BOOKS: (14) Vols Japanese Lit Hardcovers w/Jackets, 14 volumes by Japanese authors or about Japan. Included are Ellery Queen's Japanese Golden Dozen: The Detective Story World in Japan; The Makioka Sisters by Tanizaki; Thirst for Love by Mishima; A Net of Fireflies: 320 Japanese Haiku, with 33 color paintings, in slipcase; The Sound of Waves by Mishima; Black Fountain by Wynd; The Sound of the Mountain by Kawabata; and 7 more.
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