This Day in Collecting History: A Year o
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A calendar years worth of historical events are presented along with auctions of related collectibles in this fun and informative compilation. The day-by-day historical entries and corresponding sales are arranged chronologically from 1 January to 31 December. Many of the sales, both public and private, were for fabulous sums. The Cowardly Lions costume from The Wizard of Oz auctioned for $3 million. Joan of Arcs ring sold for almost $425,000. The most expensive album wasnt by the Beatles, but by Wu-Tang Clan, whose Once Upon a Time in Shaolin sold for a reported $2 million. More than 650 images further illustrate the antiques, artworks, pop culture memorabilia, and ephemera. Did you know the largest sum paid for an artwork by a living artist was more than $57 million? Look at the November 12 listing to find out more.
Book details and technical specifications
Published: August 2017
Number of pages: 272
Width: 15.5 mm
Height: not specified
Depth: 23 mm
Publisher: not specified