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Category: All Categories: Games and Recreations: Chess
539 items found.   List items by:   Author     Title     Publisher
1.
[Aron Nimzovich] Reinfeld, Fred (ed.)  
Hypermodern Chess: As Developed in the Games of Its Greatest Exponent, Aron Nimzovich

Publisher: New York: Dover, (1958).
ISBN: 0486204480 Paper bound, unaltered republication of the 1948 edition by David McKay Company, illustrated with board positions, 221pp includes indexes of players and openings. Tight and clean - a near fine copy. 255 grams. All books in stock and available for immediate shipment from Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Appr.: | AUD 12.16 CAD 12.44 EUR 8.18 GBP 6.78 JPY 1,125.00 MXN 140.63 ZAR 112.50 

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2.
[Mikhail Tal] Hajtun, J. with Róbert Ejuri (transl.)  
Selected Chess Games of Mikhail Tal

Publisher: New York: Dover, 1975.
ISBN: 0486231127 Paper bound, unaltered republication of the 1961 edition first published by Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons Ltd, illustrated with board positions, 145pp. Near fine. 180 grams. All books in stock and available for immediate shipment from Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Appr.: | AUD 11.68 CAD 11.95 EUR 7.85 GBP 6.51 JPY 1,080.00 MXN 135.00 ZAR 108.00 

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3.

CHESS DIGEST MAGAZINE

Vol. I, No. 1 (January, 1968) thru Vol. 5, No. 12 (December, 1972) . Bound in four volumes. Library stamps at top & bottom edges of one volume; else about fine. Fun of the first 49 issues + duplicate copies of Vol., III, Nos. 1 thru 7. Extra shipping for these large & heavy volumes

Appr.: | AUD 145.95 CAD 149.34 EUR 98.18 GBP 81.33 JPY 13,500.00 MXN 1,687.50 ZAR 1,350.00 

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4.

BRITISH CHESS MAGAZINE

Volume 104 (1984), Volume 105 (1985) & Volume 106 (1986). Three volumes. Publisher's bindings with indices bound in . Something blacked out (old prices? previous owner's initials?) at upper corners of front free endpaper, some wear at edges of cover; else very good. Extra shipping for this run

Appr.: | AUD 48.65 CAD 49.78 EUR 32.73 GBP 27.11 JPY 4,500.00 MXN 562.50 ZAR 450.00 

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5.

CHESS

Volume 38 (October, 1972- September, 1973) thru Volume 51 (March, 1986 - April, 1987). Fourteen volumes. Publisher's bindings with indices bound in . Some wear at edges of cover; else very good. Extra shipping for this run

Appr.: | AUD 243.24 CAD 248.89 EUR 163.64 GBP 135.54 JPY 22,500.00 MXN 2,812.50 ZAR 2,250.00 

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6.

INTERNATIONAL CHESS MAGAZINE

Publisher: ZŸrich: Editions Olms, 1985.
Vols I thru VII (1885-1891). Edited by Wilhelm Steinitz. Three vols. Blue pictorial fabrikoid, stamped in red & gilt. vii, 384, 384 + vi, 384. 384 + vi, 384, 384, 384 p . Tschaturanga: Darstellungen und Quellen zur Geschichte des Schachspiels Band 63. Fine. Extra shipping for this set

Appr.: | AUD 243.24 CAD 248.89 EUR 163.64 GBP 135.54 JPY 22,500.00 MXN 2,812.50 ZAR 2,250.00 

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7.

AMERICAN CHESS JOURNAL

No. 1 (December, 1992), No. 2 (September, 1993) & No. 3 (December, 1995) . Fine condition.

Appr.: | AUD 48.65 CAD 49.78 EUR 32.73 GBP 27.11 JPY 4,500.00 MXN 562.50 ZAR 450.00 

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8.

UNITED STATES CHESS FEDERATION TOURNAMENT RULES SUPPLEMENT 1973

Publisher: PAUL MASSON VINEYARDS, 1973, SARATOGA CALIFORNIA.
Very Good STAPLED WRAP. APPROX. 5 INCHES BY 3 INCHES SMALL GREEN WRAP UNPAGINATED-''AMENDMENTS TO THE FIDE LAWS OF CHESS ASOPTED BY THE 1971 CONGRESS OF THE FIDE, 28 PAGES[VERY SCARCE]

Appr.: | AUD 19.46 CAD 19.91 EUR 13.09 GBP 10.84 JPY 1,800.00 MXN 225.00 ZAR 180.00 

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9.

