New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., Publishers, 1993. Large Octavo; pp 198; VG/G; white spine with black text; dust jacket has slight rubbing to exterior; minor dings to edges; cloth clean; slightly bowed boards; text block shows light wear to exterior edges; illustrated endpapers; frontispiece; interior clean; profusely illustrated; signed by authors;.
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Chicago, Illinois: Triumph Books, 2003. US Printing. squarish Qto. VG+/VG+. white glossy DJ spine with red uppercase title between tip with thumbnail cap, tiny navy author and small black publisher at opposite end. jacket panels are very smooth and glossy, edgewear is negligible. black clothbound HB with stamped gold lettering, even black tone across both boards, dark gray cloth endpapers. b/w figures and photos included. 186 pp. ISBN# 157243483X.
New York: David McKay Company Inc, 1960. Octavo. VG/VG- DJ. Yellow spine with black and red text; dustjacket is mostly clean with some light foxing and minor tearing along the edges and spine; boards are strong and mostly clean; foxing noted on front pastedown, back pastedown, front free end page, and back free end page; pen writing on the front pastedown and front free end page; foxing on the fore-edge; binding is strong; textblock is clean. Pp. 183.
Harrisburg, PA: Stackpole Books, 1986. US Printing. wide 8vo. VG+/VG. medium solid green glossy DJ spine with lime/citron green titling between tiny white author and black with white publisher. dark green clothbound HB with bright opaque yellow imprinted lettering. neat cornered sturdy panels, interior textblock clear. with tables, b/w photos, images and some color glossy photography. 219 pp. ISBN# 0811716880.
New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1980. first. Small Octavo; VG-/VG-; Off-white spine with black text; Dust jacket is covered with mylar, slightly rubbed and age toned; Boards are slightly sunned, otherwise strong; Text block is slightly age toned with slight smudges along exterior edges; Signed by the author; pp 243.
Stone Harbor, NJ: Meadow Run Press, 1996. First Edition, Second Printing. 8vo., 133 pp., VG; black cloth boards, gold lettering to spine; minimal wear to boards, very light foxing to text-block; interior pristine; boards protected by plastic wrapper, housed in dark green slipcase; black-and-white frontispiece and matte plates by Swan to interior; shelved Sports.
New York: Macmillan Publishing Co., Inc, 1973. Second Printing, Octavo; VG/VG-Hardcover; Moderate shelf wear and age to dust jacket, one inch open tear along head edge of jacket, price clipped at flap; Boards are strong and clean, bowing to boards, binding solid; Text block clean; 272 pp; Library of Congress Catalog Card Number: 73-27545.
St. Louis, MO: The Sporting News Publishing Co., 1988. 186/1758. Octavo; pp 288; VG-/no-DJ; gray spine with silver text; authentication of signature, included; limited, numbered edition, this is 186 of 1758; cloth has slight wear to exterior; minor edge wear; text block has slight wear to exterior edges; interior clean; slightly cocked spine; authentication slip adhered to front pastedown; signed by author.
London: Macdonald and Company, 1970. First U.K. Edition. Octavo; VG/G+; green spine with tan text; jacket has protective mylar cover, staining on front, chipping around edges, two small closed tears on back head edge, open tear on front tail edge; boards are strong, spine slightly cocked; textblock has age toning, a few stains on head edges throughout, otherwise clean; pp 150.
New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1965. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo., 144 pp., [50 pp.], VG-/VG-; white and black lettering to tan spine, black-and-white photograph to front cover; fading to spine, lettering legible; shelfwear to covers, chipping with material loss to head of spine, slight superficial material loss to corners; price clipped; black cloth boards, gold lettering to spine; fading to spine (lettering slightly affected yet bright and legible); wear to boards, mild spotting with gray discoloration towards hinge of spine to front board; boards shaken/cocked, no shelf lean, binding strong, casing somewhat loose, boards firmly attached to text-block; age-toning/wear to text-block, scattered foxing to top, slight foxing to fore-edge; starting hinge to back of copy between 2 unpaginated black-and-white photographic plates; recto of bfep stuck to verso of last photographic plate to top margin of leaves at gutter; very occasional mild foxing to interior, text clear and legible; "First Printing, 1965" stated to copyright page; contains unpaginated section of photographs courtesy of Sports Magazine to back of volume; INSCRIPTION to title page reads "For Don Loos / with every best wish and memories of shooting baskets together years ago / John McPhee / December 1, 1965"; LP consignment; shelved Case 5, Dupont.
