English Chess Problems; containing in Parts I & II a selection of the Best Problems by English composers, living and lately deceased; and, in Part II, a set specially composed for this work and not hitherto published

Author: Pierce, James (1883-1892) and William Trimbrell Pierce [editors]

Publisher: Longmans, Green & Co

Location: London

Year: 1876



xvi+683 pages with frontispiece and numerous black and white illustrations. Thick octavo (8 1/4" x 6 3/4"). Bound in red cloth with gilt lettering to spine and cover. (Betts: 32-10) First edition.

608 problems, 36 two movers, 253 three movers, 248 four movers and 71 longer problems, with solutions on pages 610-683.


Corners bumped and rubbed through, spine ends chipped and beginning to come loose, previous owner's name on title, slightly shaken. Else a good to very good copy of a scarce work on end game problems with original binding.