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The Secrets of the Chess Machine

Author: Robert Lohr; Anthea Bell
Publisher: London : Penguin Books, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : Di 1 banView all editions and formats
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In Vienna in 1770, Baron Wolfgang von Kempelen unveils his astonishing invention: the Mechanical Turk, an unbeatable chess-playing machine. But von Kempelen is no mechanical genius. Rather, he's a  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Fiction
Historical fiction
Named Person: Wolfgang von Kempelen; Wolfgang von Kempelen
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Lohr; Anthea Bell
ISBN: 9780141026985 0141026987
OCLC Number: 966007662
Language Note: Translated from the German.
Description: 343 pages ; 20 cm
Other Titles: Chess Machine
Responsibility: by Robert Lohr ; translated by Anthea Bell.

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