BOOKS: Signed 1934 Unsinkable Mrs. Jay Molly Brown, Lewis Graham and Edwin Olmstead. The Unsinkable Mrs. Jay. Covici-Friede, New York. First edition, 1934. Hard Cover. 5 3/4 x 8 1/4 inches. 308 pages. No Jacket. Inscribed "March 8, 1936. To Mrs. Clark from Lewis Graham (Lou Goldberg)" Lightly fictionalized account of the life of Mrs. J. J. (Molly) Brown published two years after her death, and the basis of the movie The Unsinkable Molly Brown.
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