The chess-player's hand-book: containing a full account of the game of chess
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The chess-player's hand-book: containing a full account of the game of chess, and the best mode for playing it/by the author of the hand-books of etiquette, conservation, the toilette
Sold for £350 (US$ 595) inc. premium
Lot Details
The chess-player's hand-book: containing a full account of the game of chess, and the best mode for playing it/by the author of the hand-books of etiquette, conservation, the toilette, 12mo, New York, Leavitt & Allen, 1848 ** Staunton (Howard) The Chess-Player's Handbook, London, George Bell & Sons, 1880 ** Staunton (Howard) The Chess-Player's Handbook, ex library copy, London, George Bell & Sons, 1882 ** Staunton (Howard) The Chess-Player's Handbook, London, George Bell & Sons, 1885 ** Staunton (Howard) The Chess-Player's Handbook, London, George Bell & Sons 1890 ** Staunton (Howard) The Chess-Player's Handbook, London, George Bell & Sons, 1900 ** Staunton (Howard) The Chess-Player's Handbook, London, George Bell & Sons 1900 ** Staunton (Howard) The Chess-Player's Handbook, ex-library copy, London, George Bell & Sons 1904 ** Staunton's Chess-Player's Handbook, London, G. Bell & Sons, 1929 ** Staunton (Howard) The ABC of Chess, London, Drane's (10).

Footnotes

  • "The handbook of etiquette for ladies", published circa 1847 by Leavitt & Allen, is stated on the title-page to be by an "American Lady". If this statement is accurate, and if "The chess-player's handbook" is by the same author, it may be the first book on chess to be authored by a woman.
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