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Publisher Comments:

'

These remarkable chess sets span civilizations, chronicling the game and its design beginning with the earliest known pieces and coming up to the surprising present. Considering chess through the perspectives of art and history, the engaging text touches upon the influences of local cultures and available materials, as well as the battles, rulers, and political factions that often inspired thematic sets. In addition to classic sets produced by Wedgwood, Meissen, and Murano, Chess Masterpieces includes the first ever comparison of two sets created by Fabergé (only one of which was previously known to exist), and extensive examples of 20th- and 21st-century sets crafted by artists such as Man Ray, Marcel Duchamp, Salvador Dalí, and Damien Hirst.'

About the Author

'

George Dean is a practicing physician with a passion for collecting art. He has amassed one of the greatest chess collections in the world, which forms the basis for this book. He divides his time between Michigan and Florida.

 

Garry Kasparov is a chess grandmaster and former World Chess Champion. He has written a number of books on chess, as well as an autobiography. He lives in New York.

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780810930933
Author:
Stone, Gene
Publisher:
ABRAMS
Author:
Dean, George
Author:
kasparov, Garry
Author:
Brady, Maxine
Subject:
Collectors and collecting
Subject:
Technical & Manufacturing Trades
Subject:
Clocks & Watches
Subject:
Wrist watches.
Subject:
Jewelry; collectibles
Subject:
Technical & Manufacturing Industries & Trades
Subject:
Chess
Subject:
Antiques-Clocks and Watches
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Hardcover w/Dust Jacket
Publication Date:
December 2006
Binding:
Hardcover
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
254
Dimensions:
9.00 x 9.00 in

Related Subjects

Arts and Entertainment » Photography » General
Hobbies, Crafts, and Leisure » Antiques » Clocks and Watches
Hobbies, Crafts, and Leisure » Crafts » Watches and Clocks
Reference » Science Reference » Technology
Science and Mathematics » Nature Studies » General

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