Sothebys Great Sales 1987-88.
Title, description: A portrait of a year at Sothebys as reflected in the highlights of the season's sales.
It goes behind the scenes to reveal how a major auction house operates, giving the stories of some of the more spectacular discoveries, and showing why high prices are realized.
Sumptuously illustrated in full color throughout, it coveys the excitement and glitter of the saleroom and the beauty and variety of the objects sold.
Hardcover with dust jacket. 159 pages, printed for distribution in the UK this is different than the Art At Auction from the same year.