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Possession

The Curious History of Private Collectors from Antiquity to the Present

by Erin L. Thompson

Hardcover, 224 pages, Yale Univ Pr, List Price: $30 |

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The Curious History of Private Collectors from Antiquity to the Present
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Erin L. Thompson

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Erin Thompson, "America's only professor of art crime," examines antiquities collectors in this new book — the lengths to which they go, the justifications they give, and the politics around their acquisitions.