Catalogue No 10. Chess Requisites and Works on Chess

Author: Lyons, William Henry (1849-1932)

Publisher: Will H Lyons

Location: Newport, KY

Year: 1909

$150.00


Description:

96 pages. Duodecimo (5 3/4" x 4 1/4") bound in original publisher's pictorial stapled wrappers. (Betts: 1-25) First edition.

This little gem is the tenth publication of Will Lyons who was a chess player, problemist and collector. The items present in this catalog include an offering of the largest offering yet and is the result of twenty five years accumulation and search. He took no pains or expense to acquire rare and out for print items. The author claims "No such list of Chess Congress Tourney Books and Match Games has ever before been offered to the public." The book is broken down into sections: Current Works on the Game and this is broken out into American, German, French, Spanish, Italian and Japanese. Four-Handed Chess broken into English, German and Dutch. Three-Handed Chess only in German publications. Chess Congress and Tourney Books consisting of American, English, German, Dutch, Swedish, French, Italian and French publications. Match Games in English, Dutch and German. Chess Problems Current with listings in English, German, French and Italian. Literature of Chess offered in English, American, German and French. Chess Club Constitutions and Reports for sale only in English. Rare and Out of Print Works on the Game for sale in English, American, German, Dutch, French, Italian, Russian and Spanish. Chess Problems-Rare and Out of Print included are works in English, American, French, Italian, Russian, Dutch and German. Knights Tour. Greco's. Philidor'sStamma's. Literature of the Game - Out of Print published in English, American, German, French, Italian and Latin. Chess Poems in English, French, German, Italian, Swedish and Dutch. Vida's Poem on Chess. Chess magazines American, English, French, Spanish, German, Dutch and Swedish. Hoyle's Games. Academies des Jeux. Spielbuecher. From here there are modern chessmen, chess boards, folding chess boards, leather chess Boards, chess requisites and supplies and pocket chess boards. The continuations is advertising for "modern" chess books of this period.

Condition:

Corners bumped, some light edge wear, light soiling, edges lightly sunned else a very good copy.