New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1954.
Hardcover. 8 5/8" X 5 5/8". ix, 190pp. Jacket designed by Greta Franzen. Moderate edgewear to price-clipped dust jacket, with small tears to edges and extremities and light sunning to spine. Blue cloth over boards, with spine lettered in gilt. Mild edgewear to binding, with rubbing to edges and bumped corners. Bookseller's ticket to front free endpaper. Appears to be missing a preliminary leaf following copyright and preceding Author's Preface. Binding is firm and sound. Pages are clean and unmarked. A charming midcentury printing of this guide to chess by grandmaster and former Chess Champion of the World Machgielis "Max" Euwe (1901–1981). Good / good. Item #5308