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Bibliography of Books Published in 2009 and of Some Books Published Earlier

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  21 February 2011

Kurt Siehr
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Advisory Committee on the Assessment of Restitution Applications for Items of Cultural Value and the Second World War (ed.). Report 2008. Den Haag: Advisory Committee 2009. 119 pp. with many colored and black and white illustrations. No ISBN. No priceGoogle Scholar
Asutay-Effenberger, Neslihan, and Rehm, Ulrich (eds.). Sultan Mehmet II. Eroberer Konstantinopels—Patron der Künste [Sultan Mehmet II. Conqueror of Constantinople—Patron of the Arts]. Köln: Böhlau 2009. 227 pp. with some black and white illustrations. ISBN 978-3-412-20255-2. €29.90Google Scholar
Bärnreuther, Andrea, and Schuster, Peter-Klaus (eds.). Zum Lob der Sammler. Die Staatlichen Museen zu Berlin und ihre Sammler [Praise to the Collectors. The State Museums of Berlin and their Collectors]. Berlin: Staatliche Museen, Nicolai 2009. 347 pp. with many colored and black and white illustrations. ISBN 978-3-89479-474-3. €39.90Google Scholar
Balzani, Roberto (ed.). L'arte contesa nell'età di Napoleone, Pio VII e Canova [Disputed Art in the Time of Napoleon, Pope Pius VII and Canova]. Milano: Silvana 2009. 301 pp. with many illustrations. ISBN 978-88-36613-4-72. €35.00Google Scholar
Barbarin, Juliette (ed.). Les itinéraires de Vivant Denon. Naples et Pompéi [The Travel Diaries of Vivant Denon. Naples and Pompeii]. Nîmes: Le bec en l'air 2009. 111 pp. with many illustrations. ISBN 978-2916-073514. €28.00Google Scholar
Bartlett, Allison Hoover. The Man Who Loved Books Too Much. A True Story of a Thief, a Detective and a World of Literary Obsession. New York: Riverhead 2009. 274 pp. ISBN 978-1-59448-891-7. $24.95Google Scholar
Bauer, Arnold J.The Search for the Codex Cardona. On the Trail of a Sixteenth-Century Mexican Treasure. Durham: Duke University Press 2009. XI, 181 pp. with eight colored illustrations. ISBN 978-0-8223-4614-2. $21.95Google Scholar
Baumstark, Reinhold (ed.). Kurfürst Johann Wilhelms Bilder. Bd. 1: Sammler und Mäzen [The Paintings of Electoral Prince Johann Wilhelm. Vol. 1: Collector and Patron]. München: Hirmer 2009. 424 pp. with many colored illustrations. ISBN 978-3-7774-6075-8. €45.00Google Scholar
Baumstark, Reinhold (ed.). Kurfürst Johann Wilhelms Bilder. Bd. II: Galerie und Kabinette [The Paintings of Electoral Prince Johann Wilhelm, Vol. II: Gallery and Cabinets]. München: Hirmer 2009. 256 pp. with many black and white illustrations. ISBN 978-3-7774-6085-7. €39.90Google Scholar
Bell, Catherine, and Paterson, Robert K. (eds.). Protection of First Nations Cultural Heritage. Laws, Policy, and Reform. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press 2009. XX, 441 pp. ISBN 978-0-7748-1464-5. $34.95Google Scholar
Belozerskaya, Marina. To Wake the Dead. A Renaissance Merchant and the Birth of Archaeology. New York: Norton 2009. Xii, 308 pp. with 30 black and white illustrations. ISBN 978-0-393-06554-1. $26.95Google Scholar
Berger, Ursel, Gallwitz, Klaus, and Leinz, Gottlieb (eds.). Posthume Güsse. Bilanz und Perspektiven [Posthumous Casts. Result and Perspectives]. Berlin: Deutscher Kunstverlag 2009, 231 pp. with many colored and black and white illustrations. ISBN 978-3-422-06927-5. €24.90Google Scholar
