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The Chess-Player's Handbook. A Popular and Scientific Introduction to the Game of Chess, Exemplified in Games Actually Played by the Greatest Masters, and Illustrated by Numerous Diagrams of Original and Remarkable Positions

By: Staunton, Howard

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Henry G. Bohn: 1847

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1975441


First edition. Binder's copy. Chip from spine head, joints cracked, frontis & title page loose but included, endpapers stained. 1847 Hard Cover. x, 518 pp. 8vo. Original red cloth, gilt titles. A guide to various chess strategies, with numerous diagrams. Howard Staunton was a chess master, and organizer of the first international chess tournament. He was considered to be ahead of his time in terms of understanding positional play, and renowned enough in his day that a ch... View more info