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Master Pieces: The Story of Chess: the People, Players and Passion of 1000 Years


Gareth Williams


2000, Apple Press


A beautiful tribute to the artistry of the game of chess


Master Pieces: The Architecture of Chess is a gorgeous gift book for any chess fan. The first full-color illustrated book devoted to the art and design of the individual pieces in a chess set, the book presents examples of the most magnificent pieces from around the world, both ancient and modern. Master Pieces sheds new light on the history, evolution, and symbolism of chess pieces and displays the artistry and craft of creating these miniature works of art. Featuring some of the most beautiful and famous chess sets from all over the world, Master Pieces is the ideal gift for chess players everywhere.

Master Pieces - Gareth Williams

SKU: 9781840921533
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