Bessler, Gabriele. Wunderkammern. Weltmodelle von der Renaissance bis zur Kunst der Gegenwart [Chambers of Wonders. World Models from the Renaissance Period to Contemporary Art]. Berlin: Reimer 2009. 251 pp. with many colored and black and white illustrations. ISBN 978-3-496-012402-7. €39.00Google Scholar
Billig, Volkmar, Dalbajewa, Birgit, Lupfer, Gilbert, and Vashchenko, Yulia (eds.). Bilder-Wechsel. Sächsisch-russischer Kulturtransfer im Zeitalter der Aufklärung [Change of Pictures. Saxonian-Russian Transfer of Culture in the Time of Enlightenment]. Cologne: Böhlau 2009. 304 pp. with many black and white illustrations. ISBN 978-3-412-20435-8. €34.90Google Scholar
Bowlt, John E.Moscow and St. Petersburg in Russia's Silver Age 1900–1920. London: Thames & Hudson 2008. 395 pp. with 650 colored and black and white illustrations. ISBN 978-0-500-51433-7. €30.99Google Scholar
Brewer, John. The American Leonardo. A 20th-Century Tale of Possession, Art and Money. London: Constable 2009. XI, 388 pp. with 15 black and white illustrations, ISBN 978-1-84529-872-2. £11.38Google Scholar
Brey, Ilaria Dagnini. The Venus Fixers. The Remarkable Story of the Allied Forces Who Saved Italy's Art During World War II. New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux 2009. X, 308 pp. with 37 black and white illustrations. ISBN 978-0-374-28309-4. $26.00Google Scholar
Caldoro, Stefano. Nationaler Kulturgüterschutz und Freizügigkeit der Unionsbürger [National Protection of Cultural Property and Free Movement of Citizens of the European Union]. Berlin: De Gruyter 2009. LXIV, 265 pp. ISBN 978-3-89949-617-8. €84.95Google Scholar
Campe'sche Historische Kulturstiftung (ed.). Zum Sammeln verführen—Hamburger Schätze [To Encourage Collecting—Treasures of Hamburg]. Hamburg: Wienand 2009. 206 pp. with many illustrations and CD with 850 art works of the foundation. ISBN 978-3-86832-009-1. €25.00Google Scholar
Ceriana, Matteo. Il ritorno di Napoleone. Il gesso di Canova a Brera restaurato [The Return of Napoleon. The Plaster Cast of Canova Restored in the Brera]. Milan: Electa 2009. 144 pp. with many illustrations. ISBN 978-88-370-7096-0. $57.50Google Scholar
Challis, Debbie. From the Harpy Tomb to the Wonders of Ephesus. British Archaeologists in the Ottoman Empire 1840–1880. London: Duckworth 2008. XI, 211 pp. with 53 black and white illustrations. ISBN 978-0-7156-3757-9. $19.80Google Scholar
Clarke, William. Hidden Treasures of the Romanovs. Saving the Royal Jewels. Edinburgh: National Museums Scotland 2009. XIII, pp. 159 with many black and white photos. ISBN 978-1-905267-25-5. £ 15.99Google Scholar
Cohen, Raymomd. Saving the Holy Sepulchre. How Rival Christians Came Together to Rescue Their Holiest Shrine. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press 2008. XVI, 308 pp. with several photos. ISBN 978-0-19-518966-7. $27.95Google Scholar
Coudry, Marianne, and Humm, Michel (eds.). Praeda. Butin de guerre et société dans la Rome républicaine/Kriegsbeute und Gesellschaft im republikanischen Rom [Praeda. Booty and Society in Republican Rome]. Stuttgart: Steiner 2009. 294 pp. with 23 black and white illustrations. ISBN 978-3-515-09382-8. €54.00Google Scholar
Cuno, James (ed.), Whose Culture? The Promise of Museums and the Debate over Antiquities. Princeton, Oxford, UK: Princeton University Press 2009. XII, 220 pp. ISBN 978-0-691-13333-1. $17.96CrossRefGoogle Scholar
