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1611. 1963 BOTVINNIK - PETROSIAN. R.G.Wade: The World Chess Championship.

Spearman, 1963. 1st Edn. VG, d/w (spine lightly sunned). 218pp., photos, biographies, annotated games, with clock times given. Petrosian won 12.5-9.5. A scarce title. Signed by Wade on title-page. 35.00


2649. Cload (R.) & R.Keene: Battles of Hastings. A History of the Hastings International Chess Congress.

Pergamon 1991. 1st. p/b. G. 141pp, good selection of photos, selection of games annotated by Keene. (A.) Signed by Keene & Cload. 15.00


4245. Fersht (A.): Jaques and British Chess Company Chess Sets.

Kaissa Publ, Cambridge 2010. Large p/b printed on high quality art paper. 62pp., well illustrated throughout in colour with more than 100 photographs of sets, labels and documentary evidence. "A comprehensive account of Jaques "Original" Staunton chessmen from 1849-1940 and their identification, other Jaques antique sets and timers, a survey of British Company Staunton, Royal and Imperial chessmen." The author was inspired to write this new, much enlarged book by new evidence on the dating of Jaques that has become available. Limited to 1000 numbered and signed copies. 25.00


5227. KARPOV (A.): Sto pobednykh partii.

Moscow 1984. Hardcover, VG. 320pp., portrait, 100 annotated games. SIGNED BY KARPOV on title-page, dated 1994. 40.00


380. Mansfield (C.): Adventures in Composition. The Art of the Two-Move Chess Problem. Edited by Alain White.

Daily Post Printers, Liverpool 1948. 1st UK Edn. Original green cloth spine and red boards, a few marks on covers o/w G.. 200pp. One of the best works on chess composition. Inscribed on endpaper "To my old friend and chess collaborator, Dec 1951, C.S.Kipping." 28.00


3188. PHILLIPS (A.): Chess: 60 Years on with Caissa and Friends.

Caissa Editions, US 2003. F. p/b. 144pp., illus. 200 games with brief notes and comments, of which over 100 are Phillips' own games, the remainder of his British contemporaries such as Thomas, Alexander, Golombek, Penrose, Clarke, Barden etc. (A.) (Another copy: Inscribed by author on title-page. 18.00) 12.00


1833. Reitstein (Leonard R.): A History of Chess in South Africa.

Published by the author, RSA 2003. Large format p/b. Cover corner crease, very faint crease through lower page corners o/w VG. 216 pages, printed double-column, illustrated, 111 annotated games, 24 problems. Covers all aspects of chess in South Africa from the earliest years to WWII and beyond. (A.) Presentation copy from the author. 25.00