The Chess Player

Author: Stanley, Charles Henry (1819-1901)

Publisher: Robert M Dewitt

Location: New York

Year: 1859



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.


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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