The Book of Chess: Containing the Rudiments of the Game and Elementary Analyses of the most Popular Openings Exemplified in Games Acutally Played by the Greatest Masters Including Staunton

Author: Agnel, H[yacinth] R (1799-1871)

Publisher: D Appleton & Co

Location: New York

Year: 1859



xiv+509 pages with three plates including frontispiece. Octavo (7 x 5). Brown cloth with gilt stamping to spine pictorial front board. Frontispiece titled "The Money and the Gascon Chess Knight". This was issued annually from 1852 with only the date changing. (Hagedorn 59) (Van der Linde 736) Reprint issued as an Octavo.


Spine ends chipped, back inner hinge separated, corners bumped and rubbed. Over all a good copy.

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