BOOKS: (10) Vols Children's Legends Folktales, 10 volumes children's books: 5 titles from the uniform series of tales published by Henry Walck, New York. Hardcovers with jackets. 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 inches. Around 224 pages. Illustrated by Joan Kiddell Monroe. Included are Scandinavian Legends and Folk-Tales, 1st ed, 1956; Swiss-Alpine Folk-Tales, Reprinted 1959; Yugoslav Folk-Tales, reprinted 1960; India's Tales and Legends, 1st edition, 1961; and Scottish Folk-Tales and Legends, Reprinted 1963. All have front jacket flap clipped top, bottom or both 3 oversize Golden Books plus Fairy Tales of Mexico, Cassell, 1960 and Kaguyahime The Moon Child, Fuji, 1959.
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