CANADIAN CHESS CHAT NOVEMBER DECEMBER 1982

Publisher: CHESS CHAT, 1982, CANADIAN.
Very Good Soft cover 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. OUR 35TH YEAR, SINGLE ISSUE-VOLUME 35, NO. 11/12

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10.

Sahovski Informator / Chess Informant XXI Tom, Beograd 1976

Fide, Belgrade 1976, 8vo. paperbk. 272pp., mostly games, some puzzles? badly torn covers, a couple of loose pages, poor, reader $

Appr.: | AUD 6.49 CAD 6.64 EUR 4.36 GBP 3.61 JPY 600.00 MXN 75.00 ZAR 60.00 

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11.

Enciklopedija Sahovskih Otvaranja / Encyclopedia of Chess Openings

Chess Informant, Fide, Belgrade c.1975, 8vo. paperbk. 340pp., mostly games, badly creased covers, contents about G $

Appr.: | AUD 10.81 CAD 11.06 EUR 7.27 GBP 6.02 JPY 1,000.00 MXN 125.00 ZAR 100.00 

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12.
A. Kotov And M. Yudovich  
The Soviet School Of Chess

Publisher: New York: Dover, 1957.
ISBN: 0486200264 Paper bound, unaltered republication of the 1958 Moscow edition by Foreign Languages Publishing House, illustrated with board positions, 389pp includes name index and game index, as well as a list of Soviet grandmasters and Soviet masters. Minor crease to front cover yet a very good or better copy. 410 grams. All books in stock and available for immediate shipment from Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Appr.: | AUD 7.30 CAD 7.47 EUR 4.91 GBP 4.07 JPY 675.00 MXN 84.38 ZAR 67.50 

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13.
ABRAHAMS GERALD  
CHESS

Publisher: LONDON: ENGLISH UNIVERSITY PRESS, 1960, 1960.
Very Good Hardcover 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Appr.: | AUD 11.78 CAD 12.06 EUR 7.93 GBP 6.57 JPY 1,090.00 MXN 136.25 ZAR 109.00 

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14.
ABRAHAMS, Gerald  
Not Only Chess, A Selection of Chessays

Publisher: George Allen & Unwin, 1974.
F First Edition A fine copy in a fine d.w.

Appr.: | AUD 21.62 CAD 22.12 EUR 14.55 GBP 12.05 JPY 2,000.00 MXN 250.00 ZAR 200.00 

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15.
Abrahams, Gerald  
The Chess Mind

Publisher: Middlesex; Baltimore Penguin 1960.
Mass market paperback; index; 346 pages. Book is good: light wear; creasing on spine; bookstore stamp and previous owner's name on front endpaper; text is tight and solid; about ten pages have minor ink notations on them.

Appr.: | AUD 7.03 CAD 7.19 EUR 4.73 GBP 3.92 JPY 650.00 MXN 81.25 ZAR 65.00 

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16.
ADAMS MICHAEL AND BILL  
MICHAEL ADAMS DEVELOPMENT OF A GRANDMASTER

Publisher: PERGAMON CHESS,N.Y.[1991].
As New Soft cover, 1ST. EDITION 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

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17.
Adams, Jimmy  
Trompowsky Attack

Publisher: Nottingham The Chess Player 1986.
Trade paperback, 92 pages, many diagrams, this is the newer 1986 version. Condition is good to very good: spine is faded; scoring and rubbing to covers.

Appr.: | AUD 8.11 CAD 8.30 EUR 5.45 GBP 4.52 JPY 750.00 MXN 93.75 ZAR 75.00 

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18.
ADAMS, Jimmy, translated & edited by  
Baden Baden 1925 International Chess Tournament: The Arrival of Hypermodern Chess

Publisher: Yorklyn, Del.: Caissa Editions, 1991.
8vo. Red cloth, stamped in gilt. 382 p . 1st ed. Fine.

