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Forgery, falsification & theft of artworks

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Saving Mona Lisa: The Battle to Protect the Louvre and its Treasures from the Nazis

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Saving Mona Lisa: The Battle to Protect the Louvre and its Treasures from...

Gerri Chanel

Forgery, falsification & theft of artworks; History; Social & cultural history; Second World War

Paperback

Thrilling narrative history describing how France's museum staff protected Leonardo da Vinci's Joconde - and her famous smile... [more]

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The Book Thieves: The Nazi Looting of Europe's Libraries and the Race to Return a Literary Inheritance

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The Book Thieves: The Nazi Looting of Europe's Libraries and the Race to...

Anders Rydell

Forgery, falsification & theft of artworks; Library & information sciences; History; History: specific events & topics

Paperback

While the Nazi party was being condemned by much of the world for burning books, they were already hard at work perpetrating... [more]

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The Museum of Lost Art

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The Museum of Lost Art

Noah Charney

Art & Architecture; Forgery, falsification & theft of artworks

Hardback

True tales of lost art, built around case studies of famous works, their creators, and stories of disappearance and recovery... [more]

$39.95

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Antiquities: What Everyone Needs to Know (R)

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Antiquities: What Everyone Needs to Know (R)

Maxwell L. Anderson (Research Affiliate, Center for Arts and Cultural Policy Studies, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University)

Conservation, restoration & care of artworks; Forgery, falsification & theft of artworks; Art: financial aspects; Art Forms; History

Paperback

The destruction of ancient monuments by the Taliban and the Islamic State have shocked observers worldwide. Art historian... [more]

$20.95

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The Munich Art Hoard: Hitler's Dealer and His Secret Legacy

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The Munich Art Hoard: Hitler's Dealer and His Secret Legacy

Catherine Hickley

Forgery, falsification & theft of artworks; History of Art & Design Styles; History

Paperback

In February 2012, in a Munich flat belonging to an elderly recluse, German customs authorities seized an astonishing hoard... [more]

$19.99

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The Orpheus Clock: the search for my family's art treasures stolen by the Nazis

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The Orpheus Clock: the search for my family's art treasures stolen by the...

Simon Goodman

Forgery, falsification & theft of artworks; Memoirs; History; The Holocaust; Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

The passionate, gripping true story of one man's single-minded quest to reclaim what the Nazis stole from his family –... [more]

$35.00

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Whiteley on Trial

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Whiteley on Trial

Gabriella Coslovich

Art & Architecture; Forgery, falsification & theft of artworks; Art & design styles: from c 1960; Painting & paintings; Individual artists, art monographs

Paperback

Whiteley on Trial investigates a remarkable court case and exposes the avarice of the art world, the disdain for connoisseurship... [more]

$32.99

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Plundering Beauty: A History of Art Crime during War

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Plundering Beauty: A History of Art Crime during War

Arthur Tompkins

Art & Architecture; Forgery, falsification & theft of artworks; True crime; War crimes

Hardback

Arthur Tompkins presents examples of art crimes from wars through history, including the Fourth Crusade, the Napoleonic era,... [more]

$57.99

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Beg, Steal and Borrow: Artists Against Originality

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Beg, Steal and Borrow: Artists Against Originality

Robert Shore

Art & Architecture; Theory of art; Forgery, falsification & theft of artworks; Art & design styles: from c 1960

Paperback

Beg, Steal and Borrow offers a comprehensive and provocative survey of artistic borrowing. [more]

$24.99

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The Art of the Con: The Most Notorious Fakes, Frauds, and Forgeries in the Art World

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The Art of the Con: The Most Notorious Fakes, Frauds, and Forgeries in the...

Anthony M. Amore

Forgery, falsification & theft of artworks; True crime

Paperback

The untold stories of some of history's most notorious art cons - and the secret history of fakes, frauds, and forgeries in... [more]

$26.99

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Art Thieves, Fakers and Fraudsters: The New Zealand Story

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Art Thieves, Fakers and Fraudsters: The New Zealand Story

Penelope Jackson

Forgery, falsification & theft of artworks

Paperback

Penelope Jackson documents New Zealand's most scandalous art crimes of the last 100 years - some notorious but others covered... [more]

$34.99

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Art Crime and its Prevention: A Handbook for Collectors and Art Professionals

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Art Crime and its Prevention: A Handbook for Collectors and Art Professionals...