Curran, Brian A., Grafton, Anthony, Long, Pamela O., and Weiss, Benjamin. Obelisk. A History. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press 2009. 383 pp. with many black and white illustrations. ISBN 978-0-262-51270-1. $27.95Google Scholar
Dorontchenkov, Ilia (ed.). Russian and Soviet Views of Modern Western Art. 1890s to mid 1930s. Berkeley: University of California Press 2009. XV, 347 pp. with some black and white illustrations. ISBN 978-0-520-22103-1. £45.69Google Scholar
Edsel, Robert M., and Witter, Bret. The Monuments Men. Allied Heros, Nazi Thieves, and the Greatest treasure Hunt in History. New York: Center Street 2009. XVIII, 473 pp. with 24 black and white illustrations. ISBN 978-1-59995-149-2. $26.99Google Scholar
Ercivan, Erdogan. Missing Link der Archäologie. Verheimlichte Funde, gefälschte Museumsexponate und als Betrüger entlarvte Archäologen [Missing Link of Archaeology. Suppressed Finds, Forged Museum Objects and Fraudulent Archaeologists]. Rottenberg: Kopp 2009. 287 pp. with some colored and black and white illustrations. ISBN 978-3-938516-88-1. €19.95Google Scholar
Esch, Arnold. Economia, cultura materiale ed arte nella Roma rinascimento. Studi sui registri doganali romani 1445–1485 [Economy. Culture and Art in Renaissance Rome. Studies of the Customs Registers of Rome 1445–1485]. Rome: Roma nel Rinascimento 2007. XC, 467 pp. ISBN 88-85913-47-4. $95.00Google Scholar
Faass, Martin (ed.). Der Jesus-Skandal. Ein Liebermann-Bild im Kreuzfeuer der Kritik [The Jesus Scandal. A Liebermann Painting in Crossfire of Critics]. Hamburg: Kunsthalle 2009. 163 pp. with many colored and black and white illustrations. ISBN 978-3-9811952-3-1. €16.00Google Scholar
Fabréga-Dubert, Marie-Lou, and Martinez, Jean-Luc. Histoire des collections du musée du Louvre: La collection Borghèse au musée Napoléon [History of Collections of the Museum of Louvre: The Borghese Collection of the Musée Napoleon]. Paris: Musée du Louvre/Beaux-arts de Paris 2009, 2 volumes. 883 pp. with 371 pp. with many illustrations. ISBN 978-3-35031-225-5. €81.90Google Scholar
Feilchenfeldt, Walter. Vincent van Gogh. Die Gemälde 1886–1890. Händler, Sammler, Ausstellungen. Die frühen Provenienzen [Vincent van Gogh. The Paintings 1886–1890. Art Dealers, Collectors, Exhibitions. The Early Provenances]. Wädenswil: Nimbus 2009. 355 pp. with many colored illustrations. ISBN 978-3-907142-38-7. €64.00Google Scholar
Fiechter, Jean-Jacques. Faussaires d'Égypte [Forgers of Egypte]. Paris: Flammarion 2009. 251 pp. with many black and white illustrations. ISBN 978-2-0812-2088-1. €24.90Google Scholar
Fleckner, Uwe (ed.). Das verfemte Meisterwerk. Schicksalswege moderner Kunst im “Dritten Reich” [The Condemned Masterpiece. Fate of Modern Art in the “Third Reich”]. Berlin: Akademie Verlag 2009. XIV, 612 pp. with 192 black and white illustrations. ISBN 978-3-05-004360-9. €49.80Google Scholar
Fonkenell, Guillaume (ed.). Le Louvre pendant la guerre. Regards photographiques 1938–1947 [The Louvre during the War. Photos taken 1938–1947]. Paris: Musée du Louvre/Le Passage 2009. 167 pp. with many photos. ISBN 978-2-84742-136-1. €25.00Google Scholar
Godwin, Joscelyn. Athanasius Kircher's Theatre of the World. The Life and Work of the Last Man to Search for Universal Knowledge. Rochester, Vermont: Inner Traditions 2009. 304 pp. with 410 black and white illustrations. ISBN 978-159477329-7. $60.00Google Scholar
