Author: Semon "Sam" Alexandrovich Palatnik (1950- ) and Lev Osipovich Alburt signed
Publisher: W W Norton & Company
Place: New York
250+[2 ad] pages with diagrams and index. Octavo (8 1/2" x 5 1/2") bound in original publisher's pictorial wrappers. Signed by Lev Alburt. First edition.
Lev Alburt, Grandmaster of Chess and three-time US chess champion, presents and analyzes the attack and defense of the king, with hundreds of game illustrations, dozens of problems and exercises, and instructive explanations and solutions. These practical exercises take the reader from beginner to tournament-strength chess player.
Signed on the title page. Light edge wear else near fine.