BRITISH CHESS COMPANY CHESS SETS
written a new book, inspired by recent evidence on the dating of
Jaques that became available because the archives of The
Times came on line and many readers sent me photos of dated
sets. I also used it as an opportunity to write up my growing
interest in BCC sets and Jaques non-Staunton sets. Every
statement is backed up with solid evidence.
provide a definitive analysis of Jaques Staunton sets, with the
new evidence on dating. It has all of the content of the
Collectors Guide, but it has been considerably upgraded and
expanded with lots of new material, from the accurate dating of
introduction of the different sizes of sets to the dating of
Carton Pierre caskets, and I think a photo of every type of
label produced, with dates and a record of the evidence behind
provide a good account of BCC sets;
3) To start
cataloguing Jaques non-Staunton sets, based on their Pattern
Book and ads. I have been able to identify positively many of
their non-Staunton sets so that they can be authenticated.
4) To give
a guide to other Jaques products, such as travel sets and
64 pages of
full colour with more than 100 photographs.
Now available from
Amazon as Paperback for £25 or Kindle Store as a Print
Print Replica costing $9.99 from amazon.com or
~£7.60 from amazon.co.uk etc.
edition be used on any PC, Mac or iPhone/iPad registered
with your Kindle account. It looks good on an iPhone and
is always at hand for reference.
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