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19.
Alburt, Lev and Al Lawrence.  
Chess Rules of Thumb.

Publisher: New York: Chess Information and Research Center, 2003..
ISBN: 1889323101 1st printing. 192 pp. Fine condition (corners crisp, no creases, no markings). A clean, fresh copy. Softcover

Appr.: | AUD 13.51 CAD 13.83 EUR 9.09 GBP 7.53 JPY 1,250.00 MXN 156.25 ZAR 125.00 

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20.
ALEKHINE  
THE BOOK OF THE HASTINGS INTERNATIONAL MASTERS'CHESS TOURNAMENT 1922

Publisher: DOVER[1968].
Near Fine Soft cover 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. WITH ORIGINAL ANNOTATIONS BY THE WINNER, ALEKHINE, RUBENSTEIN, THOMAS BOGOLJUBOW, YATES

Appr.: | AUD 12.55 CAD 12.84 EUR 8.44 GBP 6.99 JPY 1,161.00 MXN 145.13 ZAR 116.10 

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21.
Alekhine, A.  
The Book of the Nottingham International Chess Tournament

Publisher: New York: Dover, 1962.
ISBN: 0486201899 Paper bound, unaltered republication of the original 1937 edition published by David McKay, illustrated with board positions, 291pp includes indexes. Tight and clean - a near fine copy. 325 grams. All books in stock and available for immediate shipment from Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Appr.: | AUD 11.68 CAD 11.95 EUR 7.85 GBP 6.51 JPY 1,080.00 MXN 135.00 ZAR 108.00 

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22.
Alekhine, Alexander  
On the Road to the World Championship, 1923-1927 (ISBN: 0080297307 / 0-08-029730-7)

Publisher: Oxford, England; Elmsford, NY Pergamon Press 1984.
Trade paperback; 217 pages. Book is very good to near fine: slight wear to edges; text is clean and tight, appears unmarked.

Appr.: | AUD 45.95 CAD 47.01 EUR 30.91 GBP 25.60 JPY 4,250.00 MXN 531.25 ZAR 425.00 

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23.
Alekhine, Alexander  
My Best Games of Chess 1908-1937: Two Volumes Bound as One
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Publisher: Dover New York, 1985.
Trade soft cover in green stiff Dover wraps with phot of Alekhine to front, 8vo. xvi+267pp. & xvi+285pp. + ads. Frontis to each volume. Indices of opponents and openings. Memoir of A.A. by J. du Mont. VG. Strong reader's crease to spine with book lying flat to pp.8-9 of second part. No associated effects with this cracking with all pages holding tight and fine. Apart from this book is fine, with only mildest of rubbing toward tips of corners and prev. owner's name tag upper corner inner front wrap. pages bright and unmarked. Surprisingly scarce considering Alekhine's importance. ISBN: 0486249417. Soft Cover VG

Appr.: | AUD 33.38 CAD 34.16 EUR 22.46 GBP 18.60 JPY 3,088.00 MXN 386.00 ZAR 308.80 

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24.
Alekhine, Alexander  
107 Great Chess Battles

Publisher: Oxford Oxford University press 1980.
Trade paperback, 8 1/2 by 5 1/2 inches, 256 pages. Condition is very good: light wear to extremities, text is clean and tight.

Appr.: | AUD 10.81 CAD 11.06 EUR 7.27 GBP 6.02 JPY 1,000.00 MXN 125.00 ZAR 100.00 

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25.
ALF…LDY, L‡szl--  
Gambit-Eršffnungen

Publisher: Hamburg: Das Schach-Archiv Kurt Rattmann, 1970.
bertragen von Bela Kemeny. 8vo. Wraps. 123 p . About fine.

