Originally Posted by Sparrow
Marshall was a very good player, his collection of games was one of my favourite books when I was learning the game - especially his win against Levistky, when the spectators showered the board with gold coins in appreciation.
I've heard that story, not sure I believe it.
I've got a collection of Marshall's games around here somewhere, but I haven't seen it for a while. A lot of my chess books were stored away and it seems a few have gone missing over time.