The Medici Conspiracy : The Illicit Journey of Looted Antiquities--From Italy's Tomb Raiders to the World's Greatest Museums

Author(s): Peter Watson & Cecilia Todeschini


This gripping, true-life detective drama exposes an underground smuggling network with control of millions of dollars' worth of looted Italian antiquities, and how those stolen treasures have found their way into the world's most prestigious museums, auction houses, and private collections. With unprecedented access to confidential Carabinieri and court documents in Italy, Watson details startling evidence from dealers and museums on three continents, from the auction houses of Sotheby's and Christie's in London and New York to art dealers and collectors in Japan, Germany and Paris. First published 2006.

2006. First Australian edition, first printing. A near fine, unmarked copy.


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  • : 9781740664271
  • : Hardie Grant Publishing
  • : Hardie Grant Egmont
  • : books

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  • : Paperback
  • : Peter Watson & Cecilia Todeschini