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TONY PETERSON, 15 HARBOUR VIEW PARK,

ROPE WALK, LITTLEHAMPTON, WEST SUSSEX, BN17 5DQ,  UK.

 

TEL: 01903 730371    (44 1903 730371 International)

Email: tony@chessbooks.co.uk

 

WORLDWIDE MAIL ORDER SERVICE  -  ESTABLISHED 1993

 

My prices are in GB pounds. As a guide the current exchange rates

are about GBP 1.00 = EUR 1.18 or US$ 1.30

For non-UK buyers the pound is now much weaker!

 

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New Additions or Amendments in the Last Month ( UPDATED 14 AUG 2016 )

          

Magazines, Periodicals, Year Books etc. ( Updated 11 July 2016 )

 

 

MOST SECTIONS BELOW UPDATED 14 AUG 2016

                                                                                   

Reference, Anthologies, History, Miscellaneous 

                                                    

                                                                                   Sub sections: Bibliographies    Computer Chess    Encyclopaedias    History   

 

Books on chess sets, chess pieces, auction catalogues

 

Antiquarian and Pre-1910 Books

 

                Game Collections & Biographies of Individual Players

 

General Game Collections and Biographies

 

Tournament & Match Books in Chronological Order

Sub section: Reference Books

 

      Instructional Books, Middlegame, Endgame etc.

 

Problems and Studies  (includes some Christmas Series books)

 

Signed Books

 

Illustrated London News 19th Century Original Pictures 

 

The Chess Player Publications (Rare Tournaments and Masters Series)  (2 new titles added Jan 16)

 

  

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BUSINESS TERMS

 

UK customers: Payment can be made by cheque (payable to Tony Peterson)  or bank transfer on receipt of books and invoice. Pre-payment may be required for new customers or large amounts.

Non-UK customers: Pre-payment is preferred by bank transfer, Paypal, Postal Money Order, or cash for small amounts.

Postage costs: Postage is charged at cost, usually rounded down. Books are usually sent by second class post (unless first requested) or courier service if over 2kg. For non-UK orders the royal mail airmail printed paper service is used, unless over 2kg in which case I will usually quote a courier service such as UPS or Hermes.

All books can be returned for a full refund if found to be not as described.

 

ABBREVIATIONS USED

 

                                                All books are hardback, bound in publisher’s original cloth, published in London, with descriptive notation, unless otherwise stated. Minor previous owner inscriptions on front endpaper are not mentioned (unless well-known!)

 

                                                F – Fine condition, almost as new.

                                                VG – Very good condition, just showing small signs of wear or use. 

                                                G – Good or average condition, showing general signs of wear or use.

                                                d/w – dust-wrapper (dust-jacket). This is always mentioned if present.

                                                p/b – paperback or modern flexi-cover binding.

                                                o/w – otherwise. 

                                                n.d. – no publication date, but if known it is given in brackets.

                                                Edn. – Edition.

                                                Repr. – Reprint.

                                                impr. – impression.

                                                pp. – number of pages.

                                               CC – Chess Club

                                               (A.) – algebraic notation. (Non-English language books can be presumed to be in the notation of the country of publication.)

                                                LN – Bibliotheca van der Linde-Niemeijeriana, 1955 catalogue.

                                                Betts – Betts, Chess Annotated Bibliography, 1974.