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Lot 1. The Chess Player, full run

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Seller: Baburin
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Number of Bids: 10

Current Price: 1,929.24
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Current Time: Tue Dec 12 04:38:01 2017

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Description: Lot 1. The Chess Player. Volumes 1-4 – a complete run. Weekly British chess magazine, edited by Kling and Horwitz, published from 19 July 1851 to. Contents: chess news, games, articles, problems and studies.Volume 1: 192 pages, 24 issues (complete). Index. Half-bound in brown calf with gilt spine and marbled boards. Stamp and signs on paste-down endpaper, very clean throughout, condition is very good.Volume 2: 218 + 8 pages, 52 issues (complete). Index. Half-bound in brown calf with gilt spine and marbled boards. The spine is slightly chipped top and bottom, stamp and signs on paste-down endpaper, occasional pencil comments, otherwise very clean throughout, condition is very good.Volume 3: 12 pages (first issue) + 330 pages (complete). Index. The first four issues bear the name “The New Chess Player” – there was a short break in this publication in July-August 1852. After the 4th issue the publication reversed to its original name and also discontinued weekly issues.Half-bound in dark-brown calf with gilt spine and marbled boards. Stamp and signs on paste-down endpaper, very clean throughout, condition is very good.Volume 4: 188 pages (complete). Index. Half-bound in dark-brown calf with gilt spine and marbled boards. Stamp and signs on paste-down endpaper, very clean throughout, condition is very good.

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Bid History
MemberDateBid
EricSat Apr 1 16:04:30 2006 1929.24
afayardSat Apr 1 15:42:50 2006 1615.58
EricSat Apr 1 15:39:22 2006 1444.84
afayardSat Apr 1 07:46:37 2006 1185.57
jupitervenusSat Apr 1 07:29:43 2006 1069.66
afayardSat Apr 1 06:44:35 2006 870.84
pototaFri Mar 31 23:36:12 2006 798.00
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afayardFri Mar 31 07:08:45 2006 486.00
bookcollectorshopFri Mar 31 02:52:31 2006 450.00

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