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The Checker Friend:  Devoted Exclusively to the Antique and Scientific  Game of Checkers by  Charles (editor) Lawson - Hardcover - N.D. - from Old Saratoga Books and Biblio.com

The Checker Friend: Devoted Exclusively to the Antique and Scientific Game of Checkers

by Lawson, Charles (editor)

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards soiled, penciled annotations on rear flyleaf.


Charles Lawson. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards soiled, penciled annotations on rear . flyleaf.. N.D.. Hardcover. Edited and published monthly and semi-monthly in Philadelphia by Charles Lawson. Several issues bound together: Vol. I, No. I, October 7, 1907, Vol. I, No. 2, November 18, 1907, Vol. I, No. 3, December 18, 1907, Vol. I, No. 4, January 25, 1908, Vol. I, No. 5, February 1, 1911, Vol. I, No. 6, March 1, 1911, Vol. I, No. 7, April 15, 1911, Vol. I, No. 8, May 15, 1911, Vol. I, No. 9, June 15, 1911, Vol. I, No. 10, July 15, 1911, Vol. I, No. 11, Aug. 15, 1911, Vol. I, No. 12, Sept. 15, 1911, Vol. 2, No. 1, Oct. 15, 1911, Vol. 2, No. 2, November 1911, Vol. 2, No. 3, Dec. 1911. Bound in green cloth with titles stamped in black on front boards. Title changed from The Checker Friend to Checkers Friend with Vol. I, No. 5 issue. Appears to have been editor Charles Lawson's personal copy, with his name and address penciled on front free endpaper. Each issue of this publication on the game of checkers contains diagrams and summaries of checkers games, anecdotes about games, poems, and news about checkers clubs. No copies noted in WorldCat and a unique association copy. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .
  • Bookseller: Old Saratoga Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 33763
  • Title: The Checker Friend: Devoted Exclusively to the Antique and Scientific Game of Checkers
  • Author: Lawson, Charles (editor)
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards soiled, penciled annotations on rear flyleaf.
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Charles Lawson
  • Date published: N.D.
  • Keywords: Checkers, Draughts, Board Games, Antiquarian Checkers Books
  • Bookseller catalogs: Sports;
  • Subjects: SPORTS & RECREATION / General;


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