Seven Hundred Chess Problems

Author: Baird, Mrs William James (Edith Elina Helen Wood) [1859-1924]

Publisher: Henry Sotheran & Co

Location: London

Year: 1902

$2,000.00


Description:


unpaginated (418) with frontispiece portrait and column diagrams. Quarto (11 1/4" x 8") issued in blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine and decorative gilt cover, page ends in gilt, decorative flower gilt end papers, beveled edges. The text is printed in blue, the diagrams in blue and red. (Betts: 33-5) 1st edition.



630 direct mates (286 two-movers, 315 three-movers, 24 four movers, 5 five-movers) and 70 self-mates, with solutions at the end. 2 large diagrams are given to each page.



Condition:



Points and spine ends rubbed through else about a very good copy of a scarce chess item issued without jacket.




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