Shrewsbury, England: Quiller Press, 2003. First UK Edition. Quarto; pp 176; VG/VG; red spine with white and blue text; dust jacket has slight shelf wear to exterior; slight curling to edges; cloth has minor rubbing to corners; exterior clean; strong boards; text block has slight wear to exterior edges; interior clean; profusely illustrated.
London: Quiller Press Ltd, 1999. First Edition. Quarto; pp 176; VG/G-; white spine with red text; dust jacket has slight shelf wear to exterior; slight curling to edges; cloth has minor rubbing to corners; exterior clean; strong boards; text block has slight wear to exterior edges; interior clean; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; possibly signed by author.
Woodstock, VT: Backcountry Publications/The Countryman Press, Inc., 1989. Octavo; pp 309; Good/paperback; blue spine with white text; covers show slightly thumbed corners; text block has slight foxing to exterior edges; light dampstaining to tail edges toward front of text pages; previous owner's name inside front cover; frontispiece; illustrated; inscribed by author;.
London: Constable, 1928. Reprint Edition. Octavo; xiv; 64pp; 4pp; bound in full green cloth with gilt titles on top board and spine; fraying and wear to spine ends; less so to corners; a few splash spots to covers; prelims toned; mild scattered foxing; else a very good copy. [Spine; gilt title on green cloth].
London: Messr, Fores, Piccadilly, W., 1904. Octavo; VG- hardcover; Red fabric spione with gilded text and black lines on ends. Boards have shelf wear, rubbing on edges, slight bumping on corners, age toned spine with rubbing and discoloration on surface, small closed tears on joints, apart from that, binding strong; Textblock has foxing on rear pages, age toned half title page, Ex-Libris book plate on front paste down, cracking on gutter between verso of front end paper and half title page, previous book store's label embossed on front end paper, otherwise, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 304.
Athens: Ministry of Culture, 1989. Quarto; pp 348; VG-/paperback; dark gray spine with white text; covers have slight rubbing to exterior, some wear to corners; text block shows light wear to exterior edges, slight cracking to front gutter; interior clean; inscribed to Ambassador Keeley from protocol office;.
Edinburgh: John Grant, 1906. 2nd printing. Octavo, 3 volumes in olive-green cloth with gilt titles and decorations on spine; black titles and gilt decoration(Mendoza and Humphries fight, 1790) on front cover. Vol 1, 507pp including index, Vol 2 538pp plus index, Vol 3, 528pp plus index. Condition is Very good, with bumped corners, heavy wear at tops of spine, average wear at bottoms sunned spines, vol 1 slightly cocked Shelved on upstairs shelf, near copier.
London: Hurst and Blackett, n.d. Fifth edition. Octavo; good/none; burgundy cloth spine with faded gilt title; ex libris, book plate and signature; edge wear and bumping; 480 pp.; photos and engravings; light general toning; binding shaken; spine, head and foot, short tears; joints, split starts; else good.
London: Ward, Lock, and Tyler, 1865. First edition. 10mo in 3/4 red marbled and leather with six-band embossed spine and gold letters; VG/VG; prevoius owner's name inside end page; marbled end pages; strong binding; silk bookmark; text and paper clean;tight print; pp. 312; shelved in Case # 7; GP consignment.
New York, NY: Winchester Press, 1975. Fourth Printing. 8vo. VG/VG. clear ivory DJ spine, small black capitals for title between green author and publisher. glossy color pictorial jacket front, with b/w photo on b/w smooth text filled rear. edgewear light along the perimeter. light blue paperboard HB, with some sun-fading to its edges.INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR ON RIGHT FEP. some step-by-step pictures and other b/w images highlight the clean textblock. neat sheets, corners neatly aligned, several faint spots pepper the head edge. 162 pp. ISBN# 0876910495.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1963. Octavo; Fifth printing; VG/G; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, green with yellow print; DJ has slight tears at top and bottom of spine and flap folds, pencil mark on spine, mild shelfwear; Boards in tan cloth with green print, mild wear to spine caps, slight spotting on rear; Textblock has owner bookplate on front endpapers, otherwise clean and tight; 172 pages, illustrated.
