The History of Chess.
London: 1764. First edition 148+ pp., sm 8vo. Hardcover w/ black leather corners & spine. First edition. Extra-illustrated at rear w/ prints & articles re chess. Together w/ short & plain instructions by which anyone may easily play at it without the help of a teacher. Mild scuffing, moderate bowing & edgewear to boards. Slight edgewear, cocking & shaking to spine but binding very sturdy. Front hinge split & slight soiling to pds & eps; po pen inscription to rpd & title pg. Moderate wrinkling, foxing & some creasing scattered to textblock; mild wrinkling to rear end. Very Good Hardcover (Item ID: 155224)