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4303. ----: FIDE ALBUM 1965 - 1967 (Two-movers, Three-Movers, More-movers, Fairy Chess, Studies.)

Zagreb 1976. p/b. VG. 200pp. 800 problems & studies, index of composers. 15.00


5467. ----: Jaarboek van de Nederlandse Bond van Probleemvrienden.

1971, 1974, 1975, 1977, 1980. VG. Each one 6.00


5468. ----: Jubileumboek 1931-1981. Nederlandse Bond van Schaakprobleemvrienden.

VG. 48pp. 10.00


5476. Akopian (G.E.): Mnogogrannoe tvorchestvo.

Erevan 1984. p/b. VG. 80pp. Many problems and studies. 6.00


859. Andrade (B.J.da C.): Andradiana. 256 Selected Chess Problems...with Solutions; his Favourite Quotations about the Problem Art.

Chess, S.C. 1961. 1st Edn. G. 81pp. Foxing to first few pages. 256 of the author's problems, published posthumously. 15.00


2713. Archakov (V.M.): Grossmeisterskie kompozicii.

Kiev, 1985. 1st. p/b. VG. 192pp. 509 problems from all eras. 8.00


5475. Archakov (V.M.): Izobrazitelnye Shakhmatnye zadachi i etyudy.

Kiev, 1985. p/b. G. 88pp. 255 problems and studies. 6.00


2715. Archakov (V.M.): Shakhmatnaja kompozicija na Ukraine.

Kiev, 1986. 1st. p/b. G. 167pp. 509 problems by various Ukrainian composers mainly from the 1970's & 1980's. 8.00


2591. Archakov (V.M.): V mire Shakhmatnoy kompozicii.

Volgograd 1980. 1st Edn. p/b. VG. 191pp. 242 problems by various composers mainly from the 1960's & 70's. 8.00


1085. Averbakh (Y.): Queen and Pawn Endings. Trans: K.P.Neat.

Batsford 1975. 1st English Edn. VG (no d/w.) 137pp. Includes many studies. The second volume of Averbakh's classic endgame series. 10.00


3715. Averbakh (Y.): Rook v. Minor Piece Endings. Trans: K.P.Neat.

Batsford 1978. 1st English Edn. VG,d/w. 162pp. Includes studies. The sixth volume of Averbakh's classic endgame series. 10.00


4286. Averbakh (Y.) & I.Maizelis: Comprehensive Chess Endings. Vol.4 Pawn Endings.

Pergamon 1987. 1st English Edn. Large h/b, the front cover has a gash to the top joint area (about 4cm), but internally VG. 326pp. Includes 766 examples, many from studies. (A.) The second scarcest volume in the series. 20.00


4285. Averbakh (Y.) & N.Kopayev: Comprehensive Chess Endings. Vol.5 Rook Endings.

Pergamon 1987. 1st English Edn. Large hardback, slight foxing on fore edge o/w VG. 326pp. Includes 808 examples, many from studies. (A.) The final and scarcest volume in the series. 50.00


5337. Averbakh (Y.) & others: Comprehensive Chess Endings. Vol.1-5 COMPLETE SET. 1.Bishop Endings. Knight Endings. 2.Bishop v Knight, Rook v Minor Piece 3.Queen & Pawn, Q v Rook, Q v Minor Pieces. 4.Pawn Endings. 5.Rook Endings.

Ishi Press International, NY 2012-13. Reprint of Pergamon Edn. Translated from the second Russian edn. 5 vols, large size p/b's, Fine. Includes many examples from studies. (A.) The standard works on the endgame, which can be used as reference works or teaching aids. 75.00


4148. Averbakh (Y.), V.Chekhover & V.Henkin: Queen v. Rook / Minor Piece Endings. Trans: K.P.Neat.

Batsford 1978. 1st English Edn. VG. 174pp. Includes many studies. The seventh volume of Averbakh's classic endgame series. 10.00


