2412. - ANTIQUARIAN (Mainly pre-1900 items): ***** THIS SECTION UPDATED 1 MAY 21 *****

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5459. ---: Illustrated London News pages. (Chess column by Howard Staunton, Wormald, and Duffy.)

261 large pages from the 1870's. Each page has one or more games with notes, diagram(s), some news, and Staunton's answers to correspondents. Includes games of all the leading players of the period. CAN ALSO BE SOLD IN TWO LOTS - PLEASE INQUIRE. 320.00


5458. ---: Illustrated London News pages. (Chess column by Howard Staunton.)

258 large pages from the 1860's. Each page has one or more games with notes, diagram(s), some news, and Staunton's answers to correspondents. Includes games of all the leading players of the period. CAN ALSO BE SOLD IN TWO LOTS - PLEASE INQUIRE. 320.00


5455. ---: Illustrated London News pages. (Chess column by Howard Staunton.)

189 large pages between 1843 and 1849. Most pages have one or more games with notes, diagram(s), some news, and Staunton's answers to correspondents, some have a problem only. Includes games of all the leading players of the period. 180.00


5454. ---: Illustrated London News pages. (Chess column by Howard Staunton.)

374 large pages from the 1850's. Each page has one or more games with notes, diagram(s), some news, and Staunton's answers to correspondents. Includes games of all the leading players of the period. This is quite a large portion of all the chess pages printed in the 1850's. CAN ALSO BE SOLD IN TWO OR THREE LOTS - PLEASE INQUIRE. 450.00


5457. ---: Illustrated London News pages. (Chess column edited by J.W.Abbott.)

260 large pages from the 1890's. Each page has one or more games with notes, diagram(s), some news, and the editor's answers to correspondents. Includes games of all the leading players of the period. These pages are rarely found as a collection. CAN ALSO BE SOLD AS TWO LOTS - PLEASE INQUIRE. 350.00


5460. ---: Illustrated London News pages. (Chess column edited by J.W.Abbott.)

238 large pages from 1900-1910. Each page has one or more games with notes, diagram(s), some news, and the editor's answers to correspondents. Includes games of all the leading players of the period. These pages are rarely found as a collection. CAN ALSO BE SOLD AS TWO LOTS - PLEASE INQUIRE. 350.00


5456. ---: Illustrated London News pages. (Chess column mostly edited by P.T.Duffy.)

434 large pages from the 1880's. Each page has one or more games with notes, diagram(s), some news, and the editor's answers to correspondents. Includes games of all the leading players of the period. This is a large portion of all the chess pages printed in the 1880's, and they are rarely found as a collection. CAN ALSO BE SOLD AS TWO OR THREE LOTS - PLEASE INQUIRE. 550.00


528. 1911 SCHLECHTER-TARRASCH. Tarrasch (Dr.): Der Schachwettkampf Schlechter-Tarrasch auf dem Jubildums-Kongress des Kolner Schachklubs im Sommer 1911.

Leipzig 1912. 1st Edn. Original grey boards, VG, inside staples are rusty with one section partly loose. Frontispiece, pp xviii,1,136. 16 games from the match plus 36 from the Jubildums-Kongress des Kolner Schachklubs. LN 5054. 45.00


5606. Anderson (A.): The Game of Draughts Simplified and Illustrated with Practical Diagrams.

Glasgow & New York, 1878. 3rd Edn., Revised & Extended by Robert McCulloch. Original plain brown cloth, worn at head and foot of spine, 2 pages loose. Frontispiece diagram, pp xxxii, 136. 20.00


754. Bird (H.E.): Chess Novelties and their Latest Developments, with Comparisons of the Progress of Chess Openings of the Past Century and the Present not dealt with in Existing Works.

F.Warne, 1895. 1st Edn. Original pale blue decorative cloth, gilt, spine rubbed o/w good. pp xli, 304. LN 1855. This title was issued in a number of different colour cloth covers. Includes many games arranged by openings. Some pencil notes. With bookplate of ECF, Diggle Collection. 50.00


214. Christmas Series No.11. White (A.C.): More White Rooks.

Stroud 1911. Original purple cloth, nice copy. 220pp. 400 problems. Without Christmas slip. Christmas Series No.11. 65.00


918. Hardy (F.): Chess for Beginners.

Frederick Warne & Co., 1866. 1st Edn. Tiny book, 7 x 9.5cm, original dark blue pictorial cloth, inscription on endpaper, gilt page edges, good copy. Coloured frontispiece of two boys playing chess, 94pp., advert page. "Bijou Books" series. LN 940. 50.00


