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Marshall, FrankJames

Published by American Chess Bulletin, New York (1914)

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About this Item: American Chess Bulletin, New York, 1914. Hard Cover. Condition: Good. First Edition. Good. Red cloth baords with some bumping and wear at corners and spine-ends. Boards also with a little scarring, mostly near top edge. Front endpage has two small bookstore stamps at bottom inside corner, plus a penciled price erasure at upper corner that resulted in some shallow, superficial loss to the pale blue paper. Contents in nice shape with only the faintest toning. 130 pages, followed by Index and advertisements. Seller Inventory # 41736

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Marshall, Frank James

Published by American Chess Bulletin (1914)

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About this Item: American Chess Bulletin, 1914. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. First Edition. Two small spots to front cover, else no real flaws to note. Expected age toning to pages. Marshall was US chess champion 1909-1936. Seller Inventory # mon0000128116

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Marshall, Frank James

Published by American Chess Bulletin, New York, NY, U.S.A. (1914)

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About this Item: American Chess Bulletin, New York, NY, U.S.A., 1914. Hardcover. Condition: Good. No Jacket. Hard bound, no dust jacket. 1914 first edition. Comprising over one hundred and twenty-five of his best tournament and match games at chess, Together With The Annotation Of The Same; Also An Analysis Of The Queen's Side Openings, With Several King's Gambit Novelties And A Discussion Of The Principles Of Over-the . Frank James Marshall American chess bulletin, 1914 Games; Chess; Chess; Games / Chess. Previous owners name and 1918 date to front free end page. Some wear to boards, and sunning to spine edge, otherwise very good. Scarce!. Seller Inventory # 29173

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Marshall, Frank James

Published by American Chess Bulletin, New York. (1914)

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From: Sierra Rose Antiques (Minden, NV, U.S.A.)

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About this Item: American Chess Bulletin, New York., 1914. Condition: Collectible. FIRST. nFINE. (no jacket - presumed published thus). Maroon cloth boards, bright gold titling on front cover. FLAT SIGNED by Author, US Chess Champion (1909-1935), FRANK J MARSHALL. Exceedingly RARE Chess Grand Master autograph. His 1912 Queen sacrifice to Levistsky (Marshall playing black) is considered one of the most brilliant moves ever played, Marshall prevailing to win. Several gambits are named after Marshall. This book's inscription by Marshall is notable for it's generosity to the chess opponent he gifted the book to: "And my compliments for his fine win against me." [1917]. This a a special/unique inscribed/autographed chess memnto of the early 20th century - the era of chess greats - including Lasker, Cpablanca, Alekhine, Tarrasch, Nimzowitsch, et al. RARE CHESS MEMENTO. [B5]. Signed by Author. Seller Inventory # 006536

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MARSHALL, FRANK JAMES

Published by AMERICAN CHESS BULLETIN PUB 1914, NEW YORK NY (1914)

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About this Item: AMERICAN CHESS BULLETIN PUB 1914, NEW YORK NY, 1914. HARDCOVER. Condition: ABOUT VERY GOOD. FIRST EDITION. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR / 8 PAGE STAPLED PHAMPLET "51 SHORTCUTS TO VICTORY" COMPILED BY GEORGE KOLTANOWSKI LAID-IN PUBLISHER'S ORIGINAL BURGANDY CLOTH COVERED BOARDS WITH GILT TITLES TO THE FRONT COVER. BOOK'S COVERS AND ENDPAPERS MODERATELY SOILED WITH ENDPAPERS INTERNALLY STRENGTHENED AND SPINE NEATLY REPAIRED. A NICE TIGHT COPY OF A CHEAPLY MADE BOOK. Inscription reads: Chicago Ill / Jan 21,01925 / To Dr Schoolman / For his fine victory this evening against / Frank J. Marshall / author [Comprising over one hundred and twenty-five of his best tournament and match games at chess, together with the annotation of the same by Marshall and other well-known chess authorities; also an analysis of the queen's side openings, with several Kings' Gambit novelties and a discussion of the principles of over-the-board chess.]. Seller Inventory # 013412

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Marshall, Frank James

Published by American Cress Bulletin, New York (1914)

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About this Item: American Cress Bulletin, New York, 1914. Hard Cover. Condition: Near Very Good. No Jacket. First Edition. Slight wear on ends of spine . Presentation to Henry L. Williams in Jan 1915. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾". By Author. Seller Inventory # 004584k

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Marshall's Chess "Swindles": Marshall, Frank James

Marshall, Frank James (1877¿ 1944) inscribed

Published by American Chess Bulletin, New York (1914)

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About this Item: American Chess Bulletin, New York, 1914. Original Cloth Binding. Condition: About Very Good. 1st Edition. [v]+135 pages with diagrams and index. Royal octavo (9 1/4" x 6 1/4") bound in publisher's original red cloth with gilt lettering to cover. Inscribed to Harry F Lee, dated 1915. (Betts: 29-71) First edition. Comprising over one hundred and twenty-five of his best tournament and match games at chess, together with the annotation of the same by Marshall and other well-known chess authorities; also an analysis of the queen's side openings, with several Kings' Gambit novelties and a discussion of the principles of over-the-board chess. Frank James Marshall (August 10, 1877 ¿ November 9, 1944), was the U.S. Chess Champion from 1909¿36, and one of the world's strongest chess players in the early part of the 20th century. Marshall was best known for his great tactical skill. One aspect of this was the "Marshall swindle", where a trick would turn a lost game around. Andrew Soltis writes that, "In later years his prowess at rescuing the irretrievable took on magical proportions". Not so well known now, but appreciated in his day, was his endgame skill. Condition: Lacks frontispiece portrait. Offset darkening and some damage to the title, inscription to front end paper. Recased, corners lightly bumped else about very good. Seller Inventory # 000383

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