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1 Hudson River Valley National Heritage Area: Heritage Site Guidebook.
State University of New York Press, Albany: 2016. Second Edition. s Softcover. Brand new book. 
New for 2016, a completely updated guide to the Heritage Sites of the Hudson River Valley National Heritage Area Traveling down the Hudson River, named by Native Americans the river that flows both ways, you discover people, places, and events that made American history. The cultural, historic, and scenic resources of the Hudson Valley are so numerous, so varied, and so compelling that it's no wonder Congress recognized the Hudson River Valley as a National Heritage Area in 1996. The National Park Service called the region the "landscape that defined America" and characterized the valley as "an exceptionally scenic landscape that has provided the setting and inspiration for new currents of American thought, art, and history." Its political importance was demonstrated early in our history when the river played a critical role in the Revolutionary War. The many streams and waterfalls of the tributaries of the Hudson River powered early sawmills and gristmills. The river and its landscapes inspired the Hudson River school of painters. Sublime and picturesque paintings by Thomas Cole, Frederic Church, and Asher Durand depicted this unique American landscape for the world to witness. Industrialists and commercial leaders like William and John D. Rockefeller, Frederick Vanderbilt, J. P. Morgan, and Ogden Mills built their great estates along the Hudson River. The second edition includes completely updated user-friendly design and vibrant photography; heritage site pages that include brief descriptions, contact information, and accessibility site characteristics; and National Park Service Passport Stamp locations with new cancellation stamp pages for your collection. Heritage sites in this guidebook are associated with areas of interest and categorized as must see, best bet, or special interest to make it easy to explore the stories of the Hudson River Valley. Heritage sites are also organized by geography and proximity to make it easy to find heritage sites nearby. 
Price: 18.95 USD
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2 On The Avenue: A Pictorial History Of Small Business In Mount Vernon.
AC-BAW Center for the Arts, Mount Vernon: 1983. First Edition. s Softcover. Good condition. 
A catalogue issued for an Exhibition at ACBAW Center for the Arts in Mount Vernon, New York held from June 22nd through October 15th, 1983. 
Price: 49.88 USD
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3 Population Survey 1973: Current Population Estimates For Nassau And Suffolk Counties.
Long Island Lighting, Mineola: 1973. First Edition (Unstated). s Softcover. Good condition. 
Presents LILCO's estimate for the counties of Nassau and Suffolk and the Rockaway peninsula of Queens County, the service area of the Company, as of January 1, 1973. In addition, this brochure contains the LILCO prior year estimate of January 1, 1972, the April 1970 census data, and the 1960 census results, thus facilitating both one year and long term population growth measurement by county, township, village and community. Includes maps. 
Price: 22.33 USD
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4 The Best Of New York Archives: Selections From The Magazine, 2001-2011 - New York State Archives Partnership Trust.
State University of New York Press, Albany: 2017. Excelsior Editions. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Brand new book. 