5416. Bakcsi (G.): En Passant Felugyelo Visszater.

Sport Budapest 1985. p/b, VG. 406pp., hundreds of problems. 10.00


5382. Bakcsi (G.): Ungarische Schachproblem Anthologie.

Corvina Kiado 1983. 1st German Edn. p/b, G. 350pp. 767 problems. Includes history of Hungarian chess composition from 1938 and the choicest problems. 15.00


4458. Bakcsi (G.) Ed: Uj Magyar Sakkfeladvany Antologia.

Sport Budapest 1979. G. 343pp., photos, 682 problems of Hungarian composers. Includes history of Hungarian chess composition from 1938 and the choicest problems. 14.00


5446. Barnes (B.P.): Comins Mansfield MBE: Chess Problems of a Grandmaster.

BCPS, Surrey 1976. Large p/b. VG. 38pp. 200 two-move problems by Comins Mansfield with commentaries and biographical notes. Limited Edition of 750 copies. 12.00


122. Barnes (B.P.): Pick of the Best Chess Problems.

Elliot Right Way Books, 1983. Repr. p/b. G. 158pp. 200 two-move problems of named composers with solutions at end.. 4.00


5411. Baumgartner (G.): Faszinierendes Schachproblem. Kompositionen von I.A.Schiffmann.

The author, Heidelberg (1963). 1st Edn. p/b, light foxing to covers o/w G. 72pp., at least 109 problems from 1920's, with solutions and commentary. 10.00


5432. Beasley (J.D.): Some Flights of Chess Fancy.

The author, Harpenden, 1989. 1st Edn. Spiral bound card covers, VG. 42pp., about 100 of the author's own varied problems and studies. (A.) 8.00


5434. Beasley (John): More Flights of Chess Fancy.

SNZZ, Brno 2000. 1st Edn. p/b. 28pp., 25 of the author's own varied problems. There is parallel text in English and Czech, the latter translated by Michal Dragoun. (A.) 8.00


2981. Beasley (John): Some Problems by Auguste d'Orville.

Publ.by the author, Harpenden 2005. 2nd Edn (corrected & enlarged). p/b. F. 32pp. Biography, selection of problems and index. 6.00


4719. Binnewirtz (R.J.): Ado Kraemer. Eine Biographische Skizze mit Zahlreichen Zugaben.

Nightrider, Germany 2012. New p/b. 288pp., illus., 261 problems, all known games, biography, various articles. Kraemer was a famous problem composer of the Logical New German problem school. Introduction in English, remainder in German. 24.00


32. Blackburne (S.S.): Terms and Themes of Chess Problems. With a Preface by A.F.Mackenzie.

Routledge n.d.(1907.) 1st Edn. Original blue cloth, spine faded and piece missing from foot of spine, internally G. Frontispiece, 169pp. Includes over 300 problems. "A New and Enlarged Edition of 'Problem Terms and Characteristics.'" LN 2543. 20.00


4968. Blumenthal (O.): Schachminiaturen. Eine Problemsammlung. Erster Teil. Zweite Auflage.

Berlin & Leipzig 1921. Original printed wrappers, page edges partly unopened, paper loss at head and foot of spine o/w G. pp viii,147. 360 problems by various composers. LN 2552. 30.00


4551. Bondarenko (F.S.): Etyud v peshechnom okonchanii.

Moscow 1973. 1st Edn. p/b. G. 159pp. 636 endgame studies by various composers. 8.00


4882. Bondarenko (F.S.): Razvintne shakhmatnogo etyuda.

Kiev, 1982. p/b. G. 232pp. 394 studies. 7.00


470. Bondarenko (F.S.): Sovremennye shakhmatnye etyud.

Kiev 1987. p/b. VG. 176pp. 378 studies. 8.00


3690. Bondarenko (F.S.): Triumf sovetskogo sachmatnogo etjuda.

Kiev, 1984. 1st. p/b. VG. 173pp. 352 endgame studies by Soviet composers from 1925-44. 7.00


969. Bouwmeester (H.): Modern End-Game Studies for the Chessplayer. Trans & Ed: H.Golombek.

Bell 1959. 1st English Edn. VG,d/w. 128pp. 101 studies (25 more than the Dutch edn.) 14.00


