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  • HOUSE OF THIEVES. by Belfoure, Charles.
    Belfoure, Charles.
    HOUSE OF THIEVES.

    Edition: First printing.

    Naperville, IL: Sourcebooks Landmark, (2015) dj. Hardcover first edition - Historical thriller set in the Gilded Age - "In 1886 New York, a respectable architect shouldn't have any connection to the notorious gang of thieves and killers that rules the underbelly of the city. But when John Cross's son racks up an unfathomable gambling debt to Kent's Gents, Cross must pay it back himself. All he has to do is use his inside knowledge of high society mansions and museums to craft a robbery even the smartest detectives won't solve." 412 pp. Includes a conversation with the author. ISBN: 978-1492617891.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dust jacket (as new.)

    Book ID: 74662
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  • EAKIN'S MISTRESS: A Jamie Ramsgill Mystery. by Bradberry, James.
    Bradberry, James.
    EAKIN'S MISTRESS: A Jamie Ramsgill Mystery.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (1997) dj. Hardcover first edition - Set in Philadelphia, this is the third mystery featuring architect Jamie Ramsgill. 169 pp. ISBN: 0-312155182.

    Condition: Ex-library with the usual markings, but overall tight and clean in a near fine and unmarked dust jacket.

    Book ID: 68055
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  • VICTORIAN CLASSICS OF SAN FRANCISCO. by Brammer, Alex, introduction.
    Brammer, Alex, introduction.
    VICTORIAN CLASSICS OF SAN FRANCISCO.

    Edition: 2nd printing.

    Sausalito, California: Windgate Press, (1987) dj. Hardcover - A centennial reissue of the photographic album Artistic Homes of California, originally published by the San Francisco Newsletter in 1888, this includes all 50 "artotypes" of the grand Victorian mansions in their original states, before alterations, plus the original descriptive text - 37 in San Francisco, 7 in Oakland and 6 in San Jose. Includes a new introduction by Alex Brammer. Glossary and index. Large oblong format, silk ribbon marker bound in. ISBN: 0-915269058.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 73775
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  • THE GREAT HOUSES OF SAN FRANCISCO. by Bruce, Curt (photographs); Aidala, Thomas (text.)
    Bruce, Curt (photographs); Aidala, Thomas (text.)
    THE GREAT HOUSES OF SAN FRANCISCO.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1974. dj. Hardcover first edition - Over 200 photographs, many focusing on the exuberant details of the Victorian architecture - slightly oversized, printed on good quality paper . Index of buildings. 200, iii pp plus 2 pp of notes from author and photographer. Burgundy marbelized endpapers. ISBN: 0-394-483804.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 42701
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  • THE GREAT HOUSES OF SAN FRANCISCO. by Bruce, Curt (photographs); Aidala, Thomas (text.)
    Bruce, Curt (photographs); Aidala, Thomas (text.)
    THE GREAT HOUSES OF SAN FRANCISCO.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1974. dj. Hardcover first edition - Over 200 photographs, many focusing on the exuberant details of the Victorian architecture - slightly oversized, printed on good quality paper . Index of buildings. 200, iii pp plus 2 pp of notes from author and photographer. Burgundy marbelized endpapers. ISBN: 0-394-483804.

    Condition: Very near fine in a near fine dustjacket. (price-clipped.)

    Book ID: 52553
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  • THE GRID (original title "The Gridiron.") by Kerr, Philip.
    Kerr, Philip.
    THE GRID (original title "The Gridiron.")

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Warner, (1996.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - "Brainy thriller" set in Los Angeles in the near future - Something has gone wrong with the immensely powerful computer brain that controls the Yu Building, dubbed the Gridiron, and the building has become a serial killer. Built to survive power outages and earthquakes, the computer cannot be turned off. SIGNED on the title page. 451 pp. . ISBN: 0-446520535.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (remainder mark.)

    Book ID: 36918
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  • CITYSCAPES: San Francisco and Its Buildings. by King, John.
    King, John.
    CITYSCAPES: San Francisco and Its Buildings.

    Edition: Trade paperback original - second printing.

    Berkeley, CA: Heyday, (2011.). SIGNED - Presents fifty San Francisco buildings, photographed in full color, including details and overviews of each building. Some are architectural icons, others are by well-known architects, and some are almost unknown. A book for lovers of both San Franscico and architecture. SIGNED on the title page. 111 pp. ISBN: 9781597141543.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 52406
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  • THE CLOUD SKETCHER. by Rayner, Richard.
    Rayner, Richard.
    THE CLOUD SKETCHER.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harper Collins, (2000.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Epic historical novel ranging from Finland at the beginning of the 20th century to New York City in the 1920's - when skyscrapers began to dominate the skyline of modern cities. SIGNED on the title page. 435 pp. ISBN: 0-06-0196343.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (remainder line.)

    Book ID: 49117
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  • THE CLOUD SKETCHER. by Rayner, Richard.
    Rayner, Richard.
    THE CLOUD SKETCHER.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harper Collins, (2000.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Epic historical novel ranging from Finland at the beginning of the 20th century to New York City in the 1920's - when skyscrapers began to dominate the skyline of modern cities. SIGNED on the title page. 435 pp. ISBN: 0-06-0196343.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 50592
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  • Richey, Elinor.
    EMINENT WOMEN OF THE WEST.

    Edition: First printing.

    Berkeley, CA: Howell-North Books, 1975. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The stories of nine women from six Western states, each of them a pathbreaker in a different field: Florence Sabin, Gertrude Atherton, Imogen Cunningham, Jeannette Rankin, Julia Morgan, Sarah Winnemucca, Isadora Duncan, Gertrude Stein and Abigail Scott Duniway.This copy is INSCRIBED by the author. Illustrated with many photographs. Bibliography, index. 276 pgs. ISBN: 0-8310-71009.

    Condition: Fine in a very good dustjacket (some creasing and wear to the upper edge of the dj, small chip at the top of the spine.)

    Book ID: 15313
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  • MORRISON, MERRILL AND COMPANY STOCK CATALOG,
    MORRISON, MERRILL AND COMPANY STOCK CATALOG,

    Edition: First edition.

    Salt Lake City: Morrison, Merrill and Company, 2015. First edition - A stock supplement to their general 1914 catalog issued in conjunction with the Curtis Companies - this trade catalog includes sash, doors, moulding and sundries. Illustrated throughout. A fascinating look at the features considered standard in homes and other buildings in the early 20th century and a valuable resource for anyone restoring a home from that era. Doors and windows feature glazed lace, glazed beveled ovals or stained glass, there are examples of crown molding and bed molding and cove molding, and much more. With a branch warehouse in Pocatello, Idaho, Morrison claims to the greatest diversity of items in stock of any company west of the Mississippi.…

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    Salt Lake City: Morrison, Merrill and Company, 2015. First edition - A stock supplement to their general 1914 catalog issued in conjunction with the Curtis Companies - this trade catalog includes sash, doors, moulding and sundries. Illustrated throughout. A fascinating look at the features considered standard in homes and other buildings in the early 20th century and a valuable resource for anyone restoring a home from that era. Doors and windows feature glazed lace, glazed beveled ovals or stained glass, there are examples of crown molding and bed molding and cove molding, and much more. With a branch warehouse in Pocatello, Idaho, Morrison claims to the greatest diversity of items in stock of any company west of the Mississippi. Cover includes the logo M&M- the mark of reliability. 94 pp.

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    Condition: Fair condition only in stiff blue wrappers ( the outer wrappers are very chipped and worn, but the contents are clean and in very good condition).

    Book ID: 72956
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