100 Chess Problems by William Meredith 1835-1903

Author: White, Alain Campbell (1880-1951) etal[editors]

Publisher: The Chess Amateur

Location: Stroud

Year: 1916

$175.00


Description:

[8], 13-224 pages with frontispiece portrait, diagrams and illustrations. Small octavo (7 14" x 5") bound in original red cloth with gilt lettering to spine and front cover. Edited by 100 members of the Good Companion Chess Problem Club of Philadelphia. A C White's Christmas series with the Christmas greetings tipped in. (Betts: 33-58). First edition.

Also issued as number 7 in the "Publication fund" series of the Good Companion Chess Problem Club. Contains introductory notes on the man and his compositions by A C White and Otto Wurzburg respectively, 100 of Meredith's problems (2 and 3 movers) each annotated by a different problemist, and a final note on "Meredith and the White King", by George Hume. Includes portrait photographs of some of the annotators.

Condition:

Edges and spine heavily sunned, corners bumped and rubbed, spine heavily rubbed with some fraying and loss to ends else a fair copy.