The Chess Garden, Or The Twilight Letters of Gustav Uyterhoeven

By: Hansen, Brooks

Price: $12.00

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Book Condition: Near Fine


Very clean maroon and green paper covered boards with gold stamped lettering on cover and spine. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 481 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A novel in which Dr. Gustav Uyterhoeven, in the fall of 1900, left the chess garden that he and his wife had created together in Dayton, Ohio and journeyed to South Africa to serve as a doctor in the british concentration camps of the Boer War. Over the next ten months he sent twelve chess pieces and twelve letters back to his wife. 8vo. Fiction.

Title: The Chess Garden, Or The Twilight Letters of Gustav Uyterhoeven

Author Name: Hansen, Brooks

Categories: Other,

Edition: First

Publisher: New York, Farrar Straus and Giroux: 1995

ISBN Number: 0-374-16015-5

ISBN Number 13: 9780374160159

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Jacket Condition: Near Fine Jacket

Seller ID: 012728

Keywords: OHIO FICTION PHYSICIANS SOUTH AFRICA Novel Boer War,