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Issued July 29, 2014, a Summer Selection, "Something Borrowed, Something New," consisting of 17 items, some new, and some not-so-new acquisitions:

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Hetch Hetchy Flora: A Collection of Wildflowers Painted on May 22, 2013., Donna Thomas.
Hetch Hetchy Flora: A Collection of Wildflowers Painted on May 22, 2013.
Donna Thomas.
1200.00 USD
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Aeneis Virgiliana...., Publius Vergilius Maro [Virgil] (70-19BCE).
Aeneis Virgiliana....
Publius Vergilius Maro [Virgil] (70-19BCE).
4000.00 USD
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On a Calm Shore., Frances Cornford.
On a Calm Shore.
Frances Cornford.
75.00 USD
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Printed Leaf from Biblia Latina (cum postillis Nicolai de Lyra)...., Anton Koberger (1440/45-1513).
Printed Leaf from Biblia Latina (cum postillis Nicolai de Lyra)....
Anton Koberger (1440/45-1513).
125.00 USD
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Calendrier de la Cour pour L'Annee bissextile 1820....
Calendrier de la Cour pour L'Annee bissextile 1820....
125.00 USD
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Network at Fifty., Norman Lewis Corwin (1910-2011).
Network at Fifty.
Norman Lewis Corwin (1910-2011).
400.00 USD
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California Wild Flowers: 12 Reproductions in Natural Colors from Water Color Drawings.  Descriptive text by Charles Francis Saunders., Elisabeth Hallowell Saunders (1861-1910).
California Wild Flowers: 12 Reproductions in Natural Colors from Water Color Drawings. Descriptive text by Charles Francis Saunders.
Elisabeth Hallowell Saunders (1861-1910).
600.00 USD
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Study Butte., Woodrow Wilson
Study Butte.
Woodrow Wilson "Woody" Guthrie (1912-1967).
1250.00 USD
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The Shrine of Death and The Shrine of Love., Emilia Dilke
The Shrine of Death and The Shrine of Love.
Emilia Dilke
250.00 USD
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The Club: A List of the Members., The Club.
The Club: A List of the Members.
The Club.
2500.00 USD
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A Day to Plow., Earl Henry.
A Day to Plow.
Earl Henry.
150.00 USD
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DeLittle, 1888-1988: The First Years in a Century of Wood Letter Manufacture, 1888-95., Claire Bolton.
DeLittle, 1888-1988: The First Years in a Century of Wood Letter Manufacture, 1888-95.
Claire Bolton.
150.00 USD
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Die heutige Kriegs-Disciplin, Worinnen in drei besondern Theilen gehandelt wird, Johann Sebastian Gruber.
Die heutige Kriegs-Disciplin, Worinnen in drei besondern Theilen gehandelt wird
Johann Sebastian Gruber.
1200.00 USD
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California Hills and Other Wood Engravings From the Original Blocks. Foreword by Arthur Millier., Paul Landacre.
California Hills and Other Wood Engravings From the Original Blocks. Foreword by Arthur Millier.
Paul Landacre.
2500.00 USD
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Sixty Five., William Everson (1912-1994).
Sixty Five.
William Everson (1912-1994).
1200.00 USD
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Poesie., Giovanni Gherardo de Rossi (1754-1827).
Poesie.
Giovanni Gherardo de Rossi (1754-1827).
125.00 USD
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Wistaria.  Written by Witter Bynner for Rosalie and Sigmund Stern, Atherton California., Witter Bynner (1881-1968).
Wistaria. Written by Witter Bynner for Rosalie and Sigmund Stern, Atherton California.
Witter Bynner (1881-1968).
2500.00 USD
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California Wild Flowers: 12 Reproductions in Natural Colors from Water Color Drawings.  Descriptive text by Charles Francis Saunders., Elisabeth Hallowell Saunders (1861-1910).
California Wild Flowers: 12 Reproductions in Natural Colors from Water Color Drawings. Descriptive text by Charles Francis Saunders.
600.00 USD
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Study Butte., Woodrow Wilson
Study Butte.
1250.00 USD
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Sixty Five., William Everson (1912-1994).
