Books about the Olympic Games

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Title: LA UNDECIMA OLIMPIADA
Author: Carlos Matus Hermosilla
Description: Very rare book published in Chile in 1936 featuring an illustrated and detailled review of the 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin / Germany. Soft-back, 114 pages
Country: Chile
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€ 39
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Title: MIEL PUTTEMANS - MOET IK DAN PROF WORDEN
Author: De Post
Description: Witha fetuire article on Miel Puttemans, silver meddalist at the 1972 Olympic Games.
Country: Belgium
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€ 8
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Title: BRITISH OLYMPIC ASSOCIATION OFFICIAL REPORT OF THE 1948 OLYMPIC GAMES
Author: -
Description: THE OFFICIAL REPORT FOR THE 1948 OLYMPIC GAMES FROM THE BRITISH O.A. Large size, well-illustrated, 112 pages packed with photos and statistics. Also some great full colour photos.
Country: England
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€ 18
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Title: ATHLETICS BOOK SYDNEY WOODERSON
Author: GUY BUTLER
Description: TEH RARE ILLUSTRATED BIOGRAPHY OF TRACK AND FIELD CHAMPION SYDNEY WOODERSON. 1948.
Country: England
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€ 18
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Title: TRACK AND FIELD ANNUAL GREECE 1967-68
Author: -
Description: THE BEST PERFORMERS OF GREECE 1967-68. THE EXCELLENT GREEK ATHLETICS YEARBOOK FROM 1968. WELL-ILLUSTRATED WITH DETAILED STATISTICS. 36 pages.
Country: Greece
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€ 12
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Title: TRACK AND FIELD ANNUAL SPAIN 1955
Author: -
Description: EL ATLETISMO ESPANOL EN 1955. THE EXCELLENT SPANISH TRACK AND FIELD YEARBOOK. WITH DETAILED STATISTICS. 12 pages. ATHLETICS
Country: Spain
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€ 8
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Title: TRACK AND FIELD ANNUAL ICELAND 1957
Author: -
Description: BEZTU FRJALSIPROTTA AFREK ISLENDINGA 1957. THE EXCELLENT ICELANDIC TRACK AND FIELD YEARBOOK FROM 1957. DETAILED STATISTICS. 12 pages.
Country: ICELAND
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€ 7
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Title: TRACK AND FIELD ANNUAL RHODESIA 1967
Author: -
Description: TENTH RHODESIAN ATHLETIC ANNUAL 1967 COMPILED BY PHILIP W. KENNEDY. ATFS. BOOK ATHLETICS. THE EXCELLENT RHODESIAN TRACK AND FIELD YEARBOOK FROM 1967. WELL-ILLUSTRATED WITH DETAILED STATISTICS. 24 pages.
Country: Zimbabwe
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€ 10
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Title: TRACK AND FIELD YEARBOOK SVERIGE BASTA 1970
Author: -
Description: THE EXCELLENT SWEDISH TRACK AND FIELD YEARBOOK FROM 1970. WELL-ILLUSTRATED WITH DETAILED STATISTICS. 96 pages.
Country: Sweden
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€ 16
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Title: TRACK AND FIELD ANNUAL HOLLAND 1964
Author: -
Description: THE EXCELLENT DUTCH TRACK AND FIELD YEARBOOK FROM 1964. DETAILED STATISTICS. 102 pages. ATLETIEK 1964. DE BESTE NEDERLANDSE ATLETIEKPRESTATIES. JO MOERMAN.
Country: HOLLAND
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€ 19
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Title: TRACK AND FIELD ANNUAL BELGIUM 1959
Author: -
Description: THE EXCELLENT BELGIAN TRACK AND FIELD YEARBOOK FROM 1959. DETAILED STATISTICS. 108 pages. RECORDS ET MEILLEURES PERFORMANCES BELGES 1959 RECORDS EN BESTE BELGISCHE PRESTATIES 1959 ATHLETISME LIVRE ATLETIEK BOEK
Country: BELGIUM
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€ 18
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Title: TRACK AND FIELD ANNUAL BULGARIA 1973
Author: -
Description: THE EXCELLENT BULGARIAN TRACK AND FIELD YEARBOOK FROM 1973. WELL-ILLUSTRATED WITH DETAILED STATISTICS. 160 pages.
