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Title:The Plundered past: the Traffic in Art Treasures
Price:AUD$13.20 (about USD$8.80)
Item ID:SB00-0219062
Publisher:Hamish Hamilton, London, 1974
Dust Jacket:Good
Hamish Hamilton, 1974, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First, 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 is lightly rubbed across the top edge, and the top edge of the text block is slightly dusty. The lower rear corner has been bumped. Otherwise a very clean and tidy book. 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 7¾" - 9¾" 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: 0219062.
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