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Sarratt, J. H. A New Treatise on the Game of Chess,
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Current price : €220,00
Starting bid: €25,00
# of bids: 13
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Location: Sweden
Started: 2017-06-01 01:00:00
Ended: 2017-06-10 19:10:00
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Sarratt, J. H. A New Treatise on the Game of Chess,

On a Plan of Progressive Emprovement hitherto unattempted; Containing a very considerable Number of General Rules, Explanations, Notes and Examples ... Examples of intricate Combination ... 2 volumes bound in one. London, Moore, 1821. XXVIII, 1 leaf. Errata, 213 pages. Titelpage. 395 pages. Light blue cardboards with label on spine. L/N 635.

The English chess player and theorist J. H. Sarratt (died 1821) was a teacher in London and transferred the great Italian and Spanish works to English. This edition is his great theoretical work on chess. The author acquired himself the title Professor of chess, with his first edition "A treatise on the game of chess ... 1808". He was considered one of England's wisest and strongest players of his time. The present work contains the first systematic treatment of the Muzio Gambit.

Condition: Inside slightly tanned with isolated spots. A few pages are uncut and a few have small defects at the edge. Cover stained and little bumped. Spine has a small defect at the top. Rare edition.

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