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The Chess-Player's Handbook, H. Staunton, 1848
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Current price : (GBP) £56,00
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Starting bid: (GBP) £20,00
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Location: Great Britain (UK)
Started: 2018-10-10 11:37:06
Ended: 2018-10-14 19:05:30
Seller: jupitervenus (14)
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The Chess-Player's Handbook, Howard Staunton, London 1848.

Rebound in half-leather with marbled boards. Very good condition.

518 + 2 pages, Betts 10-3, LN 740.

The chess treatise that swept aside all before it, with general instructions, 220 pages of openings with illustrative games throughout, 100 pages of endings and 26 "Curious Chess Problems".

This is the second edition, revised; issued a year after the first edition of 1847.

For full details of the revisions from the first edition, and the addition of two extra pages numbered *151 and 152*, see the article in January 2016 at chessbookchats.blogspot.com - Staunton's Chess-Player's Handbook (part 2).

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