1384. Lasker (Emanuel) Ed: The Rice Gambit.

Press of Dr.Emanuel Lasker, NY, June 1910. Original grey card covers, waterstain to some page edges o/w G. Portrait, 43pp., addendum leaf. 5th Edition, and only one edited by Lasker. Small bookplate of ECF, Ravilious Collection. 20.00


254. Mason (J.): Social Chess. A Collection of Short & Brilliant Games with Historical and Practical Illustrations.

The Field & Queen (Horace Cox), (1901). Original maroon cloth, gilt, stamped 1901 on front cover, VG. xv,174pp., 2 plates. Includes 131 annotated games. LN 3196. 20.00


320. Mason (J.): The Art of Chess.

The Field & Queen (Horace Cox) Ltd. (1913) 4th Edn., Revised & Enlarged (by Hoffer). Original green cloth, gilt decoration, VG. pp xvi,492, portrait of Mason. With an inscription on endpaper To W.Geddes from L.Mason, 1914 (perhaps a relative of Mason's?). Includes large sections on the endgame and combinations. One of the best instructional works of the period. 25.00


3729. Mieses (J.): Chess Endings from Modern Master-Play. Edited, with Notes.

Routledge, (1901). 2nd Edn. Sm8vo, original purple cloth, slightly stained on edges o/w G. pp xi,115, adverts. 30 endings from named games. LN 2195. A scarce work. With small label of the ECF collection. 18.00


844. Miller (J.W.) Editor: The American Supplement to the "Synopsis" containing American Inventions in the Chess Openings: together with Fresh Analyses in the Openings, since 1882.

W.W.Morgan, 1885. 1st Edn. Roy8vo, original blue pictorial cloth, partly split on joints, endpapers torn o/w G. pp 91, plus adverts and sample issue of Chess Player's Chronicle. Not separately listed in LN catalogue. With small bookplate of ECF, Pollard Collection. 40.00


779. PERIODICAL: The Chess Monthly.: Edited by L.Hoffer & J.H.Zukertort. Vol.I.

London, Sept.1879 - Aug.1880. Roy8vo, Original grey cloth, some wear to head and foot of spine o/w G. pp iv (title & index), 384. 79 annotated games, endgame section by B.Horwitz, 122 problems, letters, and news etc. 80.00


45. Steinitz (W.): The Modern Chess Instructor. Part 1.

Putnam's, New York & London, 1889. 1st Edn. Roy8vo, original brown cloth, gilt chessboard on front cover, a good copy. Advert leaf, pp xli, 193. Some pencil ticks. Steinitz explains some of his famous chess theories, analyses many openings, and INCLUDES THE GAMES FROM HIS MATCH WITH TSCHIGORIN, with his annotations, revised and amended from the International Chess Magazine. There was no separate publication on this match. Part 2 of this work was a slim and very rare pamphlet published in 1895. 65.00


3418. Walker (W.Greenwood): A Selection of Games at Chess, actually Played by the Late Alexander M'Donnell... with his Principal Contemporaries; including the Whole of the Games Played by De La Bourdonnais and M'Donnell....Selected and Arranged by William Greenwood Walker.

Thomas Hurst, 1836. 1st Edn. Original brown cloth, crudely rebacked with plain grey tape, internally good. pp viii, 280. Numerous games of McDonnell, including many played at odds, 5 from his match with W.Fraser (1831), and 84 from the six matches with La Bourdonnais (1834). An appendix gives the 3 games from match W.Lewis - Deschapelles (1821), and at end is a 3 page List of Subscribers. William Walker was secretary of the Westminster Chess Club and personally recorded most of McDonnell's games, including the great match series with La Bourdonnais. LN 3144. A very scarce work. With bookplate of ECF, Diggle Collection. 200.00


2734. Williams (Elijah): Horae Divanianae. A Selection of One Hundred and Fifty Original Games at Chess by Leading Masters, principally Played at the Grand Divan...

Published by the Author, Grand Divan, 101 Strand, London, 1852. 1st Edn. Original brown cloth, gilt illustration on front cover, spine split and frayed at the top o/w G. pp viii, 176 (missing final 2pp of subscriber names). 150 games of named players, with notes, list of Subscribers at end. LN 3149. Williams was one of the leading English players of his time, and took 3rd prize at the 1851 London tournament. With two bookplates of ECF / BCF, Diggle Collection. 140.00