H.E. Bird (Hardcover)

Hans Renette

ISBN 10: 0786475781 / ISBN 13: 9780786475780
Used / Hardcover / Quantity Available: 0
Available From More Booksellers
View all  copies of this book

About the Book

We're sorry; this specific copy is no longer available. AbeBooks has millions of books. We've listed similar copies below.

Description:

Hardcover. No chess player of the 19th century had a longer, more varied career than Henry Edward Bird (1829-1908). After pursuing a civil career for years his love for chess prevailed. He belonged t.Shipping may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability. 608 pages. 1.588. Bookseller Inventory #

About this title:

Book ratings provided by Goodreads:
0 avg rating
(0 ratings)

Synopsis: No chess player of the 19th century had a longer, more varied career than Henry Edward Bird (1829-1908). After pursuing a civil career for years his love for chess prevailed. He belonged to the top level of British players for decades but he really shone at Simpson's Divan. Bird's accessibility, fierce attacking style and contempt for draws made him a people's favorite but his proud and touchy character led him into disputes with his colleagues. A very strong and widely known player, he fell into oblivion after his death.
This comprehensive first biography of Bird provides a detailed account of his personal life and a deeply researched coverage of his feats at the chess board. Almost 1,200 games are included, hundreds of them published here for the first time. Nearly 450 games--many of them thrilling all-out fights--are presented with a mix of contemporary and modern annotations.

About the Author: Historian Hans Renette is FIDE master in chess (with 2 IM norms). He lives in Bierbeek, Belgium.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Bibliographic Details

Title: H.E. Bird (Hardcover)
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: New

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Hans Renette
Published by McFarland Publishing
ISBN 10: 0786475781 ISBN 13: 9780786475780
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Rating
[?]

Book Description McFarland Publishing. Condition: BRAND NEW. BRAND NEW Oversized Hardcover in library binding A Brand New Quality Book from a Full-Time Veteran Owned Bookshop in business since 1992!. Seller Inventory # 2764633

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 71.44
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

2.

Hans Renette
Published by McFarland & Co Inc
ISBN 10: 0786475781 ISBN 13: 9780786475780
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 6
Seller:
THE SAINT BOOKSTORE
(Southport, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description McFarland & Co Inc. Hardback. Condition: New. New copy - Usually dispatched within 2 working days. Seller Inventory # B9780786475780

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 84.39
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 9.09
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

3.

Renette, Hans
ISBN 10: 0786475781 ISBN 13: 9780786475780
New Quantity Available: 5
Seller:
GreatBookPrices
(Columbia, MD, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Condition: New. Seller Inventory # 25534079-n

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 88.10
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 2.64
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

4.

Renette, Hans
ISBN 10: 0786475781 ISBN 13: 9780786475780
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Paperbackshop-US
(Wood Dale, IL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description 2016. HRD. Condition: New. New Book. Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000. Seller Inventory # KS-9780786475780

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 86.76
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

5.

Hans Renette
Published by McFarland Co Inc, United States (2016)
ISBN 10: 0786475781 ISBN 13: 9780786475780
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Book Depository International
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description McFarland Co Inc, United States, 2016. Hardback. Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book. No chess player of the 19th century had a longer, more varied career than Henry Edward Bird (1829-1908). After pursuing a civil career for years his love for chess prevailed. He belonged to the top level of British players for decades but he really shone at Simpson s Divan. Bird s accessibility, fierce attacking style and contempt for draws made him a people s favorite but his proud and touchy character led him into disputes with his colleagues. A very strong and widely known player, he fell into oblivion after his death.This comprehensive first biography of Bird provides a detailed account of his personal life and a deeply researched coverage of his feats at the chess board. Almost 1,200 games are included, hundreds of them published here for the first time. Nearly 450 games-many of them thrilling all-out fights--are presented with a mix of contemporary and modern annotations. Seller Inventory # AAN9780786475780

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 91.65
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

6.

Renette, Hans
ISBN 10: 0786475781 ISBN 13: 9780786475780
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Pbshop
(Wood Dale, IL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description 2016. HRD. Condition: New. New Book.Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000. Seller Inventory # IB-9780786475780

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 89.28
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

7.

Hans Renette
Published by McFarland Co Inc, United States (2016)
ISBN 10: 0786475781 ISBN 13: 9780786475780
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
The Book Depository
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description McFarland Co Inc, United States, 2016. Hardback. Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book. No chess player of the 19th century had a longer, more varied career than Henry Edward Bird (1829-1908). After pursuing a civil career for years his love for chess prevailed. He belonged to the top level of British players for decades but he really shone at Simpson s Divan. Bird s accessibility, fierce attacking style and contempt for draws made him a people s favorite but his proud and touchy character led him into disputes with his colleagues. A very strong and widely known player, he fell into oblivion after his death.This comprehensive first biography of Bird provides a detailed account of his personal life and a deeply researched coverage of his feats at the chess board. Almost 1,200 games are included, hundreds of them published here for the first time. Nearly 450 games-many of them thrilling all-out fights--are presented with a mix of contemporary and modern annotations. Seller Inventory # AAN9780786475780

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 93.50
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

8.

Renette, Hans
Published by McFarland and Co Inc (2016)
ISBN 10: 0786475781 ISBN 13: 9780786475780
New Quantity Available: 6
Seller:
Books2Anywhere
(Fairford, GLOS, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description McFarland and Co Inc, 2016. HRD. Condition: New. New Book. Shipped from UK in 4 to 14 days. Established seller since 2000. Seller Inventory # CE-9780786475780

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 91.02
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 11.79
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

9.

Hans Renette
Published by McFarland (2016)
ISBN 10: 0786475781 ISBN 13: 9780786475780
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description McFarland, 2016. Library Binding. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # 0786475781

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 98.20
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

10.

Hans Renette (author)
Published by McFarland 2016-10-30, Jefferson, North Carolina (2016)
ISBN 10: 0786475781 ISBN 13: 9780786475780
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Blackwell's
(Oxford, OX, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description McFarland 2016-10-30, Jefferson, North Carolina, 2016. hardback. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # 9780786475780

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 101.57
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 7.86
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

There are 11 more copies of this book

View all search results for this book