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Chess Gems, Some Of The Finest Examples Of Chess Strategy By Ancient And Modern Masters
Fakenham, Norfolk: E. W. Southwood, 1878. 1/2 Leather. Second Edition. 8vo; [478] pages. A Very Good Second Edition, significantly enhanced, following the 1860 first edition with only 260 pages. Half calf over marbled boards, lightly rubbed. An attractive copy; [Chess] "Problems have been called, not inappropriately, the poetry of chess, charming us with their variety, delighting us with their richness and delicacy of structure, and appealing to be aesthetic sense, in common with all else that is beautiful in Nature and Art."
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