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Benjamin Franklin and Chess in Early America: A Review of the Literature by Hagedorn, Ralph Karl - 1958

Benjamin Franklin and Chess in Early America: A Review of the Literature

by Hagedorn, Ralph Karl

Edition: First

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Very good

Book Description:

[4]+[7]-92 pages with 8 plates an appendix. Octavo (9" x 6 3/4") issued in black cloth with red and white lettering to spine…
  • Title: Benjamin Franklin and Chess in Early America: A Review of the Literature
  • Author: Hagedorn, Ralph Karl
  • Book condition: Very Good
  • Jacket condition: Very good
  • Edition: First
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
  • Place: Philadelphia
  • Date published: 1958

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Benjamin Franklin and Chess in Early America: A Review of the Literature

Hagedorn, Ralph Karl

[4]+[7]-92 pages with 8 plates and appendix. Octavo (9" x 6 3/4") issued in black cloth with red and white lettering to spine. Inscribed by author. (Betts: 1-55). First edition. Contains the text of Franklin's The morals of Chess; a commentary on this essay with historical notes; Franklin's other…

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Knight Endings

Yury Lvovich Averbakh (1922- ) and Vitaly Chekgiver

133 pages with diagrams and index. Octavo (8 3/4" x 5 3/4") issued in black cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Translated by Mary Lasher from the Russian edition. (Lusis: 1113) First British edition. Knight Endings is the fifth volume to appear of Averbakh's great classic series on the endgam…

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$15.00
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Bishop v Knight Endings

Yury Lvovich Averbakh (1922- )

vi+165 pages with diagrams and index. Octavo (9 3/4" x 5 3/4") bound in black cloth with gilt lettering to spine in original publisher's pictorial jacket. Translated from the Russian by K P Neat (Lusis: 1110) First British edition. Bishop v. Knight Endings is the third volume to appear of Aver…

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$20.00
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Wereldkampioenschap Schaken 1948

Euwe, Machgielis (Max) [1901-1981]

Lochem: de Tijdstroom, 1948 252 pages with diagrams and tables. Royal octavo (9 3/4" x 6 1/2") issued in beige cloth with brown lettering to spine and front cover. Forewords by J J Gielen and W A J Visser. A History of the tournament by Dr J Hannak. (Bibliotheca van der Linde-Niemeijeriana: 5732)…

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$50.00
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Wereldschaaktoernooi Amsterdam 1950

Euwe, Machgielis (1901-1981) and Lodewijk Prins

279 pages with diagrams, photograph and tables. Royal octavo (9 1/2" x 6 3/4") Bound in quarter leather with gilt lettering to spine with origibnal wrappers bound-in. (Bibliotheca Van der Linde-Niemeijeriana: 5791) First edition. In the winter of 1950 Lodewijk Prins, backed by a committee presid…

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$50.00
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XI olympiade des echecs schaakolympiade

Fédération Internationale des Échecs

unpaginaged with eight pages of plates, tables and index. Octavo (8 1/4" x 6 1/2") issued in wrappers. (Foldeak 218) First edition. During the war and in the decade afterwards Argentina became quite a force in the chess world. This stimulated the national federation to undertake - at the FIDE Co…

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Torneo Internacional del Circulo de Ajedrez Octobre 1939

Czerniak, Moshe (1910-1984)

87 pages with illustration, tables and diagrams. Octavo (9" x 6 1/2") bound in original publisher's pictorial wrappers. (Bibliotheca Van der Linde-Niemeijeriana: 5601). First edition. The Torneo Internacional Circulo de Ajedrez was held in Buenos Aires, immediately after the 8th Chess Olympiad, …

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Solaces Bibliograficos

Vindel, Francisco (1865-1921)

xi+193 pages with illustrations and reproductions. Octavo (8" x 5 1/4") issued in wrappers. Prolog by Miguel Herrero. (Not in Bibliotheca van der Linde-Niemeijeriana) (Kruijswijk, Bibliotheca van der Linde - Niemeijeriana aucta, 1222). Limited to 1400 copies. First edition. Although this is a bi…

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"Badsworth" on Bridge. The Principles of Bridge and the Laws of The Game with Cases and Decisions

Badsworth

New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons. 1903. Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Near Very Good condition. Green cloth boards, lightly rubbed at extremities, gilt to face, spine and page edges. Two-Colour and black & white illustrations. A nice copy. 283 pages. Contents include General Principles…

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AU$65.00
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Morphy's Games of Chess. Being a Selection of Three Hundred of his Games with Annotations and a Biographical Introduction

Paul Charles Morphy (1837-1884) edited by Philip Walsingham Sergeant

x+352 pages with frontispiece, diagrams, bibliography and index. Small octavo (7 1/4" x 5 1/4") bound in original publisher's green cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Edited and introduction by Philip Sergeant. First published in 1916. (Betts: 29-89) 5th edition. This work supersedes Lowenthal…

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