Tales of New York State history from the pages of the award-winning New York Archives. For readers interested in uncovering the history of the Empire State, The Best of New York Archives highlights some of the most popular articles of the unique, award-winning publication—as told through the records of the men and women who made it. Home to some of the United States' most important historical treasures, the New York State Archives serves as steward for more than two hundred million records of New York's colonial and state governments from 1630 to the present. Contributions from Pulitzer Prize winners to best-selling authors mine this wealth of information to tell lively and engaging stories of New York State's rich history. From the pages of The Best of New York Archives, nearly four hundred years of history comes alive. "The book is a boon of information for historical enthusiasts and academics alike." — Syracuse Post-Standard "By evoking the Flushing Remonstrance, Evacuation Day, the women's suffrage movement, and other pivotal episodes in the state's history, The Best of New York Archives reminds readers that, as Columbia's Ken Jackson likes to say, 'America begins in New York. '" — Sam Roberts, New York Times "The New York State Archives is full of rich documents that serve as gems—they reflect and reveal transformations in national and world history. You'll find many of those gems presented here, and New York's vibrant history comes to life through the eyes of those who lived through it." — Kimberly Gilmore, Senior Historian, History Channel/A+E Networks "The Best of New York Archives is a treasure trove of compelling essays that inform and expand understanding. The selected narratives reflect the essential role the New York State Archives plays in the preservation of the fascinating and wide-ranging particulars of New York State's history. As a bonus, the sampler is a storehouse of golden nuggets useful to deflate any annoying know-it-all whose behavior cries out for it." — Harry Rosenfeld, author of From Kristallnacht to Watergate: Memoirs of a Newspaperman "An original, authoritative, and entertaining walk through Empire State history—provided by a who's who of leading historians and all inspired by the unparalleled treasures in the New York State Archives." — Harold Holzer, Jonathan F. Fanton Director, Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute at Hunter College Contents: Early New York, the 1600s and 1700 1. New York's First Constitution: Sketching a Map for Becoming American Edward Countryman 2. Re-Examining Slavery in New York A. J. Williams-Myers 3. The Battle on Snowshoes Joseph F. Meany, Jr. 4. Navigating the Deep Margaret B. Schram 5. Citizen vs. Citizen John Hanna, Jr. 6. In the Matter of Goody Garlick George DeWan 7. The Princes of Queens Peggy Cornett 8. Good Peter and the Governor Alan Taylor 9. The She-Merchant of Manhattan Jean Zimmerman 10. New York Patriot V. T. Dacquino 11. The Importance of Flushing Russell Shorto 12. A Peaceful Indian Nation Shirley W. Dunn 13. Spies of the Revolution John A. Burke and Andrea Meyer 14. Evacuation Day Jennifer Steenshorne 15. In Search of Truth Margaret Washington New York in the 1800s 16. The Poetry and Prose of the Emancipation Proclamation Harold Holzer 17. Writing and "Righting" the History of Woman Suffrage Mary E. Corey 18. Speaking with the Dead: The Fox Sisters Jeanne Mackin 19. Saratoga Springs: Evolution of a Resort Field Horne 20. West Point: The "Key to America" Joseph P. Franklin, Major General, U.S. Army (Retired) 21. Reclaiming a Reputation Laurence M. Hauptman 22. The Ongoing Fable of Baseball Mark McGuire 23. Self-Taught American Scientist Ed Landing 24. Rebellion in the Catskills Dorothy Kubik 25. The Boy Murderer Rachel Dickinson 26. A Case of Trouble Andrew W. Arpey 27. "Why, Soldiers, Why?" Thomas Fleming 28. The Man Who Won the West Travis M. Bowman 29. "Failure Is Impossible" Kimberly Troisi-Paton 30. The World's Greatest Miser Charles Slack 31. The Untidy Origins of Women's Rights Lori D. Ginzberg 32. Freedom for a Stranger Dennis J. Connors 33. "A Good, Pure, and Natural Story" William G. Andrews 34. The President's Benefactor Warren F. Broderick 35. The Female Mark Twain Kate Winter 36. When Hops Were King G. William Beardslee 37. The Forestport Breaks Michael Doyle 38. "Adversity's Sweet Milk" G. William Beardslee 39. Gang of Brothers E. Fuller Torrey 40. "Poor