Philadelphia: Patterson & White Co., 1901. Octavo; pp 297; Fair/no-DJ; sunned red spine with gilt text; full title: The Chess Digest, Containing the Opening Movers of Over Fifteen Thousand Games Systematically Arranged Under the Various Openings, Practically Including All Games Played in the Leading Tournaments and Matches From the Year 1850 to 1901; cloth shows fraying edges; rubbing to corners; text block shows age toning to exterior edges; slight foxing to first and last few pages; light pencil, as is; some toning to interior; cracking to gutters; illustrated.
Hilton Head Island, SC: H.P. Publishing, Ltd., 2003. First edition. Small Quarto; pp 135; VG/VG; Dark green spine with white text; dust jacket has slight sun fading and light rubbing to exterior, sticker residue to rear, lightly bumped fore corner; cloth has slight wear to exterior, light bumping to fore corner; text block very slight wear to exterior edges, interior clean;.
San Diego, CA: Nippon-To of San Diego, 1978. Hardcover bound periodical reprint. Quarto. Good+ with no dust jacket. Red spine with gold lettering. Slight shelf-wear to covers. Binding intact. Slight foxing to top text block edge. Text of pages clean and free of markings. Shelved in Asian studies Japanese subsection.
San Diego, CA: Nippon-To of San Diego, 1980. Hardcover bound periodical reprint. Quarto. Good+ with no dust jacket. Red spine with gold lettering. Slight shelf-wear to covers, notably in a horizontal discoloration spot across the spine and with minor rubbing to the covers. Binding strong. Foxing to top text block edge. Text of pages clean and free of markings. Shelved in Asian studies Japanese subsection.
San Diego, CA: Nippon-To of San Diego, 1981. Hardcover bound periodical reprint. Quarto. Good+ with no dust jacket. Red spine with gold lettering. Three inch rubbing scar to the front cover near the fore-edge. Slight other shelf-wear to covers. Binding strong. Foxing to top text block edge. Text of pages clean and free of markings. Shelved in Asian studies Japan subsection.
San Diego, CA: Nippon-To of San Diego, 1982. Hardcover bound periodical reprint. Quarto. Good+ with no dust jacket. Red spine with gold lettering. Slight shelf-wear to covers. Binding strong. Foxing to top text block edge. Text of pages clean and free of markings. Shelved in Asian studies Japan subsection.
Smithtown, NY: Exposition Press, 1983. First Edition. Octavo; pp 77; VG-/G; light green spine with black text; dust jacket shows moderate wear to exterior; minimal wear to edges; mylar wraps cloth has minimal wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows light wear to exterior edges; interior clean; illustrated; inscribed by author.
Tokyo: Ishi Press, 1972. First printing. Octavo. VG/VG DJ. Purple spine with white text/title; dustjacket is mostly clean with mild edgewear; dj is price-clipped on the inside flap on the back; boards are strong and clean; offsetting on the front free end page; binding is strong; some lighter staining on the fore-edge; textblock is age-toned but clean. Pp. 140.
New York: National Steeplechase and Hunt Association, 1931. 18mo; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown without print; Boards in brown cloth with gold print, mild wear to corners, spine, and spine caps, slight shelfwear; Text block has peripheral tanning to endpapers, stray marks on front pastedown, tear to rear pastedown, clean interior; 76 pages.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1966. First Edition, 1st Printing; Author Signed. 8vo in yellow-orange cloth; original pictorial dj has blue and orange text on black spine. VG/VG-. AUTHOR SIGNED/INSCRIBED on ffep to former New York Knick and US Senator Bill Bradley. DJ edges and corners bear some chipping and shelfwear; corners bumped; covers foxed. Inscription reads, "For Bill Bradley/Delivered by hand---3 years late/Best wishes, Jay Neugeboren/October 1959". 213 pp. Shelved in Room 13.
New York: The Derrydale Press, 1931; 1932; 1933. Limited edition. Three Volume Set; Limited editions, one of 750 copies; Quartos; VG-/no-DJ; Green fabric spines with gilded text. Boards have general shelf wear, rubbing on edges, apart from that, binding strong, corners sharp; Textblocks have minor wear on edges, Vol. 1 has cracking on front inner hinges, otherwise, clean, free of marks on pages; Vol. 1 pp 282, Vol. 2 pp 210, Vol. 3 pp 233; May require extra pricing for shipping international.
8vo; VG/VG-; hardcover; stained cream spine with black text; spine of dust jacket is discolored and has open tears, dust jacket also has severe stains in front and to the rear; boards are sunned and discolored to the edges but strong; paste downs, free end papers are moderately tanned but pages of the text block are legible; 410p.
