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San Francisco: A Certain Style

By Diane Dorrans Saeks,Photography by John Vaughan

9-7/8 x 9-7/8 in; 208 pp;
Over 200 Full-Color Photographs
Paperback
February 1999
ISBN 9780811822343
ISBN10 0811822346

SKU# 9780811822343

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Now in a beautiful paperback edition, this lavish volume offers a detailed look inside the great homes of one of the world's most sophisticated cities. From chic Russian Hill apartments and grand Pacific Heights mansions to artists' lofts and legendary Vi...
San Francisco: A Certain Style


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San Francisco: A Certain Style

Now in a beautiful paperback edition, this lavish volume offers a detailed look inside the great homes of one of the world's most sophisticated cities. From chic Russian Hill apartments and grand Pacific Heights mansions to artists' lofts and legendary Victorians, San Francisco: A Certain Style documents the city's famous innovation, quality, and diversity in 200 full-color photographs. The accompanying text provides historical information, along with descriptions of famous houses in the area and chronological commentary on Bay Area architecture. A marvelous glimpse into the residences of local luminaries -- and the work of such renowned architects and interior designers as Julia Morgan and Willis Polk -- this book will be a source of entertainment, information, and inspiration for designers, homeowners and anyone who appreciates gracious living.

 

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9-7/8 x 9-7/8 in; 208 pp;
Over 200 Full-Color Photographs
Paperback
February 1999
ISBN 9780811822343
ISBN10 0811822346
Diane Dorrans Saeks is the California editor for Metropolitan Home, the interior design editor for PaperCity, the San Francisco correspondent for W and Women's Wear Daily, and a frequent contributor to national and international design publications. She is the author of fourteen books, including California Wine Country (0-8118-1501-3).

John Vaughan has traveled the globe photographing houses for Architectural Digest, HG, Better Homes and Gardens, and The New York Times, among others. Together, they authored San Francisco: A Certain Style (Chronicle Books, 1989).