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1985 Interpolis Chess Touramnet, Tilburg (Score Sheets) by Miles, Anthony "Tony" John (1955-2001) etal signed

14 (11 3/4" x 8 1/4") original score sheets in Tony Miles's hand. Two of the score sheets were not signed (Dzindzichashvili and Ljubojevic.The Tilburg chess tournament was a series of very strong chess tournaments held in the Tilburg, The Netherlands. It …

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The Chess Monthly Volume XIV (14) by Hoffer, Leopold (1842-1913) [editor]

iv+380 pages with illustrations, diagrams, tables, and index. Royal octavo (9 1/4" x 6") bound in quarter black cloth over marbled boards. Volume XIV (14). Lacks the January issue. (Betts: 7-25). First edition. The Chess Monthly of Great Britian was one o…

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Les stratagèmes des échecs, ou collection des cours d'échecs les plus brillans et les plus curieux, tant dans la partie ordinaire que dans les différentes parties composées; tirés des meilleurs auteurs, et dont plusieurs n'ont point encore été pub by Alfred de Montigny

2 volumes in one: 93+[1 blank] pages with tables, engraved plate in the text volume; 122 page of color diagrams. Sextodecimo (4 3/4" x 4") bound in period leather with gilt stamping to spine and red spine label. First chess book to be published in color. …

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Oswald Jacoby on Poker by Jacoby, Oswald [Foreword By Grantland Rice, Introduction By William E McKenney]

New York: Doubleday, Doran & Co., 1940. First Edition [stated] . Blue Cloth. Near Fine/Very Good DJ. Xi, 155 Pp. Grey Blue Cloth Printed In Red, Top Edge With Publisher's Red Stain. Near Fine Book, Unmarked, Unworn, No Fading Or Staining. Dj Com…

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Kagan's Neueste Schachnachrichten Schachzeitung Volume 10 by Kagan, Bernhard (1866-1932) [editor]

344 pages with diagrams, tables and plates. Octavo (8 1/2" x 5") bound with original wrappers bound in. Volume 10 complete, also includes volume 2, numbers 8 through 12 of Fernschach bound in. (Bibliotheca Van der Linde-Niemeijeriana:6073) 1st edition.Ber…

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Deutsches Wochenschach und Berliner Schachzeitung, Volume 28 by Ranneforth, Heinrich, G Ernst and M Larstedt (editors)

502 pages with plates, diagrams, tables and index. Royal octavo (9 1/4" x 6 1/4:) bound in modern black cloth with gilt lettering to spine and cover. Volume 28. (Bibliotheca van der Linde-Niemeijeriana:6054). First edition.The Deutsches Wochenschach was a…

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The Game of Draw Poker by John Keller, Robert Schenck

This is a scarce copy of "The Game of Draw Poker" by John Keller. 1887 1st edition; White, Stokes, & Allen; New York. The book includes the Treatise by Robert C. Schenck and rules for the "new game of Progressive Poker." Contents include poker terms, the …

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Stamford: Printed at the Overbrook Press, 1944. Small quarto. Quarter gilt cloth and boards, gilt label. Illustrations. Near fine. First edition. Edited by Alain White. From a total edition of four hundred copies printed in Centaur and Lutetia types, wit…

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The Dictionary of Gambling & Gaming. by Clark, Thomas L

Cold Spring NY Lexik House, 1987, First Edition. hardcover. First Edition, First Printing. -- Errata sheet inserted. The argot and technical vocabulary of the gambler, researched in the oral language of card games, casinos, etc. -- Hardcover. Conditio…

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The Chess Monthly by Paul Morphy and Daniel Willard Fiske (editors)

v+402 pages with diagrams. Octavo (9" x6 1/4") bound in full leather with gilt lettering to spine with black labels and original wrappers bound in. Volume IV. (Bibliotheca van der Linde-Niemeijeriana:6389) (Hagedorn: 36) First edition. Fiske's Chess Month…

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Schach-Echo by Otto August Katzer, editor (1899-1975)

296 pages with illustrations, diagrams and drawings. Octavo (8 3/4 x 6 1/4") bound in half leather with green boards with original wrappers bound in. Volume 9. (Bibliotheca van der Linde-Niemeijeriana: 6094) First edition.Schach-Echo was founded in 1932 a…

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Der vierte Kongress des Deutschen Schachbundes. Hamburg 1885 by Minckwitz [Jr], Hans (Johannes) [1843-1901]

[ii]+256 pages with diagrams and tables. Octavo (8 1/4" x 5 1/2") bound in original wrappers. (Bibliotheca Van der Linde-Niemeijeriana:5220) First edition.The fourth meeting of the Deutschen Schachkongresse took place in Hamburg in 1885. It was the fourth…

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Le jeu des Eschets by Gioachino Greco (1600-1634)

343 pages. Duodecimo (5 ½" x 3 ¼"). Bound in vellum with black lettering to spine. Originally written in 1619 in Italian. [Biblioteca van Der Niemeijeriana: 402]Gioachino Greco, also known as Il Calabrese, was born around 1600 in Celico, which near Cose…

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The Chess Player's Chronicle Volume X (10) by Howard Staunton (1810-1874) editor

374+vi pages with diagrams and index. Octavo (8 3/4" x 5 3/4") bound in period cloth with blind stamped covers with gilt insignia, and gilt decoration and lettering to spine. From the library of Dino Ruggieri. Volume X (10). (Betts: 7-1) First edition.Br>…

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Magyar Sakkvilág, Volume X by László Fejes Tóth (1938- ) editor

viii+448 pages with diagrams, plates, tables, and index. Octavo (8 3/4" x 6") bound in three quarter cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Volume X (10). (Bibliotheca Van der Linde-Niemeijeriana:6164) First edition.One of the first Hungarian chess magazines…

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