This book has hardback covers. Ex-library, With usual stamps and markings, In fair condition, suitable as a study copy. No dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: The Chess Reader: The Royal Game in World ...
Publication Date: 1949
Book Condition: Fair
Book Description Greenberg, 1949. Condition: Very Good. Salzmann, Jerome. The Chess Reader: The Royal Game in World Literature. New York: Greenberg, 1949. 366pp. Illustrated. 8vo. Black cloth with copper lettering on spine. Book condition: Very good with subtly rubbed corners. Front pastedown and a few pages bare small smudges, and front endsheet is slightly yellowed. Seller Inventory # USALCHE00LAW
Book Description Greenberg, New York, 1949. Hardcover. Condition: Good. No Jacket. First Edition. Moderately worn. Signed by former owner. Seller Inventory # 50670
Book Description Greenberg, New York, 1949. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. 1st Edition. xvii+366 pages with fourteen plates. Octavo (8 1/2" x 5 3/4") bound in original publisher dark green cloth with gilt lettering to spine with blind-stamped pawn to cover. Produced under the editorial supervision of Elliott W McDowell.(Betts: 43-69) First edition. A collection of 108 items from general and chess literature, with poetry, essays, short stories and extracts from Chaucer, Froissart, Lydgate, Arabian Nights, Huon of Bordeaux, Vida, Castiglione, Montaigne, Rabelais, Middleton, Fletcher, Robert Burton, Luther, Rousseau, Voltair, Philidor, Sir William Jones, William Pitt, Franklin, Lamb, Hazlitt, Poe, Dostoesky, Tolstoy, Stevenson, Ruskin, Alfred Bionet, Lewis Carroll, Wells, Capablanca, Forster, Eliot, Gorki and others. Complete works included ar Zweig's The Royal Game, Goldsmith's translation of Vida's Game of chess, Franklin's Morals, Poe's Maelzel's chess player, Bierce's Moxon's master, Lord Dunsany's Three sailor's gambit, Ernest Jones's The problem of Pual Morphy, Fiske's Chess in Hades. The illustrations are chiefly reproduction of old paintings and prints. Condition: Points gently bumped and rubbed else a very good copy lacking jacket. Seller Inventory # BOOKS005076