Draughts Praxis, or Modern Match Games

Warrington, U.K. Privately Printed, 1905. First Edition. Cloth. First edition, one of 553 unnumbered copies sold by subscription only. lined brown cloth letterered in gilt; 268 pps.with subscribers list; profusely illustrated with diagrams; frontis photo of Richard Jordan and integral photo plate of 1904 English draughts champion Herbert Morrall posed with his trophy. "A Practical Guide to Present Day Scientific Draughts Playing. Comprising the Latest Play on all the Forty Three Standard 'Two Move' Openings, with Full Instructions for Beginners". Guide to championship draughts (checkers) play which includes transcripts of hundreds of match games as well as instructions and explainations. A relatively tight copy, front hinge weak, with moderate wear and rubbing about the edges, gilt lettering still bright. Contemporary prev. own. sig front flyleaf. Very Good. Item #D5114

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