The Bristol Chess Club: Its History, Chief Players and 23 years record of the principal events; 151 games by 64 past and present members

Author: Burt, John Norman (1840?-1883)

Publisher: James Fawn & Son

Location: Bristol

Year: 1883

$750.00


Description:



xii, 202p with diagrams and index, frontispiece game puzzle diagram. Small octavo (7 3/8" x 5 1/4") issued in reddish brown cloth with gilt lettering to spine and blind stamped covers. (Betts: 6-9) First edition.



History of the club pages 1-27, the games, including a selection by visiting masters: Andersen, Staunton, Lowenthal, Kieseritsky and others, have occasional notes appended; 12 problems; indexes of openings and players.



Condition:



Points and spine ends rubbed, some foxing, spine sunned and dulled else about a very good copy of an exceedingly scarce item.




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