The Book of Chessmen

By: Hammond, Alex

Price: NZ$63.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


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

Title: The Book of Chessmen

Author Name: Hammond, Alex

Categories: Category Available, test2,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, Arthur Barker: (1950)

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket

Seller ID: 10479