British Chess Magazine, The Volume XL (40)
British Chess Magazine, The 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 brown cloth with gilt lettering to spine. 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.