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Willard Fiske: Chess Tales and Chess Miscellanies
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Current price : €211,00
Starting bid: €15,00
# of bids: 32
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Location: Sweden
Started: 2023-09-01 01:00:00
Ended: 2023-09-10 19:23:54
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Willard Fiske: Chess Tales & Chess Miscellanies

London, Longmans, Green, 1912. With 17 pictures and 13 plates.

"The first part consists of 8 chess tales ... 3 of the stories revolve around problems composed for the purpose by Sam Loyd ... The last article in this section is 'Chess in English verse' ... The third part, again of 8 articles, contains Fiske's chess verses. The remainder is mainly historical with two articles on Paul Morphy and 'A sketch of the history of chess' ... Other articles include 'Sketches of chess devotees' and Notes on chess authors'..." (Betts)

xiii + 428 pp. L/N 4376. Betts 43-27. 

Contemporary half leather bindning. Spine somewhat faded and slightly worn. Exlibris Siegfried Schönle. Stamp Dr Werner Lauterbach. Condition very good.

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