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Morphy's Games of Chess. Being a Selection of Three Hundred of his Games with Annotations and a Biographical… by Paul Charles Morphy (1837-1884) edited by Philip Walsingham Sergeant - Hardcover - 5th Edition - 1930 - from The Book Collector ABAA, ILAB (SKU: BOOKS005335)

Morphy's Games of Chess. Being a Selection of Three Hundred of his Games with Annotations and a Biographical Introduction

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Morphy's Games of Chess. Being a Selection of Three Hundred of his Games with Annotations and a Biographical Introduction

by Paul Charles Morphy (1837-1884) edited by Philip Walsingham Sergeant

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x+352 pages with frontispiece, diagrams, bibliography and index. Small octavo (7 1/4" x 5 1/4") bound in original publisher's green cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Edited and introduction by Philip Sergeant. First published in 1916. (Betts: 29-89) 5th edition.

This work supersedes Lowenthal's, but closely follows its arrangement, with first a biography, followed by part 1 of the games, part 2 simultaneous and consultation games, part 3 blindfold games, part 4 casual games and part 5 games at odds. The biography has been rewritten, the annotations, overhauled, and the number of games, here numbered consecutively, increased from 206 to 300. the preface carries a note on Lowenthal. Includes indexes of players and openings.

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Cup stain on back cover, previous owner's name on front paste down. A very good copy lacking jacket...

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Bookseller’s Inventory #
BOOKS005335
Title
Morphy's Games of Chess. Being a Selection of Three Hundred of his Games with Annotations and a Biographical Introduction
Author
Paul Charles Morphy (1837-1884) edited by Philip Walsingham Sergeant
Format/binding
Paperback
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Quantity available
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Edition
5th Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
G Bell and Sons Ltd
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1930
Pages
x+352 pages with frontispiece, diagrams, bibliography and index
Size
Small octavo
Keywords
Chess, Ajedrez, Schach, Echecs
Size
Small octavo

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