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Kimmo Välkesalmi

Grondijs, Harrie: Chess Craze Bad Volume VI
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Listing Format: Auction
Current price : €140,00
Starting bid: €5,00
# of bids: 25
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Location: Austria
Started: 2023-12-01 01:00:00
Ended: 2023-12-09 20:28:00
Seller: Stikuw (912)  
High Bidder(s): HBLOUG (28)
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Grondijs, Harrie: Chess Craze Bad Volume VI: 

Chess Craze Bad Volume VI: Theodore Lichtenhein, a cool chess player in Morphy’s shade. (Maastricht), De Groene Loper (formerly RUEB), 2020. Orig. hardcover with a dust jacket. 278 pages, color + b/w photos and illustrations. Limited edition of 37 numbered copies, signed by the author. This is copy no. 28. Size 25.5 cm. 670 grams. In English.

The 6th volume of the CCB contains detailed biography of Theodore Lichtenhein, strong player (he took third prize in the First American Chess Congress NY 1857), president of New York Chess Club etc.  

More information can be found at, which describes in detail all the books written by Harrie Grondijs. Description of this book can be found here:

Harrie Grondijs wrote many books, his favourite themes are the endgame studies and the history of chess. His books are of high quality regarding both the content and form. Most of his works are published in low editions, usually numbered and signed by the author - this is a reason why Grondijs books almost do not appear in the market.  

Condition: Overall Assessment = Very Good to Mint! 

Postage EUR (insurance included): Non-EU countries please ask! I try to choose the most cost-effective yet reliable way.

I combine shipping – you always pay just real postage! The packing materials are free.

I send with the so-called "Paketmarke" (for further information which is, in general, the most cost-effective and reliable way to send parcels to Austria. One feature is that the shipment costs are defined via the longest and the shortest side of the parcel. The weight is limited to 10 kg. The parcel is also insured up to € 500,-.

  1. PM 045 = longest and the shortest side of the parcel is added max. 45 cm) GER=€10,79, other EU = €14,19
  2. PM 070 = longest and the shortest side of the parcel is added max. 70 cm) GER=€16,24, other EU = €19,69
  3. PM 120 = longest and the shortest side of the parcel are added max. 120 cm) GER=€21,69, other EU = €25,19

Therefore if you win more than 1 lot and the books fit into the same parcel, the shipping costs will be the same as for 1 book. 

Important: Please wait with payment until you get my confirmation email, as the shipping costs have to be calculated.

P.S.: Bibliographical data and description taken from the initial lot by Mr Karel Mokry.

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