5473. Chepiznyj (V.I.) Ed:: Shakmatnaja kompozicija 1977-1982.

Moscow 1983 p/b, small tear on back cover o/w G. 256pp. 452 problems. 7.00


4179. Chernev (I.): Practical Chess Endings.

Dover 1969. Repr. p/b. G. 318pp. Comprises 300 end game studies of named famous composers. 6.00


172. Chernev (I.): Practical Chess Endings.

Faber 1973. Repr. VG,d/w. 318pp. Comprises 300 end game studies of named famous composers. "Written with down-to-earth simplicity." 9.00


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


217. Christmas Series No.31. Hume (G.): Changing Fashions: 150 Chess Problems. Ed: A.C.White.

Stroud 1925. Red cloth, spine faded, ink numbers next to diagrams, o/w G. Portrait, 208pp. 151 main problems, short story by Hume. Without Merry Christmas slip. Christmas Series No.31. 60.00


1291. Christmas Series No.32. Weenink (H.): The Chess Problem. Edited by G.Hume & A.C.White.

Stroud 1926. Large 8vo, Red cloth, back cover a little marked o/w G. 316,(1)pp. A classic work including the historical development of the chess problem, birds-eye view of problems themes, full index of composers with Birth-year Register, 30 rare photographs, 374 problems. Without Christmas slip. Christmas Series No.32. 75.00


1287. Christmas Series No.38. White (A.C.) & G.Hume.: Valves and Bi-Valves.

Stroud 1930. Red cloth, spine faded, some fading and marking on covers o/w G. 176pp. 125 problems. With Christmas slip. Christmas Series No.38. 45.00


3153. Christmas Series No.40. Kipping (C.S.): The Chessmen Speak. Edited by George Hume.

Stroud, 1932. Red cloth, spine and cover edges sunned o/w G. Portrait, 180pp. 147 three-move problems by Kipping. Without Christmas slip. Christmas Series No.40. 50.00


123. Cordingley (E.G.R.): 122 Chess Problems, Puzzles, Studies and End Games.

Universal Publ.(1945.) 1st Edn. Small p/b, red and pink covers, G. 90pp printed on pink paper. 10.00


4632. Dickins (A.): A Short History of Fairy Chess.

A.S.M.Dickins, Surrey 1975. Large p/b, stapled, G. 10 pages with double-column text. Revised and expanded summary of three lectures given to the British Chess Problem Society on April 6, 1972, April 7, 1972 and April 26, 1974. Limited to 250 copies. Includes many references to chess problem literature. 25.00


471. Dittman (W.) & others: Logische Phantasien. Herbert Grasemann und seine Schachaufgaben.

De Gruyter 1986. 1st Edn. p/b. F. Portrait, 173pp. 129 problems. 8.00


5244. Dombrovskis (A.): Saha Kompozicija Padomju Latvija.

Riga 1961. 1st Edn. Red hardback boards, VG. 158pp., 441 problems. Possibly signed by author on endpaper. 12.00


5372. Dufresne (J.): Sammlung leichterer Schachaufgaben. Vol.1-4.

Leipzig (1881-1887), 1898. 4 volumes, small 8vo, original brown cloth, spines with gilt decoration, VG. Hundreds of problems. Some pencil solutions in first volume. The fourth volume was by H.von Gottschall. Two further volumes were published in 1908 and 1926. LN 2450-51. 30.00


5335. EG (Endgame study periodical): Ed: John Roycroft.

London, June 1978 - Nov 1987. No.51 (Vol.4) to 102 pt 2 (Vol.6). 50 issues, stapled booklets, VG. pp 492, 544, 1000. Contains hundreds of studies. Note: Lacking issue nos.84,94,99. No.102 pt 2 was the last produced by John Roycroft. It was then continued by the Dutch endgame study group ARVES. 60.00


2714. Ejvazova (Z.E.): Korolevy shakhmatnoi kompozicii.

Baku 1986. 1st Edn. Covers a little spotted o/w G. 235pp. 350 problems by various female composers, with commentary. 8.00


5238. Feenstra Kuiper (Dr.P.): Het Half Pin Thema. Een terugblik op bet werk van de Good Companionsclub. WITH: Deel II. Voortzetting van de Ontwikkeling tot heden.

