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  • THE CHASE. by Cussler, Clive.
    Cussler, Clive.
    THE CHASE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Putnam, (2007.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - An historical thriller featuring detective Isaac Bell, ranging from 1906 San Francisco to 195's Montana. The first book in the Isaac Bell series. SIGNED on the title page. Map endpapers. 404 pp. ISBN: 0-399-154386.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 73296
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  • BOHEMIAN MURDERS. by Day, Dianne
    Day, Dianne
    BOHEMIAN MURDERS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Doubleday, (1997) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The 3rd Fremont Jones mystery, set in just after the San Francisco earthquake. Forced to leave San Francisco, Fremont has taken a temporary position as keeper of the lighthouse at Point Pinos at Carmel-by-the-Sea. SIGNED on the title page. Author's note. 240 pp. ISBN: 0-385-479239.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 59682
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  • BOHEMIAN MURDERS. by Day, Dianne
    Day, Dianne
    BOHEMIAN MURDERS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Doubleday, (1997) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The 3rd Fremont Jones mystery, set in just after the San Francisco earthquake. Forced to leave San Francisco, Fremont has taken a temporary position as keeper of the lighthouse at Point Pinos at Carmel-by-the-Sea. INSCRIBED on the title page. Author's note. 240 pp. ISBN: 0-385-479239.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 74346
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  • THE OBITUARY WRITER. by Hood, Ann.
    Hood, Ann.
    THE OBITUARY WRITER.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Norton, (2013) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Part literary mystery, part love story, this is a novel about the lives of two women in two different eras and the surprising connection between them - Claire in 1960 when Kennedy is president and Vivien in 1919 who is still searching for her lover who disappeared in the San Francisco earthquake of 1906. SIGNED on the title page. 292 pp. ISBN: 978-0393081428.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 83471
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  • A DEBONAIR SCOUNDREL: An Episode in the Moral History of San Francisco. by [Ruef, Abe, 1864-1936] Thomas, Lately
    [Ruef, Abe, 1864-1936] Thomas, Lately
    A DEBONAIR SCOUNDREL: An Episode in the Moral History of San Francisco.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, (1962) dj. Hardcover first edition - "The Flamboyant Story of Abe Ruef and San Francisco's Infamous Era of Graft. In the year 1906, San Francisco was rocked by two calamitous earthquakes. Nature herself was responsible for one; a man named Ruef was responsible for the other" He gained notoriety as the corrupt political boss behind the administration of Mayor Eugene Schmitz of San Francisco during the period before and after the 1906 San Francisco earthquake. Among those who eventually brought him down was the sugar millionaire Rudolph Spreckels, the prosecutor and ex-cowboy Frank Heney and newspaper editor Fremont Older. Illustrated with photographs. bibliography. 422 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket (tape repaired tear on back cover of dj, other minor edgewear.)

    Book ID: 86901
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