EARLY AMERICAN. (CHESS) AN EASY INTRODUCTION TO THE GAME OF CHESS; chiefly selected from the best writers on that subject (by An Amateur). Boston: C. Bingham & Co.,, printed by H. Bowen. No date, circa 1805. 16mo ( 2 3/8 x 3 3/4"), tan wraps, 28p., some foxing else Fine condition. Chess for beginners. The publisher Caleb Bingham was a Dartmouth graduate. He first opened a school for girls in Boston and later became a bookseller between 1794 - 1817 (see Rosenbach 284-5 not listing this title). Quite scarce.