Chicago: Contemporary Books, Inc., 1996. First Printing. Large Square Octavo; pp 246; VG/VG-; green spine with gilt text; dust jacket shows light wear to exterior; minor dings to edges; cloth has clean exterior; light edge wear; strong boards; text block has minimal wear to exterior edges; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; signed by George Brace and authors;.
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New York: A.S. Barnes & Company, Inc., 1949. Octavo; G+/Fair; Sun faded white spine with black text; dust jacket has chipping to edges, rubbing to exterior and spine edges; cloth has slight sun fading to spine, light rubbing to exterior; text block shows moderate wear to exterior edges; interior clean;.
Stillwater: Voyageur Press, Inc., 1992. First edition. Large Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Burgundy spine with gold text; Boards have slight shelf wear, mostly slightly sunned exterior, otherwise panels are clean and sturdy; Text block shows slight shelf wear due to handling, and light foxing on exterior edges, however pages are unmarked with tight binding; pp 190.
Lexington, KY: Eclipse Press/The Blood-Horse, Inc., 2000. First Edition. Octavo; pp 310; VG-/VG-; green spine with yellow text; dust jacket shows mild wear to exterior; slight dings to edges; cloth clean; lightly dinged edges; sturdy boards; text block has little wear to exterior edges; pictorial endpapers; interior clean; illustrated; inscribed by author;.
New York: A.S. Barnes and Company, 1949. Octavo. VG/Good DJ. Age-toned off white spine with black and yellow text; dustjacket is mostly clean, but multiple creases and multiple tears around the edges and spine, with the largest tear on the back, extending 1.75 inches; bumped corners of dj; boards are clean and strong; binding is strong; textblock is clean. Pp. 237.
New York: Rock Foundation, 1988. First Edition. Folios, 3 volumes, VG/no DJs as issued; gray cloth boards, black lettering to spines: very mild overall wear to boards, spines faded beige (lettering clear and legible); minimal wear to clean text-blocks; interiors clean; VOLUME 3.1 [COSMIC GAMES]; VOLUME 3.2 [THE LABYRINTH & OTHER PATHS TO OTHER WORLDS]; VOLUME 3.3 [THE WORLD TURNED UPSIDE DOWN]; frontispieces; volumes housed in VG- brown cloth slipcase; shelved front table.
Sussex: British Chess Magazine Ltd. Reprint. Octavo; G+/no-DJ paperback; light grey spine with medium blue text; covers have moderate scratching and scuffing, light edgewear with frayed corners, light staining to front, spine has light scratching, scuffing and staining with creasing along edges; textblock is lightly age-toned, otherwise clean, hinge slightly split at front free-end paper, binding intact; 201pp.
London: Saunders, Otley, and Co., 1864. Extra-illustrated Edition. Octavo, xiii, 439 pages; VG; bound in full red calf, paneled spine with gilt tooling and lettering; triple ruled boards with fox and horns in corner; single gilt rule of birds and flowers on turn-ins; rear upper corner next to spine missing gilt from fox; all edges gilt; marbled endpapers; mild wear; profusely illustrated with plates, some in color; shelved case 12.
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1948. Octavo. G-/no DJ but brodarted. Red spine with grey text; Cover is worn with some torn and chipped edges around the spine spanning up to 1.5 inches on the front and back; some rubbing and a single pen mark also noted on the front cover; board is strong and clean; binding is strong; fore edge is decoratively top stained; textblock is age-toned but clean.
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1949. Octavo; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, red with gold print; Boards in grey paper and red cloth with gold print, frayed corners, wear to spine caps and edges, shelfwear; Text block has grey-tinted top edge, slight spotting to endpapers, slight pencil notation within text; viii, 400 pages, frontispiece, illustrated.
New York: Franklin Watts, 1960. Octavo; First printing; G/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, green, illustrated with black and yellow print; DJ in mylar, edgewear, price-clipped; Boards in green cloth with black print, mild wear to corners and spine caps, light fading to front top edge, else clean and strong; Text block has inscription in ink on front flyleaf, light tanning to endpapers, else clean and tight; 152 pages.
Croydon, UK: Motor Racing Publications Ltd., 1990. First Edition. Oblong Octavo; pp 128; VG/VG; green spine with black text; volume 2 only; dust jacket has light wear to exterior; mylar wraps; cloth has light shelf wear; strong boards; text block has minimal wear to exterior edges; interior clean; illustrated;.
