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69/1923 [Checkers]. Embden, Ephraim van. Verhandeling over het damspel, waarin deszelfs aart en grondregelen, mitsgaders veschillende loop, zamenschikkingen en werkingen prakticaal aangetoond worden. Verrijkt met omtrent 200 proeven van kunstige positien en slagen, welke daar in voorgesteld en opgelost worden. Amst., H. Moolenijzer, (1848), 3rd ed., VIII,212,(4)p., orig. wr.

- Lacking the fold. woodcut plate; ticket over publisher's name on title-p supplying the wrong publisher; a few lvs. loosening. Wrappers sl. dustsoiled/ frayed; foot of spine dam.

= Cf. cat. coll. Ph.de Schaap 524. The first Dutch book on checkers. Very rare.

AND 9 others, i.a. J.B.M.J. EEKHOUD, Het element der combinatie in het damspel (The Hague, 1949, ills. by C. SCHADEE, orig. boards w. dustwr.); IDEM, De Damgids (Rott., n.d., ills., orig. wr.) and C.H. BROEKKAMP, De Damspeler (Rott./ Amst., 1907, ills., orig. wr.).

€ (80-100) 80
69/1924 [Chess]. Averbakh, Y. Bishop Endings. London, Batsford, 1977, (8),167p., ills., orig. cl. w. dustwr. Idem. Queen and Pawn Endings. Ibid., idem, 1975, VI,137p., ills., orig. cl. w. dustwr. Idem. Rook v. Minor Piece Endings. Ibid., idem, 1978, 162p., ills., orig. cl. w. dustwr. Idem and Maizelis, I. Pawn Endings. Ibid., idem, 1974, X,318p., ills., orig. cl. w. dustwr. - AND 8 others, i.a. M. BOTVINNIK, Botvinnik's Best Games 1947-1970 (ibid., 1973, ills., orig. cl. w. dustwr.); V.L. VASILIEV, Tigran Petrosian. His Life and Games (ibid., 1974, ills., orig. cl. w. dustwr.); G.H. McCORMICK and A. SOLTIS, The U.S. Chess Championship, 1845-1985 (ibid. etc., 1985, ills., orig. cl.) and B.S. VAINSTEIN, David Bronstein. Chess Improviser (Oxf. etc., 1983, ills., orig. boards).
€ (60-80)
69/1925 [Chess]. Bird, H.E. Chess History and Reminiscences. London, Dean & Son, n.d. (±1890), XXIV,138p., ills., orig. gilt cl. Rio, E. del. The War of the Chessmen. La Guerra degli Scacchi, o sia il Re de'Giuochi. English transl. and ed. C. Becker. Yorklyn, Caissa Limited Editions, 1984, LXI,(1),184p., ills., printed in 700 numb. copies, orig. giltlettered cl. Murray, H.J.R. A History of Chess. Northampton, Benjamin Press, n.d., 900p., ills., orig. cl. w. dustwr.

= Facs. reprint of the ed. Oxford, 1913. Cf. Bibliotheca Van der Linde-Niemeijeriana 841 and A. Rueb Stichting 75.

AND 10 others, i.a. R.F. GREEN, Chess (London, 1894, ills., orig. dec. cl.); I.M. LINDER, Chess in old Russia (Zürich, 1979, ills., orig. boards); J. GIŻYCKI, A History of Chess (London, 1962, col. plates, ills., orig. cl. w. dustwr., 4to) and M. YALOM, Birth of the Chess Queen (New York, 2004, col. plates, ills., orig. boards w. dustwr.).

€ (70-90) 80
69/1926 [Chess]. Deutsche Schachzeitung. Year 1-45. Zürich, Olms, 1985-1989, 45 parts in 13 vols., ills., orig. unif. gilt rexine.

= Facs. reprint of the ed. Berlin etc., 1846-1890.

€ (400-600)
69/1927 [Chess]. EG. No. 1-82. London, EG, 1965-1985, 82 parts in 5 vols., ills., contemp. unif. gilt buckram.

= Quarterly chess magazine devoted exclusively to the endgame study. A. Rueb Stichting 3489.

€ (100-150) 170
69/1928 [Chess]. (Heinse, J.J.W.). Anastasia en het schaakspel, brieven uit Italië. Eerste deel. Dutch transl. J.T. Boogaard. Alkm., J.A. van Harencarspel, 1819, 1st Dutch ed., (4),IV,(12),182,(1)p., lithogr. portrait, contemp. boards.

- Without the 2nd part; occas. sl. browned/ foxed. Backstrip worn.

= Extremely rare first Dutch edition of Heinse's Anastasia und das Schachspiel (first publ. Frankf. a.M., 1803). Van der Linde 1199; A. Rueb Stichting 790.

Meister Stephans Schachbuch. Ein mittelniederdeutsches Gedicht des vierzehnten Jahrhunderts. Tartu, H. Laakmann, 1883, (4),201,(1)p., 16 full-p. lithogr. ills., modern cl., orig. wr. pres.

