Greenfield Books: Chess
found: 12 books

 
THE GRAND INTERNATIONAL MASTERS' CHESS TOURNAMENT at St. Petersburg, 1914.
Philadelphia, PA, David McKay, Publisher ND (1914), 1st edition, hb. Bound in original red cloth with black stamped lettering. Small 8vo, pp. 75. The whole of the games, with notes, both original and compiled from various sources.
¶ Very slight wear to board edges. Contents clean and tight; overall, in very good, to near fine, condition. Encased in what may have been the original dust wrapper, or one supplied later on. "CHESS" stamped on spine - no other markings. Now rather worn and soiled, but still serviceable.
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Book number: 034581
USD 85.00 [Appr.: EURO 72.25 | £UK 63.5 | JP¥ 9650]
Catalogue: Chess
Keywords: Chess Board games Tournaments

 
COZENS, W. H.
BORIS SPASSKY'S ROAD TO THE SUMMIT
Chicago, IL, Alfred Kalnajs & Son 1969, wrappers. Ill.: black-and-white photographs. 8vo, pp. 103. Card covers a bit scuffed & rubbed. Contents clean and tight. A good plus copy.
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Book number: 038014
USD 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 17 | £UK 15 | JP¥ 2271]
Catalogue: Chess
Keywords: Board games

 
GOLOMBEK, H. / WITH A MEMOIR BY J. DU MONT
CAPABLANCA'S HUNDRED BEST GAMES OF CHESS
London, G. Bell & Sons 1947, 1st edition, hb. Ill.: chess diagrams. 8vo, pp. xvi, 270. Light shelf wear, else very good condition in coffee-cup stained, & edge-chipped, else fairly good original dust jacket.
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Book number: 010325
USD 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 12.75 | £UK 11.25 | JP¥ 1703]
Catalogue: Chess
Keywords: Hobbies Games Capablanca

 
GRIFFITH, R. C. AND J. H. WHITE / COMPLETELY REVISED BY REUBEN FINE UNDER THE EDITORSHOP OF R. C. GRIFFITH & P. W. SERGEANT
MODERN CHESS OPENINGS Specially Compiled for Match and Tournament Players
Philadelphia, PA, David McKay Company 1939, 6th edition, hb. Bound in ribbed blue buckram with gilt lettering. Small 8vo, pp. 324, ads. Light shelf wear. Colorful former owner's bookplate. Else, vg in torn, soiled dust jacket, which is now in fair condition.
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Book number: 034601
USD 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 12.75 | £UK 11.25 | JP¥ 1703]
Catalogue: Chess
Keywords: Board games Chess

 
HATTON-WARD, W. (ED.)
66 MASTER GAMES played in the London International Chess Tournament, 1932
London, Frank Hollings ND (1932), 1st edition, hb. Ill.: photo plate of Alekhine. Bound in original blue cloth and in scarce original dust jacket. Slim 8vo, pp. xiv, 90. Boards a bit soiled at edges. Binding cracked near front but nothing loose. Hinges tight. Overall, in good plus condition.
¶ Master games annotated by Dr. A. Alekhine. Selected games in the Premier Reserves' and Womens' Tournaments annotated by Mr. J. H. Blake. Introduction by W. Hatton-Ward and a Special Article by J. du Mont. The dust jacket has several closed tears and several noticeable chips. It is soiled and rubbed at folds, yet still intact and in fair, serviceable, condition. This is a seldom-seen title, particularly interesting for its accounts of the women's matches.
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Book number: 034769
USD 125.00 [Appr.: EURO 106.25 | £UK 93.25 | JP¥ 14192]
Catalogue: Chess
Keywords: Board games Chess players Chess tournaments

 
HOWARD, KENNETH S
THE AMERICAN TWO-MOVE CHESS PROBLEM
New York City, Dover Publications 1965, Reprint, Wrappers. Ill.: Chess board diagrams. Dover larger-format pb - sl. edge wear & scuffing; else vg/vg+. 8vo pp. vii, 99. A collection of 212 compositions by United States problemists
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Book number: 011056
USD 5.00 [Appr.: EURO 4.25 | £UK 3.75 | JP¥ 568]
Catalogue: Chess
Keywords: Chess Board games

