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The Chess Scene

By Levy, David; Reuben, Stewart

London: Faber and Faber. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket lightly scuffed.. 1974. First Edition. Hardcover. 0571104169 . Illustrations. Gray cloth binding. A history of chess, the World Championship title, biographies of Bobby Fischer and Boris Spassky, anecdotes, and glossary. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 276 pages .

$20.00

Warriors of the Mind: A Quest for the Supreme Genius of the Chess Board

By Keene, Raymond; Divinsky, Nathan

Brighton, England: Hardinge Simpole Publishing. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket lightly worn, foxing to page . tops and fore-edge.. 1989. First Edition. Hardcover. 0951375709 . Photos, diagrams, bibliography. Analyzes 64 of the strongest chess players of all time and picks their candidate for the top position. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 342 pages .

$17.00

200 Miniature Games of Chess: Combinations in the Openings

By Du Mont, J.

Philadelphia: David McKay. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Owner bookplate on front free endpaper, . endpapers darkened, jacket foxed and tattered.. 1942. First Edition. Hardcover. xv, 287pp. Red cloth binding. "This carefully annotated collection of short, sparkling games, from the earliest recorded games to the present day, is the result of exhaustive research. The book contains both entertainment and instruction. Games are divided into chapters covering every opening, and are grouped within these chapters according to their respective variations." (front jacket flap blurb); 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$25.00

The Immortal Games of Capablanca

By Reinfeld, Fred

NY: Chess Review. Very Good in Fair dust jacket; Boards rubbed, owner bookplate on front . pastedown endpaper, jacket heavily tattered and toned.. 1942. Hardcover. viii, 239pp. Red cloth binding. Diagrams. ; Chess Classics Series; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$25.00

Keres' Best Games of Chess, 1931-1940

By Reinfeld, Fred

Philadelphia: David McKay Company. Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn, small tears at head of spine, owner . bookplate on front free endpapers, endpapers darkened.. 1942. Hardcover. Navy cloth. Preface by Paul Keres. [7], 224pp. Diagrams. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$25.00

London 1927: The British Empire Club International Tournament

By Keene, Raymond

St. Leonards on Sea, England: British Chess Magazine. Near Fine. 1983. Softcover. 0900846402 . Reproductions of the original scoresheets of the competitors. B. C. M. Quarterly No. 21. Illustrations, photos. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 96 pages .

$20.00

Chess:  The History of a Game
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Chess: The History of a Game

By Eales, Richard

NY: Facts On File. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket faintly rubbed.. 1985. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0816011958 . Many illustrations. A sweeping, well-illustrated history of chess from all corners of the world and through the centuries. Bibliography, references, index, appendices. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 240 pages .

$25.00

My Seven Chess Prodigies: Bobby Fischer, Robert E. Byrne, William J. Lombardy, Donald Byrne, Raymond A. Weinstein, Salvatore J. Matera, Lewis H. Cohen

By Collins, John W.

NY: Simon and Schuster. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed, corners rounded, stain on . rear free endpaper.. 1974. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0671219413 . Foreword by Rev. William J. Lombardy. Part of jacket laid in. The chess teacher reminisces about the American chess masters that he mentored. Index of openings, index of players. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 313 pages .

$40.00

Chess: Win in Twenty Moves or Less

By Reinfeld, Fred

NY: Thomas Y. Crowell. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket lightly toned, edges foxed, . rear free endpaper soiled.. 1962. Hardcover. 0690189168 . First published in the UK in 1948 with the title Relax with Chess. Blue cloth binding. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 150 pages .

$15.00

The Exploits and Triumphs in Europe of Paul Morphy, the Chess Champion

By Edge, Frederick Milne

NY: Dover. Very Good; Covers toned, edges foxed.. 1973. Reprint. Softcover. 0486228827 . xiv, 203pp. Reprint of the original 1859 title with a new introduction by David Lawson. Four plates. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$20.00

Dynamic Chess: The Evolution and Development of the Modern Game

By Coles, R. N.

London: Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons Ltd.. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket toned and lightly worn, first . several pages underlined.. 1956. First Edition. Hardcover. xi, 184pp, diagrams. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$20.00

Chess of To-Day

By Emery, Alfred

Philadelphia: David McKay. Good with no dust jacket; Pages toned, boards lightly rubbed and soiled, . page tops spotted.. [1924]. First American Edition. Hardcover. Red cloth binding. Index of games, index of openings. Describes major chess games from 1918-1923. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 109 pages .

$25.00

The Rating of Chessplayers, Past and Present

By Elo, Arpad E.

NY: Arco Publishing Company. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket lightly toned.. 1978. First Edition. Hardcover. 0668047216 . Charts and diagrams. Statistics, models, and descriptions of methods used to rank chessplayers by the Physics Professor and World Chess Federation Secretary. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 206 pages .

$40.00

Last Lectures

By Capablanca, Jose Raoul

NY: Simon and Schuster. Good in Good dust jacket; Boards dampstained, jacket soiled and . price-clipped.. 1966. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0671406760 . Light blue cloth binding. Foreword by Olga Capablanca. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 128 pages .

$16.00

Idle Passion: Chess and the Dance of Death

By Cockburn, Alexander

NY: Simon and Schuster. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Edges foxed, jacket faintly rubbed.. 1974. First Edition. Hardcover. 0671218174 . Red cloth binding. New York Times review of this book laid in. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 248 pages .

$18.00

Wonders and Curiosities of Chess
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Wonders and Curiosities of Chess

By Chernev, Irving

NY: Dover. Very Good; Edges foxed.. 1974. First Edition. Softcover. 0486230074 . x, 203pp. Diagrams. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$13.00

The Next Move Is... Studies in Chess Combinations

By Cordingley, E. G. R.

Philadelphia: David McKay Company. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Bookstore label on rear pastedown, jacket . rubbed and lightly tattered.. 1944. Hardcover. Brown cloth binding. Many diagrams. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 88 pages .

$20.00

Salo Flohr's Best Games of Chess

By Donges, Gregory S.

Davenport, IA: Thinkers' Press. Very Good; Edges foxed.. 1985. First Edition; First Printing. Softcover. 0938650343 . iv, 105pp. Diagrams. A profile of the life and chess career of Czech Chess Grandmaster Salo Flohr.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$35.00

The Chess Player's Bedside Book

By Edwards, Raymond; Keene, Raymond

London: B. T. Batsford. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket lightly shelfworn, bookstore . label on front free endpaper.. 1975. First Edition. Hardcover. 0713430559 . Diagrams, several pages of illustrations and photos. A compilation of articles on various chess subjects by chess journalists and other contributors. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 149 pages .

$15.00

The Russians Play Chess: Fifty Master Games Selected and Annotated

By Chernev, Irving

Philadelphia: David McKay. Very Good in Fair dust jacket; Jacket toned and heavily tattered, with . loss at foot of spine.. 1947. First Edition. Hardcover. vii, 200pp. Red cloth binding. Diagrams. Dramatic and humorous jacket art.; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall .

$25.00

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