Author: Mieses, Jacques (1865-1954)
Publisher: George Bell & Sons
x+70 pages with diagrams. Small octavo (7 1/2" x 5 1/4) issued in decorative beige with green stamping to cover and spine. (Betts: 21-29) First British edition.
Originally published in German as Taschenbuch des Endspiels, Leipzig, 1915. An introduction for the beginner, including 15 examples of endings from master chess.
Offset darkening to end papers, page ends soiled, spine ends and corners moderately rubbed. Jacket corners and spine ends chipped, with tears and creases else a very good copy in about a very good jacket.