BOOKS: (16) Novels, Biographies Japan 1942-1974, 16 hardcover volumes of novels, biographies and autobiographies about Japan, sample titles include: Yamamoto Yuzo. Three Plays. Translated by Glenn W. Shaw. Jiro Osaragi. Homecoming. Helen Mears. Year of the Wild Boar. Ryunosuke Akutagawa. Japanese Short Stories. (2) Vols. Ihara Saikaku. The Life of an Amorous Woman.
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