Little Innocents" Julie Miller 41. "These Pimps of Piracy" Ron Soodalter 42. The Scourge of Summer Edward P. Kohn 43. Mark Twain and Elmira Mark Woodhouse 44. The Conspirator Who Got Away G. William Beardslee 45. Divorce Decreed Ilyon Woo New York in the 1900s 46. Rockefeller in Retrospect Joseph E. Persico 47. Freedom Fighters from Buffalo Glenn T. Johnston 48. Oscar García Rivera, Political Pioneer Félix V. Matos Rodríguez 49. Gangbuster in the Governor's Office Richard Norton Smith 50. Freedom of the Screen: Joseph Burstyn and The Miracle Laura Wittern-Keller 51. Awash in New York: A Chronicle of the City's Floating Baths Ann L. Buttenwieser 52. The Endless Summers of Chautauqua Marilyn Mathews Bendiksen 53. Under New Management: The Legacy of the Jewish Catskills Phil Brown 54. Martha Matilda Harper: The Business of Beauty Sally Parker 55. Curación en el Norte ("The Cure" in the North) Amy Catania 56. Made in New York Robert A. Slayton 57. Water and War David Stradling 58. The Biggest Playground on Earth Woody Register 59. Island of the Skies George DeWan 60. "A Remarkable Woman" Peter C. Engelman 61. The Sweetheart of the A.E.F. William F. Howard 62. Black Beach Tricia A. Barbagallo 63. New York Masterpiece Robert A. Slayton 64. The Case of the Independent Women Melanie Rehak 65. Conscience in the Classroom Charles F. Howlett 66. Murder in Chinatown Mary Ting Yi Lui 67. Thunder on the Hudson Charles F. Howlett 68. A Self-Made Woman Mark Fleisher 69. Pioneer of Light Rayvon Fouché 70. Salesman of the American Dream Joshua Ruff 71. Watchdogs of the State Philip A. Bean 72. FDR and His Early Fireside Chats Geoff Storm 73. The Golden Tubes Linda J. Lumsden 74. Shippen's Hole Faren R. Siminoff 75. The World's First Video Game Mona S. Rowe 76. The Man Nobody Knew C. Evan Stewart 77. "Sympathy for Revolutionaries" Frank Donegan 78. The Impeachment of Governor Sulzer Matthew L. Lifflander photo gallery Index Related Subjects 
Price: 57.00 USD
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5 AUCHINCLOSS, KENNETH; SCHANILEC, GAYLORD (ILLUSTRATIONS). New York Revisited.
The Grolier Club, New York: 2002. Limited Signed Edition. s . 
In 1915, The Grolier Club published New York with color wood engravings by Rudolph Ruzicka. That book evoked the city in a period of rapid, remarkable change. In New York Revisited, Ken Auchincloss traces the evolution of New York in the twentieth century. Along with the city's enormous physical and social transformations, up to and including the events of September 11, 2001, Ken conveys the continuity of spirit and character of the "New York accent." Two-and-a half years in the making, New York Revisited is illustrated by the foremost contemporary artist in color wood engraving. The engravings include the Empire State building, Chrysler Building from Lexington Avenue, 230 Park Avenue, Grand Central subway station, White Horse Tavern, Times Square, the World Trade Center (vignette), and Strawberry fields. One of 250 signed and numbered copies, designed and printed by the artist at his press, Midnight Paper Sales. 
Price: 475.00 USD
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6 BERENHOLZ, RICHARD; GOLDBERGER, PAUL (FOREWORD). Panoramic New York.
The Vendome Press, New York: 1993. 0865651469 / 9780865651463 First Edition (Unstated). h Hardcover with dustjacket in protective mylar cover. Good condition. 
The Big Apple seen here is the fruit of a five-year project undertaken in all seasons by one of the finest photographers with a special eye for the world's greatest city. With its great scale and long, stretched-out waterfronts, Manhattan lends itself particularly well to Berenholtz's panoramic camera and, in turn, to the wide, double-page spreads that abound in this beautiful book. 70 illustrations are in full color. 
Price: 13.78 USD
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7 BLACK, MARY. Old New York In Early Photographs 1853 - 1901: 196 Prints From The Collection Of The New-york Historical Society.
Dover Publications, New York: 1973. 0486229076 / 9780486229072 First Edition (unstated). s Softcover in good condition. Cover very slightly tattered. 
Contains inscription signed by the author. This book is filled with black and white photographs, some full page, depicting old New York neighborhoods such as the West Side, East Side, Broadway, The Battery, South Street and Washington Square. Includes a chronological Index. 
