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l'echiquier: Revue Internationale d'Echecs by Edmond Lancel (1888-1959) editor - First Edition - 1926 - from The Book Collector and

l'echiquier: Revue Internationale d'Echecs

by Edmond Lancel (1888-1959) editor

Condition: Very Good

570 pages with diagrams, tables, plates and index. Quarto (12 1/2" x 9 1/2") issued in wrappers. Volume 2. (Bibliotheca van der Linde-Niemeijeriana:5974) First edition.

The l'Echiquer, a Belgian magazine of consistently high quality, was published in 1925 through February 1939. It introduced the figurine algebraic notation. The magazine also published, in addition to its monthly issues, other works such as Henri-Robert-Marcel Duchamp's works on the end game in chess.


Bound in half cloth with marbled boards and gilt lettering to spine with original wrappers bound in else very good.

  • Bookseller: The Book Collector US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: C0528
  • Title: l'echiquier: Revue Internationale d'Echecs
  • Author: Edmond Lancel (1888-1959) editor
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: L'echiquier
  • Place: Brussels
  • Date published: 1926
  • Subjects: GAMES / Chess;


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