Huddesfield College Magazine, The

Author: Huddersfield College Magazine (Editors W J C Miller and John Watkinson)

Publisher: J E Wheatley & Co

Location: Huddersfield

Year: 1879-80



320pp with diagrams and index. Bound three quarter leather with gilt lettering to spine. Subscription to The New Chess Magazine, which became the publication of the British Chess Magazine laid in. Volume 8. (Betts: 7-15) First edition.

The Huddersfield College Magazine chess section was superseded by the British Chess Magazine after 1880 with no more published. First published as volume one in October 1872 and issued monthly until September 1880, it was edited by W J C Miller from October 1872 to June 1876 and John Watkinson from July 1876 until 1880. One of the early chess magazine published.


Heavily rubbed at edges, corners bumped and rubbed through, damaged to front hinge, soiled, some occasional internal soiling, front inner hinge cracked. Over all a good copy of a scarce chess item.

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