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Frank James Marshall chess ephemera chess in an hour bobby fischer

Collection of interesting Chess Ephemera


Frank James Marshall chess ephemera


Nice little collection of chess related ephemera from Frank J. Marshall, who was the U.S. chess champion from 1909 to 1936. 

-inscribed copy of Chess in an Hour by Marshall, dated 1937

-chess themed postcards, one from Marshall to his wife describing feelings during European Chess tournament. Two other German chess postcards, and a card of Geza Maroszy, Hungarian Chess Master

-January 5 1960 petition written to Congress on behalf of Bobby Fischer

-Old printed chess board, removed from a book (seems to be early 19th, late 18th century)


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