Appr.: | AUD 13.51 CAD 13.83 EUR 9.09 GBP 7.53 JPY 1,250.00 MXN 156.25 ZAR 125.00 

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26.
ANDREWS, H.J.C & FRANKENSTEIN, E.N & LAWS & PLANCKIE  
The Chess Problem Text Book with Illustrations

Publisher: Cassell & Company, 1887.
First Edition. The first monograph on this subject published in Great Britain, a very good copy in original brown cloth gilt, hinges worn with short splits

Appr.: | AUD 270.27 CAD 276.55 EUR 181.82 GBP 150.60 JPY 25,000.00 MXN 3,125.00 ZAR 2,500.00 

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27.
Averbakh. U.; M. Beylin  
Puteshestvie v Shakhmatnoe Korolevstvo (transliteration); Journey in the Kingdom of Chess

Publisher: Moscow 1988.
Text in Russian. Very good+ condition; no dust jacket. 272 pages, 412 illustrated chessboards with moves, color illustrations, index, small 8vo; tan cloth, color illustrated cover Hard Cover

Appr.: | AUD 73.51 CAD 75.22 EUR 49.45 GBP 40.96 JPY 6,800.00 MXN 850.00 ZAR 680.00 

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28.
Awerbach, Juri  
Lehrbuch der Schachendspiele (zwei bande)

Publisher: Berlin: Sportverlag, 1974,.
original Leinen, Band 1 (331pp) und Band 2 (411pp). Minor rubbing to cloth at bottom back of both volumes and volume 1 lightly soiled else Very good/-- (no dust jacket)

Appr.: | AUD 19.46 CAD 19.91 EUR 13.09 GBP 10.84 JPY 1,800.00 MXN 225.00 ZAR 180.00 

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29.
Baker, Chris  
A Startling Chess Opening Repertoire
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Publisher: Cadogan Chess New York, 1998.
Trade softcover in yellow and black photo-ilustrated wraps, 8vo. 240pp. Diagrams and annotations throghout. Algebraic notation. Unusual variations on e4 (KP-4) openings. Fine. Mild touch of abrasion to lower front edge near corner; mild curl to tip of lower corner rear wrap. ISBN: 1857445538. Paperback Fine

Appr.: | AUD 7.71 CAD 7.89 EUR 5.19 GBP 4.30 JPY 713.00 MXN 89.13 ZAR 71.30 

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30.
Baker, Chris  
Simple Winning Chess

Publisher: Everyman Chess, 1999, UNITED KINGDOM.
As New Soft cover 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 140 PAGES

Appr.: | AUD 11.78 CAD 12.06 EUR 7.93 GBP 6.57 JPY 1,090.00 MXN 136.25 ZAR 109.00 

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31.
Baranov, Soviet Master  
Storming the Royal Fortress

Publisher: Dallas Chess Digest no date.
Pamphlet, 91 pages, diagrams. Condition is good to very good: sun fading across top and spine of front, more extensive on rear and top and side of rear; pages are yellowing; very slight wear to extremities, no writing. Someone has drawn a map on the back cover which does not affect the legibility of the book at all.

Appr.: | AUD 10.78 CAD 11.03 EUR 7.25 GBP 6.01 JPY 997.00 MXN 124.63 ZAR 99.70 

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32.
Barden, Leonard  
How Good Is Your Chess? Rate Your Skill and Improve Your Strategy by Participating in 35 Master Games

Publisher: New York Dover Publications 1957.
Trade paperback, 8 1/2 by 5 1/4 inches, 112 pages. Condition is very good: light wear to extremities, appears unread.

Appr.: | AUD 8.11 CAD 8.30 EUR 5.45 GBP 4.52 JPY 750.00 MXN 93.75 ZAR 75.00 

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33.
Barden, Leonard  
An Introduction to Chess Moves & Tactics Simply Explained (orig.title: Chess)

1959, Dover trade paperbk. c.1964, sewn, 102pp. VG $

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34.
Barden, Leonard  
How to Play the Endgame in Chess

Bobbs-Merrill, NY, c.1975, 1st., 8vo., cloth, 128pp., foxed foredges, ow VG/VG $

Appr.: | AUD 16.22 CAD 16.59 EUR 10.91 GBP 9.04 JPY 1,500.00 MXN 187.50 ZAR 150.00 

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35.
Barden, Leonard and Heidenfeld, Wolfgang  
Modern Chess Miniatures

Publisher: New York Dover Publications 1960.
Trade paperback, 148 pages. Book is very good: light wear to covers; no reading creases; text is clean and tight, appears unmarked.