Sixty Five.
1200.00 USD
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Printed Leaf from Biblia Latina (cum postillis Nicolai de Lyra)...., Anton Koberger (1440/45-1513).
Printed Leaf from Biblia Latina (cum postillis Nicolai de Lyra)....
125.00 USD
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California Missions Painted and Described., Jessie Van Brunt (1864-1947).
California Missions Painted and Described.
50.00 USD
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Los Compadres: The First Twenty Years., Don Meadows (1897-1994).
Los Compadres: The First Twenty Years.
25.00 USD
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Calendrier de la Cour pour L'Annee bissextile 1820....
Calendrier de la Cour pour L'Annee bissextile 1820....
125.00 USD
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Die heutige Kriegs-Disciplin, Worinnen in drei besondern Theilen gehandelt wird, Johann Sebastian Gruber.
Die heutige Kriegs-Disciplin, Worinnen in drei besondern Theilen gehandelt wird
1200.00 USD
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Wistaria.  Written by Witter Bynner for Rosalie and Sigmund Stern, Atherton California., Witter Bynner (1881-1968).
Wistaria. Written by Witter Bynner for Rosalie and Sigmund Stern, Atherton California.
2500.00 USD
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Aeneis Virgiliana...., Publius Vergilius Maro [Virgil] (70-19BCE).
Aeneis Virgiliana....
4000.00 USD
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Gods in Exile: An Essay by Heinrich Heine: With Wood Engravings by Leopoldo Mendez., Christian Johann Heinrich Heine (1797-1856).
Gods in Exile: An Essay by Heinrich Heine: With Wood Engravings by Leopoldo Mendez.
50.00 USD
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A Message to Garcia, Being a Preachment by Elbert Hubbard., Elbert Hubbard (1856-1915).
A Message to Garcia, Being a Preachment by Elbert Hubbard.
50.00 USD
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Het middeleeuwsche Gezang Dies Est Laetitiae degrukt met in zand gegoten letters., Joh. Enschede en Zonen.
Het middeleeuwsche Gezang Dies Est Laetitiae degrukt met in zand gegoten letters.
50.00 USD
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La Tapisserie de Notre Dame., Charles Peguy (1873-1914).
La Tapisserie de Notre Dame.
50.00 USD
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George Wharton James Ephemera, 22 pieces, 1891-1918., George Wharton James (1858-1923).
George Wharton James Ephemera, 22 pieces, 1891-1918.
1500.00 USD
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Living the Radiant Life: A Personal Narrative., George Wharton James (1858-1923).
Living the Radiant Life: A Personal Narrative.
100.00 USD
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Maps of the  Pueblo Lands of San Diego 1602-1874., Neal Harlow (1908-2002).
Maps of the Pueblo Lands of San Diego 1602-1874.
250.00 USD
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Maps and Surveys of the Pueblo Lands of Los Angeles., Neal Harlow (1908-2002).
Maps and Surveys of the Pueblo Lands of Los Angeles.
300.00 USD
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The Vineyards and Wine Cellars of California. An Essay on Early California Winemaking by Thomas Hardy., Hardy, Thomas
The Vineyards and Wine Cellars of California. An Essay on Early California Winemaking by Thomas Hardy.
200.00 USD
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Exposition Map [Cover Title]., Tourist Association of Central California.
Exposition Map [Cover Title].
15.00 USD
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The Cahuilla Indians of Southern California., Lowell Bean and Harry Lawton.
The Cahuilla Indians of Southern California.
5.00 USD
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Central California: Pleasure Land for the Tourist.  Scenic Features., Tourist Association of Central California.
Central California: Pleasure Land for the Tourist. Scenic Features.
15.00 USD
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An Original Leaf from the Newbery Bible 1780.  With an Essay by Ruth E. Adomeit., Ruth E. Adomeit (1910-1996).
An Original Leaf from the Newbery Bible 1780. With an Essay by Ruth E. Adomeit.
300.00 USD
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Captain Jack: Being the Reminiscences of a Sea-Going Bookseller., John Friend.
Captain Jack: Being the Reminiscences of a Sea-Going Bookseller.
75.00 USD
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