Bird - The Chess Openings - 1878

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Bird (H.E.): The Chess Openings, considered Critically and Practically. Dean & Son, n.d.(1878.) 1st Edn. Original purple decorative cloth, gilt, little wear to head and foot of spine, back inner hinge cracked o/w VG. Folding plate, pp xvi, 248. Includes many illustrative games and list of subscribers. This book was issued in a number of different colour cloth covers.