Appr.: | AUD 8.11 CAD 8.30 EUR 5.45 GBP 4.52 JPY 750.00 MXN 93.75 ZAR 75.00 

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36.
Barden, Leonard and William R. Hartston and Raymond D. Keene  
The King's Indian Defence

Publisher: Dallas Chess Digest 1973.
Hardcover with dust jacket, 334 pages. Book is very good: light wear to extremities; text is clean and solid. Dust jacket is good to very good: light wear to extremities; creasing to edges; rubbing to covers; protected the book well.

Appr.: | AUD 18.92 CAD 19.36 EUR 12.73 GBP 10.54 JPY 1,750.00 MXN 218.75 ZAR 175.00 

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37.
Basman, Michael  
CHESS OPENINGS

Publisher: The Crowood Press Marlborough, England.
Good, 1987, First Edition, Paperback 0946284741 Used in trade paperback. Ink writing to the first page, heavy ink markings to the first 88 pp, otherwise a clean and tight copy. Some smudging to the page edges. ; Crowood Chess Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 256 pages; CHESS OPENINGS explains the principles which underlie correct opening play and shows how they can be developed to produce strong positions for attack and defense in different situations. Mike Basman consolidates these lessons by investigating five classic openings—the Queen's Gambit, Giuoco Piano, Nimzo-Indian, Morra Gambit, and Sicilian Dragon—which together can be used to form the basis of a formidable opening repertoire.

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38.
BEHEIM MARTIN  
CHESS WITH THE MASTERS

Publisher: ARCO N.Y.1963,.
Very Good Very Good Hardcover 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. WITH THE MASTERS 100 CLASSIC GAMES 1834-1962, 271 PAGES

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39.
Berger, J.  
Theorie und Praxis der Endspiele: Ein Handbuch fur Schachfreunde
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Publisher: Leipzig: Veit, 1890.
Halbleinen / Half leather-backed marbled boards, four raised spine bands, gilt-decorated and lettered spine, 416pp with numerous positional diagrams. In Deutsch. Sehr gut. Tiny snag at mid-point of spine under second raised band from head. Lightly foxed throughout with chess label of Heinz Loettler-Schachantiquariat on rear endpaper, otherwise a very good or better copy with little or no wear to edges (sehr gut!). 600 grams. All books in stock and available for immediate shipment from Winnipeg, Manitoba.

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40.
Bikhovsky, Anatoly  
The Closed Spanish

Publisher: NY Owl - Henry Holt 1993.
Trade paperback. Condition is very good: spine is slightly faded; very slight wear to extremities.

Appr.: | AUD 8.11 CAD 8.30 EUR 5.45 GBP 4.52 JPY 750.00 MXN 93.75 ZAR 75.00 

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41.
Bloomsbury Acutions  
Fine Chess Sets and Traditional Games (2005)
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Publisher: Bloomsbury Auctions, 2005 London.
Book. Book condition: Very Good. Trade paperback 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall This is the catalog of Fine Chess Sets and Traditional Games, Sale 544, including Fine Chess Sets from a private collection, antiquarian and rare chess books, and boards, games and chess memorabilia. The auction was held in London in November, 2005. Each of 300 lots is fully described, with most being illustrated in full color. 88 pages. Book is in VERY GOOD condition; small tear to cover at bottom of spine. Paper wrappers.

Appr.: | AUD 10.81 CAD 11.06 EUR 7.27 GBP 6.02 JPY 1,000.00 MXN 125.00 ZAR 100.00 

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42.
Bloomsbury Acutions  
Fine Chess Sets and Traditional Games (2006)
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Publisher: Bloomsbury Auctions, 2006 London.
Book. Book condition: Very Good. Trade paperback 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall This is the catalog of Fine Chess Sets and Traditional Games, Sale 568, including Fine Chess Sets from a private collection. The auction was held in London in May, 2006. Each of 163 lots is fully described, with most being illustrated in full color. 57 pages. Book is in VERY GOOD or better condition. Paper wrappers.

