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Practical chess grammar: or, an introduction to the royal game of chess, in a series of plates: designed to instruct the learner, remove the difficulties of this elegant and scientific game, and render it attainable by the lowest capacity

Practical chess grammar: or, an introduction to the royal game of chess, in a series of plates: designed to instruct the learner, remove the difficulties of this elegant and scientific game, and render it attainable by the lowest capacity

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Practical chess grammar: or, an introduction to the royal game of chess, in a series of plates: designed to instruct the learner, remove the difficulties of this elegant and scientific game, and render it attainable by the lowest capacity

by KENNY, William Stopford

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1818 Practical CHESS Grammar Kenny Instruction Game Strategy Rules Illustrated

William Kenny was an accomplished chess player and teacher, as well as the author, editor, or compiler of numerous instructive books, including this popular manual, 'Practical Chess Grammar.' His 'Practical Chess Grammar' was published in 1817 and gives an overview on instruction and information including:

· Illustrations and guides to the march of the pieces and pawns

· The opening of the game

· General maxims and rules

· Laws of chess

· Observations on the conclusions of games

· Power of pieces and their relative value

· Examples of various openings, mates and situations

· Opinions and anecdotes respecting the game of chess

· And more

This 1818 edition includes 10 illustrated plates throughout.

Item number: #10233

Price: $499

KENNY, William Stopford

Practical chess grammar: or, an introduction to the royal game of chess, in a series of plates: designed to instruct the learner, remove the difficulties of this elegant and scientific game, and render it attainable by the lowest capacity

London: T. and J. Allman: W.H. Reid; and Baldwin, Cradock and Joy, 1818.


Details:

· Collation: Complete with all pages

o vi, [2], 57

o 10 plates

· Provenance: Handwritten – John Lake

· Language: English

· Binding: Hardcover; tight & secure

· Size: ~9.75in X 8in (24.5cm x 20cm)

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10233
Title
Practical chess grammar: or, an introduction to the royal game of chess, in a series of plates: designed to instruct the learner, remove the difficulties of this elegant and scientific game, and render it attainable by the lowest capacity
Author
KENNY, William Stopford
Format/Binding
Hardcover; tight & secure
Book Condition
Used - Near Fine
Quantity Available
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Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
T. and J. Allman: W.H. Reid; and Baldwin, Cradock and Joy
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1818
Weight
0.00 lbs
Keywords
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