J. H. Blackburne was Britain's greatest player before the late 20th century. Tim Harding's major biography and game collection about him will be published by McFarland later this year. It is now possible to pre-order it at their website or on Amazon. Meanwhile, have you read Eminent Victorian Chess Players yet?
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