Chess by C. H. O’D. Alexander lands on the |> SALE <| shelves in my shop.
Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons, 1961, Hardback in dust wrapper.
4th edition, 1st printing, [First Published: 1937] Illustrated by way of: Black and White Photographs; Diagrams;
From the cover: WRITTEN by one of Britains leading chess masters, this book has been described as the best elementary treatise on the game in the language.
Intended primarily for beginners and weak players, this new edition has been thoroughly revised and brought up to date. The section on illustrative games has been enriched by some notable recent contests.
Good in Good Dust Wrapper. Unlaminated dust wrapper a little edgeworn and faded with heavier fading to the spine and a circular mark to the upper panel. Top edge of the text block spottted. Gently bruised at the head, tail and corners of the binding. Pages lightly age-tanned.
Red boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. [IX] 198 pages. Index. 7½” x 5″.
This book will be eventually reach my delightful website…(added to my Gaming Chess category.) but get 60% off buying from this very blog blog… Buy it now for just £2.60 + P&P! Of course, if you don’t like this one there are plenty more available here!