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The Modern Chess Instructor

£39.99

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The Modern Chess Instructor

Part I

Wilhelm Steinitz

G P Putnam’s Sons, New York & London, 1889.

Hardback; 165 x 240 mm; dark brown boards with decorative blind stamped stippling, and titles in gold on spine; pictorial of a chess board and match in gold on front cover; xli & 193 pages; decorative endpapers. No dust jacket.

The book is in fair condition. The binding is sound. Some wear and fading of the covers. Page end tanning, and some tanning and foxing of the front and back matter. Stamp “SYDNEY MEYMOTT” on front fly leaf and title page. Pencil annotations in various places.

Wilhelm (later William) Steinitz (1836 – 1900) was an Austrian and later American chess master, and the first undisputed World Chess Champion, from 1886 to 1894. He was also a highly influential writer and chess theoretician.

This volume “containing elementary explanations for beginners – the description of notation – telegraphic chess code – an essay on the principles of the game and analyses of six popular openings, with illustrative games to each opening, etc, etc, etc. The appendix contains the games of the contest between Messrs. Steinitz and Tschigorin at Havana in January and February, 1889 with annotations by the author.”

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Author(s):
Wilhelm Steinitz
Condition:
Fair
Dimensions:
165 x 240 mm
Edition:
1889
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
193
Publisher:
G P Putnam's Sons, New York & London, 1889
Title:
The Modern Chess Instructor

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The Modern Chess Instructor

Part I

Wilhelm Steinitz

G P Putnam’s Sons, New York & London, 1889.

Hardback; 165 x 240 mm; dark brown boards with decorative blind stamped stippling, and titles in gold on spine; pictorial of a chess board and match in gold on front cover; xli & 193 pages; decorative endpapers. No dust jacket.

The book is in fair condition. The binding is sound. Some wear and fading of the covers. Page end tanning, and some tanning and foxing of the front and back matter. Stamp “SYDNEY MEYMOTT” on front fly leaf and title page. Pencil annotations in various places.

Wilhelm (later William) Steinitz (1836 – 1900) was an Austrian and later American chess master, and the first undisputed World Chess Champion, from 1886 to 1894. He was also a highly influential writer and chess theoretician.

This volume “containing elementary explanations for beginners – the description of notation – telegraphic chess code – an essay on the principles of the game and analyses of six popular openings, with illustrative games to each opening, etc, etc, etc. The appendix contains the games of the contest between Messrs. Steinitz and Tschigorin at Havana in January and February, 1889 with annotations by the author.”

Author(s):
Wilhelm Steinitz
Condition:
Fair
Dimensions:
165 x 240 mm
Edition:
1889
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
193
Publisher:
G P Putnam's Sons, New York & London, 1889
Title:
The Modern Chess Instructor

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