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Morphy's Games: Selection of the Best Games Played by the Distinguished Champ, in Europe and America by Analytical and Critical Notes by J. Lowenthal - First Edition - 1860 - from Appledore Books, ABAA (SKU: 13329)

Morphy's Games: Selection of the Best Games Played by the Distinguished Champ, in Europe and America

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Morphy's Games: Selection of the Best Games Played by the Distinguished Champ, in Europe and America

by Analytical and Critical Notes by J. Lowenthal

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  • near fine
  • hardcover
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New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1860. Cloth. Near Fine. An unusually crisp, well-preserved copy of the 1860 1st edition of this selection of games by the great 19th century American chess player Paul Morphy. Clean, tight and Near Fine in its pebbled green cloth, with bright gilt-lettering along the spine and decorative blindstamping to the panels. Very light spotting at the rear panel and the bottom edge, tasteful former owner (Samuel Frisbee) bookplates to the pastedowns. Thick 12mo, 473 pgs., including annotated games (with accompanying chessboards) thruout.

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Bookseller
Appledore Books, ABAA US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
13329
Title
Morphy's Games: Selection of the Best Games Played by the Distinguished Champ, in Europe and America
Author
Analytical and Critical Notes by J. Lowenthal
Format/binding
Cloth
Book condition
Used - Near Fine
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
D. Appleton and Company
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1860
Keywords
rare chess books, chess player Paul Morphy, rare Paul Morphy
Bookseller catalogs
chess;

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crisp
A term often used to indicate a book's new-like condition. Indicates that the hinges are not loosened. A book described as crisp...[more]
fine
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Cloth
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spine
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