- Stamp on frontwr. = Verhandlungen der gelehrten Estnischen Gesellschaft zu Dorpat. Vol. 11.

€ (70-90) 400
69/1929 [Chess]. The International Chess Magazine. Vol. I-VII. Ed. W. Steinitz. Zürich, Olms, 1985, 7 parts in 3 vols., ills., orig. unif. gilt dec. rexine.

- Edges sl. stained. = Facs. reprint of the ed. New York, 1885-1891.

€ (150-250)
69/1930 [Chess]. IV. Internationaler Schachmeisterturnier Karlsbad 1929. Vienna, Wiener Schach-Zeitung, 1929, 422,(2)p., frontisp. portrait, plates, ills., orig. cl.

- Covers sl. stained/ bleached along edges.

AND 5 others, i.a. P. FEENSTRA KUIPER, Hundert Jahre Schachturniere. Die bedeutendsten Schachturniere 1851-1950 (Amst., 1964, plates, ills., orig. cl.); H. KRAMER and S. POSTMA, Das Schachphänomen Robert Fischer (ibid., 1966, ills., orig. cl. w. dustwr.) and J. HANNAK, Emanuel Lasker. Biographie eines Schachweltmeisters. Introd. A. Einstein (Berlin, 1970, ills., orig. rexine).

€ (50-70)
69/1931 Chess  Levendschaak op de Burcht ter gelegenheid van het 13 e Lustrum van L S S G Morphy Leiden 1928 69/1931 Chess Levendschaak op de Burcht ter gelegenheid van het 13 e Lustrum van L S S G Morphy Leiden 1928
69/1931 [Chess]. "Levendschaak op de Burcht ter gelegenheid van het 13-e Lustrum van L.S.S.G. Morphy (Leiden 1928)". Orig. photograph, 19,5x24,5 cm., framed w. text caption below. "Meeting of the Scottish Chess Association at Edinburgh." Handcol. steelengraving after F. NAUMANN(?), 12x23 cm., framed. "The Checkmate. Die Schachspieler". Steelengraving by A.H. PAYNE after J.P. HASENCLEVER, 12x17,3 cm., framed unif. w. the preceding.
€ (40-60) 130
69/1932 [Chess]. Linde, A. van der. Geschichte und Literatur des Schachspiels. Introd. C.M. Bijl. Zürich, Olms, 1981, 2 parts in 1 vol., XI,(3),422,154; XVI,524p., ills., orig. giltlettered rexine w. dustwr.

= Facs. reprint of the ed. Berlin, 1874.

Schallopp, E. Der erste, zweite und dritte Kongreß des Deutschen Schachbundes. Leipzig 1879 - Berlin 1881 - Nürnberg 1883. Ibid., idem, 1979, 3 parts in 1 vol., (8),VIII,228,(1); VIII,302,(2); VI,(2),158p., ills., orig. giltlettered rexine w. dustwr.

= Facs. reprint of the ed. Leipsic, 1883-1884.

AND 3 other facs. reprints publ. by the same, i.a. S. TARRASCH, Die moderne Schachpartei (ibid., 1980, ills., orig. giltlettered rexine w. dustwr.).

€ (60-80)
69/1933 [Chess]. Linde, A. van der. Quellenstudien zur Geschichte des Schachspiels. Osnabrück, Biblio, 1968, VII,(1),412p., ills., orig. cl.

= Facs. reprint of the ed. Berlin, 1881.

Strouhal, E. Acht x acht. Zur Kunst des Schachspiels. Vienna, Springer, 1996, 463p., (col.) ills., orig. boards w. dustwr., sm. folio. - AND 6 others, i.a. L. BACHMANN, Das Schachspiel und seine historische Entwicklung (Berlin, 1924, portraits, ills., orig. hcl. With AUTOGRAPH SIGNED DEDICATION on first blank); J. PETZOLD, Schach. Eine Kulturgeschichte (Leipsic, 1986, (col.) ills., orig. cl. w. dustwr., 4to) and H.F. MASSMAN, Geschichte des mittelalterlichen, vorzugsweise des deutschen Schachspieles (Walluf, 1972, plates, orig. cl. Facs. reprint of the ed. Quedlinburg/ Leipsic, 1839).

€ (60-80) 60
69/1934 [Chess]. Linde, A. van der. Het schaakspel in Nederland. Utr., G.A. van Hoften, 1875, (8),186,(1)p., sl. later hmor.

- Owner's entry on title-p. and htitle. = Van der Linde 1570; A. Rueb Stichting 65.

Idem. Leerboek van het schaakspel. Ibid., idem, 1876, XX,301,(3)p., ills., later hleather.

- Stamps and owner's entry on title-p. = Van der Linde 1573; A. Rueb Stichting 410.

