The Chess Player

Author: Stanley, Charles Henry (1819-1901)

Publisher: Robert M Dewitt

Location: New York

Year: 1859

$350.00


Description:



iv+72 pages with 11 diagrams. Duodecimo (6" x 4") issued in green flex cloth with gilt lettering and chess board diagram on front, both front and back blind stamped. (Hagedorn: 49). First edition.



This clever little elementary manual is from the pen of a gentleman long known to the American chess world as a pleasant writer and a very strong player. It contains several diagrams, and concludes with eleven well selected games.



Condition:



Points rubbed, previous owner's name on front end paper with small chips, slight stain in pages 59 through 61 not affecting readability a very good copy with a faux dust wrapper not issued with book.




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