Author: Horowitz, Israel Albert (1907-1973) and Hans Kmoch
Publisher: Chess Review
Place: New York
viii+199 pages with illustrations, including portraits, tables and diagrams. Royal octavo (9" 1/2 x 6 1/2") issued in original publisher's red cloth with gilt lettering to spine in original jacket. (Betts: 25-185) First edition.
Biographical notes, career records and portraits, all 50 games fully annotated, with round by round comments, a section on the "Opening by Anderssen to Botvinnik", reviewing the opening play of World Championship contenders from 1866-1948. Indexes of players and openings.
Light rubbing to extremities. Dust jacket heavily chipped with 3" loss to spine heal, soiled, tears with creases and chips. A very good copy in a fair dust jacket.