Instructional Chess and Solitaire Card Game Books, Late 19th/Early 20th Century
|Title and Author/Editor:||The Chess Players’ Compendium: A Practical Guide to the Openings with New Supplement (William Cook and Alfred Emery, 1910), The Chess-Player’s Handbook: A Popular and Scientific Introduction To the Game of Chess (Howard Staunton, 1900), Dick’s Games of Patience: Or, Solitaire with Cards (Edited by William B. Dick, 1884), My System: A Chess Treatise (Aron Nimzowitsch; English version by Philip Hereford, 1930)|
|Genre:||Activity and Game Books, Essays, Treatises and Speeches, Instructional and Textbooks|
|Binding:||Cloth on board|
|Period:||Late 19th/ Early 20th Century|
|Edition Statement:||Fifth Edition, Revised Edition|
|Number of Books:||4|
- wear to covers with rubbed edges, bumped corners and soiling; writing to endpapers; cracked hinges; tanning and fading to text blocks and text edges; shaken but generally tight bindings; bowing.
- measures The Chess Players’ Compendium.