Lot 156 of 253:
Coolbrith's California w/Ann Rork Getty bookplate  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$156
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Coolbrith, Ina

San Francisco

Book Club of California



Frontispiece portrait. (4to), linen-backed light green boards, paper spine label, edges untrimmed. One of 500 copies printed by John Henry Nash. First Edition.

With the bookplate of Ann Rork Getty, silent film actress (as Ann Rork Light) and wife of San Francisco oil heir J. Paul Getty. A hanko stamp appears on the upper corner of the front free endpaper. The poem was originally written for the University of California Commencement Day. It was the first such effusion ever written by a woman for any university.

Lot Amendments

Light wear and soiling to boards; a bit of toning to endpapers; very good.

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