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TONY PETERSON, 15 HARBOUR VIEW PARK, ROPE WALK, WEST SUSSEX, BN17 5DQ, UK.

CHESS BOOKS BY MAIL ORDER – SECONDHAND, RARE & OUT OF PRINT.

Email: tony@chessbooks.co.uk   Website home page: www.chessbooks.co.uk

 

            A full page sheet is usually 11x16in., 28x40cm.  Click on (Picture) to see an image of each picture.

 

  1. (Picture) The Game of Chess Played between London and Portsmouth, through the Electric Telegraph of the South Western Railway, 10th April. 12 Apr.1845. Full page, including illustrations of the room of the telegraph and along the railway line, and the game score, a draw between Staunton and  Kennedy at Portsmouth, and Walker and another gentleman at Vauxhall. (Centre-fold to page otherwise good.) £15

 

  1. (Picture) Staunton v Horwitz Match . 7 Feb.1846. Part page illustration of Staunton playing Horwitz, with first two game scores on other side. £5

 

  1. (Picture) Chess Celebrities. Includes Lowenthal, Falkbeer, Staunton, and Kennedy, with details of the meeting at Leamington Chess Club on other side.14 July 1855. Half page. £8

 

  1. (Picture) Paul Morphy. 18 Sep.1858. Full page. Illustration of Morphy in centre, surrounded by text and 8 games of his blindfold display. £20

 

  1. (Picture)Bashi Bazouks Playing at Chess.” 4 June 1859. Part page illustration of a drawing by Alexandre Bida. (OUT OF STOCK)

 

  1. (Picture) “Checkmate Next Move”. 2 Aug.1862. Full page, from a painting by J.C.Horsley from the Exhibition of the Royal Academy. £8

 

  1. (Picture) Oxford and Cambridge Chess Match. 5 Apr.1873. Half page, showing two boards from the match, with many spectators in top hats. £6

 

  1. (Picture) “The Chess Players.28 Nov.1874. Full page, from a painting by C.M.Webb, with description on other side. £10

 

  1. (Picture) Herr Zukertort, The Champion Chess-Player. 7 Sep.1878.  Part page illustration with column of biography at side. (OUT OF STOCK)

 

  1. (Picture) Sketches at the International Chess Tournament. 5 May 1883. Full page illustration in a humorous vein, showing a number of named players, including Zukertort v Steinitz at the chessboard. £15

 

  1. (Picture) “Those Laugh Who Win.21 Mar.1885. Full page drawing by F.Dadd. £10

 

  1. (Picture) Master Tournament at Hereford. 29 Aug.1885. Half page illustration of the eleven players including Blackburne, Bird, Schallopp, Gunsberg, Mason. (Just the half-page picture but includes the text details on other side.) £10

 

  1. (Picture) The Sixteen Leading Chess Players in the World. A Portrait Group. (From “The Graphic.”) 17 July 1886. A fine double page print, including Steinitz, Zukertort, Blackburne, Winawer, Bird, Kolisch, Paulsen, Gunsberg, Mason. Size 23x16in., 59x41cm., one centre fold. VG. (OUT OF STOCK)

 

  1. (Picture) Irish Chess Association at Belfast. 23 Oct.1886. Half page illustration including the nine named players in the 2nd Irish Chess Association congress, plus others. Includes Pollock, Blackburne, Burn. (Without the brief details on other side as only the half-page picture is present.) (OUT OF STOCK)

 

  1. (Picture) Scottish Chess Association Meeting at Edinburgh. 6 Aug.1887. Half page of 21 un-named members posed around two chessboards. (There was a 4th Scottish Championship in Edinburgh in July.) £10

 

  1. (Picture) “A Game at Chess!” 25 May 1889. Full page humorous illustration showing eight stages of a game between two players from beginning to end. £15

 

  1. (Picture) “After Lunch in the City: A Game of Chess.” (From “The Graphic.”) 10 Jan.1891. Full page illustration by L.Bogle showing gentlemen playing chess. £15

 

  1. (Picture) “The Game of Chess.31 Aug.1895. Full page from a painting by A.A.Lesrel exhibited in the Salon du Champ de Mars, 1895. £12