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Watts, W. H.

Published by Mineola, NY, U.S.A.: Dover Publications, Incorporated, 1987 (1987)

ISBN 10: 0486219615 ISBN 13: 9780486219615

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About this Item: Mineola, NY, U.S.A.: Dover Publications, Incorporated, 1987, 1987. First Edition. First thus ed. book in VG condition. The cover is shelf worn. The plastic is lightly peeling from the edges of the cover. There is a small black pen mark to the top edge of the front cover. The bottom edge of the pages have been stamped. The internal pages are in clean FN condition and the binding is tight. This book would make an interesting read!. Seller Inventory # br16627

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The Book of the London International Chess: Watts, William Henry

Watts, William Henry (1878-1941) [editor] from the library of Lothar Schmid

Published by Printing Craft Ltd, London (1923)

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About this Item: Printing Craft Ltd, London, 1923. Original Cloth Binding. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. 137 pages with 14 plates, 3 tables and diagrams. Octavo (8 3/4" x 5 3/4") issued in burgundy cloth with gilt letter to the spine and ruled blind stamped of front cover in facsimile jacket. Annotations by Geza Maroczy. From the library of Lothar Schmid. (Betts: 25-70) First edition. Contains a brief introduction only, most of the details of organization and general impressions of the tournament having been included in Chess News Sheet, and biographies in Chess Pie. Includes all 120 games from the principal tournament, with notes and 5 from subsidiary tournaments; with portraits of the contestants and indexes of players and openings. (1 Capablanca; 2 Alekhine; 3 Vidmar) Lothar Maximilian Lorenz Schmid (10 May 1928 ¿ 18 May 2013) was a German chess grandmaster. He was born in Radebeul near Dresden into a family who were the co-owners of the Karl May Press, which published the German Karl May adventure novels. He was best known as the chief arbiter at several World Chess Championship matches, in particular the 1972 encounter between Bobby Fischer and Boris Spassky at Reykjavic. He was also an avid collector of chess books and paraphernalia. It was reputed that he owned the largest known private chess library in the world, as well as a renowned collection of chess art, chess boards and chess pieces from around the globe. Condition: Light rubbing to extremities, Schmid's label to front pasted down else a very good copy in a facsimile dust wrapper. Seller Inventory # 000402

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With Original Annotations by Geza Maroczy, Edited by W. H. Watts

Published by Printing Craft Ltd, London (1922)

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From: Steven Ferdinando PBFA (Yeovil, SOM, United Kingdom)

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About this Item: Printing Craft Ltd, London, 1922. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. many chess games illustrated, and 15 photos (illustrator). 1st Edition. This is a near very good hardback copy in the original red cloth covers, covers trifle stained, 137 pages For books going outside Europe I strongly recommend airmail as sea mail is a poor service, books to Europe always go by airmail in any case. Inland, I send all parcels that weigh under a kilo by first class. For any enquiries please do get in touch. If you are ever in Bath, please visit our bookshop Bath Old Books, although this book is not in the shop but in my book room at home. Seller Inventory # 000632

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William Henry Watts (1878-1941) [editor]

Published by Printing Craft 1923 London (1923)

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About this Item: Printing Craft 1923 London, 1923. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. 137 pages with 14 plates, 3 tables and diagrams. Octavo (8 3/4" x 5 3/4") issued in red cloth with gilt letter to the spine and blind stamped of front cover. Dust jacket issued with white back ground and black lettering. Annotations by Geza Maroczy. (Betts: 25-70) First edition. Contains a brief introduction only, most of the details of organization and general impressions of the tournament having been included in Chess News Sheet, and biographies in Chess Pie. Includes all 120 games from the principal tournament, with notes and 5 from subsidiary tournaments; with portraits of the contestants and indexes of players and openings. (1 Capablanca; 2 Alekhine; 3 Vidmar) Condition: Light rubbing to extremities, page ends foxed. Dust jacket spine ends and edges moderately chipped. A very good copy in a very good scarce dust wrapper. Seller Inventory # BOOKS007537

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