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The following volumes are internally good with general title-page and index, unless stated:
1894 Vol.14 New dark maroon cloth. Without title-page and index. £140
1895. Vol.15. Old blue cloth, splits to joints, covers worn. Contents good. A few stamps of Wellington Chess Club.£75
1897. Vol.17. Old blue cloth, some loss of cloth, covers worn. Missing title-page and index. 4 portrait plates. A few stamps of Wellington Chess Club.£50
1898 Vol.18 New dark maroon cloth. VG. £160
1904. Vol.24. Old mauve cloth, stained. Title-page and 6 leaves lacking and provided in facsimile. A few plates lacking.£30
1911 Vol.31 New dark maroon cloth. Waterstain to lower page corners o/w G. £100
1922 Vol.42 Dark green cloth. G. Scarce volume. £120
1923 Vol.43 Dark green cloth, joints split o/w G. Scarce volume. £100
1925 Vol.45 Maroon cloth, gilt lettered, slight crease on spine o/w VG. £70
1927 Vol.47 Maroon half leather, gilt spine, very nice. £80
1927 Vol.47 Brown cloth, joints split, shaken, slight centre fold to pages. £50
1928 Vol.48 Plain dark blue cloth, G. £60
1928 Vol.48 Maroon cloth, gilt lettered, 1 page loose, VG. £70
1930 Vol.50 Maroon cloth, gilt lettered, VG. £60
1930 Vol.50 Dark green half leather, gilt spine, VG. Includes c.50 page Supplement on the 1930 Nice tournament at end. £75
1931 Vol.51 Maroon cloth, gilt lettered, VG. £60
1931 Vol.51 Maroon cloth. VG. £60
1932 Vol.52 Blue cloth, a little marked o/w VG. £55
1933 Vol.53 Blue cloth, a little marked o/w VG. £55
1933 Vol.53 Maroon cloth, gilt lettered, VG. £60
1934 Vol.54 Maroon cloth, gilt lettered, VG. £60
1935 Vol.55 Maroon cloth, gilt lettered, VG. £60
1935 Vol.55 Purple cloth. VG. £50
1936 Vol.56 Dark green half leather, gilt, spine rubbed, G. £60
1936 Vol.56 Maroon cloth, gilt lettered, little split to one joint o/w G. £50
1936 Vol.56 Plain blue cloth. G. £45
1937 Vol.57 Maroon cloth, gilt lettered, G. £50
1939 Vol.59 Black cloth, slightly bowed. G. £45
1941 Vol.61 Dark maroon cloth, spine sunned o/w VG.Scarce war year. £60
1941 Vol.61 Dark blue buckram, VG.Scarce war year. £60
1941 Vol.61 Black cloth, G. £50
1942 Vol.62 Black cloth, VG. £50
1942 Vol.62 Maroon cloth, paper yellowed. G. Scarce war year. £60
1943 Vol.63 Recent maroon cloth. VG. Magazine covers bound in. Paper yellowed as usual.Scarce war year. £60
1943 Vol.63 Black cloth, VG. £50
1944 Vol.64 Black cloth, VG. £50
1945 Vol.65 Black cloth, VG. £50
1946 Vol.66 January to June issues only. Plain blue cloth. Paper yellowed, marginal tape repair on two pages. £15
1947 Vol.67 Black cloth, title-page torn at edge o/w VG. £45
1950 Vol.70 Maroon cloth, two leaves loose o/w G. £30
1951 Vol.71 Blue cloth spine, VG. No index, but includes magazine covers, and a 64 page supplement of the Staunton Centenary Tournament won by Gligoric. £40
1968 Vol.88 Maroon cloth, VG. £30
1969 Vol.89 Maroon cloth, VG. £30
1970 Vol.90 Maroon cloth. VG. £30
2005 Vol.125 Maroon cloth, Fine. £35
2007 Vol.127 Maroon cloth, Fine. £35
COMPLETE VOLUMES IN MAROON “CORDEX” BINDERS. Spines lettered “British Chess Magazine” but no date or vol no. Very good condition. With magazine covers and indexes.
1978 Vol.98 (without February issue, with index but not magazine covers.) £10
1982 Vol.102 (with magazine covers, no index.) £12
1986 Vol.106 (with magazine covers, no index.) £12
UNBOUND VOLUMES. (Complete loose issues, very good, with index unless stated.) 12 issues each year.
