Valves and Bi-Valves

White, Alain and George Hume

Published by Office of The Chess Amateur, 1930
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Hardcover. 176 pages, illustrated with b&w diagrams. Red cloth covers with gilt lettering. Clean, bright copy from The Christmas Series. None. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: Valves and Bi-Valves
Publisher: Office of The Chess Amateur
Publication Date: 1930
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: 1st.

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White, Alain C.; Hume, George
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Book Description Stroud, 1930, 1930. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. No Jacket. Part of "The Christmas Series" Christmas greeting tipped in. Some fraying to edges and corners. Sunned spine. Bookplate on inside cover. The date and a notation on front endpapers. Bookseller Inventory # 51430

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Alain Campbell White (1880-1951) and George Hume
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Book Description Chess Amateur, 1930. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. 176 pages with frontispiece, diagrams and index. Small octavo (7 1/2" x 5")bound in original publisher's red cloth with gilt lettering to spine and cover. A C White's Christmas series volume XXXVIII with Christmas greetings tipped in. (Betts: 31-16) First edition. White's introduction discusses this area of problem strategy (Valve: where a move, made by black, opens one line and closes another, both affected lines being black; bi-valves: where the lines affected radiate from two black pieces instead of one). 139 examples follow (51 two-movers, 85 three-movers, 3 four-movers) with full solutions. Includes and index of composers. Condition: Spine and edges heavily sunned, previous owner's pictorial chess book plate on front paste down, marginalia and stamps , lightly soiled, hinges lightly rubbed else a very good copy issued without jacket. Bookseller Inventory # BOOKS006772

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Alain Campbell White (1880-1951) and George Hume
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Book Description Chess Amateur, Stroud, 1930. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. 176 pages with frontispiece, diagrams and index. Small octavo (7 1/2" x 5")bound in original publisher's red cloth with gilt lettering to spine and cover. A C White's Christmas series volume XXXVIII with Christmas greetings tipped in. (Betts: 31-16) First edition. White's introduction discusses this area of problem strategy (Valve: where a move, made by black, opens one line and closes another, both affected lines being black; bi-valves: where the lines affected radiate from two black pieces instead of one). 139 examples follow (51 two-movers, 85 three-movers, 3 four-movers) with full solutions. Includes and index of composers. Condition: Corners bumped, spine and edges sunned. A very good copy issued without jacket. Bookseller Inventory # BOOKS001012

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