The Chess Handbook: Teaching the Rudiments of the Game, and Giving an Analysis of All the Recognised Openings. Exemplified by Appropriate Games Actually Played by Murphy, Harrwitz, Anderssen, Staunton, Paulsen, Montgomery, Meek, and Many Others. ANON., An Amateur.

The Chess Handbook: Teaching the Rudiments of the Game, and Giving an Analysis of All the Recognised Openings. Exemplified by Appropriate Games Actually Played by Murphy, Harrwitz, Anderssen, Staunton, Paulsen, Montgomery, Meek, and Many Others

Philadelphia: E. H. Butler & Co., 1859. First Edition. First printing. 16mo (17.5cm). Original blue publisher's cloth, blind frame to boards, titled in gilt on spine; yellow endpapers; [1]-256, 16pp; 16 pages of publisher's ads at rear; with numerous in-text relief diagrams of board set-ups. A straight, tight copy, spine rubbed and darkened but boards bright, text with occasional scattered foxing: Very Good.

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