Morphy's Games of Chess. Being a Selection of Three Hundred of his Games with Annotations and a Biographical Introduction

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Author: Sergeant, Philip Walsingham [editor]

Year: 1930

Publisher: George Bell & Sons

Place: London


x+352pp with frontispiece, diagrams, bibliography and index. Small octavo (7 1/4" x 5 1/4") issued in green cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Edited and introduction by Philip Sergeant. First published in 1916. (Betts: 29-89) 5th edition.

This work supersedes Lowenthal's, but closely follows its arrangement, with first a biography, followed by part 1 of the games, part 2 simultaneous and consultation games, part 3 blindfold games, part 4 casual games and part 5 games at odds. The biography has been rewritten, the annotations, overhauled, and the number of games, here numbered consecutively, increased from 206 to 300. the preface carries a note on Lowenthal. Includes indexes of players and openings.


Cup stain on back cover, previous owner's name on front paste down. A very good copy lacking jacket.