Author: Chess Life (J F Reinhardt [editor])
Publisher: United States Chess Federation
Place: New York
308 pages with diagrams, illustrations, photographs and index. Quarto (11 1/2" x 8 3/4") bound in original publisher's black cloth with green lettering to spine. Volume 17. (Betts: 7-103) First edition.
Chess Life the official publication of the United States Chess Federation first appeared in 1946. It was issued monthly and the editors were, in succession, Burt Hockberg, Montgomery Major and J F Reinhardt. A copy of the publication was sent to each member of the US Chess Federation. Twenty-four yearly volumes were published until Chess Life was merged with Chess Review in 1969. Each year an annual was published in black cloth with gilt letter with all twelve issues which was issued without a jacket.
Corners bumped, spine ends and corners rubbed. The Fischer years. A very good copy issued without jacket.