Country: BULGARIA
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€ 18
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Title: TRACK AND FIELD ANNUAL ESTONIA 1965/66
Author: -
Description: EESTI NSV KERGEJOUSTIK 1965/66. THE EXCELLENT ESTONIAN TRACK AND FIELD YEARBOOK FROM 1966. ILLUSTRATED WITH DETAILED STATISTICS. 56 pages.
Country: ESTONIA
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€ 16
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Title: OLIMPIADAS 1956 - 1972
Author: Ramon Melcon
Description: A bief, but well-illustrated history of soccer at the Olympic Games. Large size, 24 pages. Published in 1973.
Country: Spain
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€ 13
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Title: LAS MEJORES IMAGENES DEL TORNEO OLIMPICO
Author: Don Balon
Description: This issue featuring a well-illustrated review of the First Round of the Soccer Tournament at the 1992 Olympic Games in Barcelona.
Country: Spain
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€ 5
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Title: SPAIN SOCCER TEAM @ 2000 OLYMPIC GAMES
Author: Don Balon
Description: Featuring a well-illustrated presentation of the Spanish team and their opponents at the soccer tournament of the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney.
Country: Spain
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€ 5
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Title: HET OLYMPISCH STADION - AMSTERDAM - THE OLYMPIC STADIUM
Author: -
Description: Well-illustrated history of the famous olympic stadium of Amsterdam. Soccer - Football - Book - Livre - Libro - futbol - Voetbal - Boek - Soft-back - 146 pages. Published in 2000 - statistics - history - historia - histoire - medium size. Wielrennen cycling cyclisme.
Country: Holland
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€ 20
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Title: BERLIN OLYMPIC STADIUM
Author: -
Description: A well-illustrated publication featuring the history, a presentation of the stadium now and some architectural drawings. Football ground stadion estadio. Published in 2010
Country: Germany
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€ 10
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Title: SPORTJAARBOEK SEIZOEN 1951-52
Author: Klaas Peereboom
Description: Well-illustrated and very detailled Dutch sports yearbook. Detailled statistics. 260 pages.
Country: Holland
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€ 11
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Title: SALT LAKE 2002 des JEUX OLYMPIQUES HISTORIQUES
Author: Ski Français
Description: Excellent well-illustrated special edition of the magazine "Ski Français" featuring the French team in action during the 2002 Winter Olympics. Large size, 116 pages, SB.
Country: France
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€ 14
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Title: THE COMPLETE BOOK OF THE WINTER OLYMPICS 2010 EDITION
Author: David Wallechinsky
Description: The ultimate Winter Olympics sourcebook. Statistics, scores and most dramatic stories from Winter Olympic history. 326 pages. Published in 2010.
Country: USA
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€ 30
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Title: U.S. SOCCER MEDIA GUIDE 1996 NATIONAL TEAM
Author: Various
Description: The official media-guide of the US National team for 1996 featuring both the men's and women's national team (1996 olympics) with complete statistics for every game. 160 pages.
Country: USA
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€ 6
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Title: II. OLYMPISCHEN SPIELE 1900 IN PARIS
Author: karl Lennartz and Walter Teutenberg
Description: Well-illustrated complete record of the 1906 Olympic Games in Athens. Features complete statistics, brief bios of all the participants and much more. Published in 1995. Hard-back, large size, 240 pages.
Country: Germany
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€ 50
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Title: DIE OLYMPISCHEN SPIELE 1906 IN ATHEN
Author: Karl Lennartz and Walter Teutenberg
Description: Well-illustrated complete record of the 1906 Olympic Games in Athens. Features complete statistics, brief bios of all the participants and much more. Published in 1992. Hard-back, 264 pages.
Country: Germany
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€ 29
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Title: DIE SPIELE DER III. OLYMPIADE 1904 IN ST. LOUIS
Author: KARL LENNARTZ
Description: The huge well-illustrated complete record of the 1904 Olympic games. Large size, hard-back, 320 pages. The best book ever published on the 1904 Olympics. Published in 2004.