Dehiwala: Tisara Prakasakayon, 1971. Octavo; A Complete and Unabridged Reprint of the Edition of 1901; VG/VG; Paperback with DJ; Spine, illustrated with black print; DJ has mild edgewear, slight smudging, fading to spine; Cover clean and bright, small tear at spine tail; Textblock clean and tight; 142 pages, frontispiece, 3 leaves of plates, illustrated.
San Francisco, CA: HarperCollins, 1995. First English Language Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 245 pages, VG/VG; purple and orange pictorial DJ, yellow and white lettering: mild wear to DJ, "USA $20.00 / CAN $28.00" to front flap; quarter-bound, purple cloth spine, orange matte paper boards, metallic red lettering to spine: very light bumping to head, tail, and corners; text-block and interior clean; INSCRIBED by Coelho to half-title page; Coelho's third-person narrative, semi-autobiographical novel on Coelho and his wife's pilgrimage through the Mojave Desert and their encounter with the Valkyries, "a band of bold, leather-clad women who travel the desert on motorcycles, spreading the word of angels"; shelved HC Fiction.
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1974. Octavo; G/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, orange with black print; DJ has small tears at spine ends, one-inch closed tear to front bottom corner, mild shelfwear; Boards in brown cloth with gold print, light wear to corners and spine caps; Text block has spotting to edges, slight tanning to end papers, else clean and tight; 312 pages, illustrated (chess diagrams).
New York: Lyons & Burford, Publishers, 1991. First edition. Large Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Burgundy spine with gold text; Boards have slight shelf wear, mostly slightly sunned exterior, otherwise panels are clean and sturdy; Text block shows slight shelf wear due to handling, and light foxing on exterior edges, however pages are unmarked with tight binding; pp 494.
Jefferson & London: McFarland & Company Publishers, Inc., 2001. Octavo; G+/no-DJ paperback; Red spine with white text; Covers have lightly rubbed exterior with some minor, general edge wear, panels are otherwise intact and sturdy; Text block shows slight wear due to age and handling with some highlighting on some pages throughout, with otherwise clean pages and tight binding; pp 186.
New York: E. P. Dotton and Company, 1922. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Red fabric spine with black text. Boards have shelf wear, age toned spine, rubbing on edges, bumping on corners, small closed tear on spine, apart from that, binding strong; Textblock has minor wear on edges, age toned end paper and paste downs, otherwise, clean, free of marks on pages; pp 282.
London: Boxtree Limited, 1992. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo,275 pages; VG/VG; spine is white with green and black lettering dust jacket is in a mylar covering, has price uncut £15.99', has minor shelf wear along the top and bottom edges, has minimal discoloration on the back cover; binding has minimal wear; pages have minor age toning, page 84 has a slight tear; signed by Wasim Akram and Waqar Younis on the title page; shelved case 13.
Rockville Center, NY: Freshet Press, 1970 (orig. 1881). Facsimile Reprint of Second Edition. Qto. VG+/ in slipcase. black leatherette HB, title on spine in small gilt type, segmented with thin gilt accent bands. neat spine ends, sharply cornered boards, finely blind-stamped within a thin gilt frame border. dark brown/gilt patterned endpapers. dryly crisp sheets of heathered light gray stock. clear and excellent with illustrations. hinges tight and edges smooth and fine. contained in finely patterned gold foil slipcase, very good condition. ccxxxiij pgs.
London: John Lane The Bodley Head, 1926. Quarto; VG-/no-DJ; Tan fabric spine with dark brown text and a small illustration of a knight on a horse on the tail end. Boards have general shelf wear, rubbing to edges, apart from that, binding strong; Textblock has minor wear on edges, age toned end paper, personal inscription by previous owner in red ink on front end paper dated 12/30/63, otherwise, free of marks on pages; pp 260; May require extra pricing for shipping international.
London: H. F. & G. Witherby, 1951. Quarto; VG/VG-; Tan spine with red text. DJ has wear, rubbing on edges, age tone spine, small closed tears on spine ends; Boards have rubbing to edges and surface of front and spine, apart from that, binding strong, corners sharp; Textblock has previous owner's personal inscription on front paste down dated 1951, otherwise, clean, free of marks on pages; pp 147; May require extra pricing for shipping international.
Philadelphia: Gebbie & Company, 1891. First Edition. First Edition, quite scarce; Octavo; VG- hardcover: Brown fabric spine with gilded text and a gilded horse head. Boards have shelf wear, rubbing on edges, small light stains and a circular cup mark on front, apart from that, binding strong and comes with a clear protective jacket by previous owner; Textblock has age toning and minor wear on edges, cracking on inner hinges, cracking on gutter between vi list of illustrations and p.1, also between p64 and 65, foxing on a few pages, otherwise, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 366.