Price: 17.48 USD
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8 BOWEN, CROSWELL. The Elegant Oakey.
Oxford University Press, New York: 1956. First Edition (Unstated). h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 
Here is a picture of flamboyant and corrupt New York during the Tweed era, seen from the vantage point of the colorful and versatile Oakey Hall. A man of unique talents and varied interests,he moved in all circles of society with equal ease although he was the son of a widowed boarding-house keeper. Includes an Index. 
Price: 10.45 USD
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9 BROWN, HENRY COLLINS. From Alley Pond To Rockefeller Center.
E. P. Dutton and Co., New York: 1936. First Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket in protective mylar cover. Good condition but the dustjacket has a number of chips missing. 
This is the story of New York City as it grew during the first third of the twentieth century since the consolidation of the five boroughs of Manhattan, The Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens, and Richmond. It is an intimate history of America's "Empire City" enriched by numerous anecdotes of unusual charcters and descriptions of often unknown places and incidents. A apecial feature of this book is its illustrations drawn from the period of which the author writes. The artists include many of the great names in American artistic history. Among them are Edwin A. Abbey, Henry McCarter, Walter Appleton Clark, A. B. Frost, Charles Dana Gibson, and Ernest Peixotto. 
Price: 48.17 USD
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10 BURGESS, ALEC (SELECTED BY). 100 Best Restaurants: Westchester, Fairfield And Rockland Counties.
A. C. Burgess Corporation, Mamaroneck: 1976. 1976 Bicentennial Edition. s Softcover. Good condition. 
Each review seeks to present an overall picture of the restaurant. 
Price: 7.13 USD
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11 BURROWS, EDWIN; WALLACE, MIKE. Gotham: A History Of New York City To 1898.
Oxford University Press, New York: 1999. 0965068537 Fourth Printing. s Softcover. Good condition. 
Like the city it celebrates, Gotham is massive and endlessly fascinating. This narrative of well over 1,000 pages, written after more than two decades of collaborative research by history professors Edwin G. Burrows and Mike Wallace, copiously chronicles New York City from the primeval days of the Lenape Indians to the era when, with Teddy Roosevelt as police commissioner, the great American city became regarded as "Capital of the World." The sheer bulk of the book may be off-putting, but the reader can use a typically New York approach. Includes a Bibliography, Index of Names and Index of Subjects. 
Price: 27.22 USD
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12 BURROWS, EDWIN; WALLACE, MIKE. Gotham: A History Of New York City To 1898.
Oxford University Press, New York: 1999. 0195116348 / 9780195116342 h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition 
Like the city it celebrates, Gotham is massive and endlessly fascinating. This narrative of well over 1,000 pages, written after more than two decades of collaborative research by history professors Edwin G. Burrows and Mike Wallace, copiously chronicles New York City from the primeval days of the Lenape Indians to the era when, with Teddy Roosevelt as police commissioner, the great American city became regarded as "Capital of the World." The sheer bulk of the book may be off-putting, but the reader can use a typically New York approach. Includes a Bibliography, Index of Names and Index of Subjects. 
Price: 44.65 USD
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13 CARMER, CARL; BALDRIDGE, CYRUS LEROY (SKETCHES). Listen For A Lonesome Drum: A York State Chronicle.
Farrar & Rinehart, New York: 1936. First Edition (Unstated). h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. 
Occasonally you hear its echo in the valleys of upstate New York. Some people say it is the beat of a drum that marched a British officer to his death a hundred and fifty years ago. Others will tell you that it is the music of a mad boy, drumming on a mountain top. But no one really knows. For two years Carl Carmer haws been roaming his native state, New York, and listening to the echoes of its lonesome drum, collecting fragments of its past and the vivid details of its present, talking to the people, learning the shape of hills and the sound of the streams. This is the book he has made of it all, - a fine, full, satisfying book. 
