Chess and Checkers; the way to mastership; complete instructions for the beginner, valuable suggestion for the advanced player

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Author: Lasker, Edward (1881-1981)

Year: 1918

Publisher: Appleton-Century-Crofts

Place: New York and London


xvi+284 pages with diagrams. Small octavo (7 1/2" x 4 3/4) issued in green cloth with yellow lettering to spine and pictorial chess board to front cover. (Betts: 10-97) First edition.

Reprinted 1928, second edition published 1948; third edition 1960. Chess pages 1-122. An elementary primer. Contents: The rules; elementary tactics (value, powers of the pieces, etc); general principles of strategy (opening, middle-game); illustrative games, and problems.


Page ends stained. Jacket spine sunned, edge wear with some closed tears. A very good copy in a very good scarce jacket.