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Issued August 5, 2014, a short list of 5 items, including 1 printed incunable leaf and 4 medieval manuscript leaves:

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Medieval Charter, Loudun, Department of Vienne, France, 1277.
Medieval Charter, Loudun, Department of Vienne, France, 1277.
750.00 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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The Argonauts of California: Being the Reminiscences of Scenes and Incidents that Occurred in California in Early Mining Days, Charles Warren Haskins
The Argonauts of California: Being the Reminiscences of Scenes and Incidents that Occurred in California in Early Mining Days
Charles Warren Haskins
200.00 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.
Ruth E. Adomeit (1910-1996).
300.00 USD
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Single Manuscript Leaf from an Northern Italian or Southern French folio Bible.
Single Manuscript Leaf from an Northern Italian or Southern French folio Bible.
550.00 USD
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Single Manuscript Leaf from an Northern Italian or Southern French folio Bible.
Single Manuscript Leaf from an Northern Italian or Southern French folio Bible.
550.00 USD
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Medieval Charter, Loudun, Department of Vienne, France, 1277.
Medieval Charter, Loudun, Department of Vienne, France, 1277.
750.00 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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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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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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