Price: 37.24 USD
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14 CHRISTENSEN, GARDELL DANO. Colonial New York.
Thomas Nelson & Sons, Toronto: 1969. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Fair condition. The cover is slightly discolored. 
A history of New York from the earliest times to about 1800. There are short biographies of certain historic personages who lived or governed in New York. Includes an Index. 
Price: 18.05 USD
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15 COLBY, CONSTANCE TABER. The View From Morningside: One Family's New York.
J. B. Lippincott, Philadelphia: 1978. 0397012578 / 9780397012572 h Hardcover with dustjacket in protective mylar cover. Good condition. Previous owners name on inside front cover 

Price: 108.54 USD
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16 COLE, WILLIAM (EDITOR). Quotatble New York: A Literary Companion.
Penguin Books, New York: 1993. 0140176314 / 9780140176315 Reprint Edition. s Softcover. Good condition. 
Perfect for readers, writers, or anyone who has ever been captivated by New York City. After browsing through this wonderful collection, you will know all -- or almost all -- you need to know about the Big Apple. 
Price: 7.27 USD
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17 COLVIN, VERPLANK; WALP, ROBERT (EDITOR). Peak To Peak.
Chester Creek Press, Chestertown: 2004. Limited Edition of 40 copies bound by hand in quarter leather. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Brand new book. The book in a cloth and leather covered clamshell case with deer bone clasps. Extra photographs and paper gadgets in a "toolbox" contained in the case. 
Verplanck Colvin spent 28 years surveying and mapping the Adirondack Mountains of New York State. Through his work and ideas the state formed what has become the largest state park in the country with a unique blend of public and private lands encompassing some six million acres. Colvin was a scientist, inventor, writer and artist who used his creative energies to solve the problems presented by working in a harsh, virtually unexplored environment. He developed improved surveying tools, methods of mapping, and a collapsable lightweight boat for transporting men and materials over the lakes that dot the Adirondacks. His writings and illustrated maps show that despite the constant obstacles his survey faced he could still appreciate and be awed by the beauty that surrounded him. Peak to Peak explores Colvin and his work in a presentation of text, maps, drawings and prints. The text includes excerpts from an address by Kermit Remele, Licensed Surveyor, at the XXII Congress of the International Federation of Surveyors in Washington, DC. The book is letterpress printed on handmade paper with handmade paper endsheets that incorporate native plant fibers from cattails and milkweed. This is Version I, The book alone - 5-1/4 x 8-1/2 inches. 42 pages printed letterpress on handmade paper in Goudy Oldstyle type with Americana titles. A drawing by the printer, printed from a polymer plate, opens each of the five chapters. Also included are inkjet printed reproductions of some of Colvin's drawings and photographs printed on handmade paper. (Courtesy of The Adirondack Museum), along wih a four-fold panorama of a portion of the Adirondack High Peaks Region and an 11 x 14 inch map of the Adirondack Park both inkjet printed on handmade paper. All the prints are printed with archival pigment based inks. 
Price: 576.18 USD
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18 COLVIN, VERPLANK; WALP, ROBERT (EDITOR). Peak To Peak.
Chester Creek Press, Chestertown: 2004. Limited Edition of 40 copies bound by hand in quarter leather. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Brand new book. Limited Edition of 40 copies bound by hand in quarter leather. 