Gross, Michael. Rogues' Gallery. The Secret History of the Moguls and the Money that Made the Metropolitan Museum. New York: Broadway 2009. XII, 545 pp. ISBN 978-0-7679-2488-7. $29.95Google Scholar
Haellmigk, Philip. Die Leihe in der französischen, englischen und deutschen Rechtsordnung. Unter besonderer Berücksichtigung der Kunstleihe [The Loan in French, English and German Law. With Particular Emphasize on Art Loans]. Osnabrück: V&R unipress/Universitätsverlag 2009. 298 pp. ISBN 978-3-89971-716-7. €43.90Google Scholar
Heißerer, Dirk. Die wiedergefundene Pracht. Franz Lenbach, die Familie Pringsheim und Thomas Mann [The Rediscovered Splendor. Franz von Lenbach, the Family Pringsheim and Thomas Mann]. 2d ed. Göttingen: Wallstein 2009. 202 pp. with 16 colored and 38 black and white illustrations. ISBN 978-3-8353-0430-7. €26.00Google Scholar
Hutt, Sherry, and Taylor, David (eds.). Yearbook of Cultural Property Law 2009. Walnut Creek, Cal.: Left Coast Press 2009. 367 pp. ISBN 978-1-59874-078-3. $79.00Google Scholar
Isman, Fabio. I predatori dell'arte perduta. Il sacceggio dell'archeologia in Italia [The Thieves of Lost Art. The Sacking of Archaeology in Italy]. Milano: Skira 2009. 222 pp. with 38 colored illustrations. ISBN 978-88-6130-949-43. €19.00Google Scholar
Jardine, Lisa. Going Dutch. How England Plundered Holland's Glory. London: HarperCollins 2008. XXIV, 406 pp. with many colored and black and white illustrations. ISBN 978-0-00-719732-3. £ 25.00Google Scholar
Koldehoff, Stefan. Die Bilder sind unter uns. Das Geschäft mit der NS-Raubkunst [The Paintings are With Us. The Trade with Art Looted by the Nazis]. Frankfurt am Main: Eichborn 2009. 288 pp. with some black and white illustrations. ISBN 978-3-8218-5844-9. €22,95Google Scholar
Koldehoff, Stefan, Lupfer, Gilbert, and Roth, Martin (eds.). Kunst-Transfers. Thesen und Visionen zur Restitution von Kunstwerken [Art Transfers. Proposals and Visions Concerning the Restitution of Art Objects]. München: Deutscher Kunstverlag 2009. 104 pp. with six black and white illustrations. ISBN 978-3-422-06886-5. €19.90Google Scholar
Koordinierungsstelle für Kulturgutverluste Magdeburg (ed.). Verantwortung wahrnehmen. Taking Responsibility. NS-Raubkunst—Eine Herausforderung an Museen, Bibliotheken und Archive. Nazi-looted Art—A Challenge for Museums, Libraries and Archives. Madgeburg: Koordinierungsstelle 2009. 517 pp. with 22 colored illustrations. ISBN 978-3-9811367-4-6. €24,90Google Scholar
Krause, Alexander. Arcisstraße 12. Palais Pringsheim—Führerbau—Amerika-Haus—Hochschule für Musik und Theater [Arcis Street 12. Palais Pringsheim—Building of the Führer—America-House—University College for Music and Theatre]. 3rd ed. München: Allitera 2008. 86 pp. with many black and white illustrations. ISBN 978-3-86520-094-5. €9.90Google Scholar
Labrique, Françoise, and Westfehling, Uwe (eds.). Mit Napoleon in Ägypten. Die Zeichnungen des Jean-Baptiste Lepère [With Napoléon in Egypt. The Drawings of Jean-Baptiste Lepère]. Mainz: Philipp von Zabern 2009. 256 pp. with many colored and black and white illustrations. ISBN 078-3805341035. €39.90Google Scholar
Löhr, Hanns Christian. Der Eiserne Sammler. Die Kollektion Hermann Göring. Kunst und Korruption im “Dritten Reich” [The Iron Collector. The Collection Hermann Göring. Art and Corruption in the “Third Reich”]. Berlin: Mann 2009. 256 pp. with many black and white illustrations. ISBN 978-3-7861-2601-0. €49.00Google Scholar
