Lost, Stolen or Shredded: Stories of Missing Works of Art and Literature
Publish date: April 18th 2013
Publisher: Profile Books
Pages no: 256
Edition language: English
Antiquarian book dealer Rick Gekoski tells the stories that lie behind five very different missing works of art.From The Radio TimesWhen the Titanic sank in 1912 it took with it to the bottom of the ocean a sumptuously bound copy of The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam. The binding was encrusted with over a...