Verplanck Colvin spent 28 years surveying and mapping the Adirondack Mountains of New York State. Through his work and ideas the state formed what has become the largest state park in the country with a unique blend of public and private lands encompassing some six million acres. Colvin was a scientist, inventor, writer and artist who used his creative energies to solve the problems presented by working in a harsh, virtually unexplored environment. He developed improved surveying tools, methods of mapping, and a collapsable lightweight boat for transporting men and materials over the lakes that dot the Adirondacks. His writings and illustrated maps show that despite the constant obstacles his survey faced he could still appreciate and be awed by the beauty that surrounded him. Peak to Peak explores Colvin and his work in a presentation of text, maps, drawings and prints. The text includes excerpts from an address by Kermit Remele, Licensed Surveyor, at the XXII Congress of the International Federation of Surveyors in Washington, DC. The book is letterpress printed on handmade paper with handmade paper endsheets that incorporate native plant fibers from cattails and milkweed. This is Version I, The book alone - 5-1/4 x 8-1/2 inches. 42 pages printed letterpress on handmade paper in Goudy Oldstyle type with Americana titles. A drawing by the printer, printed from a polymer plate, opens each of the five chapters. Also included are inkjet printed reproductions of some of Colvin's drawings and photographs printed on handmade paper. (Courtesy of The Adirondack Museum), along wih a four-fold panorama of a portion of the Adirondack High Peaks Region and an 11 x 14 inch map of the Adirondack Park both inkjet printed on handmade paper. All the prints are printed with archival pigment based inks. 
Price: 304.00 USD
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19 COMSTOCK, ANITA INMAN. Wondrous Westchester: Its Landmarks And Special Events.
Effective Learning Inc., Mount Vernon: 1984. s Softcover. Good condition. 

Price: 60.33 USD
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20 D'IMPERIO, CHUCK. Upstate Uncovered: 100 Unique, Unusual, And Overlooked Destinations In Upstate New York.
State University of New York Press, Albany: 2017. Excelsior Edition. s Softcover. Brand new book. 
An exciting travel guide for Upstate New York road warriors, history lovers, and tourists. In Upstate Uncovered Chuck D'Imperio mines deep into his travel journal and shares an astonishing array of fun and amazing places in Upstate New York that the casual traveler might otherwise miss. As one of Upstate's most ardent advocates, D'Imperio has traveled the backroads and byways of the region seeking out the stories, tales, and folklore writ upon the landscape. He takes readers to one hundred small towns and cities from the Hudson Valley to the High Peaks of the Adirondacks and out through the rolling hills of the Finger Lakes region. Not only a reflection of "the road less traveled," Upstate Uncovered includes pertinent information such as websites, photographs, personal interviews, and explicit directions to each of the included entries. While flipping through the pages, readers will be amazed at what turns up around every backroads corner in the region. "…invites readers to explore a delightful array of sights in Upstate New York." — Syracuse Post-Standard "This book is a delight. It's raw meat for people (like me) who love to find and enjoy obscure historical treasures, but it is much more. Anyone who lives or travels in Upstate New York will be surprised and delighted at how much there is to discover and enjoy there. The nation's smallest church? The grave of 'The Moses of her people?' New York's biggest pair of pants? The town where 'Oz' began? A two-story outhouse? (You read it right.) The birthplace of The Twilight Zone? They're all here, and more, in witty, warm, and lucid prose. Enjoy. You will." — Mac Nelson, author of Twenty West: The Great Road Across America "Upstate New York—the area north of New York City—is full of interesting and historically significant places to visit, explore, and enjoy. Much of its history has been slighted or overlooked. Chuck D'Imperio seems to have visited just about every community in New York in the course of his research for Upstate Uncovered and previous excellent books on the region. D'Imperio has a flair for descriptive and evocative writing, bringing history to life through his on-site interviews and shrewd historical observations. This is exciting history, well told, and engaging. Even readers who know New York history will find lots of surprises and new insights. Upstate Uncovered conveys a deep sense of the variety, vitality, and drama of Upstate New York's history." — Bruce W. Dearstyne, author of The Spirit of New York: Defining Events in the Empire State's History Chuck D'Imperio is a well-known radio personality in Upstate New York and the author of several books that celebrate the region, including Monumental New York! A Guide to 30 Iconic Memorials in Upstate New York, Unknown Museums of Upstate New York: A Guide to 50 Treasures, and A Taste of Upstate New York: The People and the Stories Behind 40 Food Favorites. He lives in Oneonta. 
Price: 23.70 USD
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