The Art of Chess

The Art of Chess

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Author: Mason, James (1849-1905)

Year: 1905

Publisher: David McKay Co

Place: Philadelphia


[1 adds]+xvi+460 pages with diagrams and index. Small octavo (9 1/2" x 5 1/4") issued in red cloth with gilt lettering to spine and cover and decorative chess board on cover. Revised and enlarged by Leopold Hoffer. (Betts: 11-16) Third edition.

This edition also published by H Cox, London. In this edition, completed by Hoffer after Mason's death, all sections have again be enlarged with new examples and, in the openings, new analysis. Contains 157 pages of end-game positions, 170 pages of middle-game positions, and 131 pages on the openings. The latter part was also published separately as Chess openings, 2d edition, London, H Cox, 1905.


Points and spine ends moderately rubbed. A better than very good copy.

SOLD 2012