BOOKS: (6) Vols Works of Moliere 1788 French, Oeuvres de Moliere, avec des Remarques Grammaticales, complete in 6 volumes. La Compagnie Des Libraires Associes, Paris, 1788. Hardcover. 5 x 8 inches. Full leather binding, ribbon markers, page edges gilded. All have leather name plate of Anna E. Clarke affixed to inside front cover, with some discoloration on facing page.
Provenance: Estate of Huguette Clark
Notes/Literature: Huguette Marcelle Clark (1906-2011) was an heiress and philanthropist, who became well known again late in life as a recluse, living in a hospital for more than 20 years while her mansions remained empty. She was an accomplished artist and musician, having studied under famous portrait painter Tadeusz Styka, and her paintings were exhibited at the Corcoran Gallery, Washington in 1925
Good/fair, leather on bindings is dry, powdery and fragile with splitting at joints, volume II stained at the bottom of first 20 pages, volume III missing chip from spine, volume VI scratched on front of case, be advised that all lots in this sale will exhibit some degree of wear due to age and/or handling