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The World's Great Chess Games by Reuben Fine (1914-1993) - Hardcover - 1951 - from The Book Collector and Biblio.com

The World's Great Chess Games

by Reuben Fine (1914-1993)

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


viii+287 pages with diagrams. Octavo (8" x 5 1/4") bound in original publisher's red cloth with black lettering to spine in original jacket. (Bett: 24-66) Noted chess author annotates great contests beginning with 16th-century master Ruy Lopez. Concise, illustrated analysis of games by Morphy, Steinitz, Lasker, Capablanca, Fischer, Karpov, many more. Much chess expertise plus revealing anecdotes and behind-the-scenes stories of celebrated combatants. Condition: Jacket with edge wear, small chips and closed tears, price clipped, spine ends rubbed with tears and creased else a very good copy in like jacket.
  • Bookseller: The Book Collector US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: C2175
  • Title: The World's Great Chess Games
  • Author: Reuben Fine (1914-1993)
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Jacket condition: Very Good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Bonanza Books
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1951
  • Keywords: Chess, Ajedrez, Schach, Echecs
  • Bookseller catalogs: Chess;
  • Size: Octavo


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