Chess: An Annotated Bibliography of Works Published, 1850-1968

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Author: Betts, Douglas A

Year: 2005

Publisher: Moravian Chess Publishing House

Place: Olomovc


xix+659 pages with index. Octavo (8 1/4" x 6") issued in red cloth with gilt lettering to spine and cover. (Lusis: 5) facsimile reprint of the 1974 first edition.

Covers all aspects of chess, including works on games derived from chess, and literary works in which reference to chess is made. Lists 2,588 seperate editions, with analytical, rather than critical, descriptions for those examined. Includes periodicals and other serial publications. Arrangement is by subject in 55 independently numbered sections. Within each section works are usually listed chronologically. The index of just over 100 pages lists authors, titles, publishers' series and subjects in a single sequence.


A very good to fine copy issued without jacket.