Ivory Vikings : the mystery of the most famous chessmen in the world and the woman who made them
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New York : St. Martin's Press, 2015.
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New York : St. Martin's Press, 2015.
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280 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm
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English
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40025352174

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In the early 1800's, on a Hebridean beach in Scotland, the sea exposed an ancient treasure cache: 93 chessmen carved from walrus ivory. Norse netsuke, each face individual, each full of quirks, the Lewis Chessmen are probably the most famous chess pieces in the world. Who carved them? Where? Brown explores these mysteries by connecting medieval Icelandic sagas with modern archaeology, art history, forensics, and the history of board games.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Brown, N. M. (2015). Ivory Vikings: the mystery of the most famous chessmen in the world and the woman who made them (First edition.). St. Martin's Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Brown, Nancy Marie. 2015. Ivory Vikings: The Mystery of the Most Famous Chessmen in the World and the Woman Who Made Them. St. Martin's Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Brown, Nancy Marie. Ivory Vikings: The Mystery of the Most Famous Chessmen in the World and the Woman Who Made Them St. Martin's Press, 2015.

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Brown, Nancy Marie. Ivory Vikings: The Mystery of the Most Famous Chessmen in the World and the Woman Who Made Them First edition., St. Martin's Press, 2015.

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