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The Book of Chessmen

Hammond, Alex

Published by Arthur Barker (1950), London, 1950
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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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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Title: The Book of Chessmen

Publisher: Arthur Barker (1950), London

Publication Date: 1950

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Good

Edition: First Edition.

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We are a home based business located in Dunedin, in the South Island of New Zealand. We have over 6000 rare and out-of-print books in stock. Some of our specialties: ¿Tibet and Central Asia ¿Travel and Exploration ¿Aotearoa / New Zealand History ¿Military ¿Maori Language, History and Culture ¿Maori Bibles and Prayer Books ¿Literature ¿Hone Tuwhare ¿Janet Frame ¿Gold Mining in New Zealand

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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: Website: 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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