Country: Germany
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€ 50
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Title: LES JEUX INTERALLIES DE 1919 - THE INTER-ALLIED GAMES OF 1919
Author: Thierry Terret
Description: Excellent history of the 1919 Inter-Allied Games held in Paris. They were a sort of Olympic Games for the soldiers of the winning nations and in many ways a dress-rehearsal for the real Olympics in 1920 featuring many of the same athletes. Written in French. Medium size, soft-back, 146 pages.
Country: France
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€ 23
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Title: LES SOEURS GOITSCHEL - JEUX OLYMPIQUES 1964
Author: Christine et Marielle Goitschel
Description: The autobiography of the Goitschel sisters who are forever remembered in olympic history as the first sisters who won both a gold and a silver medal each by beating each other at the ski-events at the 1964 Winter Olympics in Innsbruck. Published in 2008.242 pages, photos, statistics.
Country: France
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€ 18
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Title: LA FABULEUSE HISTOIRE DES ARTS MARTIAUX
Author: Christian Quidet
Description: Excellent book in the renowned series of O.D.I.L. featuring this time the martial arts. Excellent coverage of Judo at the Olympic Games, European and World Championships with numerous great photos and detailled statistics. 396 pages, hard-back, large size. Published in 1983. Also features other martial arts like Kendo, Ju-jitsu, Aikido, karate, tae-kwondo and other lesser know martial arts.
Country: France
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Title: JACQUES BORLEE : SA PASSION, SON CRI, SA COLERE, SA METHODE
Author: Various
Description: The thoughts of Jacques Borlée illustrated with many photos, including several full colour photos of his children' Olivia (2008 Olympic silver medallist 4 x 100 m), Kevin and Jonathan (4rth place 2008 olympics 4 x 400 m and NCAA champion with Florida State). Athletics, Track and Field. Medium size, soft-back, 174 pages
Country: Belgium
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€ 17,90
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Title: LA GRANDE HISTOIRE DES MEDAILLES OLYMPIQUES FRANCAIS DE 1896 a 1988
Author: -
Description: Magnificent photo-book featuring France’s Olympic medallists with hundreds of photos. Olympic Games. Large size, hard-back, 254 pages. Featuring all sports a.o. cycling, boxing, athletics and much more.
Country: France
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€ 26
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Title: OLYMPIC GANGSTER – BIOGRAPHY JOSE BEYAERT OLYMPIC CYCLING CHAMPION 1948
Author: -
Description: The Legend of José Beyaert – Cycling champion, Fortune Hunter and Outlaw. A Tour de France rider in the sport's golden age, Jose was invited to open a new velodrome in Colombia, South America. He travelled, intending to stay a month. Instead, driven by his thirst for adventure, he stayed for fifty years, becoming by turns athlete, coach, businessman, emerald-trader, logger, smuggler, perhaps even hired killer.
Country: England
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€ 19
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Title: DER SKANDAL BEIM FINAL ANTWERPEN 1920 – THE OLYMPIC SOCCER TOURNAMENT 1920
Author: Various
Description: Excellent well-researched German-language book on the Soccer-Tournament at the 1920 Olympics. Well-illustrated packed with statistics and never before released information. Features also player A-Z. Olympische Spelen 1920 Antwerpen boek livre Jeux Olympiques Anvers Belgium.
Country: Germany
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€ 23
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Title: GOUDEN BOEK VAN DE NEDERLANDSE OLYMPIERS
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Description: Well-illustrated A-Z of Dutch Olympians featuring all sports including Track & Field, Athletics, football, cycling and others. Medium size, hard-back, 192 pages, published in 1996. Netherlands Holland Olympic Games Olympische Spelen boek book livre Jeux Olympiques.
Country: Holland
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€ 17
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Title: XVI. OLYMPIADE 1956 – SOMMERSPIELE MELBOURNE
Author: -
Description: One of the best illustrated books published on the 1956 Olympiad. Large size, leatherbound, 160 pages. Olympic Games. Australia
Country: Germany
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€ 18
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Title: OFFICIAL REPORT OF THE OLYMPIC GAMES 1964
Author: -
Description: The excellent well-illustrated official report of the British Olympic Association. Large size, 104 pages. Jeux Olympiques livre book
Country: England
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€ 18
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Title: SPORT IN SOVIET SOCIETY
Author: James Riordan
Description: One of the first books on the subject. Well-researched study on the development of Sport and Physical Education in Russia and the USSR. Hard-back, 440 pages.
