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LEWIS, William.
A SERIES OF PROGRESSIVE LESSONS ON THE GAME OF CHESS and SECOND SERIES OF LESSONS ON THE GAME OF CHESS.
London W. Simpkin and R. Marshall. & 1833. 2 VOLUMES. VOLUME 1 SECOND EDITION 1833. VOLUME 2 FIRST EDITION 1832, 8vo, approximately 215 x 135 mm, 8½ x 5¼ inches, VOLUME 1 pages: xi, [1]-320, lacks half-title, some pale stainning to pastedowns and endpapers, edges stained just slghtly seeping onto text pages, nowhere near text, tips to top corner of 4 pages missing, nowhere near text, title page slightly dusty, pale age-browning to margins throughout and occasional small pale mark to margins, but pages mostly clean. VOLUME 2 pages: x , [1], 1-424, title page and half- title have a little pale foxing, occasional pale foxing mostly to margins, pastedowns and endpapers dusty and slightly stained, last inner paper hinge cracked, pale staining affecting the upper margins of last 22 pages, old ink name to first endpaper, text mostly clean, both volumes bound in half maroon calf with matching cloth covers, black gilt lettered label to spine, marbled edges. Bindings rubbed and scuffed, covers unevenly stained, corners worn at tips, slight bubbling to upper cover of Volume 2, both volumes have an Aberdeen Chess-Club label to first pastedowns. No loose pages, an acceptable working set. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Roger Middleton P.B.F.A. [Oxford, United Kingdom]

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