(Hilversum, 1947 & 1956.) 2 volumes, original wrappers, paper yellowed in first vol, some pen notes and ticks to second vol. pp 119, 96. 455 + 500 problems. LN 2913 (v.1), Kieler 6376. 28.00


2345. Goldschmeding (Drs.C.): Probleemcomponisten.

Nederlandse Bond van Probleemvrienden, 1976. p/b. VG. 47pp. 89 problems. 9.00


5413. Grasemann (H.): Problem Juwelen. Auslese 1958-1962.

Engelhardt, Berlin (1964). 1st Edn. p/b, G. 115pp., 265 problems with solutions and commentary. 8.00


3567. Greif (M.) Ed: 200 Classic Chess Puzzles.

Sterling, NY 1993. 1st. p/b. G. 143pp., mainly mate in 3 to 4 move positions, sources not named. 6.00


2071. Gurvich (A.S.): Etyudy.

Moscow, 1961. 1st Edn. G. 190pp. 70 of his studies, a long essay on the art of studies, and a further 69 examples. 12.00


124. Harley (B.): Mate in Two Moves. A Treatise on the Two-Move Chess Problem.

Bell 1944. Repr. Cloth a bit faded o/w G. 216pp. 174 examples with explanations. 6.00


5412. Henneberger (H.): Kunstschach in der Schweiz. Schachprobleme und Studien Schweizerischer Komponisten von 1966-1976.

Schweizer Kunstschachfreunde, 1980. 1st Edn. p/b, G. 154pp. 266 problems and studies. 10.00


535. Herbstman (A.O.): De Schaakstudie in Onze Dagen.

Lochem: De Tijdstroom, n.d.(1948). 1st Dutch Edn (translated from the 1937 Russian work.) Roy8vo. VG,d/w (slightly torn at head and foot), tape marks on endpapers. 171pp., 204 endgame studies. LN 2286. (With an 8pp index & errata in facsimile.) 20.00


1125. Herbstman (A.O.): Schaakpartij en Compositie.

Lochem, n.d.(1948) 1st Dutch Edn (translated from the Russian 1930 work.) Original wrappers. VG. 55pp., endgame studies and game positions. LN 2732. 18.00


898. Hoffmann (F.): Tausend Jahre Schachprobleme.

Promos verlag 2000. p/b, F. 88pp. Includes a selection of 60 problems from 1140 to 1984. Series: Tubinger Beitrage zum Thema Schach Vol.4. 9.00


1491. Howard (K.S.): Chess Problem Gems by Eight Eminent American Composers.

Dover, 1972. 1st. p/b. G. 102pp. 160 problems. 7.50


895. Howard (K.S.): Classic Chess Problems by Pioneer Composers.

Dover 1970. 1st. p/b, VG. 109pp. Includes sections on Loyd, Alain White, Klett, Shinkman, Havel, Kohtz, Heathcote etc. 155 problems. 8.00


2871. Howard (K.S.): How to Solve Chess Problems.

Dover 1961. 2nd Revised Edn. p/b, spine faded, G. 171pp. Introduction to problem solving and 112 problems by American composers. 6.00


729. Howard (K.S.): Spectacular Chess Problems. 200 Gems by American Composers.

Dover 1967. 2nd Edn. p/b. VG. 117pp. 7.00


1065. Kasparian (G.M.): 555 Etyudov-miniatyur.

Erevan, 1975. 1st Edn. G. 307pp. 555 endgame studies by various composers from all eras. 15.00


2717. Kasparian (G.M.): Etyudy, stati, analisy.

Moscow 1988. 1st Edn. p/b. G. 288pp. 400 endgame studies by Kasparian, plus various essays. 10.00


