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Draughts and La Celestina’s creator Francesch Vicent (Lucena) in Ferrara By Govert Westerveld
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Lucena (Francesch Vicent), the Draughts and La Celestina’s creator, adapted the name Francesco and became the chess teacher of Lucrezia Borgia around 1505. In those years an anonymous author... More > dedicated a poem to Lucrezia that was published in 1522 in the book Arnalte y Lucenda. Again this is going in the direction of Lucena, because as we know, the books of Diego de San Pedro were introduced by Lucena in Ferrara.< Less
De Spaanse oorsprong van het Dam- en moderne Schaakspel. Deel II By Govert Westerveld
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Met dit werk heeft de lezer in zijn handen het allerdiepste documentaire onderzoek dat ooit gedaan is aangaande de geschiedenis van het dam- en schaakspel. In dit monumentale werk zijn liefst... More > 1000 Europese boeken van vele landen onderzocht. De Spaanse konining Isabella van Castilië (1451-1504) was de oorzaak van een diepgaande verandering in het schaak- en alquerque-12 spel. Plotseling had de Koningin in 1475 meer macht als de Koning en dat kwam op doeltreffende manier meteen tot uiting in de nieuwe schaakdame van het schaakspel en de nieuwe dames (dammen) middels de gepromoveerde pionnen van het oude alquerque-12 spel dat overgezet werd op het schaakbord. De vele Engelse, Duits, Franse, Spaanse, Italiaanse en Nederlandse teksten worden afgewisseld met vele illustraties. Dit boek richt zich, in eerste instantie, tot onderzoekers op de universiteit, maar het boek is eveneens nuttig voor de damliefhebbers die zich met de geschiedenis van het damspel bezighouden.< Less
Alice Through the Looking Glass By Lewis Carroll
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In looking-glass land everything is reversed, just as reflections are reversed in a mirror. Brooks and hedges divide the land into a checker-board, and Alice finds herself a white pawn in the... More > whimsical and fantastic game of chess that constitutes the bulk of the story. On her trip to the eighth square, where she at last becomes a queen, Alice meets talking flowers, looking-glass insects , a man in a white paper suit, such nursery rhyme characters as Humpty Dumpty and the Lion and the Unicorn, and many others, including Tweedledum and Tweededee and the White Knight.< Less
Alice Through the Looking Glass By Lewis Carroll
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In looking-glass land everything is reversed, just as reflections are reversed in a mirror. Brooks and hedges divide the land into a checker-board, and Alice finds herself a white pawn in the... More > whimsical and fantastic game of chess that constitutes the bulk of the story. On her trip to the eighth square, where she at last becomes a queen, Alice meets talking flowers, looking-glass insects , a man in a white paper suit, such nursery rhyme characters as Humpty Dumpty and the Lion and the Unicorn, and many others, including Tweedledum and Tweededee and the White Knight.< Less
Star Trek Twin Peaks Wallace Gromit Ed Wood Scissorhands Phantom By Jim Fenn
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Join the hilarious adventures of Japes Timorous Curt, Doc "Doc Bones" Bones, Speck, Scat, Checkers, Walls & Grout, the plasticine pals, Loathsome Foghorn, Blobby and Auger Horny, Danny... More > DeVito as a werewolf (Are you really surprised?), the black Irish comm officer, Toyota O'Hula, New Speck and Speck Classic, Eel Ann, Crammer, Gorge, Head Wood, te Cat Walker, and many more.< Less
Ashes and Coffee By Sumiko Saulson
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Death is stalking Berkeley, California in a sleek new jacket and snazzy checkered fedora. Insects and animals collapse in his wake. When the indigent begin to mysteriously die in the streets, the... More > rest of the town is indifferent. Red Montgomery, a nineteen year old black homeless woman, is the only one who can see him. She feels powerless to intervene. But is she?< Less
The ALVIS COMPANION By Brian Ledwith
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A study of Kenneth Day’s history “Alvis – The Story of the Red Triangle” (Third Edition). In addition to being a conventional index, The Alvis Companion is a tool for the... More > historical researcher and fact-checker, as well as a leisurely browsing aid for users with more time on their hands. "Alvis - The Story of the Red Triangle" was a history of the Alvis company in England's Midlands, with its firm basis on successful racing at Brooklands and Le Mans, a maker of high-quality sporting and luxurious cars, and its transition to dominance in the European aero-engine and then military vehicle industries.< Less
Career Success Secrets for LOCKER ROOM, COAT ROOM AND DRESSING ROOM ATTENDANTS By Imtiaz Syed
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Locker Room, Coatroom, and Dressing Room Attendants Provide personal items to patrons or customers in locker rooms, dressing rooms, or coatrooms. Sample of reported job titles: Locker Room Attendant,... More > Ladies Locker Room Attendant, Athletic Equipment Manager, Housekeeper, Coat Checker, Locker Room Manager, Locker Room Supervisor, Spa Attendant, Gym Supervisor, Locker Attendant< Less
To Marry a Stranger By D. L Hatton
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Lucille marries a nice quiet farmer with the vice of pulling practical jokes. Over time she begins to learn of his checkered past and comes to the conclusion that she has married a stranger. He... More > points out that everyone marries a stranger. Her tastes are a corvette convertible and his a old pickup truck. The body work of their marriage produces a very interesting vehicle indeed. The book "The Family" is a sequel to, "To Marry a Stranger"< Less
Out Here: A Novel By Kevin Akstin
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Andy Cormier is a sheltered young man forced to confront the nature of human evil... and the demons within himself. His relationship with Daniela Lubjanovich, a young woman still haunted by memories... More > of her war-torn homeland, has been strained by circumstances - most of all his inability to graduate college - and now his own checkered past has begun to resurface. A budding friendship with Ben Teitelberg, a graduate student harboring demons of his own, may represent a way out. . . or a way deeper in.< Less

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