The Turk: The Life and Times of the Famous Eighteenth-Century Chess-Playing Machine

The Turk: The Life and Times of the Famous Eighteenth-Century Chess-Playing Machine

by Tom Standage
  • List Price: $24.00
  • ISBN-10: 0802713912
  • ISBN-13: 9780802713919
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Type: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Walker & Company

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On an autumn day in 1769, a Hungarian nobleman named Wolfgang von Kempelen attended a conjuring show at the court of Maria Theresa, empress of... Read more

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