2588. Kasparian (G.M.): Etyudy.

Moscow, 1972. 1st Edn. p/b, back cover corner torn, wear foot of spine o/w G. 198pp. 269 endgame studies by Kasparian from 1928-1970. 8.00


2070. Kasparian (G.M.): Pozitsionnay Nichaya.

Moscow, 1962. p/b. G. 104pp. 214 endgame studies by Kasparian and others. 7.00


5436. Kasparian (G.M.): Razvitie Etyudnych idej.

Erevan 1979. 1st Edn. Cloth-backed boards, G. 343pp. 1380 endgame studies. On the development of endgame studies. 12.00


2230. KASPARIAN (G.M.): Sbornik etyudov i partii.

Erevan, 1987. 1st Edn. Cloth-backed boards, VG. 352pp. Includes 400 studies and 124 games of Kasparian. 12.00


1064. Kasparian (G.M.): Sila Peshki.

Erevan, 1980. 1st Edn. Cloth-backed boards. VG. 352pp. 1338 endgame studies by various composers, from all eras. 10.00


2712. Kasparian (G.M.): Tainy etyudista.

Erevan 1984. 1st Edn. VG. 279pp. Around 900 endgame studies. 10.00


2711. Kasparian (G.M.): Zamechatelny etyudy.

Erevan 1982. 1st Edn. Cloth-backed boards, VG. Most pages yellowed. 328pp. 1062 endgame studies by various composers. 10.00


2655. Kazantsev (A.P.), R.M.Kofman & M.S.Liburkin: Sovetskii shakhmatny etyudy: Sbornik.

Moscow 1955. 1st Edn. Covers a little marked o/w G. Paper yellowed as usual. 463pp., illus., biographies, 650 studies of Soviet composers. 15.00


5420. Kieboom (B.): 300 Schaak Problemen van Jac. Haring.

Spectrum, Utrecht / Antwerp 1984. 1st Edn. p/b. VG. 140pp. Includes solutions and commentary. 8.00


1292. Klett (Philipp.): A Selection of Chess Problems. With a Solving Commentary by J.D.Beasley.

BCM 1978. Limited Edn. p/b. VG. 48pp. 51 problems. 8.00


4942. Kling (J.): The Chess Euclid; A Collection of Two Hundred Chess Problems and End-Games. Composed by Herr Kling. Revised and Corrected by the Author.

H.Hurst & Co, London 1849. First Edition. Tall 8vo, rebound in brown cloth, G. Frontispiece, pp(iv)(vi), 214 problems printed two to a page, in red and blue, 26pp solutions at end, 16pp adverts (not chess). Includes a list of subscribers accounting for 149 copies. LN 2393. An attractively produced and scarce book. This copy with signature of W.Timbrell Pierce (author of problem books in late 19th C.) There are two handwritten indexes of a sort, there are neat notes in green ink to nearly all of the problems regarding where the problems have been published, and some observations and notes to solutions, which adds to the interest of the book. 170.00


1850. Kluver (H.): Faschingsschach der Welt.

Berlin, n.d.(1963) 1st. p/b. VG. 40pp. 44 problems, studies and a few games, with commentary. 8.00


4893. Kofman (R.) & E.Umnov: Shakhmatnych Zadach.

Moscow 1951. 1st Edn. Cloth-backed boards, one edge bumped o/w G. 342pp. Paper yellowed. Several hundred problems. 14.00


2590. Kofman (R.M.): Izbrannye etyudy: S.Kaminera & M.Liburkina.

Moscow 1981. 1st Edn. p/b. G. 160pp. Over 167 studies of Kaminer and Liburkin. Forward by Botvinnik. 7.00


2716. Kofman (R.M.) Ed: Izbrannye kompozicii: A.Grin, A.Dombrovskis, R.Kofman, Al.Kuznecov, A.Popandopulo.

Moscow 1985. 1st Edn. p/b. G. 368pp. Over 100 problems of each composer, with commentaries. 10.00


