The Chess Tournament: A Collection of Games Played at the Celebrated Assemblage. Illustrated by copious Diagrams and notes Critical and explanatory
The Chess Tournament: A Collection of Games Played at the Celebrated Assemblage. Illustrated by copious Diagrams and notes Critical and explanatory
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The Chess Tournament: A Collection of Games Played at the Celebrated Assemblage. Illustrated by copious Diagrams and notes Critical and explanatory

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Author: Staunton, Howard (1810-1874)

Year: 1852

Publisher: Henry G Bohn

Place: London

Description:



xci+377 pages with diagrams. Small octavo (6 3/4" x 4 1/4") rebound in 3/4 leather with marbled boards. (Bohns scientific Library) (Betts: 25-1) First edition.



Contains a full account of the first chess tournament, including the preliminary negotiations, followed by 70 games with brief notes (1. Anderssen; 2. Wyvill; 3. Williams)



Condition:



Former copy of the Brooklyn Public Library with their perforated stamp to title, title page repaired else a very good copy.