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  • MY HUSBAND'S WIFE AND OUR HOUSE. by Allen, Helena G.
    Allen, Helena G.
    MY HUSBAND'S WIFE AND OUR HOUSE.

    Edition: First printing.

    Eagle Rock, California: Prosperity Press, 1986. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A personal and humorous book, the story of a young couple's search for the perfect home (a search which ended in Redlands, California) by an author best known for her books on the history and notable figures of Hawaii. INSCRIBED on the front endpaper and dated in the year of publication. 281 pp. ISBN: 0-870621718.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (discoloration from sticker on front cover of dj).

    Book ID: 73082
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  • DYING FOR A CHANGE. by Delaney, Kathleen.
    Delaney, Kathleen.
    DYING FOR A CHANGE.

    Edition: First printing.

    Baltimore, Maryland: AmErica Inc., (2002) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's first novel, featuring a newly divorced woman, with a daughter in college, who has moved back to her hometown on the central California coast and is starting a new career as a real estate agent - but on her very first showing, she discovers a body. Delaney is herself a real estate broker in San Luis Obispo and so she knows what she is writing about. INSCRIBED on the title page. 182 pp. ISBN: 159286063X.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket. Uncommon in hardcover.

    Book ID: 67777
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  • A HOUSE TO DIE FOR: A Darby Farr Mystery. by Doudera, Vicki.
    Doudera, Vicki.
    A HOUSE TO DIE FOR: A Darby Farr Mystery.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback.

    Woodbury, MN: Midnight Ink, (2010.). First edition - Mystery set on the Maine coast, introducing hot shot real estate agent, Darby Farr. 328 pp. ISBN: 9780738719504.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers (as new.)

    Book ID: 51545
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  • Dumke, Glenn S.
    THE BOOM OF THE EIGHTIES IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA.

    Edition: Later printing.

    San Marino, CA: Huntington Library Press, (1991, c 1944.) dj. Hardcover - A history of the unprecedented land boom in the years following the arrival of the Southern Pacific Railroad in 1876 - when the rate war between railways reduced fares from Kansas City to one dollar, and tourists and prospective settlers swarmed in from most of the United States and many countries of Europe. The city of Los Angeles was the center of the boom and saw its size increased by 500 percent, while many new suburban towns, such as Inglewood, Monrovia, and Glendale were incorporated. Illustrated with photographs. Bibliography and Index 313 pp. ISBN: 0-873280032.

    Condition: Very good+ in rust cloth with gilt lettering on the spine (remainder line, no dj).

    Book ID: 39670
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  • THE GOLDEN GHETTO. by Gerson, Noel (1913-1988)
    Gerson, Noel (1913-1988)
    THE GOLDEN GHETTO.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: M. Evans and Co. (distributed by Lippincott), (1969) dj. Hardcover first edition - A contemporary novel by this extremely prolific writer, set in New York City, east of Park Avenue: "Max Berman was an old-style real estate tycoon. His greatest pleasure in life was speculating in high-risk property deals. Then he met Lance Balutis, king of the pop-art world, whose underground movies caused sensations at the box office. Lance introduced Max to a whole new world Ð a world with a system of values and a morality completely different from his own." Gerson is probably best known for his historical fiction - both under his own name and under several pseudonyms - including the Wagons West series…

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    New York: M. Evans and Co. (distributed by Lippincott), (1969) dj. Hardcover first edition - A contemporary novel by this extremely prolific writer, set in New York City, east of Park Avenue: "Max Berman was an old-style real estate tycoon. His greatest pleasure in life was speculating in high-risk property deals. Then he met Lance Balutis, king of the pop-art world, whose underground movies caused sensations at the box office. Lance introduced Max to a whole new world Ð a world with a system of values and a morality completely different from his own." Gerson is probably best known for his historical fiction - both under his own name and under several pseudonyms - including the Wagons West series as Dana Fuller Ross and the White Indian series as Donald Clayton Porter. 315 pp. Great 1960s dust jacket art by Gerry Servier.

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    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (appears unread.)

    Book ID: 76016
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  • DEAD MAN'S FINGERS. by Lee, Barbara.
    Lee, Barbara.
    DEAD MAN'S FINGERS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (1999) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The third in the Chesapeake Bay mystery series set on the Maryland shore and featuring real estate agent Eve Elliott. SIGNED on the title page and dated in the year of publication. The first book in this series won the St Martin's/ Malice Domestic Best First Novel Contest. 276 pp. Promotional bookmark laid in. ISBN: 0-312205244.

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

    Book ID: 77898
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  • GOOD FAITH. by Smiley, Jane.
    Smiley, Jane.
    GOOD FAITH.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2003. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Novel set in the1980's, in the "seductive, wishful, wistful world of real estate, in which the sport of choice is the mind game. Her funny and moving new novel is about what happens when the American Dream morphs into a seven-figure American Fantasy." SIGNED on the title page. 417 pp. ISBN: 0-375412174.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 44200
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  • GOOD FAITH. by Smiley, Jane.
    Smiley, Jane.
    GOOD FAITH.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2003. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Novel set in the1980's, in the "seductive, wishful, wistful world of real estate, in which the sport of choice is the mind game. Her funny and moving new novel is about what happens when the American Dream morphs into a seven-figure American Fantasy." SIGNED on the title page. 417 pp. ISBN: 0-375412174.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (crease to corner of dj flap.)

    Book ID: 37544
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  • ALL WE KNOW OF HEAVEN. by Villegas, Anna Tuttle.
    Villegas, Anna Tuttle.
    ALL WE KNOW OF HEAVEN.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (1997.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's first novel, set in a small town in Northern California and described as the most moving and original love story of the year. INSCRIBED by the author on half title page. Dust jacket praise from Joyce Maynard, Mary Morris and others. 180 pp. ISBN: 0-312146132.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 40444
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