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Schachmeister Steinitz. Ein Lebensbild des ersten Weltschachmeisters dargestellt in einer vollstandigen Sammlung seiner Partien by Bachmann, Ludwig Ernst August (1856-1937)

4 volumes: 1859-1877: xiv+418 pages with frontispiece, diagrams and tables; 1878-1883: 232+[ii ad] pages with frontispiece, diagrams and tables; 1884-1893: viii+482+[vi ad] pages with frontispiece and diagrams; 1894-1900: xviii+391+[iv ad] pages with fron...

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$750.00


A treatise on the game of chess: containing the games on odds, from the "Traite des Amateurs:" the games of the celebrated anonymous Modenese; a variety of games actually Played; and a cotalogue of writers on Chess by Cochrane, John (1798-1878)

ix+[blank]+xiii-xv+[blank]+Errata leaf+376 pages with frontispiece and catalog of writers on the game of chess. Octavo (9" x 5 1/2") bound in half leather with gilt lettering to spine. (Whyld and Ravillious: 1822:6). First edition.John Cochrane (1798-1878...

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$750.00


White to Play. A Collection of Complete Block Two-Movers by White, Alain Campbell (1880-1951)

123 pages with diagrams and indexes. Duodecimo (6 1/4" x 5") bound in original publisher's red cloth with gilt lettering to spine and front cover. A C White's Christmas series with Christmas greetings tipped in. (Betts: 35-3) First edition.100 examples of...

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$725.00


The Chess Montly by Hoffer, Leopold (1842-1913) J H Zukertort [editors]

iv+380 pages with illustrations, diagrams, tables, and index. Royal octavo (9 3/4" x 6 1/4") bound in half brown leather with gilt lettering to spine and blue marbled boards. From the library of Dino Ruggieri. Volume VIII (8). (Betts: 7-25). First edition...

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$725.00


The Monthly Chess Magazine Volume XIII (13) by Hoffer, Leopold (1842-1913) [editor] and J H Zukertort

iv+380 pages with illustrations, diagrams, tables, and index. Royal octavo (9 3/4" x 6 1/4") bound in half brown leather with gilt lettering to spine and blue marbled boards. From the library of Dino Ruggieri. Volume XIII (13). (Betts: 7-25). First editio...

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$725.00


Selection of Games at Chess, Actually Played in London, by the late Alexander M'Donnell, Esq by Walker, William Greenwood (?-1834)

vii+280 pages with appendix. Octavo (8 1/4" x 5 1/4") bound in three quarter leather with marbled boards with gilt lettering to spine. (Whyld: 1836-13) 1st edition.Alexander McDonnell (1798-1835) was the son of a Belfast doctor and the strongest player fr...

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$700.00


Der fünfte Kongreß des Deutschen Schachbundes. Frankfurt a.m. 1887 by Bardeleben, Curt von (1861-1924), Herman von Gottschell and Jacques Mieses

288 pages with table and diagrams. Octavo (8 3/4" x 5 3/4") bound in blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. (Bibliotheca Van der Linde-Niemeijeriana:5223) First edition. George Henry Mackenzie was born on March 24, 1834 in North Kessock, Scotland. In 18...

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$650.00


WALLIS'S PICTURESQUE ROUND GAME OF THE PRODUCE & MANUFACTURES OF THE COUNTIES OF ENGLAND & WALES [caption title] by Wallis, Edward [pub]

London: Published by Edward Wallis, 1830. Folio lithographed game board sheet (64 x 51 cm) mounted on linen in 16 sections, handcolored. Some smudges and light soiling at edges and some soiling and discolorations on the blank verso, but a good copy, with...

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$650.00


Der vierte Kongress des Deutschen Schachbundes. Hamburg 1885 by Minckwitz [Jr], Hans (Johannes) [1843-1901]

[ii]+256 pages with diagrams and tables. Octavo (8 1/4" x 5 1/2") bound in original wrappers. (Bibliotheca Van der Linde-Niemeijeriana:5220) First edition.The fourth meeting of the Deutschen Schachkongresse took place in Hamburg in 1885. It was the fourth...

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$650.00


he Two-Move Chess Problem in the Soviet Union, 1923-1943 by Buschke, Albrecht (1904-1986) etal (editors)

[9]+71 pages with diagrams and index. Octavo (8 1/2" x 5 1/2") bound in original publisher's red cloth with gilt lettering to spine and gilt stripe to front cover in original brown jacket. Edited by Albrecht Buschke, Richard Cheney and Alain White. Introd...

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$550.00


České melodie. Eine Sammlung von 202 Schachaufgaben von Josef Pospíšil by Laws, Benjamin Glover (1861-1931) and J W Allen (Josef Pospíšil)

lxxviii+errata+229+[3 ad] pages with diagrams. Duodecimo (6 3/4" x 4 3/4") bound in original red cloth with black lettering to spine and cover. Translated by M Henneberger. (Betts:33-68) Volume six in the A C White Christmas series. First edition.A genera...

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$550.00


Mr. Blackburne's Games at Chess. Selected, annotated and arranged by himself. Edited, with a biographical sketch and a brief history of blindfold chess by Blackburne, Joseph Henry (1841-1924)

vi+331+[32 ad] pages with frontispiece, diagrams and index. Royal Octavo (9" x 6") bound in original publisher's black cloth with gilt lettering to spine and gilt embossed rook and blind stamped ruled edge to cover. Edited, with a biographical sketch and ...

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$550.00


Chess Problems by Pierce, James (1833-1892) and William Trimbrell Pierce

xiii+381 pages with frontispiece and diagrams. Small octavo (7 1/4" x 5") issued in green cloth with gilt lettering to spine and blind stamped covers. (Betts:33-64) First edition.302 problems by both authors, comprising 22 two-movers, 143 three-movers, 91...

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$550.00


Chess Fruits: a selection of direct mate, self-mate, picture and letter problems, poems and humorous sketches from the compositions of Thomas B Rowland, a few of Frideswide F Rowland's latest productions, popular games by leading players, and others of ge by Rowland, Thomas B (1850-1925) and Frideswide F Rowland

172+[4 ad] pages with diagrams. Small octavo (7 1/4" x 5 ") issued in black lettering to spine and front cover and ruled black edges to covers. (Betts:33-73) First edition.A collection of 51 two-movers, 16 three-movers, 14 self-mates and 7 others, some ch...

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$550.00


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