The Philidorian Magazine, 1837-38

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The Philidorian, London 1837/38. The first chess magazine published in English. A complete run of 6 numbers bound into one volume. Chess board frontispiece; title page + 256 pages including a fold out plate after page 128. Only the French magazine "Le Palamede" preceded the Philidorian by just one year as the first printed chess periodical.