Chess Novelties and Their Latest Developments with comparisons of the Progress of Chess Openings of the Past Century and the Present not dealt with in Existing works

Author: Bird, Henry Edward (1830-1908)

Publisher: Frederick Warne and Co

Location: London and New York

Year: 1895


Description:

xli+304 pages with diagrams. Small octavo (7" x 5") issued in pictorial burgandy cloth with gilt and black lettering and pictorial to spine and front cover with gilt head end pages. Introduction by Professor Hoffman. (Betts: 13-42) First edition.

Selected openings analysed, with illustrative games. Contains "...new openings introduced and old ones revived during the writer's chess experience, and includes many new lines of play of his own".

Condition:

Rubbing to hinges and points, old book seller's sticker on front end paper hinge, spine ends rubbed else a very good copy.




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