1818 Practical CHESS Grammar Kenny Instruction Game Strategy Rules Illustrated

KENNY, William Stopford

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William Kenny was an accomplished chess player and teacher, as well as the author, editor, or compiler of numerous instructive books, including this popular manual, ‘Practical Chess Grammar.’ His ‘Practical Chess Grammar’ was published in 1817 and gives an overview on instruction and information including:

  • Illustrations and guides to the march of the pieces and pawns
  • The opening of the game
  • General maxims and rules
  • Laws of chess
  • Observations on the conclusions of games
  • Power of pieces and their relative value
  • Examples of various openings, mates and situations
  • Opinions and anecdotes respecting the game of chess
  • And more

 

This 1818 edition includes 10 illustrated plates throughout.

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1818 Practical CHESS Grammar Kenny Instruction Game Strategy Rules Illustrated

 

William Kenny was an accomplished chess player and teacher, as well as the author, editor, or compiler of numerous instructive books, including this popular manual, ‘Practical Chess Grammar.’ His ‘Practical Chess Grammar’ was published in 1817 and gives an overview on instruction and information including:

  • Illustrations and guides to the march of the pieces and pawns
  • The opening of the game
  • General maxims and rules
  • Laws of chess
  • Observations on the conclusions of games
  • Power of pieces and their relative value
  • Examples of various openings, mates and situations
  • Opinions and anecdotes respecting the game of chess
  • And more

 

This 1818 edition includes 10 illustrated plates throughout.

 

Item number: #10233

Price: $499

 

KENNY, William Stopford

 

Practical chess grammar: or, an introduction to the royal game of chess, in a series of plates: designed to instruct the learner, remove the difficulties of this elegant and scientific game, and render it attainable by the lowest capacity

 

London: T. and J. Allman: W.H. Reid; and Baldwin, Cradock and Joy, 1818.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • vi, [2], 57
    • 10 plates
  • Provenance: Handwritten – John Lake
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Hardcover; tight & secure
  • Size: ~9.75in X 8in (24.5cm x 20cm)

 

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Authors

KENNY, William Stopford

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Hardcover

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete