work in posters, stickers, labels, illustration, painting, and sculpture. From Robert Williams' foreword:...

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The Ghoul - Signed 1st
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Steve Niles, Bernie Wrightson, Niles, Steve, Wrightson, Bernie, Signed by the artist and the author, Fine, issued without dustjacket, IDW, San Diego, 2010, 1st, 10.5 inches, 6.9 inches, 88 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A first printing signed by both creators Niles and Wrightson. From the publisher: When Los Angeles Detective Lieutenant Lloyd Klimpt finds himself in...

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Todd Schorr, Schorr, Todd, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, San Francisco, Last Gasp, 2017, 1st, 978-0-86719-854-6, 11.25 inches, 12.25 inches, 304 pages, color, hardcover, cloth, English

From the publisher: Neverlasting Miracles is an exquisite career retrospective, presenting the best works of artist Todd Schorr. One of the leading...

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Luke Chueh, Chueh, Luke, #405 of 500 numbered copies with a tipped-in sheet featuring an exclusive illustration and signed by the artist, Fine in Fine dustjacket, London, Titan Books, 2012, 1st, 9781781164457, 12.5 inches, 9.25 inches, 192 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This is the limited edition of The Art of Luke Chueh, with the tipped-in illustrated limitation page numbered and signed by Luke Chueh, however it lacks the...

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Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Viktor Kalvachev, Kalvachev, Viktor, 2018, 2nd 2020, 12 inches, 8.5 inches, 216 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Each copy purchased from Stuart Ng Books comes with an original head sketch on big A4 paper (8.25 x 11.75 inches)! That's right, a real original...

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Signed by the author and the artist who includes a brush sketch, Very Fine, Frank Gibson, Becky Dreistadt, Gibson, Frank, Dreistadt, Becky, Patty Pan, 2010, 1st, 9780473165284, 8 inches, 6.75 inches, 24 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards

"Dear Reader, The book in your hands is our homage to the vintage storybooks we spent our youth reading. This is a tale of a little tiger named Tigerbuttah...

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Kindling
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James Jean, Jean, James, Very Fine in Very Fine folder in publisher's shrinkwrap, Chronicle, San Francisco, 2009, 1st, 16 inches, 12 inches, color, English

Out of print. From the publisher: Kindling -- This collection of brand new works by James Jean showcases the larger-than-life power of his fine...


Tiki Drinks - Signed by Shag
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Adam Rocke, Shag, Rocke, Adam, Shag, Inscribed by the artist on the front free endpaper, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Chicago, Surrey Books, 2000, 1st, 9781572840362, 7.25 inches, 5.75 inches, 64 pages, 6 double-page and 5 full-page color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

6 double-page and 5 full-page color illustrations by Shag decorate this collection of drink recipes. This book inspired two follow-up books Shag Party and...

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Sector 7 and Other Merz
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Fine, Neil Ross, Ross, Neil, Editions Limbolo, 2016, 1st, 6.5 inches, 9 inches, 130 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

Neil Ross is a Concept Artist and Designer in the feature film industry. Credits include: Spiderman: Into the Spiderverse,The Golden Compass, Tron Uprising,...

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Fine, issued without dustjacket, Blaise Hemingway, Jesse Reffsin, Chris Sasaki, Jeff Turley, Hemingway, Jesse Reffsin, Blaise, Sasaki, Jeff Turley, Chris, Illustratus, 2016, 1st, 12 inches, 9.25 inches, 164 pages, color illustrations throughout, Hardcover, pictorial cloth, English

A first edition/first printing of Ghost self-published by illustrators Chris Sasaki and Jeff Turley. Signed by three of the four creators: writer...

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Beatrice Blue, Blue, Beatrice, One of a limited number of copies signed by the artist on a bound in signature page, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, in publisher's shipping box, Worcester, 3dtotal Publishing, 2020, 1st, 9780955153099, 9.2 inches, 7.5 inches, 152 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

This is the Kickstarter Exclusive Signed First Edition. One of a limited number of copies signed by the artist on a bound-in signature page. From the...

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Peter Frank, Gottfried Helnwein, Frank, Peter, Helnwein, Gottfried, Near Fine, issued without dustjacket (upper corners have small bumps, light rubbing to covers, interior Fine), New York, Friedman Benda, 2010, 1st, 9780982911204, 13.25 inches, 9.5 inches, 80 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Approximately 60 paintings and an interview with the artist. From the publisher: I Was a Child is the first full-scale exhibition of Helnwein's work...

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Steve Rude: Artist in Motion
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Steve Rude, Rude, Steve, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Flesk, San Jose, 2007, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 208 pages, over 300 color illustrations, hardcover, boards, English

Out of print. From the publisher: The book explores Rude's versatility in several subjects and mediums. Chapters cover his comics and illustration...

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Jeff Soto, Soto, Jeff, Limited to 1500 copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, San Diego, Mark Murphy, 2007, 1st, 0-9771430-9-0, 8.5 inches, 5.5 inches, 32 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

From the publisher Mark Murphy: "No Hope" a 32 page mini zine that measures 5 1 2" x 8 1 2" featuring photos, sketches, drawings and painting pieces and...

