100 Chess Problems by William Meredith, 1835-1903

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Author: White, Alain Campbell (1880-1951) etal [editors]

Year: 1916

Publisher: The Chess Amateur

Place: Stroud


[8], 13-224 pages with frontispiece portrait, diagrams and illustrations. Small octavo (7 14" x 5") bound in original red cloth with gilt lettering to spine and front cover. Edited by 100 members of the Good Companion Chess Problem Club of Philadelphia. A C White's Christmas series with the Christmas greetings tipped in. (Betts: 33-58). First edition.

Also issued as number 7 in the "Publication fund" series of the Good Companion Chess Problem Club. Contains introductory notes on the man and his compositions by A C White and Otto Wurzburg respectively, 100 of Meredith's problems (2 and 3 movers) each annotated by a different problemist, and a final note on "Meredith and the White King", by George Hume. Includes portrait photographs of some of the annotators.


Corners bumped and rubbed, spine sunned, old numerical stamp to front end paper else a very good copy.