Philadelphia: David McKay, 1942. First. hardcover. Illustrated by Maximilian Mopp, 224 pages, 8vo, tan cloth (spine ends slightly faded). Philadelphia: David McKay Company, 1942. First edition. A near fine copy. near fine.
Inscribed and signed on the half-title by the chess master: "To... this guide to playing chess well without playing it excessively - with author's best wishes, Edward Lasker. New York, May 29th, 1947."