A Century of British Chess: Sergeant, Philip Walsingham (1872-1952) A Century of British Chess: Sergeant, Philip Walsingham (1872-1952)

A Century of British Chess

Sergeant, Philip Walsingham (1872-1952)

Published by David McKay Co, Philadelphia, 1934
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[10] 11+384 pages with frontispiece, 15 plates, tables and index, Octavo ((8 3/4" x 5 3/4") issued in green cloth with gilt lettering and stamped ruled edges to front cover. (Betts: 6-4) First American edition. A history of chess activity, organization and players, 1830-1934. This is a comprehensive work, including year by year details of tournaments, matches, major club activities and important publications, with accounts of the outstanding characters and controversies of the day. The appendix gives tables of results of all tournaments, Oxford v Cambridge matches, international team matches and lists the champions of leading clubs, the British and Commonwealth champions and the winners of the county championships. Illustrations include portrait photographs of important figures. Condition: Spine gilt dulled, rubbing to spine ends, some soiling, previous owner's gift inscription to front end paper, book plate of Paul Frederick on front paste down. About a very good copy lacking jacket. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: A Century of British Chess
Publisher: David McKay Co, Philadelphia
Publication Date: 1934
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: 1st Edition

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Philip W Sergeant
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Book Description David Mckay, 1934. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. Hardcover book is very good with shelfwear, lightly bumped corners, the light remnants of a bookplate on the first blank page and a bit of wear to the binding. There is no dust jacket (I believe it was issued without one). A nice example of a scarce book. This book cannot be shipped to Canada or Russia. Expedited international shipping is not available. The delivery expectation for international shipping is 7-32 business days, depending upon customer location. Bookseller Inventory # 008554

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