Arts: Clark Books

Five million dollars is a handsome and unusual gift for a university to receive. Five million dollars' worth of rare books is unique. The southern (Los Angeles) branch of the University of California acknowledged receipt of such a gift from William Andrews Clark Jr. The collection was made by his late father, the onetime U. S. Senator from Montana, and is housed in the son's Los Angeles residence—a Dryden collection of 882 volumes; Shakespeare in 12 folios and 42 quartos; 1,000 pieces of Oscar Wildeiana; rare...

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