Pollock Memories: A Collection of Chess Games, Problems

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Author: Rowland, Mrs Thomas B nee (Frideswide F Beechey (1843-1919) [editor]

Year: 1899

Publisher: Printed for the author

Place: Dublin


[6]+159+iii pages with frontispiece portrait, diagrams and index. Octavo (8 7/8" x 6") bound in original publisher's dark blue cloth with gilt stamped lettering to spine and cover and decorative knight on cover. (Betts: 29-120) First edition.

Part 1: Portrait, biography and 70 games played in England, Ireland and Holland; selected annotated and illustrated by the late W E K Pollock before his death in 1896. Includes, in all, 145 games, 8 end games, and 4 problems. Part 2: A selection of games played in the United States and Canada, including his matches with Eugene Delmar, Jackson Showalter and G H D Gossip; end games, problems and items of interest from the British Chess Magazine and the Dublin Evening Mail, connected with the chess career of Pollock.


Corners bumped, spine ends and corners rubbed, some staining to cover. Over all about a very good copy issued with jacket.