ABookLegacy    

 Hard to Find and Rare Books

 Americana, Local History, Genealogy, Religion, Military

 Author Signed, First Editions, and others! 

Quick Search

Title
Author
Description
Keyword
Book Number
Advanced Search
 
 
Our secure web pages are hosted by Chrislands Inc, who use a Thawte SSL Certificate to ensure secure transmission of your information.
Fully Trusted SSL Certificate
 
A Book Legacy

Promote Your Page Too
Sign Up Today for Newsletter and Discounts!





Email Marketing by VerticalResponse
 
Browse By Category
African American
Alabama
Alaska
Americana
Archaeology
Arizona
Arkansas
Art
Astronomy
Autobiography
Biography
Books On Books
Business- See Scholarly
California
Canada
Children
Colorado
Comics
Connecticut
Cookbook

View Other Categories
 
 
 

Search

Click on Book Title to view full description

 
Bobby Fischer Vs the Rest of the World, Darrach, Brad
1 Darrach, Brad Bobby Fischer Vs the Rest of the World
Stein & Day Pub 1974 0812816188 / 9780812816181 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Book and dust is in very good condition. In 1972, an epic chess match took place in Iceland between representatives of the two great super-powers of the world: Bobby vs. Boris. Boris was backed by the Mighty Soviet Union, with late night phone calls coming from his handlers in Moscow, telling him what his next move should be. Meanwhile, Bobby stood alone against the might of the opposing nation. But, Bobby was not exactly alone. The Americans did not need to tell him what moves to make on the chessboard. Bobby already knew how to do that. Rather, what the Americans needed to do was somehow to get him to sit down at the board and play the game. Here is the story of that titanic struggle: One half of the world trying to get Bobby to play, while the other half was trying to defeat him assuming that he did play. Hence the Title: Bobby Fischer vs. The Rest of the World. In the end, Bobby won. Émigrés from the Soviet Union often state that, more than any other single event, this defeat led to the collapse of the Soviet Union. (Editorial Review) ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 240 pages 
Price: 11.97 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
2 Wisniewski, David Elfwyn's Saga
New York HarperCollins 1990 0688095895 / 9780688095895 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket Illustrated by Author Signed by Author
Book looks almost new. Dust has minor tear, now in mylar cover. Inscribed and signed by author. Scarce. ; Illustrations; 0.4 x 11 x 9.1 Inches; 32 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 47.97 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 


Questions, comments, or suggestions
Please write to [email protected]
Copyright©2019. All Rights Reserved.
Powered by ChrisLands.com

 

 

cookie