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  • Brooks, Charles S. (1978-1934)
    A WESTERN WIND.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harcourt Brace & Company, (1935) dj. Hardcover first edition - An introduction to the pleasures of living in - or visiting - Carmel, Monterey and Santa Barbara, including two chapters on the Franciscan Mission at Santa Barbara. His final book, published posthumously. Illustrated with 35 drawings by his wife, by Mary Seymour Brooks. 158 pp.

    Condition: Very good in rust cloth with cream printed labels on front cover and spine in a good only dust jacket with some loss to the ends of the spine, other chips and short tears (now protected by an archival cover)

    Book ID: 86570
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  • PARADISE LOST: A Novel of Suspense. by Cannon, Taffy.
    Cannon, Taffy.
    PARADISE LOST: A Novel of Suspense.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, not issued in hardcover.

    Santa Barbara: John Daniel & Co. - Perserverance Press, (2006.). First edition - Mystery set an exclusive health spa in Santa Barbara, California. 282 pp plus publisher's advertisements. ISBN: 1-880284-804.

    Condition: Near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 41246
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  • FADE TO BLACK. by Gibbs, Tony
    Gibbs, Tony
    FADE TO BLACK.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Mysterious Press, (1997.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The second mystery in the Harbormaster series, set in Santa Barbara, California. 245 pp. ISBN: 0-89296-6025.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 54202
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  • IN DEEP. by Jones, Bruce.
    Jones, Bruce.
    IN DEEP.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Crown, (1991) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first suspense, a story of "serial murder and long-buried crimes that come to haunt a California seaside town." Introduces Detective Estes Tully of the Santa Barbara Sheriff's Department. 306 pp. ISBN: 0-517582058.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 72844
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  • Thornton, Lawrence.
    GHOST WOMAN.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Ticknor & Fields, 1992. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Set in Santa Barbara, California, in the 1800's, in the days of the missions, this is a novel of the tragic results of the conflict of culture, race, sex and religion - Based on an actual historical event, this tells the story of Sage, a Chumash Indian woman, and her tragic encounter with white civilization - after the enslavement and death of her entire village, she is captured, renamed Solidad, and given to a family by a mission priest who is determined that she will become a Christian. 302 pp. ISBN: 0-395615925.

    Condition: INSCRIBED on the half title page: "for Jim with best wishes." Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 32958
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  • GHOST WOMAN. by Thornton, Lawrence.
    Thornton, Lawrence.
    GHOST WOMAN.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Ticknor & Fields, 1992. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Award-winning author's third novel: Set in Santa Barbara, California, in the 1800's, in the days of the missions, this is a novel of the tragic results of the conflict of culture, race, sex and religion - Based on an actual historical event, this tells the story of Sage, a Chumash Indian woman, and her tragic encounter with white civilization - after the enslavement and death of her entire village, she is captured, renamed Solidad, and given to a family by a mission priest who is determined that she will become a Christian. INSCRIBED on the title page to the late noted Oklahoma book collector Larry Owens. 302 pp. Map endpapers. ISBN: 0-395615925.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 61435
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