Stratagems of Chess, or, A Collection of Critical and Remarkable Situations selected from the Works of eminent masters, illustrated on plates, describing the ingenious moves by which the game is either won, drawn, or stalemate obtained

Author: Montigny, Sieur de

Publisher: T and J Allman

Location: London

Year: 1817

$600.00


Description:

v+150+69pp with frontispiece, illustrations and diagrams. Duodecimo (6 31/2" x 4") bound in three quarter leather with marbled boards, and gilt lettering. Taken from the 1802 French edition Stratagemes des echecs. First English edition published in 1817. (A van der Linde:2156; Whyld and Ravillous: 1817:13) Second edition.

Published anonymously. Unchanged from the 1st edition published in the same year, except the first edition had only 64 additional pages at end.

Condition:

New three quarter leather and end papers with original marbled boards else a very good copy.

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