D J Densmore and the Densmore Memorial Tourney, 1918
D J Densmore and the Densmore Memorial Tourney, 1918
D J Densmore and the Densmore Memorial Tourney, 1918
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D J Densmore and the Densmore Memorial Tourney, 1918

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Author: Sim, Malcolm (1881-1956), Geroge Hume and Alain Campbell White from the library of Edgar Holladay

Year: 1920

Publisher: The Chess Amateur

Place: Stroud

Description:

239 pages with 2 plates, diagrams and index. Small octavo (7 1/2 x 5 1/4") bound in original publiosher's red cloth with gilt lettering to spine and cover. From the library of Edgar Holladay. A C White's Christmas series. (Betts: 33-22) First edition.

Contains a biographical sketch of Densmore, by Sim, a 62 page study of his problems by Hume (including 80 examples), 54 further examples of his work (chiefly 3 movers, 4 movers and self mates), an 85 problems by various composers entered in the memorial Tourney. Solutions appear on pages 223-235. Includes an index of composers.

From the library of Edgar Holladay with his notes through out and new problem tipped on to page 124 with his solution. Holladay was a well known composer especially in the field of helpmates, International Master in composing and an International Judge.

Condition:

Previous owner's name on front paste down in pencil (not Holladay's). Re-cased with original spine laid on, soiled, edge wear, Holladay's marginalia through out else about a very good copy issued without jacket.