Noah Charney

Forgery, falsification & theft of artworks

Hardback

Art Crime and Its Prevention is the definitive handbook on art crime for art-world professionals of all kinds from the museum,... [more]

$89.00

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Crime and the Art Market

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Crime and the Art Market

Riah Pryor

Art & Architecture; Forgery, falsification & theft of artworks

Hardback

This book brings together the author's direct experience as a criminal researcher and an art-market journalist to present... [more]

$76.00

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The Munich Art Hoard: Hitler's Dealer and His Secret Legacy

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The Munich Art Hoard: Hitler's Dealer and His Secret Legacy

Catherine Hickley

Forgery, falsification & theft of artworks; History of Art & Design Styles; History

Hardback

In February 2012, in a Munich flat belonging to the elderly recluse, Cornelius Gurlitt, German customs authorities seized... [more]

$45.00

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The Art of the Con

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The Art of the Con

Anthony M. Amore

Forgery, falsification & theft of artworks

Hardback

The untold stories of some of history's most notorious art cons-and the secret history of fakes, frauds, and forgeries in... [more]

$39.99

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The Art of Forgery: The Minds, Motives and Methods of Master Forgers

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The Art of Forgery: The Minds, Motives and Methods of Master Forgers

Noah Charney

Art & Architecture; Forgery, falsification & theft of artworks

Hardback

THE ART OF FORGERY: THE MINDS, MOTIVES AND METHODS OF MASTER FORGERS explores the stories, dramas and human intrigues surrounding... [more]

$39.95

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Lost Art:Missing Artworks of the Twentieth Century: Missing Artworks of the Twentieth Century

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Lost Art:Missing Artworks of the Twentieth Century: Missing Artworks of...

Jennifer Mundy

Conservation, restoration & care of artworks; Forgery, falsification & theft of artworks

Hardback

Damaged, attacked, rejected, destroyed, transient ... there are many ways that art can become lost. Based on the award winning... [more]

$39.95

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Art Theft and the Case of the Stolen Turners

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Art Theft and the Case of the Stolen Turners

Sandy Nairne

Art & Architecture; Forgery, falsification & theft of artworks

Paperback

This text provides a description of the events surrounding the theft of two important paintings by J.M.W. Turner in 1994,... [more]

$42.99

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Inganno - The Art of Deception: Imitation, Reception, and Deceit in Early Modern Art

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Inganno - The Art of Deception: Imitation, Reception, and Deceit in Early...

Ms Sally Anne Hickson, Sharon Gregory

Forgery, falsification & theft of artworks

Hardback

Includes essays that address issues surrounding the use, dissemination, and reception of copies and even deliberate forgeries... [more]

$252.00

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Stealing the Mystic Lamb: The True Story of the World's Most Coveted Masterpiece

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Stealing the Mystic Lamb: The True Story of the World's Most Coveted Masterpiece...

Noah Charney

Art & Architecture; Forgery, falsification & theft of artworks; History of art & design styles: c 1400 to c 1600

Paperback

[A]ction-packed... In scrupulous detail, Charney divulges the secrets of the revered painting's past, and in doing so, gives... [more]

$23.99

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Faking the Ancient Andes

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Faking the Ancient Andes

Karen Olsen Bruhns, Nancy L. Kelker

Forgery, falsification & theft of artworks; Archaeology by period & region

Paperback

Discusses the most commonly forged classes and styles of artifacts, many of which were being duplicated centuries ago. This... [more]

$67.99

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Faking Ancient Mesoamerica

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Faking Ancient Mesoamerica

Nancy L. Kelker, Karen Olsen Bruhns

Forgery, falsification & theft of artworks; Archaeology by period & region

Paperback

Crystal skulls, imaginative codices, dubious Olmec heads and cute Colima dogs. Fakes and forgeries run rampant in the Mesoamerican... [more]

$62.99

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Faking the Ancient Andes

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Faking the Ancient Andes

Karen Olsen Bruhns, Nancy L. Kelker

Forgery, falsification & theft of artworks; Archaeology by period & region

Hardback

Discusses the most commonly forged classes and styles of artifacts, many of which were being duplicated centuries ago. This... [more]

$252.00

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Faking Ancient Mesoamerica

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Faking Ancient Mesoamerica

Nancy L. Kelker, Karen Olsen Bruhns

Forgery, falsification & theft of artworks; Archaeology by period & region

Hardback

Crystal skulls, imaginative codices, dubious Olmec heads and cute Colima dogs. Fakes and forgeries run rampant in the Mesoamerican... [more]

$252.00

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Thomas Chatterton: Early Sources and Responses

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Thomas Chatterton: Early Sources and Responses

G Gregory, Thomas Chatterton, T Chatterton

Forgery, falsification & theft of artworks; Literary studies: c 1500 to c 1800; Literary studies: poetry & poets

Hardback

The 18th-century revival of interest in mediaeval literature led to great opportunities for forgers and imposters, including... [more]

$1785.00

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