BOOKS: (15) Novels about Japan 1906-1978, 15 hardcover volumes of novels about Japan, sample titles include: Onoto Watanna. A Japanese Blossom. Harper & Brothers. New York/London. 1906. Allan R. Bosworth. The Lovely World of Richi-san. B.L.K. Henderson and C. Calvert. Wonder Tales of Old Japan. Nora Waln. The House of Exile. Lucy Fitch Perkins. The Japanese Twins.
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