London: Edward Arnold, 1894. Large paper edition. As-Is; Number 419 copy of the Large Paper Edition; Large Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Gray and tan fabric spine with gilded text. Boards have wear, rubbing and tears on edges, bumping to corners, age toned spine, discolorations, small tears along joints of spine, apart from that, binding strong; Textblock has wear on deckled edges, cracking along gutter between verso of front end paper and verso of frontis photo, light age toning, rubbing on end papers and paste downs, otherwise, free of marks on pages, signed and autographed note on verso of half title page; pp 304.
Chicago: A.C. McClurg & Co., 1916. Third Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 276 pages; VG; fully bound in green cloth, spine and front cover have white lettering and tooling; binding has mild wear along the top and bottom edges, has mild creasing on the front cover and bumping on the fore edge corners; pages have dust build up along the top edge; shelved case 13.
Exton, Pennsylvania: Hunt Auctions Inc., November 2006. Auction Event Catalog. thick Qto. VG/ - no DJ. off white wraps spine with tiny black type in uppercase for title and bold, small capitals for auction house and year--titling indented from both ends with a lengthy centered reading crease. edgewear minimal, a touch thumbed at panel corners. skimmed heavily illustrated series of photos on white or black background, with text details aside each. 1060+ figures, scanned items, games and more. 350 pp.
Charlottesville: University of Virginia, 1986. 1st Edition. 8vo; VG/VG-; hardcover; red spine with black and white text; dust jacket has minor wear to edges and a price label to the rear, small taped label on spine; boards are clean; front free end- paper is embossed and has an inscription of the author; text block has scratches to the exterior edges otherwise the pages are clean; 335p.
Garden City: Doubleday, Page, and Company, 1927. 12 mo. VG/no DJ - hardback. Black spine; boards are strong and mostly clean; bookpalte of the previous owner on the front pastedown; pencil writing on the front free end page; binding is strong; deckled fore-edge; textblock is age-toned but clean. Pp. 202.
Wellington: Edgeworth Editions. Quarto; VG/VG; Hardcover; blue spine with white text;dust jacket has minor marks; boards are slightly bumped at the edges but clean and strongly bound; text block is slightly age-toned and has an inscription of the previous owner on front free end-papers, otherwise pages are clean; 309p.
Birmingham, AL: Oxmoor House, Inc., 1975. First Printing. Small Quarto; pp 112; Good/paperback; blue spine with white text; covers have slight wear to exterior; intact panels; mild creases to front corners; text block has slight shelf wear to exterior edges; frontispiece; interior clean; illustrated;.
New York: Grosset & Dunlap, Publishers, 1948. 12mo; pp 209; G/G-; blue/green pictorial spine with burgundy text; dust jacket has moderate wear to exterior; some small chips to edges; cracking to front fore edge, as is; cloth has slight sunning to exterior; mildly bowed boards, as is; text block has modest toning to exterior edges; interior clean; frontispiece; deckled fore edge; illustrated;.
New York: Grosset & Dunlap, Inc., Publishers, 1957. Octavo; pp 221; G/Fair; yellow spine with red and black text; dust jacket has small chips to edges; moderate soiling to exterior; price clipped front flap; mylar wraps; cloth shows modest sunning to exterior; minor edge wear; strong boards; text block has slight age toning to exterior edges; previous owner's bookplate to ffep; mild crack to gutter at first few pages; interior clean; deckled fore edge; frontispiece;.
Seattle: International Chess Enterprises, 1994. Octavo; First printing; G; Paperback; Spine, blue with white print; Cover has light edgewear, crease along front hinge; Text block has notation in ink inside front cover, yellow highlighting on pp. 37-38, else clean and tight; 124 pages, illustrated (b&w).
New York: William Morrow and Co, 1987. First edition. Octavo. VG/VG DJ. 1st edition; Black spine with white text/title; dustjacket is clean with mild edgewear; dj has protective mylar covering; boards are strong and clean; INSCRIBED by one of the authors (Bob Drury) on the front free end page; binding is strong; textblock is clean. Pp. 228.
San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 2000. Large Octavo; pp 141; VG/G; black spine with black and yellow text; dust jacket has moderate wear to exterior; minor chips to fore corners; cloth has minimal wear to exterior; minor rubbing to edges; strong boards; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges; pictorial endpapers; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; interior clean.