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The Search for Chess Perfection: The Life, Games, and Writings of C. J. S. Purdy

By Hammond, John & John Hanks (comp.)

Davenport: Thinkers' Press, 1997. 1st edition. softback with stiff wrappers. As New. octavo. x + 309pp., b/w plates, text ills., indexes, Account of the life & games of AustraliaÕs greatest chess player

$56.00

The Art of the Checkmate

By Renaud, Georges & Victor Kahn

London: Batsford, 2015. 1st ed. thus. softback with stiff wrappers. As New. octavo. 240pp., text ills., Classic work that has remained the clearest guide to typical checkmates in chess for over half a century, first published in Monaco in 1947. This is a new translation with modern algebraic annotation

$21.00

The Chess Games of Adolph Anderssen Master of Attack

By Pickard, Sid & Ron Burnett

London: Pickard & Sons, 1996. 1st edition / 1st printing. softback with stiff wrappers. Nice copy. octavo. 349pp., text ills., index, With annotations gathered from the old masters; revised & expanded. Scarce

$70.00

The Art of Chess

By Schafroth, Colleen

New York: Abrams, 2002. 1st edition. hardback with dust jacket. As New. small quarto. 175pp., col. & b/w pls., bibliog., index, Superb illustrated survey of chessmen from antiquity to the present

$33.60

My System, A Chess Treatise

By Nimzowitsch, Aron

London: Bell, 1968. reprint. hardback with dust jacket. Very Good. octavo. xvi + 265pp., text ills., Revolutionary chess from the great Latvian grandmaster

$18.20

My 60 Memorable Games

By Fischer, Bobby

London: Batsford, 2008. revised edition. softback with stiff wrappers. Nice copy. octavo. 384pp., text ills., index, Selected & fully analysed by Bobby Fischer

$21.00

The History of Chess in Fifty Moves

By Price, Bill

London: Apple Press, 2015. 1st edition. pictorial boards. As New. octavo. 224pp., col. & b/w pls., bibliog., index, Fascinating book which looks chronologically at 50 different players, systems, games & moves that shaped chess history

$28.00

Chess 5334 Problems, Combinations, and Games

By Polgar, Laszlo

New York: Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers, 1995. hardback with dust jacket. Very Good. quarto. 1104pp., text ills., bibliog., Uncommon hardcover edition

$49.00

The World Chess Championship: Karpov / Kasparov: Moscow 85

By Averbakh, Y. & Taimanov, Mark

Moscow: Raduga, 1986. 1st edition. hardback with dust jacket. Nice copy. octavo. 255pp., text ills.,

$28.00

Great Chess Upsets

By Reshevsky, Samuel

London: Faber & Faber, 1976. 1st edition. hardback with dust jacket. Nice copy. octavo. vii + 312pp., text ills., indexes, Study of blunders by Anderssen, Steinitz, Zukertort, Emanual Lasker, Capablanca & Fischer

$28.00

TarraschÕs Best Games of Chess

By Reinfeld, Fred

New York: Dover, (1960). reprint. softback with stiff wrappers. Very Good. octavo. xxii + 385pp., text ills., indexes,

$16.80

The Art of Chess Combination: A Guide for All Players of the Game

By Znosko-Borovsky, Eugene

London: Chatto & Windus, 1936. 1st edition. hardback with dust jacket. Nice copy. octavo. xi + 212pp., text ills., Neat ownership signature o/w nice copy in a chipped dust jacket

$36.40

The Encyclopaedia of Chess

By Golombek, Harry (ed.)

Cambridge: Batsford, 1977. 1st edition. hardback with dust jacket. Nice copy. quarto. 360pp., b/w pls., text ills., bibliog., index, Excellent older reference work with biographies ranging from the early Arabian and medieval players, through such classic exponents of the game as Ray Lopez and Philidor, to the great nineteenth-century champions

$21.00

Chess

By Hoffer, L.

London: Routledge, 1937. reprint. hardback in decorated cloth. Nice copy. small octavo. xiii + 224pp., text ills., Revised & brought up to date by J. du Mont

$21.00

Basic Techniques of Go

By Isamu, Haruyama & Yoshiaki, Nagahara

San Jose: Ishi Press, 1992. 3rd edition. softback with stiff wrappers. As New. octavo. viii + 172pp., text ills., appendix,

$28.00

38 Basic Joseki (Elementary Go Series Vol. 2)

By Kosugi, Kiyoshi & James Davies

Tokyo: Ishi Press, 1989. 5th printing. softback with stiff wrappers. Nice copy. small octavo. 243pp., text ills., bibliog.,

$28.00

In the Beginning: The Opening in the Game of Go (Elementary Go Series Volume 1)

By Ishigure, Ikuro

Tokyo: Kiseido, 1995. 6th printing. softback with stiff wrappers. Nice copy. small octavo. 151pp., text ills.,

$28.00

Attack and Defense (Elementary Go Series Vol. 5)

By Akira, Ishida & James Davies

Tokyo: Ishi Press, 1989. 3rd printing. softback with stiff wrappers. Nice copy. small octavo. 251pp., text ills., bibliog.,

$28.00

Tesuji (Elementary Go Series Vol. 3)

By James Davies

Tokyo: Kiseido, 1995. 5th printing. softback with stiff wrappers. Nice copy. small octavo. 198pp., text ills.,

$28.00

Strategic Concepts of Go

By Nagahara, Yoshiaki

Tokyo: Ishi Press, 1989. 5th printing. softback with stiff wrappers. As New. octavo. 137pp., text ills., bibliog.,

$28.00

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