BOOKS: (3) Vols Fine Leather Binding Decorative, 3 volumes finely bound with leather spines and corners: 1. Maurice Vloberg. Les Noels de France. Illustrated by Robert Lanz. B. Arthaud, Grenoble. 1934. Hardcover. 6 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches. 223 pages with black and white illustrations throughout and three color plates. Survey of French songs throughout history. Text in French. Original jacket panel bound in at the front. "Mrs. William A. Clark" written on half title page and leather name plate of Anna E. Clark affixed to inside front cover. 2-3. Thomas Carlyle. The French Revolution. Revised edition. The Colonial Press, New York. 1900. Complete in two volumes. Hardcover. 6 x 9 inches. 400 and 414 pages. Leather name plate of Anna E. Clark affixed to inside front covers.
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