Chess Volume 21
Chess Volume 21
Chess Volume 21
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Chess Volume 21

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Author: B[aruch] H[arold] Wood [editor]

Year: 1955-1956

Publisher: Chess

Place: Sutton Coldfield

Description:

[i-viii]+324 pages with diagrams, photographs, tables, plates and index. Octavo (8 1/2" x 5 1/2") bound in original publisher's brown boards with gilt lettering to spine. Twelve issues with index. Volume 21 numbers 253-276. (Betts: 7-91) First edition.

In 1935, Wood founded the magazine CHESS, which became one of the two leading chess magazines in Great Britain. He edited it until 1988, when it was taken over by Pergamon Press. The magazine absorbed The Social Chess Quarterly, July 1936 and the Canadian Chessner, August 1937. The later was continued as Canadian Supplement, published in Montreal in typescript and inserted in Canadian members subscribers' copies of the Chess (edited by Dudley M Leain)

Condition:

Some light edge wear, corners bumped a very good copy issued without jacket.