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White to Play. A Collection of Complete Block Two-Movers by  Alain Campbell (1880-1951) White - First - 1913 - from The Book Collector ABAA, ILAB (SKU: C0672)

White to Play. A Collection of Complete Block Two-Movers

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White to Play. A Collection of Complete Block Two-Movers

by White, Alain Campbell (1880-1951)

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  • very good
  • hardcover
  • First
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123 pages with diagrams and indexes. Duodecimo (6 1/4" x 5") bound in original publisher's red cloth with gilt lettering to spine and front cover. A C White's Christmas series with Christmas greetings tipped in. (Betts: 35-3) First edition.

100 examples of blocks by various composers, classified in 4 main sections: Block (sub-divided by king key, queen key, etc. Changed-mate blocks (sub-divided by type of key). Added-mate blocks (sub-divided by type of key). Block-threats (sub-divided by type of key). There is a 10 page introduction by White, solutions and an index of composers.

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Old book seller's tag to front inner hinge paste down, spine ends bumped else a very good copy.

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Bookseller
The Book Collector ABAA, ILAB US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
C0672
Title
White to Play. A Collection of Complete Block Two-Movers
Author
White, Alain Campbell (1880-1951)
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Quantity available
1
Edition
First
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Chess Amateur
Place of Publication
Stroud
Date published
1913
Keywords
Chess, Ajedrez, Schach, Echecs
Size
Duodecimo

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