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Chesslets: Being a miscellaneous collection of contributions to Chess and Chess Literature extending over many years

by Schumer, Dr. J[acob]

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[London]: Printing-Craft Ltd., 1928. Presumed 1st.. Hardcover. Near very good. 8vo. Red cloth with gilt spine. Good to very good. Cloth a little bubbled and has a quarter inch dampstain on rear board, front paste-down has two bookstore stickers, one contemporary: "Frank Hollings: Chess Book Salon". Internal contents clean and solid. Dedication slip bound in. [6] 7-56. Contains 14 matches and numerous illustrations of various problems and scenarios. A competive player himself, Schumer was also the nephew of Dr Julius Perlis, an Austrian chess player of some reknown from 1901-1913. OCLC reports only 9 copies in library holdings. Betts, 33-74.


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