CHESS!

 

Barden, Leonard HOW GOOD IS YOUR CHESS? London: Routledge and Kegan Paul (1964) Reprint of 1947 edition. 8vo 112 pp. Orange boards. Ink name on front free endpaper else a fine copy in very good dustwrapper. Covers Centre Control, Superior Development, Positional Play, Attacking Play, Art of Defence, Combinations, Constriction Technique, Ending. Barden was then, and still is, the Chess correspondent for The Guardian. $ 20.00

Bouwmeester, Hans WINNING CHESS COMBINATIONS. New York: McKay (1977) 8vo [vi]+138 pp. Black boards. About fine in like dustwrapper. Translated from the Dutch by A. Philips. $ 20.00

Chernev, Irving THE MOST INSTRUCTIVE GAMES OF CHESS EVER PLAYED. 62 Masterpieces of Chess Strategy. New York: Simon & Schuster (1965). 8vo 277 + [2] pp. Cartoon frontis and portraits from photos. Red cloth. Small ink name and date on front fly-leaf else an about fine copy in very good dustwrapper. $ 20.00

Coles, R.N. Editied and Revised by Fred Reinfeld and I.A. Horowitz. EPIC BATTLES OF THE CHESSBOARD. Ny: David McKay, (1952). 8vo. 175 pp. Red boards. Ink name/date on front free endpaper. Edges a little rubbed, else very good in dustwrapper with chips to the edges. $15.00

Donaldson, John MERAN DEFENSE. Coraopolis, Pa.: Chess Enterprises, 1987. 8vo 111 pp. Card wrappers. A very good copy. $ 10.00

 Du Mont, J. THE BASIS OF COMBINATION IN CHESS. London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, (1953). 4th imp. 8vo. xii + 218 pp. Red cloth. Ink name & date on front free end paper, else very good in like dustwrapper. $25.00

Du Mont, J. 200 MINIATURE GAMES OF CHESS. Combinations in the Openings. Philadelphia: McKay, (1942). 8vo. 287pp. Red cloth. A good sound copy. $18.50

 Euwe, Max JUDGMENT AND PLANNING IN CHESS. Translated and edited by J. du Mont. London: Bell, 1957. Reprint of the 1953 edition. 8vo ix+190 pp. Blue boards. Ink name on front free endpaper else near fine in like dustwrapper. $ 20.00

 Euwe, Max and Walter Meiden CHESS MASTER VS. CHESS AMATEUR. New York: David McKay (1963) 8vo xxxiii+314 pp. Grey cloth. Ink name on front free endpaper else about fine in very worn dustwrapper. $ 20.00

Evans, Larry NEW IDEAS IN CHESS. London: Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons, (1960). Reprint. 8vo. xii+196 pp. Black boards. Ink inscription on front free endpaper. Light spotting to boards from dustwrapper. A very good copy in lightly worn dustwrapper. $15.00

Fine, Reuben, ed. THE WORLD'S GREAT CHESS GAMES. N.Y.: Crown. 1960 Bonanza Reprint 8vo vi+287 pp. Red boards. A little used but a very good copy in like dustwrapper. Covers games from Philodor to Botvinnik. $ 15.00

 Frey, Peter W., ed. CHESS SKILL IN MAN AND MACHINE. New York: Springer-Verlag (1983). Second edition. 8vo xiv+329 pp. Gray cloth. Near fine copy. $ 20.00

Golombek, H. MODERN OPENING CHESS STRATEGY. London: MacGibbon & Kee, 1960. 2nd impression 8vo 304 pp. Black boards. Ink signature on front free endpaper else a near fine copy in very good dustwrapper. $ 20.00

Horowitz. I.A., ed. SOLITAIRE CHESS. NY: Galahad, (1962). Sm. 8vo. 128 pp. Red boards. Very good in like dustwrapper. $15.00

 Korn, Walter & John W. Collins eds. MODERN CHESS OPENINGS (Griffith & White) London: Pitman (1960) Reprint of the ninth edition of 1957. 8vo xiv+360 pp. The first edition of this book by R. C. Griffith and J. H. White was published around the turn of the century. This is a thoroughly revised and updated ninth edition. Red boards, vignette and spine lettering gilt. Ink name name on front free endpaper else a fine copy in dustwrapper worn at extremities. $18.50

Lasker, Edward MODERN CHESS STRATEGY. NY: David Mckay, (1968). 3rd edn. Cr. 8vo. xiv + 216 pp. Diagrams in text. Pictorial card covers. Light shelf wear; a very good tight copy. $ 10.00

Levy, David CHESS AND COMPUTERS. Woodland Hills, CA: Computer Science Pr, (1976). 8vo. vi + 145 pp. Illus in text. Card covers. A bit age darkening, else near fine. $10.00

Levy, D.N.L. SACRIFICES IN THE SICILIAN. NY: McKay, 1974. First US edition. 8vo. viii+166 pp. Blue boards. Very good in like dustwrapper. $20.00

 Lombardy, William and David Daniels CHESS PANORAMA. Radnor, Pa.: Chilton (1975) 8vo 196 pp. Brown cloth. A little used but a very good copy. A delightful book by an International G.M. (Fischer's second at Reykjavik) which can only be described as "chess gossip": stories and lore, blunders and scandals, from famous matches of the last century with the games shown. $ 15.00

