Title: The Book of Chessmen
Publisher: Arthur Barker (1950), London
Publication Date: 1950
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: Good
Edition: First Edition.
No signatures. Tears and chips to margins of dust wrapper. Dust wrapper protected in archival mylar cover. ; 160 pages + frontispiece. 61 b&w plates of chess pieces and sets. Hardcover. Page dimensions: 248 x 184mm. "The book endeavours to describe and illustrate as many as possible of the known and recognised varieties which amount to some two hundred, excluding elaborate sets designed to flatter the ostentatious vanity of princes. It is full of anecdote and half-forgotten lore and will have a most catholic appear." - from dust wrapper blurb. ; 4to. Bookseller Inventory # 10479
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Malcolm Moncrief-Spittle, trading as Renaissance Books. Contact details: Renaissance Books, 271 High St, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand. Phone: +64 3 4719294. Email: email@example.com. Website: www.renaissancebooks.co.nz. GST #39 820 209. Terms of Sale: All books may be returned within 14 days of receipt for a full refund of the book price, not including shipping. Return shipping also refunded where books are not as described.
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