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All books are hardback, bound in publisher’s
original cloth, published in
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.