First printing, stated. A classic illustrated primer. Book is tight, square, and unmarked; corners sharp with a touch of edgewear; spine ends bumped; top page edges a solid dark gray. Original "Information Please" business reply card from Simon and Schuster laid in. The dust jacket is not price-clipped (original price $2.95 at bottom of front flap); half-inch-by-half-inch chip missing from bottom spine, half-inch-by-one-inch from top spine; lesser chipping also at corners, edges. Brodart protected. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: How to Think Ahead in Chess: The Methods and...
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Publication Date: 1951
Binding: Hard Cover
Book Condition: Very Good +
Edition: First Edition.
Book Description Faber and Faber Limited, London, 1959. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Fair. Second impression of book first published in 1952. Some dusting to top closed page edges. Jacket is present in fair condition, not price clipped, with some edge wear including tears and a little loss on the front hinge. Seller Inventory # 047568
Book Description Faber & Faber, London, 1952. Hard Cover. Condition: Good. Hb, black cloth covers, no dj, xii + 268pp. Good. Covers have a few light marks, spine sunned, contents clean. Contents: Playing with the White pieces: Stonewall Pattern (Stonewall Attack); Playing with the Black pieces against 1 P-K4 (Sicilian Dragon); Playing with the Black pieces against 1 P-Q4 (QGD Lasker's defence); How to exploit inferior play by your opponent. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Seller Inventory # 047139
Book Description Simon & Schuster, N.Y., 1952. Hard Cover. Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Poor. Hb, xii + 268pp. 2nd impression. Good+ with clean contents in a Poor dj which has loss, taped tears and edgewear. Contents: Playing with the White pieces: Stonewall Pattern (Stonewall Attack); Playing with the Black pieces against 1 P-K4 (Sicilian Dragon); Playing with the Black pieces against 1 P-Q4 (QGD Lasker's defence); How to exploit inferior play by your opponent. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Seller Inventory # 047138
Book Description Faber & Faber Limited, London, 1952. Hardcover. Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Fair. 1st Edition. Decent looking copy with lovely clean cloth boards which are a little sunned at the spine ends where they have protruded the dust jacket. (see below.) Pencilled inscription of a previous owner on the ffep top edge. Pages are fresh and bright with maybe a hint of toning at the page block edge. The dust jacket is price clipped, and very significantly edge worn with some loss at the spine ends, more especially at the top. Despite this it still appears quite bright and only a tad sun faded. Still a very decent copy on the whole. Seller Inventory # 008451
Book Description London: Faber & Faber, 1959. VG 2nd impression HB in publisher black cloth boards with prev owner inscription on FEP (under DJ foldover) and unclipped DJ, which has just a bit of scuffing. All inside pages are clean tight & bright, 268pp. incl. board layouts throughout (14 x 20cm). Seller Inventory # 21754
Book Description Faber and Faber, London, 1972. Wrappers. Condition: Fine. (268pp). Illustrated with diagrams. Fine condition Size: Octavo. Softcover. Seller Inventory # 038685
Book Description Fireside/Simon and Schuster., NY., 1979. Soft cover (trade paper). Condition: Fine. How to prepare your next move when faced with a maze of complications, and guide the game into channels of your own choosing. Illustrated throughout with game-board diagrams in black and white. 268 pages. Seller Inventory # 004989