Lubina, Katja Rita Maria. Contested Cultural Property. The Return of Nazi Spoliated Art and Human Remains from Public Collections. Maastricht 2009. 549 pp. with 12 black and white illustrations. No ISBN. No priceGoogle Scholar
Maget, Antoinette. Collectionnisme public et conscience patrimoniale. Les collections d'antiquités égyptiennes en Europe [Public Collecting and Conscience of Patrimony. The Egyptian Collections in Europe]. Paris: L'Harmattan 2009. 605 pp. ISBN 978-2-296-08970-9. €48.50Google Scholar
McMeekin, Sean. History's Greatest Heist. The Looting of Russia by the Bolsheviks. New Haven: Yale 2009. XXII, 302 pp. with 11 black and white illustrations. ISBN 978-0-300-13558-9. $29.64Google Scholar
Mosimann, Peter, Renold, Marc-André, and Raschèr, Andrea F. G. (eds.). Kunst, Kultur, Recht. Schweizerisches und Internationales Recht [Art, Culture, Law. Swiss and International Law]. Basel: Helbing & Lichtenhahn 2009. CXXXVII, 1277 pp. with 21 colored illustrations. ISBN 978-3-7190-2633-2. €265.00Google Scholar
Mould, Philip. Sleuth. The Amazing Quest for Lost Art Treasures. London: HarperCollins 2009. XII, 307 pp. with 21 colored illustrations. ISBN 978-0-00-728136-7. £20.00Google Scholar
Müller, Melissa, and Tatzkow, Monika. Verlorene Bilder—Verlorene Leben. Jüdische Sammler und was aus ihren Kunstwerken wurde [Lost Paintings—Lost Lives. Jewish Collectors and What Became of Their Art Objects]. München: Sandmann 2009. 249 pp. with many colored and black and white illustrations. ISBN 978-3-938045-30-5. €34.00Google Scholar
Museumslandschaft Hessen Kassel (ed.). König Lustik!? Jérôme Bonaparte und der Modellstaat Königreich Westphalen [König Lustik!? Jérôme Bonaparte and the Model State KingdomWestphalia]. München: Hirmer 2008. 567 pp. with many illustrations. ISBN 978-3-7774-3955-6. €49.00Google Scholar
Nafziger, James A. R., and Nicgorski, Ann M. (eds.). Cultural Heritage Issues: The Legacy of Conquest, Colonization, and Commerce. Leiden: Nijhoff 2009. XXI, 466 pp. ISBN 978-90-04-16036-1. $130.00CrossRefGoogle Scholar
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Parfitt, Tudor. The Lost Ark of the Covenant. The Remarkable Quest for the Legendary Ark. London: HarperElement 2008. XII, 388 pp. with 37 colored illustrations. ISBN 978-0-00-726266-3. £ 18.99Google Scholar
Pieler, Erika Carola. Internationaler Kulturgüterschutz und die UNESCO Konvention von 1970. Untersuchungen zur Umsetzung völkerrechtlicher Verpflichtungen in Österreich [International Protection of Cultural Property and the 1970 UNESCO Convention. Examination of the Implementation of Treaties of Public International Law in Austria]. Wien: Manz 2009. XIII, 183 pp. ISBN 978-3-214-11361-2. €40.85Google Scholar
Pope, Frank. Das Wrack von Hoi An. Die wahre Geschichte einer abenteuerlichen Schatzsuche [Dragon Sea. The True Story of an Adventurous Treasure Hunt]. Frankfurt am Main: Fischer 2009. 408 pp. with some drawings. ISBN 978-3-502-15123-4. €19.90Google Scholar
Probst, Veit. Zur Entstehungsgeschichte der Mona Lisa. Leonardo da Vinci trifft Niccolò Macchiavelli und Agostino Vespucci [The History of Creation of the Mona Lisa. Leonardo da Vinci meets Niccolò Macchiavelli and Agostino Vespucci]. Heidelberg: regionalkultur 2008. 51 pp. with some black and white illustrations. ISBN 978-3-89735-538-5. €9.90Google Scholar
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