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The Plundered past: the Traffic in Art Treasures

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Title:The Plundered past: the Traffic in Art Treasures
Price:AUD$13.20 (about USD$9.10)
Book ID:SB00-0216338
Publisher:Hamish Hamilton, London, 1974
Edition:First Edition
Dust Jacket:Good
Hamish Hamilton, 1974, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First Edition, Illustrated By: Photographic

850 g; XXVI, 356 pages, last page blank, includes bibliography, index, chapter notes, appendices, illustrated with 24 pages of black-and-white photography. Illustrated dust jacket. The dust jacket has a 0.5 inch tear at the top right-hand corner of the rear panel, the top edge of the text block which is tinted a dark brown shows signs of splash marks, and there are general handling marks to the edge of the text block. While researching this topical and disturbing book, the author interviewed scores of archaeologists, curators, dealers and officials and travel to the countries most affected by art pirates, Turkey, Italy, Mexico and Guatemala. This long-awaited book, richly illustrated, describes an area of international conspiracy which directly concerns all lovers of art. -- front fold over blurb Size: 8vo - over 7�" - 9�" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Archaeology; Antiques; Art; True Crime; ISBN: 024102448X. ISBN/EAN: 9780241024485. Inventory No: 0216338.
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