Chess Analysed: By Which a Perfect Knowledge of This Noble Game May in a Short Time Be Acquired. A D. Philidor.
Chess Analysed: By Which a Perfect Knowledge of This Noble Game May in a Short Time Be Acquired

Chess Analysed: By Which a Perfect Knowledge of This Noble Game May in a Short Time Be Acquired

London: J. Nourse and P. Vaillant, 1762. Full-Leather. The 1862 2nd English language edition (following the 1850 original English language edition, also published out of London) of this great 19th century classic of chess instruction. A respectable, generally sound copy. Bound in a contemporary-to-the-period speckled calf, with 5 raised bands, gilt-rule to the compartments and a somewhat-legible title label. Tender outer front hinge (but still sturdy and holding well), mild darkening along the spine and light scuffing to the panels. Handsome amorial bookplate at the front pastedown. 12mo, 146 pgs., marbled edges. Solid and impressive, easily VG-. Collectible; Very Good. Item #7823

Price: $1,500.00

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