1941 Vol.61 Scarce war year, especially in original parts. £40
1984 Vol.104 £12
1985 Vol.105 £12
1988 Vol.108 £12
1990 Vol.110 £14 (no index)
1996 Vol.116 £14
1997 Vol.117 £14
The following at £2.00 each issue:
1989 Aug, Oct (some pen notes.)
1991 Mar, May, July, Sep, Nov
1992 Mar, May, July, Sep,Oct (2),Nov,Dec (2).
1993 Jan, May, Aug,
The following at £3.00 per issue:
2006 Aug, Oct, Dec
2008 Apr,May,Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct,Nov.
2009 Jan. Feb, Aug, Sep, Dec.
2010 Jan, Apr, May, Jun, July.
2011 Apr, May
CHESS (Ed: B.H.Wood). BOUND VOLUMES
All the following in the usual brown cloth, very good, with index unless stated. Volumes up to No.19 are larger size.
Vol.16 1950-51. Spine lettering faded. G. £30.00
Vol.42 (1976/7) club stamp on endpaper, front cover corner crease o/w G. £10
UNBOUND VOLUMES (Complete loose issues, no indexes. Very good condition unless stated.)
Vol.12 (1946-47) the magazine covers have been removed but retained, and staples also removed. Advert pages also included. Condition is VG. £25
Vol.13 1947-48. Centre fold to pages o/w VG. Contained in cordex binder (upside down). £25
Vol.23 (1957-58) some spine wear o/w G. Missing issue 315-16. £15
Vol.30 (1964-65) Missing Nos.477-8, £12
Vol.31 (1965-66) a few stains, one cover cut. Has index. £16
Vol.33 (1967-68) £18
Vol.35 (1969-70) but lacking issue 587-88. £12
Vol.39 (1973-74) £10
Vol.40 (1974-75) £10
Vol.41 (1975-76) £10
Vol.42 (1976-77) £10
Vol.44 (1978-79) £10
Vol.47 (1982-83) £10
Vol.48 (1983-84) £10
Vol.50 (1985-86) £10
From Volume 53 the title changed to “Chess Monthly” and a large format magazine.
Each set of 12 issues in VG condition.
Vol.55 Apr.1990 – Mar.1991 In red binder. One issue with waterstaining. Index. £20
Vol.59 Apr.1994 – Mar.1995 £20
Vol.78 Apr.2013 – Mar.2014 £30
The Year Book of Chess. Edited by E.A.Michell/ M.W.Stevens/ W.H.Watts & A.W.Foster. Each volume covers the leading events of the previous year in detail, with results, many selected annotated games, statistics, problem section, chess club directory in some vols, game and opening indexes etc.. These Year Books are quite sought-after and sometimes sell for high prices on ebay.
1909. red cloth, spine faded, marked, one joint split. Includes club directory. £20
1910. red cloth, old Hastings CC label on front, inner hinges split. Last ten pages torn or lacking and provided in photocopy. Includes club directory. £20
1913. red cloth, spine faded/marked o/w G. Includes club directory. £25
1914. red cloth, some staining and cover marking o/w G. £20.00
1915 & 1916. red cloth, spine darkened o/w G. £25
Chess Player's Chronicle (The.)
(Ed: H.Staunton.) Vol.5. R.Hastings, 1845. Contemporary full brown leather, blind-stamped and gilt-ruled,
title-label, a nice copy. Colour-printed title-page, 400 pages including
index at end. Includes many games, problems, articles.
