Tournaments, Antique, -1899
1857 - FISKE / NEW YORK 1st Am Congres L/N 5184, original hardcover
The Book of the First American Chess Congress, by Daniel Willard Fiske, M.A. One of the very first real tournament books! Original binding, a small defect on spine, below, 563 pages.At the Congress, among others Mr. Paul Morphy, of New Orleans, Louisiana and Mr Louis Paulsen, of Dubuque, Iowa, were present.Article from Mr. J. Löwenthal in the book and more than 200 pages "Incidents in the History of American Chess", printed in the year 1859 !! Winner of the Tournament: Morphy . A valuable Book!