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Chess Problems by  James (1833-1892) and William Trimbrell Pierce Pierce - First Edition - 1873 - from The Book Collector ABAA, ILAB (SKU: C0470)

Chess Problems

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Chess Problems

by Pierce, James (1833-1892) and William Trimbrell Pierce

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xiii+381 pages with frontispiece and diagrams. Small octavo (7 1/4" x 5") issued in green cloth with gilt lettering to spine and blind stamped covers. (Betts:33-64) First edition.

302 problems by both authors, comprising 22 two-movers, 143 three-movers, 91 four-movers, 19 five-movers, 9 others and 18 end-game studies. Solutions appear on pages 305-380.

Condition:

Corners gently bumped, some occasional pencil marginalia else a very good copy.

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Bookseller
The Book Collector ABAA, ILAB US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
C0470
Title
Chess Problems
Author
Pierce, James (1833-1892) and William Trimbrell Pierce
Book condition
Used
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Longmas, Green and Co
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1873

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Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...[more]
gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]
marginalia
Marginalia, in brief, are notes written in the margins, or beside the text of a book by a previous owner.  This is very...[more]
spine
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First Edition
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octavo
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