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The Turk, chess automaton

Author: Gerald M Levitt
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2000.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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With new research and facts unknown for 200 years, this is a comprehensive account of "The Turk", Baron Wolfgang von Kempelen's amazing but fraudulent Chess Automaton that held the world spellbound  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Levitt, Gerald M.
Turk, chess automaton.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2000
(DLC) 00055918
(OCoLC)44420792
Named Person: Wolfgang von Kempelen; Wolfgang von Kempelen; Wolfgang von Kempelen
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gerald M Levitt
OCLC Number: 752642046
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (x, 258 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Responsibility: Gerald M. Levitt.

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"fascinating"--The Washington Post; "detailed and thoroughly documented history"--C&RL News; "deeply researched...highly recommended"--Blitz Chess; "exhaustive details"--Chess Horizons; "Dr. Levitt's Read more...

 
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