THE ART OF THE STEAL; Inside the Southeby's-Christie's Auction House Scandal. Christopher Mason.

THE ART OF THE STEAL; Inside the Southeby's-Christie's Auction House Scandal

New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 2004. First edition. Cloth. 8vo., ix, 406 pp., illus., bibliography. notes, index. Cloth. First Edition. The rear panel of the dj shows minor wear. "The Art of the Steal tells the story of several larger-than-life figures - the billionaire tycoon Alfred Taubman; the most powerful woman in the art world, Dede Brooks; and the wily British executive Christopher Davidge - who conspired to cheat their clients out of millions of dollars. It offers an unprecedented look inside this secretive, glamorous, gold-plated industry, describing just how Sotheby's and Christie's grew from clubby, aristocratic businesses into slick international corporations. Near Fine / Near Fine. Item #21475

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