The Golden Argosy: 600 Chess Problems

William Anthony Shinkman (1847-1933)

Published by Chess Amateur, Stroud, 1929
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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V288 pages with diagrams. Octavo (8 3/4" x 6 1/2") bound in original publisher's red cloth with gilt lettering to spine and front cover. Edited by Otto Wurzburg, Alain C White and George Hume. Christmas greeting tipped in. (Betts: 33-78) First edition. Commences with a general introduction on Shinkman's style and achievement by Wurzburg. There follow 92 two-movers, 225 three-movers, 117 four-movers, 47 in five or more moves, 136 self-mates (in from 2 to 12 moves), and 55 miscellaneous problems (including self-stale-mates), a total of 672 problems. Solutions, some with commentary, are given on page 193 to the end. Condition: Corners bumped, extremities rubbed, spine gilt dulled. Very good without jacket as issued. Bookseller Inventory # BOOKS004214

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Title: The Golden Argosy: 600 Chess Problems

Publisher: Chess Amateur, Stroud

Publication Date: 1929

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Edition: 1st Edition

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