Appr.: | AUD 10.81 CAD 11.06 EUR 7.27 GBP 6.02 JPY 1,000.00 MXN 125.00 ZAR 100.00 

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43.
Bloomsbury Acutions  
The Summer Collectors Sale (2007
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Publisher: Bloomsbury Auctions, 2007 London.
Book. Book condition: Very Good. Trade paperback 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall This is the catalog of Fine Chess Sets and Traditional Games (Lots1-217), Medals, Shares, Banknotes and Coins (Lots 218-1034), Sale 615. The auction was held in London in May, 2007. Each lot is fully described, with most being illustrated in full color. 178 pages. Book is in VERY GOOD or better condition. Paper wrappers.

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44.
Bloomsbury Acutions  
The Collectors Autumn Sale (2007)
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Publisher: Bloomsbury Auctions, 2007 London.
Book. Book condition: Very Good. Trade paperback 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall This is the catalog of Vintage, Modern & Limited Edition Fountain Pens (Lots 1 to 232), Fine Chess Sets and Traditional Games (Lots 233 to 469), Medals, Shares, Banknotes and Coins (Lots 470 to 1007), Sale 615. The auction was held in London in September, 2007. Each lot is fully described, with most being illustrated in full color. 146 pages. Book is in VERY GOOD or better condition. Paper wrappers.

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45.
BLOSS DONALD F.  
CHESS AT A GLANCE

Publisher: NOSTRAND/LONDON/1967/.
Very Good PLUS Hardcover 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. ILLUS.OBLONG PICTORIAL BOARD VG+

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46.
Bloss, F. Donald.  
Rate Your Own Chess: Revised Edition. Raise Your Chess IQ in Mate-Rater Competition, Includes Computer Chess Notation.

Publisher: Van Nostrand Reinhold, NY, 1972, 1981, 1st printing of revised edition, PAPERBOUND, (VG),.
Van Nostrand Reinhold, NY, 1972, 1981, 1st printing of revised edition, 206 pages, appendix, over 85 b&w illustrations, oblong 8"x 6", red PAPERBOUND, minor edge wear, two small scuffs on back, contents clean and tight, book very good (Provides a standard method for determining the approximate United States Chess Federation rating of a person who solves the Mate-Rater problems.) (VG) 2339 [Hs121EC]

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47.
Bondarevsky, I. Z.  
Combinations in the Middle Game: Theory and Exercises
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Publisher: Chess Digest, 1993.
Trade soft cover in pink, green and white illustrated wraps, 8vo. 129pp. + blank pages for notes. 106 diagrams. Algebraic notation. Revision by Ken Smith. Fine. 1/4" crease across extreme lower corner front wrap. Else as new: bright, tight, sharp and unmarked. ISBN: 0875682170. Soft Cover Fine

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48.
Bott Raymond&Stanley Morrison  
JUNIOR CHESS GAMES

Publisher: FABER AND FABER, 1965, LONDON.
Very Good Very Good Hardcover, 1ST. EDITION 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

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49.
Bott, Raymond & Morrison, Stanley  
Chess : First Steps

Publisher: New York, Franklin Watts, [1961].
Hardcover Very good condition in fair d.j. fair

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50.
Botvinnik, M. M.  
One Hundred Selected Games

Publisher: New York Dover Publications [1960].
Trade paperback; translated by Stephen Garry; index; 272 pages. Book is good: wear and rubbing to covers; previous owner's name on title page; text is clean and tight, appears unmarked.

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51.
Botvinnik, M.M. with Stephen Garry (transl.)  
One Hundred Selected Games

Publisher: New York: Dover, 1960.
ISBN: 0486206203 Paper bound, unaltered republication of the 1951 publication by McGibbon and Kee, illustrated with board positions, 272pp includes results section in tournaments and matches, and indexes to opponents and openings. Tight and clean - a near fine copy. 290 grams. All books in stock and available for immediate shipment from Winnipeg, Manitoba.

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52.
BOTVINNIK, M[ikhail] M  
Half a Century of Chess

Publisher: Oxford: Pergamon Press, (1984).
Trans. by E. Strauss. Translation edited by K. P. Neat. Small 4to. Pictorial boards. viii, 278 p . 1st edition in English. Previous owner's blind stamp on front free endpaper; else a fine copy.

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53.
BOTVINNIK, Mikhail  
Botvinnik's Best Games 1947-1970

Publisher: London: B. T. Batsford Limited, (1972).
Translated by Bernard Cafferty. 8vo. Boards. ix, 237 p . 1st edition in English. Fine in fine d.w.

