Schaak-Bibliotheken. Een Boek over Verzamelaars en Verzamelingen

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Author: Niemeijer, Meindert (1902-1987)

Year: 1948

Publisher: Self published

Place: Wassenaar


111 pages with index. Octavo (9" x 6") issued in wrappers. (Bibliotheca Van der Linde-Niemeijeriana:156) First edition.

The book Schaak-Bibliotheken, by Dr M Niemeijer (and privately published by him in 1948), written in Dutch, describes over 60 collections, including those of Buschke, E B Cook, the New York Public Library, and other which wre important for the development of this book. Niemeijer is one of the founders of the chess collection of the Koninklijke Bibliotheek in The Hague, to which he donated 7,000 chess books while continuing to collect additional works.


Age toning to wrapper edges and spine, corners bumped else a very good copy.