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Staunton, Howard THE CHESS-PLAYER'S HANDBOOK : a Popular and Scientific Introduction to the Game of Chess, Exemplified in Games Actually Played By the Greatest Masters and Illustrated By Numerous Diagrams of Original and Remarkable positions , London: Bell & Daldy, 1872.

Decorative Cloth. Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall Book Maroon cloth cover with attractive Gilt "Chessboard" Design on front surrounded by Blind Stamped Decoration. Similar Blins stamped design to spine & back and worn Gilt lettering to spine. Colour Frontispiece illustrated with a Chess Board. 518 Pages + Adverts. 7 1/2" Tall, 550g. Some edge wear. 2 white marks on front cover (see photo). Closed tears to cloth down sides of spine. Front hinge cracked. Text Block firm and Pages in very good, clean condition. Previous owner's inscription, dated 1917 on back of frontis. (Book ref. 012891)  £40.00

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