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Original publisher's red cloth binding with gilt lettering on front cover and spine and gilt decoration of a chess board on the front cover. 5" x 7 1/2." 507 pages, complete. Black and white illustrations including four black and white plates, complete. Eight additional pages of advertisements for other books in the back. Pages and covers are intact. There is faint dampstaining and foxing throughout the book on the pages, affecting text but not the readability. The top portion of the covers and spine have black staining. A Good copy. Chapters: "The Rudiments of the Game," "The Kin's Bishop's Opening," "The King's Knight's Opening," "Staunton's Analysis of the King's Gambit, Exemplified in Games Actually Played by the Greatest Masters," and "The Queen's Gambit."
Title: The Book of Chess: Containing the Rudiments of the Game, and Elementary Analysis of the Most Popular Openings. Exemplified in Games Actually Played by the Greatest Masters; Including Staunton's Analysis of the King's and Queen's Gambits, Numerous Positions and Problems on Diagrams, Both Original and Selected; Also A Series of Chess Tales, with Illustrations Engraved from Original Designs. The Whole Extracted and Translated from the Best Sources
Location Published: New York, D. Appleton and Company: 1868
Book Condition: Good
Categories: Literature, Games, Sports and Hobbies
Seller ID: 022121
Keywords: nonfiction. reference books. guides. manuals. instructional books. games. gaming. hobbies. recreation. board games. chess. strategy. chess history. h r agnel. h agnel. sg-138.