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The Bright Side of Chess

by Irving Chernev

Condition: Good/Acceptable


Hollis & Carter, 1952. Hardcover. Good/Acceptable. 1952. First Edition. 175 pages. Red jacket over cloth boards. Pages and binding are presentable with no major defects. Minor issues present such as mild cracking, inscriptions, inserts, light foxing, tanning and thumb marking. Overall a good condition item. Boards are mildly rub worn, with some light shelf wear to spine, edges and corners, corners are bumped. Slight crushing to spine ends. Tanning to spine and edges. Light wear to dust jacket with tears, nicks and creases to spine, edge and corners. With some tanning to spine and edges.
  • Bookseller: World of Rare Books GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 1532503660MEP
  • Title: The Bright Side of Chess
  • Author: Irving Chernev
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Good/Acceptable
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Hollis & Carter
  • Date published: 1952

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