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The John F. Kennedy Memorial at Runnymede

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Limited edition of The John F. Kennedy Memorial at Runnymede, a private publication for Jacqueline Kennedy in December, 1965. Includes self-addressed presentation from Mrs. Kennedy to longtime Kennedy assistant, Helen Keyes.

Octavo, [58pp]. Red polished calf, presidential seal in gilt on front cover, double gilt-fillet border, marbled endpapers. Most leaves remain uncut. Notable sunning to spine, solid binding. This work is a compilation of dedicatory remarks by the following: Rt. Hon. Harold Macmillan, the Rt. Hon. Harold Wilson, Queen Elizabeth II, and Dean Rusk. (Newcomb, 726)

From a limited edition of 100 copies, produced and bound for Mrs. John F. Kennedy, December, 1965, as stated on limitation page. Includes self-addressed note, on mourning stationery, to Helen Keyes: “Thank you for all you did to help the President. Jacqueline Kennedy.”

The Kennedy Memorial at Runnymede is a one acre park dedicated to the memory of John F. Kennedy, on the site where the Magna Carta was signed in 1215. This book is from the private collection of Helen Keyes (1922-1992), longtime Kennedy family confidant and campaign assistant. Ms. Keyes served in the 1960 presidential campaign for John F. Kennedy, and as treasurer of the 1968 Robert F. Kennedy presidential campaign. During the interim she worked for the Kennedy Library and taught a course at the John F. Kennedy School of Government in Boston. She remained close with Ted Kennedy until her death in 1992.

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