Sotheby's auction catalog for a NY sale in 1988. Items involved the jewels and personal possessions of the Honorable Clare Boothe Luce, (1903-1987). Editor, playwright, Congresswoman, war correspondent, ambassador and more, Luce was one of the most versatile and accomplished women of her time. A biography and photos are included, along with photos and descriptions of 618 lots of jewelry, ornamented boxes, and other precious objects that she had collected. Prices realized are not included.