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54.
Boyd, Frank  
King's Indian I : Attacking Systems

Publisher: Birkenhead, Merseyside, Great Britain Chess Praxis 1981.
Trade Paperback. Condition is good: wear to top and bottom of spine; corners are bumped.

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55.
Brady, Frank  
Bobby Fischer: Profile of a Prodigy (ISBN: 0486259250)

Publisher: New York Dover Publications 1973.
Trade paperback; index; 435 pages. Book is good: light wear; creasing to front cover; several pages at front are lightly creased; text is clean and tight.

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56.
Brady, Frank  
Chess: How to Improve Your Technique

Publisher: New York Franklin Watts 1974.
Hardback with dustjacket, 64 pages. Book is good to very good: wear to extremities, text is clean and solid. Jacket is good: light soiling, light tearing and creasing around edges, price written at bottom of back panel.

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57.
Brady, Frank (editor).  
CHESSWORLD. Volume I, Number 2 (March)

Publisher: Chessworld Magazine, 1964.
Paperback. Very Good. Small quarto, illustrated wraps, 80 pages. Book is in great shape, with light edge and corner wear and rubbing on the cover; otherwise, cover is bright, binding is solid, and pages are clean.

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58.
British Chess Magazine  
British Chess Magazine 1923-1932 An Anthology

Publisher: St. Leonards-on-Sea British Chess Magazine 1986.
Trade paperback, light pink covers with blue text and designs, 123 pages. Book is as new, appears unread.

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59.
Burger, Robert E.  
The Chess of Bobby Fischer (ISBN: 0801959497 / 0-8019-5949-7)

Publisher: Radnor, PA Chilton Book Company 1975.
Hardback with dustjacket; index; 373 pages. Book is very good: only light wear to extremities; text is clean and tight, appears unmarked. Dustjacket is good only: chipping to edges and spine; now protected in mylar.

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60.
Cafferty, Bernard  
Tal's 100 Best Games 1961-1973

Publisher: New York Pitman Publishing Corporation 1975.
Hardback with dust jacket, 250 pages. Condition is good to very good: light wear to extremities, yellowing pages, bumped top spine, text is clean and legible. Dustjacket is good: creasing around edges, slight discoloration.

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61.
Capablanca, J. R.  
Chess Fundamentals (17th printing)
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Publisher: Harcourt, Brace & World New York, 1949.
Black cloth with gilt titles to spine, in red, black and white jacket, 8vo. 17th printing (given date 1949 is copyright renewal). Frontis plate. Illustrated postions throughout. 246pp. Chapters on principles. 14 illustrative games (all Capablanca) to second part. NF/VG to VG-. Book has touches of rubbing with surface loss along upper front corner and edge, one spoot mid rear hinge. No rubbing to remainder of clean boards. Stamp to lower page edges. Binding tight and square, pages mildly toned but clean and unmarked (p. 5 with slightly darker toning from former news clipping). Jacket has rubbing and edgewear all around, with several tape-repaired tears to rear panel at edges. Central panel is bright with brilliant colors and figures with only occasional mild rubbing. VG-. Hard Cover NF

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62.
Capablanca, José R.  
Chess Fundamentals

Publisher: New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1948..
Later printing. 22 X 15 cm. G/No dj. Joint publisher: G. Bell and Sons, Ltd., London. Black cloth, [ix], 246 pp, frontis. Shaken hinges reglued with acid-free PVA, cloth worn, ownership marks on both free endpapers, ffep creased. Copyright 1921, but with a new preface dated 1934. Contents: first principles: endings, middle-game & openings; further principles in end-game play; planning a win in middle-game play; general theory; end-game strategy; further openings & middle-games; 14 illustrative games, all with one side played by Capablanca. Capablanca was world chess champion from 1921 to 1927. Shipping weight 2 lbs. (International 1 lb., 12 oz.)

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63.
CAPARRîS, Rogelio  
The Games of Jose Raœl Capablanca

Publisher: Yorklyn, Del.: Caissa Editions, 1991.
8vo. Blue cloth, stamped in gilt. iv, 287 p . 1st edition. Fine.

