Chess Openings with Biographical Sketch and Section of Thirty Two Games Played in 1899-1904

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Author: Marshall, Frank James (1877-1944)

Year: 1904

Publisher: British Chess Magazine, Ltd

Place: Leeds


iv+185+[3 ad] pages with frontispiece and diagrams. Small octavo (7 1/2" x 5") bound in original publisher's green cloth with gilt lettering to spine and cover. (Betts: 13-56) First edition.

Contains a biography of Marshall (18 pages), a general introduction to the openings by Marshall followed by his analysis of the best lines of play in the major openings (82 pages), and 32 of his games, with brief annotations from various sources (85 pages). Presumably the biography and the compilation of the games section were the work of the editor or staff of the British Chess Magazine


Corners bumped and rubbed through, hinges and spine ends rubbed, previous owner's name on front paste down. About a very good copy without jacket.