Country: USA
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€ 19
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Title: OLYMPISCHE SPIELE BERLIN 1936
Author: Gerhard Krause
Description: The superb well-illustrated oversized illustrated review of the 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin. There have been several books published on the so-called Nazi-Olympiad, but this one ranks among the best. Hard-back, 144 pages. Only photos. No text. Published in 1936.
Country: Germany
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€ 39
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Title: HISTORIA DE LA NATACION HONDURENA
Author: Edeltraud Minar
Description: A well-illustrated and very detailled history of Swimming in Honduras. Very detailled statistics, numerous photos, portraits and much more. Medium size, 256 pages, 1996. Olympic Games - Olympics - Book - Livre - Libro - Boek - history - historia - histoire - Buchhandlung - Buch - bookshop - librairie - Libreria - boekhandel - sport.
Country: Honduras
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€ 21
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Title: OLYMPICS - THE INDIA STORY
Author: Boria Majumdar, Nalin Mehta
Description: 379 pages. Well-illustrated. A history of India at the Olympic Games. Published in 2008. Statistics history.
Country: India
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€ 45
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Title: 3 x ZWART OP WIT OLYMPISCHE SPELEN 1984 - OLYMPIC GAMES
Author: Various
Description: Three issues of the very rare Dutch sportsmagazine "Zwart op Wit" dedicated to a preview and review of the 1984 Winter Olympics and a preview to the 1984 Summer olympics. Issue n° 3 (03.84) features Torvill & Dean on the cover. Ice skating. Price is for 3 issues together.
Country: Holland
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€ 10
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Title: SELLING THE FIVE RINGS - The Ioc and the Rise of the Olympic Commercialism
Author: Various
Description: 448 pages - published in 2004 - Medium - 0874807131 - "Selling the Five Rings outlines the rise of the Olympic movement from an envisioned instrument of peace and brotherhood to a transnational commercial giant of imposing power and influence. Using primary source documents such as minutes of the IOC General Sessions, minutes and reports of various IOC subcommittees and commissions concerned with finance, reports of key marketing agencies, and the letters and memoranda written to and by t
Country: USA
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€ 26
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Title: JOHANSSON, BERNT - GULDCYKLISTEN
Author: JOHANSSON, BERNT - LARSSON, HÅKAN.
Description: Very rare excellent illustrated biography of the 1976 Swedish Olympic cycling champion. Rijkelijk geillustreerde biografie van de Zweedse olympische kampioen van 1976. Wielrennen - boek - cyclisme - livre - biographie. Medium size, 111 pages, 1977.
Country: Sweden
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€ 40
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Title: GUIDE DES CHAMPIONNATS D'EUROPE ATHELTISME / ATHLETICS
Author: Various
Description: THE OFFICIAL PROGRAMME FOR THE EUROPEAN TRACK & FIELD CHAMPIONSHIP IN BRUSSELS FROM 23. to 27.8.1949. ATLETIEK ATHLETICS. A5 size, 128 pages, numerous photos. Olympic Games Olympics.
Country: Belgium
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Title: LIERSE SPORTGLORIËN
Author: Various
Description: Excellent illustrated magazine featuring the sporting champions of the city of Lier throughout history. Featuring athletics, canooing and basketball. Een overzicht van de Lierse sportkampioenen in de geschiedenis met kampioenen uit atletiek, basketball en kano. Stad Lier sport Large size, 44 pages.
Country: Belgium
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€ 10
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Title: DE DORDTSE MAGIER - DE VAL VAN VOLKSHELD KAREL LOTSY
Author: Frank van Kolfschooten
Description: Well-illustrated and very interesting biography of Karel Lotsy and sport in Holland between 1920 and 1950. Written in Dutch.
Country: Holland
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€ 17
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Title: ARGENTINA BI-CAMPEON OLIMPICO
Author: Various
Description: Excellent special edition of the official FA magazine celebrating the 2008 Olympic soccer champions. Large size, 34 pages.
Country: Argentina
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€ 10
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