Art crime

by John E. Conklin

Publisher: Praeger in Westport, Conn

Written in English
Cover of: Art crime | John E. Conklin
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  • Art thefts.,
  • Art -- Forgeries.
  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [285]-299) and index.

    StatementJohn E. Conklin.
    LC ClassificationsN8795 .C66 1994
    The Physical Object
    Pagination322 p. ;
    Number of Pages322
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1403784M
    ISBN 100275947718
    LC Control Number93011869

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