Practical Chess Exercises; intended as a Sequel to the Practical Chess Grammar; containing various Openings, Games and Situations with Instructions and Remarks of the Principal moves of Each Party

Author: Kenny, William Stopford (1788-1867)

Publisher: Printed for T and J Allman

Location: London

Year: 1818

$450.00


Description:

239+[1 ad] pages with diagrams and engraved frontispiece. Small duodecimo (6 3/4" x 4 1/4") bound in original publisher's brown cloth with gilt lettering to spine. (van der Linde: 631) First edition.

Kenny (1788-1867) was an accomplished chess player and teacher, as well as the author, editor, or compiler of numerous instructive books, including this popular manual and its companion, Practical Chess Grammar (1818).

Condition:

Spine faded spine new spine with old spine laid on, corners bumped and slightly frayed, new end papers and paste downs else about a very good copy.