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The Game of Chess

by Golombek, H. -- Editor

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Syber's Books ABN 15 100 960 047
Published
1959
Condition
Very Good Condition
Edition
reprint
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Penguin, Harmondsworth, Middlesex, 1959. reprint. Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Diagrammatic. the authors concise survey of the fundamentals of chess has quickly established itself as a classical chess literatureprevious owners name stamp on the top of the first page, foxing on the inside of the front and rear covers, otherwise clean, and without… Read more
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Through the Looking Glass; and What Alice Found There Patrick White (Australian Writers)

by Carroll, Lewis

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Syber's Books ABN 15 100 960 047
Published
1972
Condition
Good Condition (ex-library)
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780261633322
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AU$29.37

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MacGibbon and Kee, London, 1972. First Edition. Hardcover. Good Condition (ex-library)/Good. Illustrator: Ralph Steadman. Dramatis Personae, preface by author. Illustrated end pages – being a chess board. Black-and-white illustrated frontispiece and the illustrations within the text (some double page), are by Ralph Steadman. Black coloured boards with silver coloured titles to the back strip. Illustrated… Read more
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MCO 11, Modern Chess Openings

by Korn, Walter

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Syber's Books ABN 15 100 960 047
Published
1973
Condition
Very Good Condition
Edition
Reprint
ISBN
9780273418450
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AU$11.02

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Pitman Publishing , New York, 1973. Reprint. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Previous owner's name on the front end page, no other annotations. Small stain on top edge of text block. A classic work which outlines structure of openings and the essence of their strategy, together with a copious summary of all important variations. Size: 8vo… Read more
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The Chess Companion: A Merry Collection of Tales of Chess and Its Players, Together with a Cornucopia of Games, Problems, Epigrams & Advice, Topped Off With the Greatest Game of Chess Ever Played

by Chernev, Irving – Selector Bookseller Image Chess Companion, The Chernev, Irving Published by Faber & Faber (1972) ISBN 10:

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Syber's Books ABN 15 100 960 047
Published
1972
Condition
Very Good Condition
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780571093151
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AU$8.01

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Faber & Faber, London, 1972. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good Condition. Illustrator: Illustrated. acknowledgements, index to composers of the problems, puzzles and endings, and index to the players and their games. Photographic paperback binding with red and black coloured titles to the front panel and back strip. "This book is a collection of chess games,… Read more
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White King and Red Queen: How the Cold War Was Fought on the Chessboard

by Johnson, Daniel

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Published
2008
Condition
Very Good Condition
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780547133379
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AU$11.02

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, New York, 2008. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. a clean copy showing no damage toeither the book, or the dust jacketstop The Cold War played out in many areas: geopolitical alliances, military coalitions, cat-and-mouse espionage, the arms race, proxy wars - and chess. An essential pastime of Russian intellectuals… Read more
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image of Fischer V Spassky Reykjavik 1972 an Account of the Struggle for the World Chess Championship with Illustrated Biographies of the Players, Their Previous Encounters and an Analysis of Each Game, a Report from Reykjavik By Frances Wyndham

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Penguin, Harmondsworth, Middlesex, 1972. Reprint. Softcover. Good Condition. a well used copy, slightly rubbed corners, age toning of the pages, trace the foxing to the first page. Second Impression. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Sports & Pastimes; chess; ISBN: 0140035737. ISBN/EAN:… Read more
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the complete chess addict

by Fox, Mike & James, Richard

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Published
1987
Condition
Very Good Condition
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780571149018
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Faber & Faber, London, 1987. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good Condition. Illustrator: diagrams & photographs. clean copy, slight rubbing and creasing of the rear board near the spine. internally clean free of annotation. Illustrated with 8 pages of black and white photographs, and numerous games and anecdotes. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.… Read more
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Fischer's Chess Games

by Keene, Raymond (Introduction)

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Published
1980
Condition
Very Good Condition
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780192175663
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AU$22.03

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University Press, Oxford, 1980. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good Condition. introduction by Raymond Keene, in English, German, French, Russian (and two other languages I'm unfamiliar with), which is also true of the part dealing with Fischer's Tournament and Match Record, on how to use the book and symbols used within the book. At the end… Read more
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The Chess Pilot

by Mieses, J

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Published
1947
Condition
Fair Condition
Edition
reprint
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Williams & Norgate, London, 1947. reprint. Softcover. Fair Condition. the spine has started to peel at the top and the bottom, and there is a previous owner book plate on the first page. Illustrated with chessboards, and using the old notation style (not the algebraic). Size: 12mo (standard paperback). Please refer to accompanying picture (s).… Read more
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Bobby Fischer Goes to War; The True Story of How the Soviets Lost the Most Extraordinary Chess Match of All Time

by Edmonds, David & Eidinow, John

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Published
2004
Condition
Good Condition
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780571214129
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Faber & Faber, London, 2004. First Edition. Softcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. XIV, 302 pages, illustrated with black-and-white photographs within the text. Includes appendices, bibliography, index. Photographic illustrated binding. The authors have set out to re-examine the story we recollect as the quintessential Cold War clash between a lone American star… Read more
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Total Chess

by Spanier, David

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Syber's Books ABN 15 100 960 047
Published
1984
Condition
Very Good Condition
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780525243021
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Dutton, New York, 1984. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. 500 g; (8), 232 pages, indexed, and illustrated throughout with 32 chessboard examples as well as some worked games. Illustrated dustjacket. There is a red mark on the top edge of the text block, otherwise the book is without damage. This book the author… Read more
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The Sporting Scene: White Knights of Reykjavik

by Steiner, George

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Syber's Books ABN 15 100 960 047
Published
1972
Condition
Very Good Condition
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780571103621
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AU$18.36

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Faber & Faber, London, 1972. First Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Very Good. last blank and acknowledgements. Blue coloured boards with gilt coloured titles to the back strip. Photographic dustwrapper showing Bobby Fischer and Boris Spassky, with red and black coloured titles to the front panel and FAQ strip. In… Read more
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