The British Chess Magazine  Volume XL (40)
The British Chess Magazine  Volume XL (40)
The British Chess Magazine  Volume XL (40)
The British Chess Magazine  Volume XL (40)
The British Chess Magazine  Volume XL (40)
The British Chess Magazine  Volume XL (40)
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The British Chess Magazine Volume XL (40)

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Author: R C Griffith [editor] from the library of W Frank Gladney

Year: 1920

Publisher: British Chess Magazine, Ltd

Place: London

Description:

400 pages with diagrams, illustrations, plates, tables and index. Octavo (8 1/2" x 5 3/4") bound in half leather over reddish brown cloth with gilt lettering to spine with five raised spine bands. From the library of W Frank Gladney. Volume XL (40). (Betts: 7-27) First edition..

Published monthly from January 1881, Huddersfield, Leeds, London, Trench, Trubner, (1881-1919); London, Walbrook & Co (1920); Leeds, Whitehead & Miller, (1921-1937); London, Pitman (1938-April 1949); London, St Leonards-on-the-Sea (1949- ) Editors John Watkinson (1881-1887); Robert Frederick Green (1888-1893); Isaac MacIntyre Brown (1894-1919); R C Griffith (1920-1937); acting, September 1940-November 1940; Harry Golombek (1938-August 1940); Julius du Mont (December 1940-April 1949); B Reilly (May 1949- ). Continued the chess section of The Huddersfield College Magazine.

The W Frank Gladney Collection at Louisiana State University houses a large portion of Gladney's personal collection which was acquired in 1976. It features a deep collection of material on Paul Morphy, which is probably the best anywhere. Frank Gladney, an attorney in Baton Rouge, acquired a very good collection of chess literature through out his life.

Condition:

Spine ends chipped, some scuffing to leather, hinges and edges rubbed Frank Gladney's name of front paste down with date acquired a good copy, internally very good.