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

Description:

[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.

Condition:

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