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A Promise Kept The Story of the James S. Copley Library

Reilly, Richard

Published by Copley Books, La Jolla, CA, 1983
ISBN 10: 0913938262 / ISBN 13: 9780913938263
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Title: A Promise Kept The Story of the James S. ...

Publisher: Copley Books, La Jolla, CA

Publication Date: 1983

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket As Issued

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: Special Edition


Fine condition. ; Special Edition of 1983, an un-numbered copy signed by Helen K. Copley, the widow of James S. Copley and the head of the Copley publishing and media empire. Also signed by the author. Designed by Allan Zukor, Edited by Timothy l. Biel. Color frontis after a portrait of James Copley. Bookplate of James Strohn Copley affixed to front pastedown. Cardstock marbled endpapers. With notes and an extensive list of works consulted. The James S. Copley Library was dedicated on November 19, 1982 in La Jolla, CA. The collection was sold in 2010 and 2011 by Sotheby's in a series of eight auctions. It included a large selection of Americana and Californiana books and historical documents. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 174 p.; Signed by Author. Bookseller Inventory # 35515

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