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A Memorial To William Steinitz, Containing a Selection of His Games Chronologically Arranged with an Analysis of Play

Devide, Charles (ed.)

Published by G.P. Putnam's Sons, NY, 1901
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First edition. Dark blue cloth lettered in gilt, frontispiece portrait of Steinitz. INSCRIBED IN FRENCH BY CHARLES DEVIDE ON THE TITLE PAGE. Scarce. 99 pps. plus one page publisher's ads. Index of games and index of openings. Illustrated with chess diagrams. With biographical sketch. Memorial book for one of the greatest chess masters of all time, a man "who for 30 years [at the end of the 19th century] ruled the chess world, who firmly impressed the game with the indelible stamp of his own individuality, and who molded and reshaped the theory and style of play." Dozens of famed games in which Steinetz either played or had the first move ate described in detail. A rather worn copy, some splitting along the lower front gutter and wear at tips and edges of the cloth; front spine split. Bookseller Inventory # E1179

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Title: A Memorial To William Steinitz, Containing a...

Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons, NY

Publication Date: 1901

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: First

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