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Agnel, Hyacinth R. The book of chess.
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Listing Format: Auction
Current price : €12,00
Starting bid: €5,00
# of bids: 7
Closes: Auction is closed
Location: Sweden
Started: 2024-06-01 01:00:00
Ended: 2024-06-10 20:12:00
Seller: LSAK (4971)  
High Bidder(s): opawnow (834)
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Agnel, Hyacinth R. The book of chess.

containing the rudiments of the game, and elementary analyzes of the most popular openings. Exemplified in games actually played by the greatest masters ... Also a series of chess tales. New York, Appleton, 1859. With 4 steel engraving tables and many diagrams. XIV, 509, 10 pages advertisements. Half-leather binding with gold-decorated (faded) checkerboard illustration on front cover. L/N 736. van der Linde II, 295 f. Betts 10 - 6.

A reprint of "Chess for winter evenings" 1848. The original steel engravings show pretty chess game scenes and illustrate four chess stories translated from the French chess newspaper "La Palamède".

Condition: Private embossed stamp on endpaper and title. Interior browned and occasionally stained, a few pages with defects. Pagination at the beginning jumps or begins with page 9. Spine renewed. Cover slightly dusty and bumped.

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