Catalogue of the chess collection of ... George Allen, by F.A. Jackson and G.B. Keen (Google eBook)

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1878
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Page 9 - To which is prefixed a pleasing Account of its Origin; some interesting Anecdotes of several exalted personages who have been admirers of it; and the Morals of Chess, written by the ingenious and learned Dr.
Page 11 - An Inquiry into the Antient Greek Game, supposed to have been invented by Palamedes, antecedent to the Siege of Troy ; with reasons for believing the same to have been known from remote antiquity in China, and progressively improved into the Chinese, Indian, Persian, and European chess ; also two dissertations (i) on the Athenian Skirophoria, (ii) on the mystical meaning of the bough and umbrella in the Skiran rites,' London, 1801, 4to, plates, anonymous.
Page 13 - The History of Great Britain: from the Revolution in 1688, to the accession of George the First.
Page 20 - History of Chess, From the time of the Early Invention of the Game in India, till the period of its establishment in Western and Central Europe.
Page 29 - An Easy Introduction to the Game of Chess; containing one hundred Examples of Games, and a great Variety of Critical Situations, and Conclusions; including the whole of Philidor's Analysis, with copious Selections from Stamma, the Calabrois, &c.
Page iii - With a Supplementary Essay on / Philidor / As Chess-Author and Chess-Player / By / Tassilo von Heydebrand und der Lasa / Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary of the King of / Prussia at the Court of Saxe-Weimar.
Page 53 - Chess rendered familiar by Tabular Demonstrations of the various positions and movements, as described by Philidor.
Page 45 - STRATAGEMS of CHESS, or a Collection of critical and remarkable Situations, selected from the Works of eminent Masters, illustrated on Plates, describing the ingenious Moves by which the Game is either won, drawn, or stale-mate obtained. Taken from the celebrated French Work entitled
Page 37 - The Games of the Match at Chess played by the London and Edinburgh Chess Clubs between the years 1824 and 1828, with numerous variations and remarks. 8vo, bds., 2s. 6d. 1828 A series of Progressive Lessons on the Game of Chess...
Page viii - The Famous Game of Chesse-play, being a Princely exercise, wherein the Learner may profit more by reading of this small Book, 'than by playing of a thousand Mates...

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