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Sotheby's : the inside story / Peter Watson.

By: Watson, Peter, 1943- [Author]Material type: TextTextPublication details: London: Bloomsbury, 1997Description: vi, 324 p. : ill., ports. ; 20 cmISBN: 0747538085Subject(s): Art auctions -- Corrupt practices -- Great Britain | Criminal investigation -- Great Britain | Δημοπρασίες -- Ιστορία -- Μεγάλη ΒρετανίαSummary: Peter Watson tells the story of his five year investigation into Sotheby's and his discovery of practices that include the facilitation of smuggling, the sale of antiquities known to have been stolen from tombs, and the rigging of the Art Index Market.
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Includes index (p. 313-324).

Peter Watson tells the story of his five year investigation into Sotheby's and his discovery of practices that include the facilitation of smuggling, the sale of antiquities known to have been stolen from tombs, and the rigging of the Art Index Market.

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