AND 2 others: P.R. VON BILGUER a.o., Theoretisch en praktisch handboek van het schaakspel (Gouda, 1878, ills., contemp. hcl.) and G.R. NEUMAN, Handleiding tot het schaakspel (ibid., 1911, ills., orig. wr.).

€ (70-90) 425
69 1935 Chess  Magee J F  ed  69 1935 Chess Magee J F ed
69/1935 [Chess]. Magee, J.F. (ed.). Good Companion (Bonus Socius). XIIIth century manuscript collection of chess problems. Florence, Tipografia Giuntina, 1910, 68p., col. frontisp., 27 (mostly double-p.) plates, printed in an unspecified lim. numb. edition, orig. giltlettered calf w. brass ornamental pieces, t.e.g.

- Binding sl. chafed. Otherwise fine.

= SIGNED on first blank. Bibliotheca Van der Linde-Niemeijeriana 720; A. Rueb Stichting 1637. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LXXII.

€ (300-500) 500
69 1936 Chess  Mauvillon F W von 69 1936 Chess Mauvillon F W von
69/1936 [Chess]. Mauvillon, F.W. von. Anweisung zur Erlernung des Schach-Spiels, mit besonderer Rücksicht auf diejenigen, denen das Spiel durchaus unbekannt ist. Essen, G.D. Bädeker, 1827, VIII,(8),382,(2)p., lithogr. frontisp. portrait, 19 fold. plates, 20th cent. hcl. w. manuscript paper letterpiece.

- Occas. w. annots. and scribbling in pencil and pen; sl. yellowed and foxed.

= Van der Linde 1710; A. Rueb Stichting 427. Contains a portrait of Dutch chess player Elias Stein.

€ (150-250) 300
69 1937 Chess  Mauvillon F W von 69 1937 Chess Mauvillon F W von
69 1937 Chess  Mauvillon F W von 69 1937 Chess Mauvillon F W von
69/1937 [Chess]. Mauvillon, F.W. von. Leerzame tijdkorting voor meer- en mingevorderde schaakspelers, bestaande in honderd uitgezochte stellingen, waarmede het spel bij den voorzet te winnen is. Naar het Hoogduitsch. Amst., L. van de Vinne, 1838, no pagination, 100 diagrams, partly touched w. yellow, later hvellum, obl. 8vo.

- Fine. = Van der Linde 1713.

€ (100-150) 250
69 1938 Chess  Mouret J F 69 1938 Chess Mouret J F
69/1938 [Chess]. Mouret, J.-F. Traité élémentaire et complet du Jeu d'Échecs, revu et corrigé. Paris, Lamotte, 1838, XV,(1),246p., 200 lithogr. chess diagrams on plates, contemp. gilt hcalf.

- Bookplate on upper pastedown. Joints sl. rubbed.

= Van der Linde 1822; not in A. Rueb Stichting. Jacques-François Mouret was a great-nephew of Philidor.

€ (100-150) 250
69/1939 [Chess]. Murray, H.J.R. A History of Chess. Oxf., The Clarendon Press, 1913, 900p., frontisp., num. ills., orig. giltlettered cl.

- Joints splitting. = Bibliotheca Van der Linde-Niemeijeriana 841; A. Rueb Stichting 75.

€ (100-150)
69/1940 [Chess]. Nederlandsch Schaaktijdschrift. Orgaan van den Nieuwen Nederlandschen Schaakbond, gevestigd te Utrecht. Year 1 and 2. Ed. H.J. den Hertog a.o. Amst., Mercurius, 1907-1908, 2 vols., (8),288; (8),288p., ills., orig. unif. giltlettered cl.

= All published. An internal conflict within the Dutch Chess Association led to the founding of the Nieuwe Nederlandsche Schaakbond in 1907. A. Rueb Stichting 3595.

€ (150-250) 275
69/1941 [Chess]. Philidor, A.D. Analyse du jeu des échecs. Avec une nouvelle notation abrégée (...). London, P. Elmsley, 1777, new ed., (10),302,(6)p., engr. frontisp. portr., contemp. gilt calf.

- Trifle foxed. Covers worn along extremities. = Van der Linde 2005; cf. Schaakcoll. Rueb 463.

€ (120-150) 230
69 1942 Chess  Philidor A D 69 1942 Chess Philidor A D
69/1942 [Chess]. Philidor, A.D. Analyse du Jeu des Échecs. Avec une nouvelle Notation abrégée et des Planches où se trouve figurée la situation du jeu pour les Renvois et les Fins de parties. Paris, Causette, 1820, new ed., XX,148p., engr. frontisp. portrait, 42 plates w. chess diagrams printed in green, black and red, sl. later gilt hcalf, 12mo.

- Sm. inksmudge on title-p. Otherwise fine.

= Rare edition, not in Van der Linde/ A. Rueb Stichting. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LXXI.

€ (100-150) 275
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