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Jackies Treasures: The Fabled Objects from the Auction of the Century
Jackies Treasures: The Fabled Objects from the Auction of the Century Dianne Russell Condon 0517708329 9780517708323 A First Lady.An American icon.A legend. Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis was all of that, and yet she was an ex
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Jackies Treasures: The Fabled Objects from the Auction of the Century by Dianne Russell Condon

A First Lady.An American icon.A legend. Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis was all of that, and yet she was an extremely private person. For the first time since the fabled auction, the items that only a privileged few were able to view are captured in all their beauty in Jackies Treasures: The Fabled Objects from the Auction of the Centuryby Dianne Russell Condon, with a foreword by Dominick Dunne. Jackies Treasures, includes fifty of the most talked about and intriguing items from the auction that made headlines around the world.Each item is accompanied by vintage photographs and a brief history detailing its provenance.Condon presents an array of pieces that extend throughout Jackies life--John F. Kennedys rocking chair, John Jr.s high chair, the now famous humidor given to John F. Kennedy by Milton Berle, Jackies pearls, and the Lesotho III, her engagement ring from Aristotle Onassis. Condon also includes a full index of all of the lots sold at the auction from least to most expensive.Her detailed descriptions of the items and the auctions atmosphere when they were presented offer a glimpse not only into Jackies enchanting life but into a part of history that will always be in our hearts. Jackies Treasures is an exquisite souvenir of not just a woman whose grace and style were imitated and admired the world over, but an era that will never be forgotten not unlike Camelot.

Author: Dianne Russell Condon

Language: English

Edition: 1

Binding: Hardcover

Pages: 96

Publisher: Potter Style

Publication Date: 1996-10-22

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