Special Chess Collection (2019)
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London: Gambit Publications, 2000. First Edition. Octavo: G-/no-DJ paperback: Black spine with white text: Covers have general shelfwear, rubbing/scuffs to front and back, crease down spine, book is slightly curved, binding solid: Textblock exterior has some staining to all edges, pages clean and unmarked: 174 pp.
New York: David McKay Company, Inc., 1972. Reprint. Small Octavo: G+/no-DJ paperback: Age toned white spine with orangish red text: Covers are age toned with general shelfwear, light chipping at head and tail of spine, some rubbing to both front and back, binding solid: Textblock exterior has light age toning else clean, pages clean and unmarked, mild musty smell: Reprint: 173 pp.
Oetwil am See: Edition Olms, 2008. Third Edition. Octavo: VG-/no-DJ paperback: White spine with blue text: Covers have light shelfwear, mild fraying to corners, barcode sticker on back, crease on upper back corner, binding solid: Textblock exterior has dust staining to tail edge, pages clean and unmarked, slight musty scent: Third Edition: Odd Volume: 232 pp.
New York, New York: Arbiter Publishing, 2004. First Edition. Softcover Crown Octavo; VG; Black and Beige Pictorial Spine with White Text; Covers show ding on lower fore edge corner. Minor surface scratches on front cover. Minor rubbing on corners and edges; Text block lightly age toned. Small smudge on fore edge. Otherwise clean; pp 227.
New York: David McKay Company, Inc., 1973. First Paperback Edition. Small Octavo: G/no-DJ paperback: Black spine with white text: Covers have general shelfwear, chipping at head and tail of spine, slight fraying to corners, creases to front, age toning, moisture stained on back, cover has slight separation at front but binding solid: Textblock is age toned throughout, foxing to exterior, pages unmarked, faint musty scent: First paperback edition: 172 pp.
London, England: George Allen & Unwin, 1982. First Edition. Hardcover Large Crown Octavo; VG/VG; Black Spine with White Text; DJ shows sunning on spine and certain edges. Closed tear on foot edge of front cover. Age tone on inside slips. Otherwise clean with light general shelf ware; Text block lightly age toned but clean; pp 216.
London: British Broadcasting Corporation, 1979-1981. Octavo; 2 volumes; G; Paperback; Spine, black with white and yellow print; Covers have edgewear, creasing to spine hinges, creasing to edges, vol. 1 has stains to rear fore-edge; Text block has spotting to edges, vol. 1 has puckering and stains to page edges (water damage), vol. 2 has clean interior; 2 volumes (141, 155 pages), illustrated.
Oxford: Pergamon Press, 1987. First edition. Octavo; G+/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, black with white print; Boards in glossy illustrated paper with red and white print, mild smudging to front, mild shelfwear; Text block has slight smudge to front flyleaf, else clean and tight; xi, 143 pages, illustrated.
Seattle, Washington: International Chess Enterprises Inc., 1996. First U.S. Edition. Softcover Crown Octavo; VG; White and Blue Spine with Black and White Spine; Covers show mild general shelf ware. Rubbing on corners and edges. Prominent crease on corner of back cover; Text block lightly age toned but clean; pp 255.
Paris: Payot, 1970. Deuxieme edition, revue, corrigee et augmentee. Octavo; 2nd edition; G; Paperback; Spine, white with black print; Cover is white with black and green print, peripheral toning, creasing to spine, slight edgewear; Text block has toning to inside cover, mild age-toning to paper; Text in French; 512 pages, illustrated.
New York: RHM Press, 1975. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 303 pg; VG; spine off white with red and black lettering; soft cover age toned with some bends in the corners and on the rear cover; price printed on upper right corner of cover, '$4.95'; minor speckling on the top of the textblock; pen on the back of the cover; Karpov's real signature on title page and printed signature in Foreword (pg.13); shelved in Case 13.
London: Oxford University Press, 1975. Octavo; G/G-; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, black with white and yellow print; DJ in mylar, edgewear, small tears at spine ends, creasing to front bottom edge; Boards in black cloth with gold print, mild wear to corners and spine caps, spotting, bump to center of rear; Text block has stain to rear pastedown, slight smudge to front flyleaf, age-toning to paper; 270 pages, illustrated.
London: Batsford, 2005. Reprint. Octavo: G+/no-DJ paperback: Mostly white spine with some gray, black text: Covers have general shelfwear, slight fraying to corners, significant rubbing to front and back, binding solid: Textblock exterior has mild soiling to all edges, pages clean and unmarked: Reprint of 2004 edition: 256 pp.
Tokyo, Japan: Kokusai Bunka Shinkokai (Society for International Cultural Relations), 1960. Hardcover Large Quarto; VG/VG; Black Spine with Gold Text; DJ's come in protective archival covers Show some shelf ware. Rubbing and closed tears on edges and corners. Age tone on edges; Text blocks are age toned but clean. Text and plates legible and clear; pp 797. Extra cost for items designated for International/Expedited shipping, and for anything too large or too heavy (over 4 Lbs) for Economy Shipping. Contact shipping department for details.