BOOKS: Thiery 1785 Almanach du Voyageur a Paris, M. Thiery. Almanach du Voyageur a Paris, contenant une description sommaire, mais exacte & de tous les Monumens, Chefs-d'oeuvre des Arts, Etablissemens utiles, & autres objets de curiosite que renferme cette Capitale. 1785. Hardouin, Librairie, au Palais Royal, Paris. Hardcover in full leather binding with marbled endpapers, detached ribbon marker. 3 1/4 x 5 1/2 inches. 443 pages.
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