Bobby Fischer Uncensored: De Lucia, David and Alessandra Bobby Fischer Uncensored: De Lucia, David and Alessandra

Bobby Fischer Uncensored

De Lucia, David and Alessandra

Published by DeLucia, Darien, CT, 2009
Condition: Fine Soft cover
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394 pages with diagrams, plates, photographs, and facsimiles. Quarto (11" 8 3/4") original proof sheets with corrections by David De Lucia. Final proof copy before publication. Among the highlights of this collection are signed childhood books, numerous signed chess books, unpublished childhood photographs, high school notebooks in History, Math, Biology, English, Science and Geometry. There are a number of notebooks written by Bobby in his later years, topics ranging from Batsford's algebraic edition of My 60 Memorable Games, Fischerian Chess, Fischerandom Chess and of course the Jews. There are approximately 100 of his game scores written in his hand including his "Game of the Century" against Donald Byrne. There are possibly four unrecorded chess games from his 1964 simul tour across the United States that appear in this book. The collection includes galley proofs along with the 484 page working typescript of his famous book, My 60 Memorable Games, with extensive corrections in his hand. The collection also possesses three of his passports, his social security card, draft card, teenage insurance card and his Young Men's Christian Association card. Bobby's childhood accordion, harmonica, pocket transistor-radio, 15 puzzles and fledgling Lincoln cent collection are also preset. There are three of his chess sets, 7 pocket chess sets, Bobby's Bar Mitzvah chess clock and his patented chess clock, with position shuffler, of which only three exist. Condition: David de Lucia's corrections through out else a fine copy in loose pages. Bookseller Inventory # C0536

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Title: Bobby Fischer Uncensored

Publisher: DeLucia, Darien, CT

Publication Date: 2009

Binding: Loose Pages

Book Condition:Fine

Signed: David DeLucia's personal copy

Edition: Proof Copy

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