5472. Kofman (R.M.) Ed:: Shakmatnaja kompozicija 1974-1976.

Moscow 1978. p/b. G. 224pp. 362 problems. 6.00


615. Korn (W.): American Chess Art. 250 Portraits of Endgame Study.

Pitman 1975. 1st UK Edn. VG,d/w. 384pp. A major work on the subject. 18.00


4761. Kraemer & Zepler: Im Banne des Schachproblems. Ausgewahlte Schachaufgaben und Studien.

De Gruyter 1951. 1st Edn. p/b, back cover stained o/w G. 158pp. 198 problems and studies. LN 2958. 14.00


2718. KUBBEL. Ya.G.Vladimirov & Yu.G.Fokin: Leonid Kubbel.

Moscow 1984. 1st Edn. p/b. G. 384pp., biography and around 450 problems and 250 studies. 12.00


797. Lipton (M.), R.Matthews & J.Rice: Chess Problems: Introduction to an Art.

Faber 1963. 1st Edn. VG,d/w. 295pp. Includes 364 problems, sections on two-move, three-move, longer problems, fairy chess. 14.00


858. Lommer (H.M.): 1357 End-Game Studies. The Best Chess Compositions 1935-1973.

Pitman, 1975. 1st Edn. Binding a bit warped o/w G, d/w. 234pp. The studies are classified by pieces, with index of names and sources. 14.00


4545. LOYD. Ed: S.Pickard: The Puzzle King. Sam Loyd's Chess Problems and Selected Mathematical Puzzles.

Pickard & Son, US 1996. Large p/b. F. 238pp., introduction and brief biography, 710 problems with index of sources at end, 34 mathematical puzzles. (A.) 14.00


114. Mansfield (C.) & B.Harley.: The Modern Two-Move Chess Problem.

Museum Press 1958. 1st Edn. VG,d/w. 157pp. 101 problems by Mansfield with introduction and commentary by Harley. 12.00


536. Marwitz (J.H.) & C.J.de Feijter: De Eindspelstudie.

Lochem: De Tijdstroom (1948). 1st Edn. Roy8vo, VG,d/w. 95pp. 100 selected endgame studies. LN 2344. 20.00


3479. Melnichenko (V.A.): Mastera Shakmatnoi Kompozitsii.

Kiev 1984. 1st Edn. p/b. VG. 150pp. 445 problems of various Ukrainian composers. 7.00


892. Morse (J.): Chess Problems: Tasks and Records.

Faber 1995. 1st Edn. Large p/b. VG. 381pp. Over 800 mainly two-move problems, a systematic treatment of records, longer and less orthodox problems, length records etc., by some 350 different composers. 20.00


5481. Myllyniemi (M.): Toteutuneita Oivalluksia.

1980. 1st Edn. p/b, stapled, G. 87pp. 300 problems with theme of Realised Perceptions. Finnish text, German notation. 7.00


2583. Nadareishvili (G.A.): Izbrannye etyudy.

Tbilisi 1970. 1st Edn. G, d/w (torn at head of spine). Portrait, 332pp. About 230 studies, 100 by the author. Includes preface by Botvinnik. GM for chess compositions. 16.00


2586. Nadareishvili (G.A.): Izbrannye shakhmatny etyudy.

Moscow 1976. 1st Edn. p/b. G. 103pp. 125 studies by the author, plus appendix on the endgame Q v one or two pieces. GM for chess compositions. 6.00


1924. Niemeijer (Dr.M.): Boerenschroom.

(Wassenaar, 1965.) 1st Edn. p/b. VG. 47pp. 160 problems by various composers. 9.00


2710. Niemeijer (Dr.M.): The Danish Wizard. One Hundred Chess Problems of Knud Harald Hannemann.

Wassenaar, 1963. 1st. p/b. VG. 59pp. 100 problems with commentary. 12.00


2704. Niemeijer (Dr.M.): Zo Sprak Wolfgang Pauly.

Wassenaar, 1948. 1st Edn. p/b, spotting to covers o/w G. 128pp. Over 170 problems, with commentary. LN 2930. 15.00


