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Sotheby's: Bidding for Class
     

Sotheby's: Bidding for Class

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by Robert Lacey
 

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Stimulating and entertaining, Sotheby’s brings to life the personalities and shrewd business sense operating behind the glitz and glamour of the world’s oldest and richest auction house. Reporting from within on famous sales of the recent past, and charting the impact of a succession of clever and colorful entrepreneurs who have known how to

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Stimulating and entertaining, Sotheby’s brings to life the personalities and shrewd business sense operating behind the glitz and glamour of the world’s oldest and richest auction house. Reporting from within on famous sales of the recent past, and charting the impact of a succession of clever and colorful entrepreneurs who have known how to sniff out the deals of the moment, Robert Lacey brilliantly reveals how Sotheby’s responds to a much greater need than that of connoisseurs buying works of art—the bidding for class.

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This is no on–your–knees,arent they wonderful corporate biography. Its a well–researched,largely accurate,acute,sometimes very funny analysis of a company which steps from scandal and hot water into the sunlight of success every month of the year.

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ISBN-13:
9780751523621
Publisher:
Little, Brown Book Group
Publication date:
03/01/1999
Pages:
354
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 7.60(h) x 1.10(d)

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