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World Chessmasters In Battlee Royal The First World Championship Tourney, Horowitz, I . A. (Israel Albert) and Hans Kmoch
1 Horowitz, I . A. (Israel Albert) and Hans Kmoch World Chessmasters In Battlee Royal The First World Championship Tourney
New York Chess Review / David McKay Company 1949 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket 
B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ to Near Fine- condition and has a Very Good- dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping. There is a slight rearward bow to the book covers. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket has several edge tears, nicks and rubbed spots, along with several chips, including an inch square chip missing from the top spine end. "One of America's outstanding masters I. A. Horowitz, and famed analyst Hans Kmoch have joined forces to give you a thrilling round-by-round report of the greatest event in chess history - the first World Championship Tourney." "Israel Albert Horowitz (often known as Al Horowitz or I. A. Horowitz) (November 15, 1907 in Brooklyn, New York January 18, 1973) was a Jewish-American International Master of chess. He is most remembered today for the books he wrote about chess, many of which are still highly recommended for students of the game." 
Price: 40.00 USD
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Colle System, Koltanowski, George
2 Koltanowski, George Colle System
San Francisco, CA Master Publications N.D. 1st Edition (?) Spiral bound Near Fine Signed by Author
B&W Illustrations; SIGNED EDITION. This book is a trade sized paperback book with a spiral comb binding and heavy cardstock covers. The book is in Near Fine condition and was issued thus without a dust jacket. This copy has been signed by the author on the front cover of the book. This book is undated, but c1960's and is possibly a 1st edition (no further printing information available -- the book was subsequently published by Chess Digest). The book covers are clean and bright. The text pages are clean and bright. The inside front cover of the book has a colored pencil X through the advertising for booklets he was self publishing, along with the words "All Sold Out!" at the top edge. "George Koltanowski (also "Georges"; 17 September 1903 5 February 2000) was a Belgian-born American chess player, promoter, and writer. He was informally known as "Kolty". Koltanowski set the world's blindfold record on 20 September 1937, in Edinburgh, by playing 34 chess games simultaneously while blindfolded, making headline news around the world. He also set a record in 1960 for playing 56 consecutive blindfold games at ten seconds per move." ; Signed by Author 
Price: 60.00 USD
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The American Chess Player's Handbook Teaching the Rudiments of the Game, and Giving an Analysis of all the Recognized Openings, Lasker, Steinitz, Schlechter, Et Al
3 Lasker, Steinitz, Schlechter, Et Al The American Chess Player's Handbook Teaching the Rudiments of the Game, and Giving an Analysis of all the Recognized Openings
Philadelphia, PA John C. Winston Co. 1921 Early printing Hardcover Good 
B&W Illustrations; This book is in Good to Good+ condition and was possibly issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are generally clean condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have bumping, rubbing and wear, along with noticeable spots of fraying. There is a noticeable bump to the top front corner. There is a tear/ gouge to the front bottom corner that has torn the cloth. The spine of the book has a noticeable slant. The text pages are clean and bright. The endpapers have noticeable toning. "The following work is designed for those who are learning the noble game of chess. Many persons have been confused and discouraged at he very outset of the study by the great variety and the delicate distinctions of the openings; and this has constituted a fault in many otherwise excellent manuals for the learner." 
Price: 25.00 USD
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