4135. Niemeijer (M.): Nederland in Miniatuur.

Wassenaar 1972. p/b. VG. 36pp. 136 problems by Dutch composers. From library of Gerd Meyer. 10.00


367. Nunn (J.): Solving in Style.

Gambit 2002. Repr. p/b. VG. 238pp. "Designed to bridge the gap between over-the-board players and composers of chess problems and studies." 12.00


2608. PAULY. M.Stere: Wolfgang Pauly. Challenge of a Legacy. Provocarea unei mosteniri.

Romania, 2001. Hardback. F. 736pp., including many images of original documents, letters, photos etc., not published before. Biography, 1357 problems by Pauly, plus others, articles, correspondence between Pauly and T.R.Dawson (c.120pp). 50% text Romanian, remainder in English or German. An impressive book based on Pauly's original archives. 32.00


5438. Porreca (G.): Studi Scacchistici.

Murisa, Milan 1972. 2nd Edn. p/b, G. 375pp. 484 studies. 8.00


259. Rayner (J.): Chess Problems. Their Composition and Solution.

Allen & Unwin, 1959. Repr. p/b. G. 100pp. Includes 108 problems and chapters on composition and solving. 5.00


2424. Rice (J.): Chess Wizardry: The New ABC of Chess Problems.

Batsford, 1996. p/b. F. 352pp. (A.) New Edition of the classic work, thoroughly updated, including new themes and composers, and many of the best chess problems ever published. 12.00


472. Rice (J.M.), M.Lipton & B.Barnes.: The Two-Move Chess Problem. Tradition and Development. Some Essays on Selected Two-Move Themes.

Faber 1966. 1st Edn. VG, d/w. 206pp. Includes 355 problems. 15.00


860. Roycroft (A.J.): Test Tube Chess. A Comprehensive Introduction to the Chess Endgame Study.

Faber 1972. 1st Edn. VG, d/w (a little edge-worn). 370pp. Includes 433 studies by numerous composers. 16.00


5440. Rudenko (V.F.): Presledovanie temy.

Moscow 1983. p/b. G. 432pp. 1162 problems from the 1950s to 80s. Includes an extract from The Problemist review - "The magnum opus of the world's most successful composer. Includes a thorough introduction to chess problems, and 700 of his own problems." 8.00


5133. Rueb (A.): De Schaakstudie. Vol.1-5 (All published.)

Gouda / Gravenhage 1949-1955. 5 volumes p/b, paper covers often loose, edges chipped. pp 70, 93, 48, 78, 112. Foxing to Vol.2. V.1,2 & 5 have loose index pages, but not present in V.3 & 4. Scarce work. LN 2346. Kieler Schachkatalog 5961. 50.00


1997. Russ (C.): Miniature Chess Problems from Many Countries. 400 Compositions with Solutions and Comments.

Heinemann 1981. 1st Edn. Blue cloth with silver lettering and decoration, slightly marked on back cover o/w VG. 262pp. (A.& D.) 15.00


394. Siehndel (K-H) & others.: Problemschach. 407 Aufgaben und Studien.

Berlin 1985. 2nd Edn. VG,d/w. 252pp. Includes 320 problems with solutions and commentary. 7.50


512. Smullyan (R.): The Chess Mysteries of Sherlock Holmes.

Hutchinson 1980. 1st. p/b. VG. 171pp. 50 tantalizing problems of chess detection. 7.00


3539. Smullyan (R.): The Chess Mysteries of the Arabian Knights. 50 New Problems of Chess Detection.

Hutchinson, 1983. 1st UK Edn. p/b. VG. 170pp. 50 retrograde problems each with a new Arabian Knights tale. (A.) 7.00


2251. Sutherland (M.A.) & H.M.Lommer: 1234 Modern End-Game Studies.

Dover, 1968. Reprint of 1938 edn with new preface and errata section. p/b. VG. 358pp. 8.00


3182. Sutherland (M.A.) & H.M.Lommer: 1234 Modern End-Game Studies. With Appendix containing 24 Additional Studies.

McKay, USA, n.d.(1938.) 1st US Edn. Dark blue cloth, lettering on spine faded, a little wear to head and foot, G. 383pp. Arranged systematically by pieces. 20.00