Lombardy, William and David Daniels GUIDE TO TOURNAMENT CHESS. New York: McKay (1978). 8vo 132 pp. Card wrappers. Ink name on half-title and final chapter on "Preparing for Future Play" heavily underlined and annotated with a page of notes and a chess column by Lawrence Day laid in. Else a very good copy. $ 10.00

 Matanovic, A. ed. SAHOVSKI INFORMATOR - CHESS INFORMANT. No. 33. Belgrade, 1982. 8vo 355 pp. Card wrappers. Ink name on front free endpaper else a very good copy. $15.00

 Matanovic, Aleksandar, ed. SAHOVSKI INFORMATOR - CHESS INFORMANT No. 45 Belgrade: 1988. 8vo 455 pp. Card wrappers. About fine. $ 15.00

 Matanovic, Aleksandar, ed. SAHOVSKI INFORMATOR - CHESS INFORMANT. No 46 Belgrade, 1988. 8vo 503 pp. Card wrappers. About fine. $ 15.00

Matanovic, Aleksandar, ed. SAHOVSKI INFORMATOR - CHESS INFORMANT. No. 47. Belgrade, 1989 8vo 493 pp. Near fine copy. $ 15.00

Matanovic, Aleksandar, ed. SAHOVSKI INFORMATOR - CHESS INFORMANT. No 51. Belgrade, 1991 8vo 412 pp. Card wrappers. About fine. $ 20.00

Matanovic, Aleksandar, ed. SAHOVSKI INFORMATOR - CHESS INFORMANT. No. 48. Belgrade, 1989 8vo 504 pp. Card wrappers. A trifle used, ink name and note whited out on front free endpaper, else a very good copy. $ 15.00

Morgan, Mordecai THE CHESS DIGEST Containing the Opening Moves of Over Fifteen Thousand Games Systematically Arranged under the Various Openings, Practically Including all Games Played in the Leading Tournaments and Matches From the Year 1850 to 1901, 1902, 1903. Philadelphia: Patterson & White, 1901, 1902, 1903. 3 Vols. 4to. 472, 446 & 518 pp. Diagrams. Includes names of players and references to all the tournaments books and periodicals in which the games have been reported. Red cloth. Gilt stamped spine and cover vignette, Extremities worn and spines faded. A good used set. $ 225.00

Plaskett, James PLAYING TO WIN. New York: Collier-Macmillan (1988) 8vo 90 pp. Card wrappers. Small ink name on inside of front panel, else a very good copy. $ 10.00

Reinfeld, Fred HOW TO PLAY BETTER CHESS. Garden City: Doubleday, (1961). 3rd ptg. 8vo. 120 pp. Black cloth. Very good in like dustwrapper. $10.00

Reinfeld, Fred SIXTH BOOK OF CHESS. HOW TO FIGHT BACK. NY: Sterling Pub., (1955). Cr. 8vo. 95 pp. Grey boards. Light rubbing to extremities; a very good copy in lightly worn dustwrapper with 1" chip from top panel. $12.50

Schiller, Eric CATALAN. Coraopolis, Pa.: Chess Enterprises, 1983. 8vo 95 pp. Wrappers. A fine copy. $ 10.00

Schiller, Eric GAMBIT OPENING REPERTOIRE FOR BLACK. NY: Cardoza, 1998. 8vo. 176 pp. Illus. Pictorial card covers. Fine. $10.00

Schiller, Eric GAMBIT OPENING REPERTOIRE FOR WHITE. (NY): Cardoza, (1998). 8vo. 192 pp. Illus. Pictorial card covers. Fine. $10.00

Schiller, Eric HYPERMODERN OPENING REPERTOIRE FOR WHITE. NY: Cardoza, 1999. 8vo. 304 pp. Illus. Pictorial card covers. About fine. $10.00

Schiller, Eric WORLD CHAMPION OPENINGS. NY: Cardoza, 1998. 2nd ptg. 8vo. 384 pp. Illus. Pictorial card covers. About fine. "The definitive guide to the concepts and secrets of chess openings as played by the world champions." $10.00

Shamkovich, Leonid & Eric Schiller WORLD CHAMPION TACTICS. NY: Cardoza, 1999. 8vo. 304 pp. Illus. Pictorial card covers. Fine. $10.00

Troitzky, A. A. CHESS HANDBOOK OF 360 BRILLIANT AND INSTRUCTIVE END GAMES. New York: Sterling, n.d. [ca. 1962]. 8vo 192 pp. Beige cloth. Ink name on front free endpaper else a fine copy in very good dustwrapper. $ 17.50

Wells, Peter THE COMPLETE SEMI-SLAV. New York: Henry Holt, 1994. 8vo 304 pp. Stiff card wrappers. An about fine copy. $ 15.00  

 Znosko-Borovsky, E. A. THE MIDDLE GAME IN CHESS. London: Bell, 1960. Reprint of the 3rd edition. 8vo x+222 pp. Translated by J. Du Mont. Blue boards, lettering gilt. Ink name on front free endpaper else about fine in very good to near fine dustwrapper with sunned spine. $ 25.00