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Chess

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Product Information

Era:

Vintage; 1960s

Condition:

Very Good; wear and tears to dust jacket, slight foxing to top page edge

Materials:

paper

Size:

12" L x 9.75" W

Color/Finish:

red/blue

Why We Love This

Chess: The Story of Chesspieces from Antiquity to Modern Times by Hans and Siegfried Wichmann. New York: Crown Publishers, Inc., 1964. 321 pages. Hardcover with dust jacket. Owner's stamp. Slight bend to bottom corner of pages. The development of the meaning of chess pieces and their artistic execution. Illustrated with 196 plates in color and black white.
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Why We Love This

Chess: The Story of Chesspieces from Antiquity to Modern Times by Hans and Siegfried Wichmann. New York: Crown Publishers, Inc., 1964. 321 pages. Hardcover with dust jacket. Owner's stamp. Slight bend to bottom corner of pages. The development of the meaning of chess pieces and their artistic execution. Illustrated with 196 plates in color and black white.

About Vintage Rescue

Hope Berschler of Vintage Rescue has been rescuing eclectic 20th-century household treasures for more than two decades and delights in putting them back into circulation. She has an affinity for vintage books and ephemera, not only for their stories, but for their design, cultural references and yes, their covers. Curated especially for One Kings Lane, the items offered here are ready for you to rescue and use for vintage home decor and gifting.