 
BY THE "MAJOR"
THE CHESS PRIMER
New York City, Platt & Peck Company 1997, . Ill.: chess schematics. Bound in original red cloth with black stamped lettering. 12mo, pp. 64. Some wear and light soiling to boards. Former owner's name to front endpaper. Pages a bit age-toned. Overall good condition.
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Book number: 006208
USD 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 17 | £UK 15 | JP¥ 2271]
Catalogue: Chess
Keywords: Board games

 
MATTHEWS, KENNETH
BRITISH CHESS
London, Collins 1948, 1st edition, Hb. Ill.: Colour plates, b&w ills. Rubbed at edges, else g+ in sl soiled, scuffed, good+ dj. 8vo, 50 pp. Number 127 in the Britain in Pictures series; lovely colour plates.
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Book number: 012706
USD 12.50 [Appr.: EURO 10.75 | £UK 9.5 | JP¥ 1419]
Catalogue: Chess
Keywords: British Chess Britain in Pictures Recreation Strategy Games Games

 
DU MONT, J.
THE BASIS OF COMBINATION IN CHESS
London, George Routledge & Sons 1938, 1st edition, hb. Ill.: black-&-white illustrations. Some wear to edges, bds. lightly soiled, corners bumped, else g+. 8vo, no dj, pp. xii, 218. A book that makes chess combinations easier to understand, and implement. No dust jacket.
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Book number: 016630
USD 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 21.25 | £UK 18.75 | JP¥ 2838]
Catalogue: Chess
Keywords: Chess Board games

 
PRETI, NUMA / PRINCIPAUX DEBUTS REVISES PAR D. JANOWSKI
TRAITE COMPLET DU JEU DES ECHECS / Quartieme Edition / L'ABC DES ECHECS
Paris, Gerfaud Preti 1921, hb. 8vo, pp. 566. 216 chess problems with 1,310 diagrams. Text is in French.
¶ Most likely originally bound in paper wrappers. Re-bound some time ago in undistinguished buckram, which is now rubbed and moderately soiled. The front hinge is starting, but everything is tight. Text printed on newsprint-like paper, which is now beginning to darken, especially at edges, but is still perfectly legible. Former owner's signature on front free endpaper. Overall, in good, to good plus, condition.
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Book number: 034771
USD 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 42.5 | £UK 37.5 | JP¥ 5677]
Catalogue: Chess
Keywords: Board games Chess players Chess tournaments Chess

 
WATTS, W. H. AND A. W. FOSTER (EDS.)
THE YEAR-BOOK OF CHESS 1915 and 1916
London, Frank Hollings 1917, 1st edition, hb. Ill.: chess board illustrations. Bound in original peach coloured cloth with gilt lettering. Small 8vo, pp. 320. With index to openings, index to games, review of the period, articles, leading events, tournaments, table of results, etc.
¶ The spine is sunned, the corners are bumped, and the boards are mod. soiled. Small ink inscription on front pastedown. First four pages creased. Contents a bit age-toned, but otherwise clean and tight. Rear hinge starting. Overall, in fairly good condition.
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Book number: 034580
USD 125.00 [Appr.: EURO 106.25 | £UK 93.25 | JP¥ 14192]
Catalogue: Chess
Keywords: Chess Board games

 
WENMAN, P.
GAMES FROM MONTE CARLO / Volume One / Illustrated with 76 Diagrams
Leeds, UK, Whitehead & Miller Ltd. 1945, 1st edition, hb. Ill.: chess diagrams. Bound in original blue cloth with gilt lettering. 12mo, pp. 87. Spine and board edges sunned. Light soiling. Contents unmarked and tightly bound. A good, to good plus, copy. No dust jacket.
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Book number: 040556
USD 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 12.75 | £UK 11.25 | JP¥ 1703]
Catalogue: Chess
Keywords: Board games

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