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Printing-Craft 1934. 1st Edn. Spine faded as usual, very slight bending of front cover as usual, label of Hastings Chess Club. Portrait, 182pp. Includes biography, tournament record and appreciations by Em.Lasker, Marshall and others. Scarce and sought-after. Presentation from W.Winter to J.Storr-Best, Jan.1935. (Book ref. 1454)
Neville Spearman 1968. 1st Edn. G. 288pp. Some red biro circling on opening names. Includes a typed index of openings. A good reference work including over 120 games, biographical material, tournament tables, modern study composers, problems etc.. (Book ref. 266)
Bell 1956. 1st English Edn. VG,d/w with protective plastic, owner name whited out on endpaper. 197pp. 100 games. (Book ref. 1441)
Batsford 1979-80. 3 vol set, p/b's. 1st Edn. Paper in first vol yellow as usual o/w G. 184,158, 188pp. (A.) (Book ref. 2165)
Editorial Sopena, Buenos Aires 1960. 1st Edn. Card covers, crudely repaired on spine with tape, old tape marks on cover edges. 135pp. 66 annotated games. (Book ref. 3893)
Wildhagen, Hamburg 1961. Red cloth, spine faded o/w VG. 419 games with a diagram every 5 moves. With the booklet of notes. (Book ref. 133)
Cadogan 1997. 1st Algebraic Edn., with corrections. Thick p/b, VG. 496pp., biography, 100 games annotated by Tal himself, including anecdotes. "Quite probably the greatest chess book ever written" - M.Chandler. (Book ref. 2430)
The Chess Player No.73, n.d.(1969.) 1st. p/b, small tape repair to cover edge o/w G. 100pp. 79 games, plus an Appreciation of Steinitz by Em.Lasker. (Book ref. 1612)
Putnam's, New York & London, 1889. 1st Edn. Roy8vo, original brown cloth, gilt chessboard on front cover, Very good copy. Advert leaf, pp xli, 193. Steinitz explains some of his famous chess theories, analyses many openings, and INCLUDES THE GAMES FROM HIS MATCH WITH TSCHIGORIN, with his annotations, revised and amended from the International Chess Magazine. There was no separate publication on this match. Part 2 of this work was a small and very rare pamphlet published in 1895. (Book ref. 45)
Drane's ABC Series, Henry J.Drane n.d.(1905). Small 8vo, original red cloth, white lettering, a little marked o/w G. 164pp., adverts at end (spotted). Betts 10-74. (Book ref. 4909)
Pergamon 1983. 1st Edn. Large hardback, spine and part cover faded o/w VG. 250pp., photos, brief biography, 125 annotated games. (A.) (Book ref. 341)
Bell 1954. 1st Edn. Spine very faded, split on joint, internally good. 173pp., biography, 70 annotated games, 15 endgame studies. (Another copy: VG,with d/w torn head and foot of spine. 14.00) (Book ref. 65)
NY 1961. 1st Edn. Spine a little faded o/w G. 288pp. Over 70 annotated games, problems, quotations, articles. (Book ref. 1434)
A new reprint (2002) of the 1913 first edition. Hardback, dark blue cloth, gilt, VG. 900pp. 18 plates. The largest and most famous history of chess, mainly concerned with the evolution of modern chess from oriental origins up to the early 18th century. (Book ref. 1595)
John Grant, Edinburgh, 1903. 4 parts in 1 volume, original red cloth, spine faded, some wear head and foot o/w G. pp 107,75,83,64. Includes 75 modern chess brilliancies, openings guide, and games played at odds. Originally published in 4 separate volumes. LN 1208. (Book ref. 4925)
Chess Player No.55 & 71. 1967-68. 2 volumes, large format p/b's. G. Typescript, pp (112) & (86), playing record, 503 games. (Book ref. 2913)
Hamburg 1958. Red cloth, spine faded o/w G. 569 games with a diagram every 5 moves, plus booklet of notes. (Book ref. 1126)
Pitman 1975. 1st UK Edn. G. 384pp. A major work on the subject. (Book ref. 615)
Bell 1952. Repr. VG, (with a d/w torn on spine with loss, and in two pieces.) 202pp. 107 annotated games arranged by openings. (Book ref. 871)
Wildhagen, Hamburg 1960. Red cloth, spine faded o/w VG. 500 games with a diagram every 5 moves, plus booklet of notes. (Book ref. 1851)