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Sotheby's (Firm)

Overview
Works: 87,458 works in 93,292 publications in 5 languages and 296,607 library holdings
Genres: Catalogs  History  Encyclopedias  Documentary films  Periodicals  Biographies  Biographical films  Nonfiction films  Directories  Instructional films 
Roles: Auctioneer, Editor, Publisher, Other, Organizer of meeting, Bookseller, Printer, isb, uns
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Most widely held works by Sotheby's (Firm)
Sotheby's concise encyclopedia of furniture by England) Sotheby & Co. (London( Book )

10 editions published between 1989 and 1999 in English and German and held by 886 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Compiled under the guidance of Sotheby's leading authority on 19th-century furniture, this comprehensive illustrated guide provides a reference for every collec
The new Sotheby's wine encyclopedia by Tom Stevenson( Book )

15 editions published between 1997 and 2020 in English and held by 767 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the viticultural history of each winemaking country, discussing its wine producing regions and the current reputation of its wines. Analyzes the factors affecting the taste and quality of each region's wines - location, aspect, soil, microclimates, grape varieties, and methods of viticulture and vinification - before assessing its appellations, the individual wine producers (chateaux or wineries), and the wines themselves
Sotheby's concise encyclopedia of porcelain by David Battie( Book )

9 editions published between 1990 and 1999 in English and held by 662 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sotheby's ceramics department have identified, valued and sold some of the world's finest pieces of porcelain. This guide informs the reader of the many centuries of porcelain and advises on important fakes and discoveries
Sotheby's caring for antiques : the complete guide to handling, cleaning, display, and restoration by Sotheby's (Firm)( Book )

10 editions published between 1992 and 1999 in English and held by 619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A thing of beauty is a joy for ever," but only if you care for it properly. All owners of antiques or works of art should be aware that, without appropriate care and attention, their prized possessions may be put at risk of damage and deterioration that will invariably cause a depreciation in value. Sotheby's Caring for Antiques is the essential illustrated reference for everyone who owns antiques and needs expert advice on their proper care and preservation. Who better to give this advice than Sotheby's, the world's oldest and leading fine arts auction house? Written by world-renowned conservators from Sotheby's and other major institutions, this invaluable resource covers all types of antiques, including furniture, paintings and prints, silver, jewelry, clocks, textiles, ceramics, glass, metalwork, scientific instruments, books, carpets, and sculpture. The most up-to-date advice is combined with a wealth of photographic references; more than 150 color photographs are included
Sotheby's concise encyclopedia of glass by David Battie( Book )

12 editions published between 1991 and 2000 in English and held by 555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated reference guide to and history of glassware
Art at auction by Sotheby's (Firm)( )

in English and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Sotheby's wine encyclopedia by Tom Stevenson( Book )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This truly international wine reference spans the globe. It is the only single volume that maps and presents exhaustive information on every wine-growing area, from the Old World to the New-including emerging regions and producers of note." "Stevenson analyzes the factors affecting the taste and quality of each region's wines before assessing its appellations, the individual wine producers, and, of course, the wines themselves. A star-rating system identifies the finest producers and highlights those offering the best value, while an "author's choice" chart at the end of each section lists the very best wines." "The most comprehensive illustrated wine guide ever produced, The Sotheby's Wine Encyclopedia is an unrivaled source of information for all lovers of wine-whether you are a novice wanting to explore the pleasures of wine, a wine enthusiast looking for inspiration, or an expert sommelier. Book jacket."--Jacket
Love, Cecil by Lisa Immordino Vreeland( Visual )

2 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary about Academy Award-winning costume designer Cecil Beaton. Also a respected photographer, artist and set designer, Beaton was best known for designing on award winning films such as "Gigi" (1958) and "My Fair Lady" (1964). The film features archive footage and interviews with a number of models, artists and filmmakers who worked closely with Beaton during his illustrious career
The Sotheby's directory of silver, 1600-1940 by Vanessa Brett( Book )

3 editions published in 1986 in English and Italian and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Money and art: a study based on the Times-Sotheby Index by Geraldine Norman( Book )

1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Andy Warhol collection : sold for the benefit of the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts by Sotheby's (Firm)( Book )

10 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to antiques by BFS Video( Visual )

8 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From furniture to knick-knacks, learn how to distinguish the real thing from a good reproduction. Mixed in with these easy "how to's" of antiquing are colorful bits of history that bring treasures from the past alive
Sotheby's concise encyclopedia of silver( Book )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sotheby's international price guide( )

in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sotheby's guide to oriental carpets by Walter B Denny( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Magna Carta : Tuesday, December 18, 2007, 7:00 PM( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Sotheby's guide to classic wines and their labels by David Molyneux-Berry( Book )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The library of H. Bradley Martin by Sotheby's (Firm)( Book )

4 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Art précolombien : la collection Barbier-Mueller = Pre-columbian art : the Barbier-Mueller collection( Book )

3 editions published in 2013 in French and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Référence absolue en art précolombien, la collection Barbier-Mueller sera réunie pour la première fois sous la forme d'un somptueux coffret contenant deux ouvrages magnifiquement illustrés et commentés par les plus grands spécialistes mondiaux en la matière. Ces livres d'art présentent un ensemble unique au monde, que Josef Mueller a commencé à réunir il y a près de cent ans. En 1908 et 1909, Josef Mueller acquiert à Paris des oeuvres maîtresses d'Hodler et de Cézanne. Ouvrant sa collection aux chefs-d'oeuvre de l'art universel, il achète à Paris, en 1920, sa première et importante oeuvre d'art précolombien, la Déesse de l'eau aztèque. Grand esthète, homme de culture, son gendre Jean Paul Barbier-Mueller portera cette collection, comme celles dédiées aux autres domaines artistiques (arts d'Afrique, arts d'Océanie, art cycladique, arts d'Asie du Sud-Est ...), à l'excellence qui la caractérise aujourd'hui
The Barry Halper collection of baseball memorabilia( Book )

3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The new Sotheby's wine encyclopedia
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The Sotheby's wine encyclopediaArt précolombien : la collection Barbier-Mueller = Pre-columbian art : the Barbier-Mueller collectionSotheby's : the inside storyThe art of the steal : inside the Sotheby's-Christie's auction house scandalKunstdiebstahl vor Gericht : city of Gotha v. Sotheby's/Cobert Finance S.A.Pictures, passions and eye : a life at Sotheby's
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English (189)

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