A History of Chess

Author: Gizycki, Jerzy

Publisher: Abbey Library

Location: London

Year: 1972



374+[9 leaves of plates] with illustrations and index of illustrators. Quarto (10 3/4" x 8 1/2") issued in green cloth with black lettering to spine and pictorial to cover. First published in Poland as Z Szachami pzez Wieki i Kraje, in Warsaw by Sport i Turystyka, 1960.Translated by A Wojciechowski, D Ronowicz and W Bartoszewski. English text edited by B H Wood. Thematic arrangement includes a chapter "Chess in Britain" by B H Wood. (Lusis: 96) First English edition.


Moderate rubbing to extremities, front end paper creased. Jacket light edge wear. A very good copy in a near fine jacket.

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