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Bartolome Segui, Segui, Bartolome, Fine, Casal Solleric, Palma, 2016, 1st, 8.7 inches, 8.5 inches, 240 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, French wraps

An impressive catalogue for the artist's comprehensive museum exhibition in Palma, Spain in 2016. The text is in English, Spanish, and Catalan. Never...

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Harvey Dinnerstein, VF/NF, Dinnerstein, Harvey, Watson-Guptill, 1978, 1st, cloth

This figurative painter offers step-by-step demonstrations and a gallery of paintings. "Harvey Dinnerstein: Artist at Work offers an intimate look at how a...

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Pinxit
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Near Fine (mild rubbing on covers, small bump on upper front cover corner), issued without dustjacket, Mark Ryden, Ryden, Mark, Taschen, 2013, 1st thus, 9783836541602, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, English, German

Blending themes of pop culture with techniques reminiscent of the old masters, Mark Ryden has created a singular style that blurs the traditional boundaries...

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Glenn Barr, Barr, Glenn, Fine, La Luz de Jesus/Last Gasp, Los Angeles, 2003, 1st, 9.5 inches, 7.25 inches, 96 pages, color, softcover, wraps, English

The first collection of Barr's hip cartoon paintings. Now out-of-print. "Glenn Barr's robots, creatures, and vixens live in a seedy yet swinging 1960s...

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Swallow #2
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Ashley Wood, et al, Wood, et al, Ashley, Fine, San Diego, IDW, 2005, 1st, 9781933239460, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 200 pages, color, softcover, French wraps, English

"It's about pictures." This second volume features portfolios of new works by Jason Alexander (8 images), Glenn Barr (18 images), Bengal (28 images), Jo...

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Coverama: Alternate Worlds
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Marc Simonetti, Simonetti, Marc, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Bragelonne, 2015, 1st, 9782811216290, 12.8 inches, 9.7 inches, 256 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, wraps

Marc Simonetti (born in 1977) is a French conceptual artist and illustrator. He worked on Valérian and the city of a thousand planets with Luc Besson...

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Vernaculis - Inscribed 1st
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Ragnar, Ragnar, Inscribed by the artist, Fine, Baby Tattoo, Los Angeles, 2006, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 80 pages pages, color, softcover, wraps, English

Ragnar is a designer in the animation industry but he still has time to create posters and prints in a fifties nostalgic flat retro style. This is his...

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Automotiv
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Ever Meulen, Meulen, Ever, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket issued in publisher's shrinkwrap, Champaka, Brussels, 2013, 1st, 9.5 inches, 8.5 inches, 196 pages, over 200 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial cloth, French

More than a collection of drawings of cars, "Automotiv" is the culmination of Ever Meulen's passion for the automobile world.Not content with being the best...

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David Downton, Downton, David, Very Fine in Very Fine dust jacket, Chronicle, San Francisco, 2015, 1st, 13.5 inches, 10.25 inches, 192 pages, about 150 color illustrations, hardcover, boards, English

The first monograph on renowned fashion illustrator David Downton. With a Foreword by Christian Lacroix , and an Afterword by Dita Von Teese , this...

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Marie-Ange Guillaume, Jean-Marie Pigeon, Guillaume, Marie-Ange, Pigeon, Jean-Marie, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket, Paris, Christian Desbois Editions, 1995, 1st, 291015002X, 12 inches, 9 inches, 72 pages, color photographs, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

Jean-Marie Pigeon is one of the premier sculptors in the world of Bande Dessinee. This monograph features over 100 color photographs of the sculptors' many...

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Vernaculis - Signed 1st
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Ragnar, Ragnar, Signed by the artist, Fine, Los Angeles, Baby Tattoo, 2006, 1st, 9780977894994, 0977894991, 11 inches, 8.75 inches, 80 pages, color, softcover, color wraps, English

This is Ragnar's out-of-print second collection of images for posters and prints.

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Dave Cooper, Cooper, Dave, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, New York, Cernunnos, 2019, 1st, 978-2374951225, 11.7 inches, 9 inches, 384 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards

Our copies include an Exclusive  SNB  Bookplate,  Signed & Numbered by Dave,  with an unpublished illustration,  and...


Ladies - Signed & Numbered
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Philippe Berthet, Berthet, Philippe, One of 2500 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Marcinelle, Champaka / Dupuis, 2019, 1st, 9782390410065, 10.75 inches, 11 inches, 120 pages, color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

An art book exploring the illustrative work of bande dessinee artist Berthet (Pin-Up). This is a numbered limited edition with a removable art print signed...

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Seaside - Signed & Numbered
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François Avril, Avril, François, One of numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Marcinelle, Champaka / Dupuis, 2019, 1st, 9782390410072, 10.75 inches, 11 inches, 120 pages, color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

An art book presenting the recent paintings of illustrator and occasional bande dessinee artist Avril. This is a numbered limited edition with a...

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