414. Tattersall (C.E.C.) (Editor & Arranger): A Thousand End-Games.

BCM, Leeds, 1910-11. 1st Edn. 2 volumes, original blue cloth, gilt, VG. pp xii,211, xvi,200. 1000 positions, mainly studies by named composers, with solutions. LN 2218. WITH SIGNATURE OF (SIR) G.A.THOMAS ON ENDPAPER. Also some small neat notes possibly in his hand. 120.00


2516. Troitzky (A.A.): 360 Brilliant and Instructive End Games.

Dover 1968. Repr. p/b, VG. 192pp. 360 endgame studies with Troitzky's annotations. 8.00


619. Troitzky (A.A.): Collection of Chess Studies.

Whitehead & Miller, Leeds 1937. 1st English Edn. Original green cloth, G, some foxing to edges, with a prize inscription on endpaper. Portrait, 264pp. 360 endgame studies, plus a supplement on the Theory of Two Knights Against Pawns, his most important contribution to the game. A classic work. 25.00


5474. Umnov (E.I.): Putyami Shakmatnogo tvoryestva.

Moscow 1983. 1st Edn. VG. 320pp. 560 problems, numerous composers from all eras, 10.00


5410. Umnov (E.I.): Schachkompositionen. Ein Vergleich Zwischen Problem, Studie und Partie.

W.Rau, 1961. 1st German Edn. p/b, VG. 88pp. 7.00


2581. Umnov (E.I.): Shakhmatnaja Zadacha XX Veka: 1901-1944.

Moscow 1966. 1st Edn. p/b, back cover torn with some loss o/w G. 176pp. 375 problems of famous composers. 6.00


2582. Umnov (E.I.): Sovremennaja Shakhmatnaja Zadacha.

Moscow 1967. 1st Edn. p/b, light spotting on front cover o/w G. 199pp. 375 problems from 1940's to 60's. 6.00


4404. Vladimirov, Kofman & Umnov: Grossmeister Shakhmatnoj Kompozitsii.

Moscow 1980. 1st Edn. G. 304pp., illus., 438 problems by numerous composers, plus much extra material. 10.00


921. Wallis (E.): 777 Chess Miniatures in Three. Introduction by P.H.Williams and Hints to Solvers by A.N.Brayshaw.

E.Wallis, Scarborough (1908). 1st Edn. Narrow 8vo, original pinkish cloth (usually in blue) G. pp (xl),272, errata slip. Text in English, French and German. LN 2590. 30.00


1430. Wenman (P.): Thirty Chess Problems.

Leeds, 1945. 2nd Edn. very small p/b. VG. 33p. 5.00


2628. White (A.C.): Sam Loyd and his Chess Problems.

Dover 1962 (Reprint of 1913 edn., with corrections) p/b, minor cover wear, G. Portrait, 471pp. Biography, 744 of Loyd's problems. 12.00


1290. Whitworth (T.G.): Mattison's Chess Endgame Studies. Introduction by A.Hildebrand.

BCM Quarterly No.23, 1987. 1st Edn. p/b. F. 79pp. 60 studies and 6 games by the famous Latvian composer and player. (A.) 12.00


893. Williams (P.H.): The Modern Chess Problem.

Routledge (1912). 2nd Edn Revised. Original red cloth, some cover wear o/w G . Portrait, 252pp. Sections on solving and composing, and 100 problems (half two-movers.) 15.00


2589. Zelepukin (N.P.): Slovar Shakhmatnoy Kompozicii.

Kiev 1982. 1st Edn. VG. 206pp. A dictionary of problems, studies, composers etc. 6.00


2470. Zelepukin (N.P.), Y.G.Dorokhov, A.S.Kakovin & A.A.Tutlaiants: (Chess Compositions from Donbas (Ukraine). In Russian.)

Donbass, Donetsk 1969. VG. 192pp. 419 problems and studies. 12.00