London: T. Werner Laurie, 1900. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Dark blue fabric spine with gilded text. Boards have general shelf wear, rubbing to edges, minor bumping on bottom corners, spine is slightly shaken, however, binding is still strong; Textblock has age toned, cracking on inner hinges and between last page and rear end paper, otherwise, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 280.
London: John Lane The Bodley Head, 1927. Reprint; Large Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Blue fabric spine with gilded text. Boards have shelf wear, age toned spine, bumping to corners, rubbing on edges, apart from that, binding strong; Textblock has foxing on end papers and paste downs, Ex-Libris book plate on front paste down, otherwise, clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 231.
London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner, 1900. Large Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Green fabric spine with gilded text. Boards have general shelf wear, wrinkling on spine, rubbing on edges, apart from that, binding strong; Textblock has minor wear on top edges and small glue residue on bottom edges, foxing on paste downs and end papers, personal inscription by previous owner in ink on front end paper, cracking along gutter of verso of title page and gutter of rear end paper and blank page, tiny label of previous book store on rear paste down, otherwise, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 234.
New York: Longmans, Green & Co., 1925. New Edition. New edition with coloured plates after the original illustrations by H. Alken and T. J. Rawlins; Large Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Red fabric spine with gilded text. Boards have general shelf wear, age toned spine, slight bumping to corners, rubbing on edges, some bubbling and small light stains on rear. apart from that, binding strong; Textblock has minor wear to deckled edges, foxing on some pages, loose illustrated page between p4 and 5, cracking on gutter between p112 and 113, otherwise, clean, free of marks on pages; pp 157.
London: John Lane The Bodley Head, 1926. New Edition. New Edition; Large Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Green fabric spine with gilded text. Boards have rubbing on edges, bumping to corners, tears on end of spine, apart from that, binding strong; Textblock has slightly age toned, small round sticker on front end paper by previous bookstore, otherwise, clean, free of marks on pages; pp 239.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1926. New Edition. New Edition; Large Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Red fabric spine with gilded text. Boards have general shelf wear, rubbing on edges, bumping on corners, wrinkling on spine, apart from that, binding strong; Textblock has minor wear on edges, slightly age toned, otherwise, clean, free of marks on pages; pp 294.
New York: Thomas Dunne Books, St. Martin's Press, 2002. First edition. Octavo; First edition; VG/VG-; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, white with black print; DJ has mild edgewear, else clean and bright; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; Signed in ink by the author on the front flyleaf; xiv, 238 pages, illustrated (b&w).
Caldwell: The Caxton Printers, Ltd., 1973. First. Quarto; VG+/G-; brown spine with white text; jacket has smudges, age discoloration, fading, edges are bent and torn; boards are clean and strong; textblock edges show minor age discoloration and shelf wear, small stamp on tail edge, otherwise clean; pp 356. [Oversized book. Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates].
Pittsburgh, PA: Wolfsson Publishing, 1991. First Printing. thick 8vo. VG+/ - no DJ. warm medium yellow title in black uppercase, followed by full black author and publisher wtih white/black logo. half b/w pictorial trade paperback softcover with enlarged left-justified characters with extended subtitling. full b/w image illustrates rear panel. as new quality, gentle handling. SIGNED BY AUTHOR ON TITLE PAGE. compact volume, all black text highlighted with profuse b/w photography and images with details. compact and in prime shape. 535 pp. ISBN # 0916114090.
London: B.T. Batsford, 1976. Octavo; G; Paperback; Spine, white with yellow print; Cover is toning, vertical crease to front, crease and soiling to lower front corner, edgewear; Text block has small stains to front lower corner, spotting to edges, clean text; ix, 373 pages, illustrated with chess diagrams and b&w plates.
Memphis, Tenn. ArtsMemphis, 2008. First Edition. oblong 4to., 244 pp., VG-/VG; DJ, brown spine, white lettering: mild wear to DJ (mostly light scratching to covers, lettering to front cover very slightly affected); brown cloth boards, silver lettering: light scratching to front board, spine cracked between verso of ffep and tissue guard protecting half-title page (boards somewhat shaken, binding sturdy); SIGNED by Riss to title page, dated 10/2008; shelved Front Table.
New York City: Hart Publishing Company, 1965. Large Octavo; G-/paperback; pp 192; ivory spine with black text; covers show sunned spine; moderate wear to exterior; slight creases to front; rubbing wear to edges; text block has slight toning to exterior edges; interior clean; minor cracking to front gutter; profusely illustrated.