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64.
Carlier, Bruno  
Trends in the Open Games: Evans Gambit; Ponziani; Vienna

Publisher: Utrecht Trends May, 1992.
Stapled booklet; 38 pages. Book is very good: light wear to covers; text is clean and tight, no marks.

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65.
Carlier, Bruno  
Trends: Caro-Kann: Panov-Botvinnik Attack

Publisher: Utrecht Trends July, 1990.
Stapled booklet; 42 pages. Book is very good: only light wear to covers; text is clean and tight, no marks.

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66.
Championship Chessmate  
Fischer Vs. Spassky: A Move-by-Move Strategy Slide That Includes All 20 Games of the 1972 Championship Match Held in Reykjavik, Iceland
 Picture
Publisher: Hoi Polloi New York, 1972.
Ten (complete) cards with tan, red, orange and green slide in similarly colored card holder, 9 1/2" x 5". Traditional (non-algebraic) notation -- but no annotation -- for all twenty played games (the forfeited game 2 is not represented by a blank card; a pity). NF. The ghost of a former price still visible in 1/4" x 1/4" light square of front design along upper edge of the outer holder, whisper of rubbing to rear of same. Otherwise as new. NF

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67.
Chernev and Kenneth Harkness, Irving  
An Invitation To Chess

Publisher: Simon and Schuster New York 1945.
15th Printing Very good+ in light green cloth covered boards with gilt text and black title blocks on the spine. An octavo measuring 8 1/4" by 5 1/2" with rubbing and wear to the head and heel of the spine, a prior owner's label on the front paste down and with foxing to the hinge areas of the end sheets caused by a reaction with the glue used in binding. In a very good-, unclipped dust jacket with 1/4" deep chipping across the upper edge of the spine area and rubbing and wear to the extremes. 221 pages of text followed by a bibliography. Illustrated throughout with diagrams. Our code number = TB23549

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68.
CHERNEV IRVING AND KENNETH HARKNESS  
AN INVITATION TO CHESS

Publisher: FIRESIDE CHESS LIBRARY, 1985, N.Y..
Very Good Soft cover 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 221PAGES WITH DIAGRAMS

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69.
Chernev, Irving  
The Most Instructive Games of Chess Ever Played

Publisher: New York Simon and Schuster 1965.
Trade paperback, 8 1/4 by 5 1/4 inches, 227 pages. Condition is good: wear to extremities, reading crease on spine, text is clean and tight.

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70.
Chernev, Irving  
The Most Instructive Games of Chess Ever Played: 62 Masterpieces of Modern Chess Strategy by Irving Chernev

Publisher: New York Dover 1992.
Trade paperback, 8 1/4 by 5 1/4 inches, 227 pages, plus indexes and ads. Condition is very good to near fine: text is clean and tight and book appears unread.

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71.
Chernev, Irving  
Logical Chess Move by Move

Publisher: New York Simon and Schuster 1967.
Hardback: sturdy library binding of the original trade paperback, 250 pages. Condition is good: usual ex-library marks, including removal of front end paper; wear to extremities, light rubbing, reading creases on spine, creased edges, text is legible, but some pages have smudges which do not affect the text.

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72.
Chernev, Irving  
Winning Chess Traps

Publisher: New York Chess Review 1957.
Hardback, red boards, 143 pages. Book is good: wear to extremities, stains from dust jacket being taped down; no jacket present; no library marking, text is clean and solid.

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73.
CHERTA P.  
DEFENSA INDIA DE REY

Publisher: MEXICO[1962].
Very Good Soft cover 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. TEXT IN SPANISH

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74.
Cheshire, Horace F.  
Hastings Chess Tournament 1895

Publisher: New York Dover Publications, Inc. 1962.
Trade paperback; "authorised account of the 230 games played Aug. - Sept., 1895" according to title page; twenty-two portraits; 370 pages. Book is good: cellophane on cover is beginning to peel in several places; light wear to extremities; text is clean and tight.

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75.
Chess Digest  
Chess Instructions Move by Move

Publisher: Dallas Chess Digest 1984.
Trade paperback; 117 pages. Book is good: light wear to covers with faint rippling to lower edges of cover and pages, possibly due to damp; text is clean and tight, no marks.

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