Includes lengthy coverage of the match between
BOUND VOLUMES: With index. 10% DISCOUNT OFF THESE VOLUMES
1933 - 41st Year. Original olive brown cloth, gilt lettered, VG. £40
1937 – 45th Year. Original olive brown cloth, gilt lettered, VG. £40
1938 – 46th Year. Original olive brown cloth, gilt letter faded, G. £40
1939 – 47th Year. Original olive brown cloth, gilt lettered, VG. £40
1940 – 48th Year. Bound old black and green cloth boards, spine worn, front inner hinge split, paper yellowing. Scarce war year. £40
1942 – 50th Year. Blue cloth-backed boards, gilt lettered, magazine covers bound in, no index (has index for 1941.) VG. Scarce war year. £40
1947 – 55th Year. Original orange cloth, gilt lettered, spine little faded, G. Paper yellowed. £30
1949-50 – 57th Year. Jan 1949 to Aug 1950 (No.1-20.) Original brown cloth, gilt lettered, VG. Paper somewhat yellowed. £30
1951-52 – 59th Year. Jan 1951 to Aug 1952. Original brown cloth, gilt lettered, VG. £30
1952-53 – 60th Year. Original brown cloth, gilt lettered, VG. £30
1953-54 – 61st Year. Original brown cloth, gilt lettered, VG. £30
Di Felice (G.): Chess Periodicals. An Annotated International Bibliography, 1836-2008. McFarland, US 2010. Large p/b. 349pp. A comprehensive reference work containing 3163 entries and many cross-references. Information for each entry includes year and country of publication, frequency, publisher, editors, subject, language, alternate titles, holdings in chess libraries. Part 1 is Magazines, Bulletins, Newsletters; Part 2 Miscellaneous Publications such as Yearbooks, Handbooks, Almanacs, Calendars, Directories etc. Includes general index of periodical titles and index by country. £35.00
Vol.1 Jun – Dec 1904. 147pp. Includes games of Cambridge Springs 1904. £18
Vol.2 Jan – Dec 1905. 392pp. £18
Vol.3 Jan – Dec 1906. 260pp. £18
Vol.4 Jan – Dec 1907. 252pp. £18
Vol.5 Jan – Dec 1908. 272pp. £18
Vol.38 Jan – Dec 1941. 144pp. £15
CHESS INFORMANT 92. X 2004 – I 2005. 397pp. 522 games. £10
2005 No.1-8 complete. £20
2007 No.1-7 £16
Kagan’s Neueste Schachnachrichten. Sechster Jahrgang. 1926. Original cloth, very worn, soiled, partly loose. 512pp. 171 annotated games, many photos. Starts on p.9. £20
Chess Federation for
1935-36 (English Counties Chess
1954-55 back cover taped on £7.00
1956-57 cover wear. £7.00
1975-76 large format £6.00
Awards in Problem Tourneys Nos.128-138.
Awards in Problem Tourneys Nos.131-133.
Chessman Quarterly. Ed: Wade & Boyd. Vol.1 No.1-4. 1968. 4 issues, nos.1&2 reprinted. The magazine specializing in opening theory. 40pp each issue. (D.) £6.00
QUARTERLY FOR CHESS HISTORY SERIES. Fiala (V.) Editor. Moravian Chess Publishing House, Czech Rep. 1999-2010, 2016. Volumes 1-17.
Each volume hardback, most with over 500pp, hundreds of games, sections on chess research, biographies, tournament reports, reviews, correspondence chess etc. Further details of contents can be provided. (A.) Usually £28.00 per single volume.
SPECIAL OFFER: Vols.1-16 for £350.
Shakhmatny Bulletin. 1974. Nos.1-12. 384pp in all. VG. £12
Shakhmatny (Year Book) 1953.
(Year Book) 1960.
Scacchi e Scienze Applicate.
(Chess and Applied Sciences. An International Review.) No.22.
The following all large size volumes with many games, news, photos, index etc.
Chess Review. The Picture Chess Magazine. Vol.14. 1946. Large format, original red cloth, VG. Index. £35.00
Chess Review Annual. Vol.16. Jan-Dec 1948. Publisher’s purple cloth, gilt spine. VG with gold d/w, edges frayed. £40
Chess Reader. Whyld (Ken) Editor: Volume I - VI. (1955-1966) Ken Whyld Association / Moravian Chess, 2004. Hardback. F. This reprint of Vols.1-6 contains more than 500 book reviews by Ken Whyld and others. Also included are an appreciation of Ken Whyld by Tony Gillam, articles on William Winter, A.C.White "Xmas Books" & Overbrook Press series, and tournament books 1939-1956. £25.00
(E.G.R.) & K.Whyld: Vol.I - VI (Nov 1946 - Mar 1952). (With) Match
Bronstein vs. Boleslavski,
Midland Chess Bulletin /
Chess Informant. (Sahovski Informator). Classification of Chess Openings. 1971. 67pp. £5.00
Chess Mail. 8/9 1997 £2 11 1997 corner of one page cut out £2
8-9 1999 £2
Jaarboek van de Nederlandse Bond van Probleemvrienden.
1971, 1974, 1975, 1977, 1980 - £6.00 each
Jubileumboek 1931-1981. Nederlandse Bond van Schaakprobleemvrienden. p/b. VG. 48pp. £10
Kingpin No.27 Summer 1997. Renowned satirical chess magazine. VG. 68pp. £5.00
(Includes long article on