České melodie. Eine Sammlung von 202 Schachaufgaben von Josef Pospíšil

Author: Laws, Benjamin Glover (1861-1931) and J W Allen

Publisher: A Stein's Verlagsbuchhandlung

Location: Potsdam

Year: 1908

$450.00


Description:

lxxviii+errata+229+[3 ad] pages with diagrams. Duodecimo (6 3/4" x 4 3/4") bound in original red cloth with black lettering to spine and cover. Translated by M Henneberger.
(Betts:33-68) Volume six in the A C White Christmas series. First edition.

A general introduction on "The Bohemian theory of the Chess problem" and "The work of Josef Pospíšil, by Laws and Allen, is given both in German (translated by M Henneberger), pages vi-xliii, and in English pages xliv-lxxviii. This is followed by 200 of Pospíšil's problems, comprising 19 two-movers, 157 three-movers and 24 four-movers, with solutions (pages 201-229).

Condition:

Some light foxing to the preliminary pages, spine sunned, corners gently bumped some slight rubbing to the extremities else a very good copy of one of the scarcer Christmas series.