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Letter to Wolfgang Pauly by van den Berg, Evert Jan (1901-1939)

Aperdoorn, 1931 1 page letter (9" x 5 3/4") with problem on verso to the Romanian composer Wolfgang Pauly. Written from Apeldoorn, The Netherlands. The letter discusses the soultion to a chess problem, which is hand written on verso. Signed by van den Ber...

From The Book Collector ABAA, ILAB

$125.00


Chess Volume 18 by Baruch Harold "B H" Wood (1909-1989) editor

[vi]+246 pages with diagrams, photographs, tables, plates and index. Quarto (10 1/4" x 7 3/4") bound in black with gilt lettering to spine. Twelve issues. Volume 18 numbers 205-216. (Betts: 7-91) First edition.In 1935, Wood founded the magazine CHESS, whi...

From The Book Collector ABAA, ILAB

$125.00


The Dictionary of Gambling & Gaming. by Clark, Thomas L

Cold Spring NY Lexik House, 1987, First Edition. hardcover. First Edition, First Printing. -- Errata sheet inserted. The argot and technical vocabulary of the gambler, researched in the oral language of card games, casinos, etc. -- Hardcover. Conditio...

From Bucks County Bookshop IOBA

$121.25


Morphy's Games of Chess. Being a Selection of Three Hundred of his Games with Annotations and a Biographical Introduction by Philip Walsingham Sergeant (1872-1952) [editor]

London: G Bell & Sons , 1930 x+352pp with frontispiece, diagrams, bibliography and index. Small octavo (7 1/4" x 5 1/4") issued in green cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Edited and introduction by Philip Sergeant. 1st published in 1916. (Betts: 29...

From The Book Collector ABAA, ILAB

$120.00


Letter to Fritz Englund by Wesbury, Eric E (1881-1939)

Birmingham: Wesbury, Eric E (1881-1939), 1902 Two page letter to Fritz Englund in Eric Westbury's hand discussing exchange of problem publications. Written on the note paper of the famous St George Chess Club. Fritz Englund (1871-1933) was the problem edi...

From The Book Collector ABAA, ILAB

$110.00


The Dice Doctor by Grafstein, Sam

Las Vegas, Nevada: GBC Press. Fine. 1981. Presumed First Edition. Soft Cover. 002015: Covers are sharp-cornered and brightly colored; pages are bright white, clean and crisp. "You won't learn the odds from Sam Grafstein. He says there are plent...

From KEENER BOOKS (Member IOBA)

$110.00


British Chess Magazine by Reilly, B. (Ed.)

1st Edition . Soft cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 11 loose issues from 1955 w/covers, missing March, various ads, problems, essays, mostly VG. ...

From BohemianBookworm

$106.99


Beatlemania: The Illustrated Treasury - The Trivia Game by P & R Enterprises - (re The Beatles)

Montreal: P & R Enterprises, 1984. -----Beatlemania: The Illustrated Treasury - The Trivia Game. Comes complete with two boxes of question and answer cards (never used), 24" by 24" (full colour with illustrations) playing board (never used)...

From Nessa Books

$100.25


Chess Volume 13 by Baruch Harold "B H" Wood (1909-1989) editor

292 pages with diagrams, photographs, tables, plates, lacks index. Royal octavo (9 1/2" x 7 1/2") bound in half green cloth with green marbled boards. Twelve issues. Volume 13 numbers 145-156. (Betts: 7-91) First edition.In 1935, Wood founded the magazine...

From The Book Collector ABAA, ILAB

$100.00


Chess Volume 21 by Baruch Harold "B H" Wood (1909-1989) editor

[i-viii]+324 pages with diagrams, photographs, tables, plates and index. Octavo (8 1/2" x 5 1/2") bound in original publisher's brown boards with gilt lettering to spine. Twelve issues with index. Volume 21 numbers 253-276. (Betts: 7-91) First edition.In ...

From The Book Collector ABAA, ILAB

$100.00


Deutsche Schachblätter Volume 34 by Kurt Richter (1900-1969) editor

192 pages with diagrams, illustrations and tables.. Octavo (8 1/4" x 6") bound in stiff boards. Volume 34. (Bibliotheca Van der Linde-Niemeijeriana:6066) First edition.Deutsche Schachblätter was a German chess publication, published monthly from 1909 to ...

From The Book Collector ABAA, ILAB

$100.00


Chess World Volume 12 by Cecil John Seddon Purdy (1906-1979) [editor]

272 pages with diagrams, tables, illustrations, pictures and index. Octavo (8 1/2" x 5 1/2") issued in green and white pictorial wrappers. Volume 12, 12 issues. (Betts: 7-106) First edition.Published from 1946-1967), published monthly from 1946-1965, vari...

From The Book Collector ABAA, ILAB

$100.00


Chess Volume 16 by Baruch Harold "B H" Wood (1909-1989) editor

288 pages with diagrams, photographs, tables, plates, lacks index. Royal octavo (9 1/2" x 7 1/2") bound in half green cloth with green marbled boards. Twelve issues. Volume 16 numbers 181-192. (Betts: 7-91) First edition.In 1935, Wood founded the magazine...

From The Book Collector ABAA, ILAB

$100.00


II. Internationales Julius Breyer-Memorial-Schachturnier Bad Piestany vom 7. bis 29. April im Jahre 1922 , veranstaltet durch die Badedirektoren Piestany und den Kosicer tschechoslowakischen Schach-Club by Kagan, Bernhard (1866-1932) editor

[xvi]+190+[1 ad] pages with diagrams, plates and table. Royal octavo (9 1/4" x 6 3/4") bound in half blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine over marbled boards. (Bibliotheca Van der Linde-Niemeijeriana:5349) First edition.A reminder of pre World War I ti...

From The Book Collector ABAA, ILAB

$100.00


IV Torneo Interzonal Portoroz, 1958 by Puig Laborda, Jorge (1928- )

Catalan: Libreria Papeleria, 19 viii+137 pages tables. Quarto (11 1/4" x 8 3/4") issued in wrappers. Voluume VI in Coleccion de Torneos Seleccionados. 1st edition. The fourth Internzonal in 1958 was moved from Sweden for the first time, being held in Yug...

From The Book Collector ABAA, ILAB

$100.00


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