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Philadelphia: David McKay Co., 1937.

First printing, 1937, hardcover, octavo, 291pp., frontispiece. Book near fine with handsome blue boards and gilt title at spine, mild general shelfwear, bining tight, text clean bright and unmarked, with handsome gilt to top edge of textblock. No DJ. ... more

Price: $150.00

London: Turnstile Press Ltd., 1951.

1951, First Edition. 192 pp. Hardcover, yellow cloth. Very Good+ copy, no dust jacket. Previous owner's signature on the fly leaf. No dust jacket. The Pocket Chess Set in the rear of the book is intact and unused; none of the pieces have been cut out and none of the... more

Price: $45.00

London: J. M. Richardson, 1817.

Leather-backed boards with marbled foredges with original hinges, bound to imitate a 2 volume folio set of leather bound books. With all 32 original wooden chess pieces (and two extras), and 28 backgammon pieces, ancient leather-covered dice-shaking cup with 5 old dice, and W. Lewis' two volume set 'Oriental Chess'... more

Price: $2,000.00

United States Chess Federation, 1968.

Original Wraps. c.1968. Staple-Bound. 8vo. 91pp. Very Good. Light general shelfwear, light tanning, occasional marks to text in pink highlighter. ... more

Price: $12.80

Assen, Netherlands: Van Gorcum, 1996.

1996, Softcover, 315 pp. Previous owner's signature on the inside of the front wrap; otherwise a Fine, clean copy. ... more

Price: $90.00

Philadelphia: David McKay Company, 1936.

First edition, 1936, hardcover, 12mo., illustrated in b&w. Book near fine with touch of wear to spine ends and corners, binding tight, text clean and unmarked. DJ VG+ with small closed tear to bottom of spine, mild toning to spine, soil to panels, in protective mylar wrap. ... more

Price: $115.00

Stroud, England: Office of the "Chess Amateur", 1924.

Hardcover with red cloth boards, 1924, octavo, 218pp., illustrated in b&w. Book good with rubbing and mild soil to boards, spine toned, binding tight, previous owner's plate to front pastedown, endpapers off-set, otherwise text unmarked and toned. No DJ. ... more

Price: $100.00

Philadelphia: David McKay, no date.

Second edition, no date, hardcover with gilt stamped maroon cloth boards, octavo, 292pp., not illustrated. Book VG+ with mild rubbing and general shelfwear to boards, binding tight, text clean and unmarked. No DJ. ... more

Price: $17.50

New York: KasparovChess Online, 2000.

Signed by Garry Kasparov on the fly leaf. 2000, First Edition. Hardcover. A Fine, clean copy in a Very Good dust jacket that is edgeworn, with a few shallow nicks. DJ now housed in a mylar wrap. ... more

Price: $45.00

Philadelphia: David McKay Company, 1925.

Reprint, 1925, hardcover with maroon cloth boards in dust jacket, octavo, 282pp., illustrated in b&w. Book VG with soil to rear board, mild edgewear to spine ends and corners, binding tight, text clean and unmarked. DJ fair with edgewear that includes tears, soil, rubbing, dampstain, general ugliness, looking better in... more

Price: $30.00

London: W. Simpkin and R. Marshall, 1833.

1833, Second Edition. Hardcover, recently rebound in red cloth with paper title label. Very Good. Most pages clean, crisp and unmarked with some light foxing and pencil marginalia. Pages starting to lightly tan. Endpapers soiled and chipped. 320 pages. Excellent copy. Octavo. ... more

Price: $90.00

New York: Horowitz and Harkness, 1942.

Hardcover with maroon cloth boards, 1942, octavo, 242pp., illustrated in b&w. Book VG+ with rubbing and mild soil to boards, wear to spine ends and corners, binding tight, text clean and unmarked. No DJ. ... more

Price: $65.00

London: Tyas,

No date, but owner's inscription from 1854. OCLC has two other issues dated 1839 and 1844, both, like ours, 63 pp. 16mo (12 x 8.5 cm; 4.75 x 3.5 inches), green cloth gilt limp wraps, 63 pp. Good copy only with chipping to front endpaper, rear flyleaf lacking, lightest wear... more

Price: $85.00

Rutland, VT: Charles E. Tuttle, 1954.

1954 Hardcover 12mo, 182pp. Illustrated. Near fine with minor rubbing wear to lower edge. In a VG dust jacket with wear to the spine cap. Contents are clean and unmarked. ... more

Price: $15.00

Pittsburgh: Carnegie Mellon Univ., 1965.

1965, Second issue of Carnegie Mellon Univ.'s "Carnegie Review" magazine. Includes essays on computers and the human mind by such luminaries as Allen Newell and Herb Simon. Great frontis of a robot playing a king in chess. Fine copy. ... more

Price: $28.00

London: J. Walker, & C., 1813.

'New Edition," as per title page. Re-spined cloth hardbound with spine lable; original marbled boards and decorative endpapers; clean and unmarked text; 254 pp. Very Good copy; re-spine expertly executed; some rubbing/wear to covers, hard to see original marbling; leather corners are worn; edge soil; minor spotting (not foxing) to... more

Price: $127.50

Omaha: Jack Spence, 1956.

1956. First Edition. This is #114 of 175 copies. Spiralbound with red covers. Pencil noting to Scoretable page only. Offsetting to covers. Volume IV of Spence's limited edition Foreign Tournament Series. Them atch featured 22 masters and was won by Aron Nimzowitsch. Rare. Digital images available upon request. ... more

Price: $100.00

New York: Random House, 1988.

Inscribed by the author on the second half-title page. 1988, first Edition. Hardcover. A Very Good copy in a Good dust jacket. Slight lean to spine; clean contents. The DJ is edgeworn and faded; laminate starting to peel in some places. DJ now housed in a mylar wrap. ... more

Price: $45.00

London: Sherwood, Gilbert, and Piper, 1841.

3rd edition, 1841. Cloth 8vo, 296pp. With several illustrations. A scarce fine in very good condition with light rubbing to the corners, mild discoloration to the edges. "1841" is neatly written in pen on the spine, and the spine ends are lightly bumped. Overall a very good copy with clean,... more

Price: $128.00

Warwickshire, England: Sutton Coldfield, no date.

Presumed first edition, no date stated (1935-6), hardcover with 1/2 leather boards, octavo, 476pp., illustrated in b&w. Book VG+ with mild wear to spine ends and corners, rubbing to outer hinges of spine, binding tight, text clean and unmarked. No DJ. First twelve issues of legendary chess magazine. ... more

Price: $300.00

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